Month: June 2017

Dalby sale 7 June 2017: Quality lines sell to dearer trend

There was a wide variation in the quality of the young light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock and average prices eased, however good quality lines sold to a dearer trend. The post Dalby sale 7 June 2017: Quality lines sell to dearer trend appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Dalby… Read more »

Weekly Property Review: A roundup of recent sale results and listings

Ceres Ag portfolio coming on the market | Central Australia’s Coniston Station to auction | Interest in Qld’s Woodstock and Glenora Stations | Springsure’s The Outstation finds a buyer | Coen’s Crystal Vale sells to neighbour | Elderbury ‘best ever New England auction result’ The post Weekly Property Review: A roundup of recent sale results… Read more »

NT cattle market strengthens thanks to competition

Cattle prices in the Northern Territory are being strengthened by increasing competition among live exporters and backgrounders for livestock. Source: ABC Beef Cattle NT cattle market strengthens thanks to competition

What are the implications from the JBS corruption crisis for Australia?

What do the dramatic events surrounding corruption within the ranks at JBS in Brazil, and particularly the latest JBS asset sales in Argentina and elsewhere, mean for the Australian beef industry? The post What are the implications from the JBS corruption crisis for Australia? appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central What are… Read more »

NSW shearing industry day will showcase technology

Current and future shearing technology will be discussed at a New South Wales workshop near Dubbo on June 16. Source: Sheep Central NSW shearing industry day will showcase technology

Big changes coming for Livestock Production Assurance – new $60 fee, animal welfare inclusions

Significant changes will be introduced to the Livestock Production Assurance (LPA) system in October. The post Big changes coming for Livestock Production Assurance – new $60 fee, animal welfare inclusions appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Big changes coming for Livestock Production Assurance – new fee, animal welfare inclusions

Ouse community fighting to stay afloat a year on from flood disaster

Josh Sproule said his wife cried for three days after they watched their sheep wash away in the 2016 Ouse flood. A year on and the community is only just getting back on its feet. Source: ABC Livestock Ouse community fighting to stay afloat a year on from flood disaster

Roma store 6 June 2017: Buyers compete on quality weaners

Quality was exceptional with newly weaned calves in good condition after a good season dominating the market impressing the buyers, all of whom were present and operating. The post Roma store 6 June 2017: Buyers compete on quality weaners appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Roma store 6 June 2017: Buyers compete… Read more »

New dog virus found in Australia for the first time

A new form of the common and highly contagious dog virus, canine parvovirus (CPV), has been discovered in Australia for the first time by researchers at the University of Adelaide. The post New dog virus found in Australia for the first time appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central New dog virus found… Read more »

NVLX Wodonga 6 June: Export cattle ease 14-18c

Cattle prices at NVLX Wodonga yesterday mostly showed weaker trends, as numbers rose heading into the first week of winter. Most affected were heavy export cattle which eased 14-18c/kg. The post NVLX Wodonga 6 June: Export cattle ease 14-18c appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central NVLX Wodonga 6 June: Export cattle ease… Read more »

NEVER rely on just one indicator

Prof. Tim Duy writes some excellent material about the Federal Reserve, and I greatly respect his knowledge.  But he posted something earlier this week that I think is dangerously off-base, and worth making into a lesson. Source: XE news feed NEVER rely on just one indicator

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day outlook, 7 June 2017

Apart from parts of Tasmania, southern Victoria and the far northern Queensland coast, most of Australia recorded little rain in the past week. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day outlook, 7 June 2017 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day outlook, 7 June 2017

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day outlook, 7 June 2017

Apart from parts of Tasmania, southern Victoria and the far northern Queensland coast, most of Australia recorded little rain in the past week. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day outlook, 7 June 2017 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day outlook, 7 June 2017

Global warming presents rising cost to Australia’s livestock industries, vets told

With average yearly temperatures on the rise, vets attending this week’s Australian Veterinary Association annual conference were warned today that parasite-borne infection and diseases in livestock are likely to spread and become more costly. The post Global warming presents rising cost to Australia’s livestock industries, vets told appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: North America – Jun 06, 2017

