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Market Analysis

And so, it begins…

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

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Market Analysis

What in the hell is the 90CL?

At Mecardo we regularly refer to the 90CL frozen cow indicator as a key beef export price benchmark when undertaking analysis of the domestic market

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Market Analysis

May the force be Wagyu

As it is international Star Wars day (May the fourth be with you) and the Australian Wagyu Association’s conference being held in Albury this week

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Research: Impact of the live sheep export moratorium

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we consulted with stakeholders in the sheep supply chain to identify the impact of the moratorium on the live sheep export trade.

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