Category: Beef

Dalby sale 25 Nov 2020: Prices ease in larger yarding

Medium and heavy weight yearling steers were present in good numbers. Overall demand remained firm but prices eased. Source: Beef Central Dalby sale 25 Nov 2020: Prices ease in larger yarding

Sacred Cow film debunks anti-meat myths

There’s a debate out there about whether or not we should be eating meat. But what if we’re arguing about the wrong thing? What if the very animals we’re fighting about are a key piece of fixing what’s broken? Source: Beef Central Sacred Cow film debunks anti-meat myths

Maximise your exposure at Beef 2021 through Beef Central

With the Beef Australia 2021 event in Rockhampton now only five months away, having been given the green light this morning, it’s time for agribusinesses of all types participating in the event to start thinking about getting their brand in front of the tens of thousands of visitors likely to attend next year’s event. … Read more »

Beef 2021 gets green light

After months of speculation about whether the event would go ahead as planned next May, it was confirmed this morning that Beef 2021 in Rockhampton is good to go. Source: Beef Central Beef 2021 gets green light

MLA launches new summer and wet season information hubs

SEASONAL on-farm decisions by sheep, cattle and goat producers are being supported by Meat & Livestock Australia’s new summer and wet season information hubs. Source: Sheep Central MLA launches new summer and wet season information hubs

Roma store 24 Nov 2020: Southern restocker demand pulls back

A smaller buying panel was present with all regular processors and feedlots operating, however southern restockers were absent. Steers eased across all categories, with light weight steers down by 14c to 17c/kg. Source: Beef Central Roma store 24 Nov 2020: Southern restocker demand pulls back

Surgical robots may have application in red meat processing industry

Scientists are working to develop robotic principles that could help the red meat processing sector boost its global competitiveness – using technologies developed for use in human surgical procedures. Source: Beef Central Surgical robots may have application in red meat processing industry

MLA summer and wet season resource hubs now online

Producers can now access regionally-relevant resources to support seasonal on-farm decision making this summer with the launch of both a Summer Hub for southern producers and Northern Wet Season Hub on Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) website. Source: Beef Central MLA summer and wet season resource hubs now online

Wagga sale 23 Nov 2020: Shortage of secondary stock fuels price rise

Restockers contested solidly  against feedlots in the weight range of 330-400kg. Prices were unchanged to 1c dearer. Steers returning to the paddock averaged $1651/head. Source: Beef Central Wagga sale 23 Nov 2020: Shortage of secondary stock fuels price rise

60,000 head included in Maryfield/Limbunya NT offering

In one of the biggest stock offerings included in a property transaction in recent times, more than 60,000 head of Brahman cattle will be included in the offering of extensive NT grazing properties, Maryfield and Limbunya. Source: Beef Central 60,000 head included in Maryfield/Limbunya NT offering

Pair of NT cattle stations expected to sell for at least $150m

North Star Pastoral is selling Maryfield and Limbunya stations, properties that cover more than 650,000 hectares and run 50,000 head of Brahman and Brahman-cross cattle. Source: ABC Livestock Pair of NT cattle stations expected to sell for at least 0m

JBS bounces back after COVID with strong third quarter financials

Slaughter cattle supply out of Australia is not likely to recover significantly until at least 2022, investors were told during a JBS briefing following the tabling of the company’s third quarter financials earlier this week. Global beef processor JBS has bounced back from the impacts of COVID earlier in the year, reporting net revenues of… Read more »

Macca’s Australian shopping list includes 31,900t of beef annually

Marking tomorrow’s National Agriculture Day activities, global burger giant McDonald’s has released its annual ‘shopping list’ for food commodities used to keep its 970 Australian stores in operation, including a whopping 31.900 tonnes of beef. Source: Beef Central Macca’s Australian shopping list includes 31,900t of beef annually

Entries open for RNA 2021 Paddock to Palate Competition

Entries are now open for the RNA’s 2021 Paddock to Palate Competition and 2021/22 Wagyu Challenge presented by JBS Australia.  Source: Beef Central Entries open for RNA 2021 Paddock to Palate Competition

