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Market Comment

Tight supply, veal gets some love

Another encouraging week to report on, with tight supply supporting prices, slaughter up, and the EYCI up a smidgen, with a surprising highlight being that

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Cattle loading on a ramp
Market Analysis

Exports not feeling pandemic pain – yet

When discussing finished cattle prices in their latest beef industry projections released last week, Meat & Livestock Australia described the situation as an “uncertain, evolving

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Market Comment

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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Research: Analysis of the Australian sheep flock

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we analysed the historical trends in the demographics of the Australian sheep flock, examining domestic factors that influence farm-level enterprise decision making. 

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