Weekly kill: Numbers back 3pc, but cattle flow remains reasonably solid

HOT, dry weather is continuing to push slaughter cattle to market, with some Queensland and NSW export processors saying they are now more or less covered for the remainder of their 2016 kill requirements. The majority of Queensland/NSW plants appear to be scheduling last kills for Friday 16 December, with a few pushing a shift or two over into early the following week. For most processors, that means there’s now only two and a half weeks of slaughter in front of them, meaning the desperate supply challenge that has characterised beef processing in 2016 is coming to a merciful close.…

Source: Beef Central
Weekly kill: Numbers back 3pc, but cattle flow remains reasonably solid