The dollar continued on a softer tack against most currencies, which saw the USD tip to a new seven-month low at 96.49. USD-JPY was the biggest mover, losing nearly 1% in making six-week lows under 109.50. The buck also posted a on week low versus the Canadian dollar, a 12-day nadir against the Australian dollar,… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Europe – Jun 06, 2017

The dollar remained on a softening track, with the narrow USD index clocking a fresh seven-month low at 96.49. A run of net weaker U.S. data, particularly last Friday’s May employment report, has suggested a shallower Fed tightening trajectory lies ahead than hitherto expected. Fed funds futures were late yesterday implying 91% odds for a… Read more »

Weekly kill: Grids continue to advance, in face of lighter supply

Direct consignment grid offers in southern Queensland have risen for a second time in a fortnight, as slaughter cattle outlook continues to concern processors trying to maintain realistic levels of throughput. The post Weekly kill: Grids continue to advance, in face of lighter supply appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly kill:… Read more »

CRT FarmFest 2017 is Here

This week (Tuesday 6th June through Thursday 8th June) Riverina will be at CRT FarmFest 2017 near Kingsthorpe outside of Toowoomba. You can find our stand (LL10) down towards the entrance to the Elders Livestock Area. It’s a glorious day on the Downs today although starting off cold overnight. Make sure you say hello and… Read more »

Does hanging out with their mates make cattle happier?

A Queensland researcher probes the social lives of cattle to see if it impacts on their overall welfare. Source: ABC Beef Cattle Does hanging out with their mates make cattle happier?

XE Market Analysis: Asia – Jun 05, 2017

The FX market was quiet in N.Y. trade on Monday, leaving major dollar pairings largely inside of narrow ranges. Incoming U.S. data was mixed, with factory orders softer than expected, and services ISM about in line with forecasts. EUR-USD ranged between 1.1235 and 1.1264, as USD-JPY was stuck inside of 110.26 to 110.68. USD-CAD topped… Read more »

Large US trial shows nutrition can unlock further feedlot gains

Nutrition can be a more powerful tool than genetic manipulation for controlling production, animal health and quality, a large US livestock conference was told recently. The post Large US trial shows nutrition can unlock further feedlot gains appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Large US trial shows nutrition can unlock further feedlot… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: British Pound Lifted by Latest Polls

OVERVIEW Eurozone service sector activity remained strong in May, underpinned by increasing demand as the PMI held steady at a 6-year high of 56.8. The UK service sector PMI fell more than expected to 53.8 in May, as the upcoming election, Brexit, and weaker spending by households resulted in slower activity growth. U.S. service sector… Read more »

Wagga sale 1 June 2017: Prices fluctuate on quality, competition

Cattle markets in the past week have been somewhat erratic and Wagga experienced the same fluctuating price trends, depending on quality and competition. The post Wagga sale 1 June 2017: Prices fluctuate on quality, competition appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Wagga sale 1 June 2017: Prices fluctuate on quality, competition

Mexico’s SuKarne expands footprint to increase exports

Mexico’s largest beef producer, SuKarne, has expanded its footprint outside its homeland to access more export markets. The post Mexico’s SuKarne expands footprint to increase exports appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Mexico’s SuKarne expands footprint to increase exports

Scale may be the real barrier to lab-produced, cultured meat

The clear barrier to producing cultured meat is not the process of creating meat in a lab, but in scaling it to commercial size, a panel of experts at a recent summit in the US agreed. The post Scale may be the real barrier to lab-produced, cultured meat appeared first on Beef Central. Source:… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: North America – Jun 05, 2017

The dollar picked up some demand versus its G3 counterparts following the phase of weakness sparked by Friday’s sub-forecast U.S. jobs report, which built expectations for a more shallow Fed tightening trajectory. EUR-USD fell back under 1.1140, putting in a little distance from the seven-month peak seen on Friday at 1.1185. USD-JPY, after extending to… Read more »

TFI’s first spring crossbred lamb contract starts at 680c/kg for 18-32kg lambs

SOUTH Australian-based lamb processor Thomas Food International’s first 2017 spring lamb forward contract of 680c/kg cwt for 18-32kg crossbred lambs has been welcomed by stock agents. The post TFI’s first spring crossbred lamb contract starts at 680c/kg for 18-32kg lambs appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central TFI’s first spring crossbred lamb contract… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Europe – Jun 05, 2017