BeefConnect webinar: Pain relief in focus

In this free BeefConnect webinar veterinarian Dr Libby Harriman will discusses the impact of pain on grazing animals and the relative benefits pain relief practices can provide, while Biosecurity Queensland’s Glen Sibson will explain ‘fit to load’ requirements and the roles and responsibilities of consignors and transporters of livestock. Source: Beef Central BeefConnect webinar:… Read more »

MLA AGM: Red meat facing ‘unprecedented global demand’

Meat & Livestock Australia’s 2020 annual general meeting, the first conducted fully online due to COVID-19 restrictions, resulted in the re-election of three directors to the levy-funded producer service organisation’s board. Source: Beef Central MLA AGM: Red meat facing ‘unprecedented global demand’

Positive half-year result for AA Co, despite COVID market impact

Despite considerable market impacts since the onset of COVID, the Australian Agricultural Co has lodged a strong operating profit of $23.5 million for the half-year ended September, up from $6.3 million for the same period last year. Even excluding the Jobkeeper stimulus payment AA Co qualified for, the half-year profit was still $16.8m. Source:… Read more »

Virtual seminar to focus on Southern Asia beef trade

Southern Asia beef industry stakeholders have a unique opportunity to gain valuable market insights and to network with others via an online event being conducted by Meat & Livestock Australia next week. Source: Beef Central Virtual seminar to focus on Southern Asia beef trade

High steaks in Darling Downs Beef Battle

With a significant percentage of the nation’s major feedlots and processing capacity within its borders, the Darling Downs is widely regarded as one of Australia’s premier beef producing regions. Source: Beef Central High steaks in Darling Downs Beef Battle

Surveys provide ten-years of insight into changing consumer attitudes about red meat

Through this year’s challenging times, the red meat industry has been able to maintain or grow positive perceptions about its product among consumers, and is starting to hear more positive messages about the industry, a webinar was told this afternoon. Source: Sheep Central Surveys provide ten-years of insight into changing consumer attitudes about red… Read more »

NT producer elected Cattle Council president

Cattle Council of Australia has elected NT cattleman Markus Rathsmann as its new president, following the peak industry council’s Annual General Meeting today. Mr Rathsmann has served on CCA board as the NTCA’s representative since 2016, and is the first representative from the NT to be elected to CCA’s presidency. Source: Beef Central NT… Read more »

Surveys provide ten-years of insight into changing consumer attitudes about red meat

Through this year’s challenging times, the red meat industry has been able to maintain or grow positive perceptions about its product among consumers, and is starting to hear more positive messages about the industry, a webinar was told this afternoon. Source: Beef Central Surveys provide ten-years of insight into changing consumer attitudes about red… Read more »

WA sheep and cattle owners to have a say on ear marks

WESTERN Australian sheep and cattle owners, industry and the community are encouraged to provide feedback on a proposal to make earmarking and branding of stock optional. Source: Sheep Central WA sheep and cattle owners to have a say on ear marks

Roma store 17 Nov 2020: Competition firm for 7088 head

A larger buying panel, with increased southern and feedlot buyer numbers and all regular processors, were operating to firm competition. Source: Beef Central Roma store 17 Nov 2020: Competition firm for 7088 head

High export prices testing northern supply

High prices are still managing to lure cattle out of northern paddocks for live shipping orders, but what numbers of cattle are still available and how much higher the market can rise to bring them forward is now the overriding question. Source: Beef Central High export prices testing northern supply

Sapphire feedlot expansion reflects growing grainfed industry confidence + VIDEOS

A recently completed expansion of Smithfield Cattle Co’s Sapphire feedlot near Goondiwindi is a good example of the long-term confidence being shown in grainfed operations in Eastern Australia, despite difficult trading conditions over the past couple of years. Source: Beef Central Sapphire feedlot expansion reflects growing grainfed industry confidence + VIDEOS

