Lean processors, fat margins? – cut it out!

It is no secret that beef processors enjoyed ideal trading conditions during the 2013-14 seasons. A strong drought induced turnoff kept local prices in check while high demand for export beef, particularly from the US, allowed product to be placed reasonably easily and at good prices. Recen
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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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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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