The dollar has consolidated after tumbling on Friday following the U.S. employment miss, which built expectations for a more shallow Fed tightening trajectory. The narrow USD index steadied above the seven-month low it saw on Friday, and EUR-USD drifted modestly lower, to around 112.70, after logging a seven-month high at 112.85 in the wake of… Read more »

Search is on for sheep meat traceability project leader to boost mob-based system

AUSTRALIA’S sheep meat industry is searching for someone to lead a program to enhance the traceability performance of the National Livestock Identification System for sheep and goats. The post Search is on for sheep meat traceability project leader to boost mob-based system appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Search is on for… Read more »

NSW scientists to work on field tool for invasive weeds after DNA success

DNA barcode identification of serrated tussock and Chilean needle grass in New South Wales has prompted a project to develop a field-based identification tool for the major invasive weeds. The post NSW scientists to work on field tool for invasive weeds after DNA success appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central NSW scientists… Read more »

First cross ewes with lambs sell to $321 on AuctionsPlus

FIRST ewes with lambs sold to $321 and Merino ewe-lamb units made $261 on AuctionsPlus last week. Some of the first new season lambs were also offered online this season, making to $126.50 in New South Wales. The post First cross ewes with lambs sell to $321 on AuctionsPlus appeared first on Sheep Central. … Read more »

Young leaders and policy officers complete sheep meat industry courses

FUTURE sheep industry leaders last week completed a leadership program and governance workshop organised by the Sheepmeat Council of Australia. The post Young leaders and policy officers complete sheep meat industry courses appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Young leaders and policy officers complete sheep meat industry courses

EMU approach helps rangeland water filtration and erosion reduction

WATER filtration and erosion reduction across landscapes will be covered at a ‘Rehydrating the Rangelands’ field day in norther-west New South Wales on June 21. The post EMU approach helps rangeland water filtration and erosion reduction appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central EMU approach helps rangeland water filtration and erosion reduction

Exporters eyeing horse, donkey exports

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources staff have indicated they are fielding inquiries from exporters seeking to ship horses and donkeys from Australia for slaughter in overseas markets. The post Exporters eyeing horse, donkey exports appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Exporters eyeing horse, donkey exports

MLA to hold red meat event + 2017 AGM in Alice Springs

Meat & Livestock Australia has announced it will hold its annual general meeting in Alice Springs in November. The post MLA to hold red meat event + 2017 AGM in Alice Springs appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central MLA to hold red meat event + 2017 AGM in Alice Springs

National action needed to curb quad bike deaths

The NSW Government is calling for stronger national action on quad bike safety following the release of the largest ever survey into quad bike use in the workplace. The post National action needed to curb quad bike deaths appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central National action needed to curb quad bike deaths

International Economic Week in Review: Solid News Continues

     Three years ago, Larry Summers reacquainted us with the term “secular stagnation” – a term originally used during the Great Depression to describe an extended period of weak but positive economic growth.  In an interview this week, he stated he still agrees with that particular assessment of the overall economic situation: Source:… Read more »

US Equity and Economic Review: Very Mixed Signals

     This week’s news was evenly divided between good and bad release.  Starting with the negative, there is Friday’s jobs report: the headline figure was a paltry 138,000.  Adding to the bearishness was the 60,000 decline in previous month’s growth.  There are other negative elements starting with weak wage and hourly earnings growth: Source:… Read more »

US Bond Market Week in Review: Is the Fed's Fundamental Analysis Wrong?