Response from outgoing AWA president & chair Mike Buchanan

Following Beef Central’s coverage of the recent Australian Wagyu Association board elections, immediate past president Mike Buchanan requested right of reply. Here is his response to some of the claims raised by the Concerned Members Group Source: Beef Central Response from outgoing AWA president & chair Mike Buchanan

Hancock confirms sale of ‘several’ properties from its portfolio

Northern Australian beef producer, Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Agriculture, has confirmed that it plans to divest ‘several’ pastoral holdings from its portfolio, to focus on other agricultural and cattle opportunities. Source: Beef Central Hancock confirms sale of ‘several’ properties from its portfolio

Wagga sale 16 Nov 2020: Harvest affects numbers

Light weight steers returning to the paddock recorded a top price of 502c to average $1706 per head. Source: Beef Central Wagga sale 16 Nov 2020: Harvest affects numbers

Greater supply chain collaboration needed to bridge gap between producers and consumers

The complex nature of Australian supply chains is increasing the knowledge divide between livestock producers and end consumers on animal welfare practices and outcomes, posing significant challenges for the future sustainability and profitability of Australia’s beef industry. That’s according to Thomas Green, 2019 Nuffield Scholar and general manager of TFI’s Iranda Beef Feedlot in South… Read more »

AuctionsPlus 23,621 head offering heavily laden with young cattle

AuctionsPlus trading continued at robust levels this week, with listings jumping another 13 percent to 23,621 head. While the overall clearance and prices eased, returns for breeding stock jumped significantly, with PTIC cows and heifer categories increasing by $289 and $291/head in value, respectively. Source: Beef Central AuctionsPlus 23,621 head offering heavily laden with… Read more »

MLA R&D reports now more accessible

Red meat producers and industry stakeholders can now access and digest Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) research and development (R&D) reports more easily with the launch of a range of initiatives by MLA. Source: Beef Central MLA R&D reports now more accessible

TFI Murray Bridge could start beef chain by early 2023 + VIDEO

Thomas Foods International could start processing beef at its new greenfield South Australian abattoir site near Murray Bridge by early 2023, based on a project update provided by the company this morning. Source: Sheep Central TFI Murray Bridge could start beef chain by early 2023 + VIDEO

TFI Murray Bridge could start beef chain by early 2023 + VIDEO

Thomas Foods International could start processing beef at its new greenfield South Australian abattoir site near Murray Bridge by early 2023, based on a project update provided by the company this morning. Source: Beef Central TFI Murray Bridge could start beef chain by early 2023 + VIDEO

Market diversity underpins red meat’s resilience, webinar told

Australian beef and sheepmeat is far less exposed to a narrow basket of international markets than other Australian ag commodities, or indeed, competing red meat export industries overseas. That was one of the messages to emerge from a marketing webinar held this afternoon by MLA, under a series built around the concept of industry resilience. … Read more »

Market diversity underpins red meat’s resilience, webinar told

Australian beef and sheepmeat is far less exposed to a narrow basket of international markets than other Australian ag commodities, or indeed, competing red meat export industries overseas. That was one of the messages to emerge from a marketing webinar held this afternoon by MLA, under a series built around the concept of industry resilience. … Read more »

Dalby sale 11 Nov 2020: All descriptions firm to dearer

Despite the increase in numbers buyers were able to absorb the larger supply plus lift average prices on a number of classes Source: Beef Central Dalby sale 11 Nov 2020: All descriptions firm to dearer

St George Angus operation a feeder steer calf-factory

A large-scale, well-developed Angus cattle breeding and backgrounding enterprise will test the market for quality Maranoa grazing country in western Queensland in coming weeks. Source: Beef Central St George Angus operation a feeder steer calf-factory

Vale Wagyu pioneer, Dr Simon Coates

One of the true pioneers of the Australian Wagyu beef industry passed away suddenly on Friday. Over three decades, Simon Coates saw the Wagyu industry grow from its infancy to become a powerhouse of the Australian beef industry. Source: Beef Central Vale Wagyu pioneer, Dr Simon Coates

