Cattle

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Cattle herd drover
Market Comment

Restockers revved up by rain

Rainclouds gather on the horizon, and the cattle market is mustering some hope for a shift in fortunes. Supply numbers ebb, slaughter rates rise, and

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Market Analysis

Beef market share shake up

Australian beef exports reached their highest monthly volume since pre-COVID (December 2019) in October, breaking through the 100,000 tonnes mark for just the second time

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cattle behind fence in a row
Market Comment

Waiting on the weather

There was little movement in cattle prices again this week as the market holds firm, perhaps waiting to see if the rain forecast for parts

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Carcase in meatworks hanging
Market Analysis

Retail red meat retreating

If you’ve been into a supermarket lately you have probably noticed more specials on beef and lamb, creeping into the red meat cabinet. If you

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Market Comment

Cattle in a holding pattern

There were no changes of significance to sway the cattle market dynamics in either direction this week. Most of the country was clear of rain,

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Market Comment

Feeders feel for lows

The feeder cattle market is riding a slippery slope, as high feed grain prices and strong cattle supply allow feeder buyers to test the lower

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Multiple angus cattle
Market Comment

Quiet before the storm?

Welcome rain in some parts of the East Coast might cause some southern producers to roll the dice on holding onto stock. With yarding numbers

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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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