     As I observed over the last two weeks, most Fed presidents believe they have achieved their dual mandate – full employment and inflation near 2%.  Today, I want to look at the counter-arguments to this assessment – that the U.S. is not at full employment and that inflation is in fact weaker than… Read more »

Bulldust no bother to Gina Rinehart as she ushers in a new Kidman cattle era

From mine dust to bulldust, Australia’s richest businesswoman Gina Rinehart takes it all in her stride as she shows the ABC around Helen Springs Station in the Northern Territory. Source: ABC Livestock Bulldust no bother to Gina Rinehart as she ushers in a new Kidman cattle era

Weekly Indicators: coincident data turns more mixed edition

May data started out with a decent jobs report, positive in all the headlines but decelerating in the number of jobs added. Labor force participation declined, however. Motor vehicle sales were flat. The ISM manufacturing index remained positive.   Source: XE news feed Weekly Indicators: coincident data turns more mixed edition

Cow Hearts: Queensland cattle are saving lives

Delicate tissue which would normally be discarded is being harvested from cows and used in the treatment of life-threatening heart conditions. Source: ABC Beef Cattle Cow Hearts: Queensland cattle are saving lives

Sharp 37pc recovery in beef exports during May

There was a sharp recovery in Australia’s beef exports during May, but the figure came off a very low base, as shipments for the previous month of April hit a 17-year low. Most customer countries took more Australian beef – particularly the US, where trade rose sharply. The post Sharp 37pc recovery in beef exports… Read more »

Young heifers dominate larger AuctionsPlus offering

Young heifers made up 45pc of an AuctionsPlus offering of 10,700 head this week. The catalogue produced a 68pc clearance, as the market firmed. The post Young heifers dominate larger AuctionsPlus offering appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Young heifers dominate larger AuctionsPlus offering

XE Market Analysis: Asia – Jun 02, 2017

The dollar fell across the board in N.Y. on Friday, with a weaker May U.S. jobs report behind the losses. Non-farm payrolls came in at 138k versus consensus expectations for 182k. Prior months data were revised down as well. EUR-USD opened the session at 1.1205 lows, and popped to 1.1282 highs, levels last seen following… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Dollar Under Pressure as Nonfarm Payrolls Disappoint

OVERVIEW UK construction index shows the sector growing at it’s fastest pace since December 2015, leaving Sterling unchanged.  Commodity currencies come under pressure from lower oil and commodity prices.    Euro hits highest levels against the Dollar in 2017. HIGHLIGHT The US Dollar is firmly on the backfoot after weaker than expected nonfarm payroll figures…. Read more »

XE Market Analysis: North America – Jun 02, 2017

The narrow USD index is flat-lining into the U.S. jobs report, holding near 97.20, which is about the midway point of the range that’s been persisting for two weeks now. A gain following above-forecast ADP jobs data yesterday didn’t hold, although implying upside risk to today’s U.S. jobs report. The market had already largely priced… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Europe – Jun 02, 2017

Yen weakness has been the main show in town so far today. USD-JPY rallied to an eight-day peak at 111.71. EUR-JPY also gained, as did other yen crosses, with the Japanese currency underperforming as a risk-on vibe coursed through global markets following a round of solid PMI reports and a stronger than expected U.S. ADP… Read more »

New Zealand sheep whisperer promotes Shear-Jitsu shearing with ‘softness’

SELF-PROCLAIMED sheep whisperer and shearer Pera Davies would like to see the world’s shearers hitting the yoga mats during their breaks. The post New Zealand sheep whisperer promotes Shear-Jitsu shearing with ‘softness’ appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central New Zealand sheep whisperer promotes Shear-Jitsu shearing with ‘softness’

‘Single-step’ genetic evaluation offers powerful selection tool, but it’s no silver bullet

The US Angus seedstock industry will embrace the next big advance in genetic selection technology in July, when it adopts single-step genetic evaluation to calculate expected progeny differences (EPDs) – the equivalent of Australian Breedplan’s EBVs. What does it offer? The post ‘Single-step’ genetic evaluation offers powerful selection tool, but it’s no silver bullet appeared… Read more »

Grain Central’s May 2017 grain news quiz

Test your knowledge on current Australian grain industry news with Grain Central’s monthly quiz The post Grain Central’s May 2017 grain news quiz appeared first on Grain Central. Source: Grain Central Grain Central’s May 2017 grain news quiz

Dry season gamble for Eyre Peninsula farmers

Green paddocks and full rainwater tanks are the norm on the Lower Eyre Peninsula in June, but this year it is dust, dry tanks and dams in what’s been the worst start to the season in a decade. Source: ABC Grain Dry season gamble for Eyre Peninsula farmers