Roma store 10 Nov 2020: Price records continue to fall

Strong competition from restockers on the reduced numbers of light weight yearling steers yarded saw new price records continue to be set as light weight yearling steers to restockers improved by 5c/kg Source: Beef Central Roma store 10 Nov 2020: Price records continue to fall

Record prices for young cattle luring previously unseen vendors to market

Extreme high young cattle prices have motivated some northern beef producers who normally sell their cattle as heavy feeders, boat cattle or grassfed bullocks to offload weaner cattle this year. Source: Beef Central Record prices for young cattle luring previously unseen vendors to market

Weekly kill: Slaughter grids push deeper into record territory

Contrary to all expectations, processor direct consignment slaughter grids have risen to new record heights in Queensland this week, as the industry starts to think about some procurement breathing space around Christmas holiday closures. Competitive grids in Southern and Central Queensland this morning showed offers of 615c/kg on heavy cows, and 680c/kg on four-tooth grass… Read more »

Wagga sale 9 Nov 2020: Stock shortage fuels price rise

The shortage of secondary steers and heifers is now well and truly coming to fruition, its unknown where prices will go next before the Christmas holiday break. Source: Beef Central Wagga sale 9 Nov 2020: Stock shortage fuels price rise

Board spill ends turbulent period for Australian Wagyu Association

A period of conflict between some directors and members within the Australian Wagyu Association ended with a dramatic board spill during last week’s AWA annual general meeting. Source: Beef Central Board spill ends turbulent period for Australian Wagyu Association

A young cattle producer takes the microphone to steer the debate

Young cattle producer Matt Dunne earned an appreciative round of applause from the crowd at last Thursday’s AgForce ‘What’s your beef’ event, after he grabbed the mic and shared some practical tips with producers on communicating on social media. Source: Beef Central A young cattle producer takes the microphone to steer the debate

‘Roadmap’ released to help stakeholders reach Carbon Neutral by 2030 objective

Red meat industry bodies have this week released their Carbon Neutral by 2030 ‘roadmap’, designed to help industry stakeholders across the supply chain address the challenge of carbon abatement at a micro-level within their own businesses, towards the broader ten-year objective. Source: Sheep Central ‘Roadmap’ released to help stakeholders reach Carbon Neutral by 2030… Read more »

‘Roadmap’ released to help stakeholders reach Carbon Neutral by 2030 objective

Red meat industry bodies have this week released their Carbon Neutral by 2030 ‘roadmap’, designed to help industry stakeholders across the supply chain address the challenge of carbon abatement at a micro-level within their own businesses, towards the broader ten-year objective. Source: Beef Central ‘Roadmap’ released to help stakeholders reach Carbon Neutral by 2030… Read more »

Genetics: Balance essential, but in north fertility is key

A comprehensive study, drawing on the best available information on northern herd performance, business performance and genetics, has been undertaken to demonstrate the impact of genetic improvement of cow fertility on the bottom line of northern beef businesses. Source: Beef Central Genetics: Balance essential, but in north fertility is key

‘No time to be apolitical’: Advocacy in focus at AgForce Rocky forum

After months of meeting over video screens the return to an in-person beef industry forum hosted by AgForce in Rockhampton on Thursday prompted an enthusiastic response from producers. Source: Beef Central ‘No time to be apolitical’: Advocacy in focus at AgForce Rocky forum

Kay’s Cuts: Processing capacity is not the issue

Arguments have emerged in recent weeks that the alarming 36pc decline in US processing capacity during the depths of COVID-related plant closures in May is justification for more beef processing capacity to be added in the US industry. US columnist Steve Kay examines the topic. Source: Beef Central Kay’s Cuts: Processing capacity is not… Read more »

Dalby sale 4 Nov 2020: Victorian support adds to demand

A full panel of export buyers was present and operating, along with the usual feed and trade buyers, plus local and interstate restockers. Source: Beef Central Dalby sale 4 Nov 2020: Victorian support adds to demand

