The most recent update to the ABS cattle slaughter data shows a jump in the ratio of female cattle slaughtered as a proportion of the total kill. The average annual ratio now sits at 48% signifying that we are technically in a herd destocking phase. The rainfall deficiencies map
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Cattle market steadies

This week is looking more positive with the EYCI still holding its ground, and some promising gains finally being made on processor cattle, with restockers

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