Twenty years of Finke for cattle station couple

A couple, from Allambi Station near Alice Springs, will chalk up 20 years of competing in the gruelling Finke Desert Race. Source: ABC Livestock Twenty years of Finke for cattle station couple

Recruitment: Selling ‘soft skills’ as part of an employment package

Australian employees often underestimate the value that employers place on so-called ‘soft skills’ – a basket of disciplines including digital literacy, communication skills, emotional judgement, problem-solving and self-management. The post Recruitment: Selling ‘soft skills’ as part of an employment package appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Recruitment: Selling ‘soft skills’ as part… Read more »

Nuffield Scholar working to bridge the city/country divide

Nuffield Australia Scholar Colin de Grussa believes in further education, and what he has in mind is a relentlessly positive education about the agricultural industry for a vast majority of the Australian population. The post Nuffield Scholar working to bridge the city/country divide appeared first on Grain Central. Source: Grain Central Nuffield Scholar working… Read more »

Explosives manufacturer fined $460,000 after leaked wastewater kills cattle

A multinational explosives manufacturer has been fined $460,000 after a misplaced pipe and a valve failure resulted in toxic wastewater flowing onto a neighbouring farm in NSW’s Hunter Valley, waterlogging a paddock and killing cattle. The post Explosives manufacturer fined $460,000 after leaked wastewater kills cattle appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central … Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Asia – Jun 01, 2017

The dollar rallied after the better ADP jobs report, taking EUR-USD to session lows of 1.1202 and USD-JPY to highs of 111.48. Mixed data later weighed some on the rally, though risk on conditions returned, taking Wall Street higher, and largely supporting the greenback as well. USD-CAD faded on stronger oil prices after the large… Read more »

Dubbo sale 1 June 2017: Plainer quality affects grown steer market

Trade cattle were mostly firm, demand for feeders varied with lighter types up to 5c dearer and heavier weights falling by up to 6c; while steers to restockers were firm to 3c cheaper depending on weight and quality. Grown steers were 10c cheaper with the plainer quality available having an effect in the fall. The… Read more »

Corporate profits may have peaked for this cycle

The first revisions our Q1 GDP got little attention last week’s, but at least one number deserves taking note of: corporate profits, particularly as deflated by unit labor costs,failed to make a new high, and actually turned down a little: Source: XE news feed Corporate profits may have peaked for this cycle

XE Market Analysis: U.S. Private Sector Job Growth Accelerates

OVERVIEW Manufacturing across the Eurozone grew at the fastest rate in more than six years during May, with the PMI reading of 57.0. UK manufacturing sector managed its second fastest growth in nearly three years last month, and firms hired more workers to handle new orders. UK lender, Nationwide, reported house prices fell for a… Read more »

Victorian sheep and cattle cruelty case a warning to all livestock producers

A VICTORIAN sheep and cattle farmer has been fined $4000 on animal cruelty charges in the Warrnambool Magistrates’ Court. The post Victorian sheep and cattle cruelty case a warning to all livestock producers appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Victorian sheep and cattle cruelty case a warning to all livestock producers

XE Market Analysis: North America – Jun 01, 2017

The dollar has traded modestly firmer, on net, against most currencies. EUR-USD ebbed during the European AM to the 1.1220-30 area after logging a 1.1256 one-week high in Asia. USD-JPY floated back above 111.00 after making a two-week low yesterday at 110.48 and closing in New York at 110.76. Cable tipped to an intraday low… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Europe – Jun 01, 2017

Weakness in the Aussie dollar drove AUD-USD to a three-week low at 0.7384. Disappointing capex data out of Australia was the catalyst of Aussie selling, as it undershot expectations with 0.3% growth in the headline figure. The median forecast had been for a 0.8% rise. An unexpected 0.1% decline in the machinery and equipment investment… Read more »

Drones will fly to map pasture dieback across Queensland

DRONES will be used to map areas of Queensland suffering pasture dieback after a producer survey indicated more than 6500 hectares has been affected. The post Drones will fly to map pasture dieback across Queensland appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Drones will fly to map pasture dieback across Queensland

Biodiversity and land management laws have few supporters in NSW

New draft codes and regulations governing biodiversity and land management in NSW are causing concern to farmers and environmentalists, after the Government passed legislation in November. Source: ABC Livestock Biodiversity and land management laws have few supporters in NSW