Roma store 3 Nov 2020: Steers dominate 6491 head yarding

Prices continued their upward trend with new records set yet again, as the $6/head mark was reached several times for light weight steers and light weight heifers also reaching new record prices. Source: Beef Central Roma store 3 Nov 2020: Steers dominate 6491 head yarding

Weekly genetics review: 2020 proved to be a year to remember

The 2020 bull selling year now in its final stages has been a year like no other, genetics editor Alastair Rayner says. Here are his take-homes from what has proven to be an eventual and unexpected 12 months for bull breeders and bull buyers, in so many ways Source: Beef Central Weekly genetics review:… Read more »

Weekly kill: Northern plant closures loom, as cattle run out

While the general shortage of slaughter cattle is being blamed for an unusually early seasonal closure of one of northern Australia’s main export processing facilities this Friday, it is difficult to ignore the accumulated impact of live export operations in the region. Source: Beef Central Weekly kill: Northern plant closures loom, as cattle run… Read more »

October beef exports down 28pc year-on-year, in line with big slaughter challenges

The dramatic decline being seen in rates of slaughter as the 2020 year draws to a close was reflected in beef exports during October, which were down 28pc compared with the same period last year. Source: Beef Central October beef exports down 28pc year-on-year, in line with big slaughter challenges

Wagga sale 2 Nov 2020: Prices gather momentum

The Wagga cattle market is knocking on the door of more record prices in a bigger yarding of 2500. Source: Beef Central Wagga sale 2 Nov 2020: Prices gather momentum

Independent butchers get a leg up with the Crap Housewife

AUSTRALIA’S independent butchers will be honoured by Meat & Livestock Australia this month with a promotional campaign partnering with media personality and ‘Crap Housewife’ star Jessica Rowe. The campaign aims… Source: Sheep Central Independent butchers get a leg up with the Crap Housewife

Beef Central’s beef quiz – October 2020

Test your beef industry knowledge with Beef Central’s October 2020 quiz Source: Beef Central Beef Central’s beef quiz – October 2020

Challenging outlook for New Zealand sheep meat and wool

NEW Zealand’s sheep meat, wool and beef export receipts are expected to decline in 2020-21, according to Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s New Season Outlook 2020–21. Source: Sheep Central Challenging outlook for New Zealand sheep meat and wool

US imported grinding meat prices hit 21-month lows

Australian grinding meat prices into the US have continued to drift lower this month, despite some favourable improvement in currency value. Lean Australian 90CL cow beef trimmings were quoted this week at A621.5c, the indicator’s lower point since January last year. Source: Beef Central US imported grinding meat prices hit 21-month lows

Roma store 27 Oct 2020: Prices continue record run

Prices continued their upward trend with new records set yet again, as the $6/head mark was reached several times for light weight steers and light weight heifers also reaching new record prices. Source: Beef Central Roma store 27 Oct 2020: Prices continue record run

Unprecedented collaboration in beef cattle genetic improvement

In one of his recent columns, genetics editor Al Rayner wrote about the broadening options open to bull breeders in performance recording, with some Australian breeds in recent times moving from BreedPlan to the International Genetics Solutions (IGS) program. In this article, IGS director of science and education, Dr Jackie Atkins, offers her perspective about… Read more »

ABSF seeks producer input on beef sustainability

Grassroots beef producers are being encouraged to have their say on the big issues facing the Australian beef industry through a series of upcoming online forums and an online survey. Source: Beef Central ABSF seeks producer input on beef sustainability

Records fall again in 17,186 head AuctionsPlus offering

Young cattle price records continued to fall on AuctionsPlus last week, with a line of Angus and Angus cross steer calves smashed national records when they fell for 718c/kg. Cattle numbers eased slightly, with 17,186 head listed, 1700 less than last week. The smaller offering did not dampen prices or demand, with the overall catalogue… Read more »

Budgeting beef prices difficult in current market

A challenge in periods of fluctuating prices is determining what prices to use in forward budgeting. Ian McLean explains why historical analyses of prices can be very useful in the budgeting process through using decile tables. Source: Beef Central Budgeting beef prices difficult in current market