2017 Wyandottes Queensland Annual State Championships

Entrants from near and far (including WA, northern NSW and Charters Towers) came to the Nanango Showgrounds on the 27th May to compete in this year’s Wyandottes Queensland Annual State Championship Show. The Wyandotte breed originates in North America and is named after a native American Indian tribe. They are very eye catching birds and can lay… Read more »

Cotton harvest: average yields, high returns

Picking has pushed past the two-thirds mark on this season’s cotton crop which is on track to produce around four million bales and bring in $2.5 billion to the nation. The post Cotton harvest: average yields, high returns appeared first on Grain Central. Source: Grain Central Cotton harvest: average yields, high returns

Crunch time for old wheat varieties

Grain growers have only one month left to submit feedback to a review by Wheat Quality Australia (WQA) into the removal or retention of old wheat varieties on the Wheat Variety Master List. The post Crunch time for old wheat varieties appeared first on Grain Central. Source: Grain Central Crunch time for old wheat… Read more »

Company fined over toxic leak that killed cattle

Explosives company Dyno Nobel is slugged more than $500,000 for a toxic leak that killed cattle at a NSW Hunter Valley farm. Source: ABC Beef Cattle Company fined over toxic leak that killed cattle

Wellard to sell Ocean Outback vessel

Australia’s largest livestock exporter Wellard Limited will sell off one of its vessels after a “very tough year”. Source: ABC Beef Cattle Wellard to sell Ocean Outback vessel

X-rays found to be accurate prediction of cattle carcase

X-rays on a beef carcase works just as well as on lamb, with highly accurate predictions of the meat’s fat content, new research finds. Source: ABC Beef Cattle X-rays found to be accurate prediction of cattle carcase

A day in the life of a country vet

From calving call-outs to prize greyhounds. Get a look inside the daily rounds of a busy country vet practice with SA husband and wife team Rebel and Stuart Skirving. Source: ABC Livestock A day in the life of a country vet

Elders completes sale of live export company North Australian Cattle Company

Elders has confirmed this morning that it has completed the sale of its live export logistics business the North Australian Cattle Company. The post Elders completes sale of live export company North Australian Cattle Company appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Elders completes sale of live export company North Australian Cattle Company

Wellard to sell M/V Ocean Outback for A$34.9 million

Livestock exporter Wellard has announced it is selling one of its six year old mid-sized sister ships, the Ocean Outback, in a deal that will generate A$34.9 million for the company. The post Wellard to sell M/V Ocean Outback for A$34.9 million appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Wellard to sell M/V… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Asia – May 31, 2017

The dollar gave back modest overnight gains in N.Y. on Wednesday, taking the DXY to seven session lows of 96.86. EUR-USD topped at 1.1252, coming from session lows of 1.1212 at the open. A softer risk backdrop kept USD-JPY under pressure, with that pairing falling to two-week lows of 110.49, and down from over 110.90…. Read more »

Dalby sale 31 May 2017: Market lifts in bigger yarding

Numbers lifted by close to 500 head and buyer attendance across all classes was good and most were operating in a generally dearer market. The post Dalby sale 31 May 2017: Market lifts in bigger yarding appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Dalby sale 31 May 2017: Market lifts in bigger yarding

Vic truck driver fined $9000 for animal cruelty charges

A 60-year-old truck driver from Euroa, in north east Victoria, has been given a $9000 fine with conviction and a two year Conditional Order for failing to feed and provide treatment to his cattle. The post Vic truck driver fined $9000 for animal cruelty charges appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Vic… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: British Pound Recovers on Latest Election Polls

OVERVIEW The flash estimate of Eurozone CPI for May showed the rise in consumer prices slowed more than expected to 1.4% year-on-year, from 1.9% in April. German retail sales are disappointing, declining unexpectedly on both a monthly and an annual basis in April, raising concerns that a recent pickup in consumption may be starting to… Read more »

MLA receives strong producer feedback on pasture dieback

More than 50 producers across Queensland have responded to Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) survey around recent pasture dieback. The post MLA receives strong producer feedback on pasture dieback appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central MLA receives strong producer feedback on pasture dieback