Screen Australia bias against Aussie beef industry slammed during Senate Estimates

Screen Australia has been condemned by Nationals Senate Leader Bridget McKenzie for funding $625,000 of taxpayers’ hard-earned dollars to “bring down the Australian beef industry.”  Fight for Planet A: Our Climate Challenge is listed as a documentary on both Screen Australia and the ABC’s websites, even though it was factually incorrect and imbalanced in its reporting,… Read more »

NYT breaks mould with science-based perspective on beef industry’s methane efforts

Breaking a long-running pattern of mainstream media articles blaming cattle for rising temperatures without delving into the actual science is an overnight article from the New York Times, which takes a balanced and science-based approach to explaining the issue. Source: Beef Central NYT breaks mould with science-based perspective on beef industry’s methane efforts

MLA’s Annual General Meeting goes online

MLA members are being reminded to complete and submit their voting entitlement and proxy forms ahead of the industry service delivery company’s upcoming Annual General Meeting on 19 November. This year, the decision has been made to hold the AGM online, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions on gatherings and travel, as… Read more »

New record as EYCI climbs within whisker of 800c/kg

The Eastern Young Cattle Indicator reached a new record this afternoon of 799.25¢/kg carcase weight (cwt), as markets continue to be dominated by a tight supply pool of available young cattle and heightened restocker competition. Source: Beef Central New record as EYCI climbs within whisker of 800c/kg

Dalby sale 21 Oct 2020: New high levels recorded

A large number of light weight yearling heifers were penned, and buyers were able to absorb the large supply plus lift average prices a further 16c to 28c/kg. Source: Beef Central Dalby sale 21 Oct 2020: New high levels recorded

MLA Feedback podcast covers consumers, pastures and season tips

CONSUMERS, wet season tips, the value of pasture annuals and industry resilience feature in the latest monthly Meat & Livestock Australia Feedback podcast. Source: Sheep Central MLA Feedback podcast covers consumers, pastures and season tips

Website takes the mystery out of Halal meat purchasing

A recently-launched consumer website designed to verify whether or not a sample of red meat has been processed under Halal conditions is already generating more than ten thousand hits each week. Targeted at both domestic Australian Muslim citizens as well as visiting holiday makers from Muslim countries, the new website is removing a lot of… Read more »

Roma store 21 Oct 2020: Another new top price record

Cattle numbers fell to 4,716 at the Roma Store Sale, down from the previous week by 686 head, however prices continued to rise with another new top price record set for Roma. Source: Beef Central Roma store 21 Oct 2020: Another new top price record

Wagga sale 19 Oct 2020: Prices gain momentum

Prices improved 4-14c and the bigger lifts were for trade and feeder heifers. Quality was once again very good with most young cattle in 2 and 3 score condition. Source: Beef Central Wagga sale 19 Oct 2020: Prices gain momentum

Website takes the mystery out of Halal meat purchasing

A recently-launched consumer website designed to verify whether or not a sample of red meat has been processed under Halal conditions is already generating more than ten thousand hits each week. Targeted at both domestic Australian Muslim citizens as well as visiting holiday makers from Muslim countries, the new website is removing a lot of… Read more »

Search begins for 2021 Feedlots of the Year 2021

The Australian Lot Feeders Association has launched its new-look 2021 Feedlot of the Year Competition and is calling for all eligible yards to enter the next competition, which draws to a close at ALFA’s BeefEx Conference in Brisbane next October. Source: Beef Central Search begins for 2021 Feedlots of the Year 2021

Incentives needed for emission changes in red meat sector

A GROWING focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions around the world is driving a shift in the red meat sector, but it will be the market, rather than regulators, motivating change, according to a newly-released industry report. Source: Beef Central Incentives needed for emission changes in red meat sector

Incentives needed for emission changes in red meat sector

A GROWING focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions around the world is driving a shift in the red meat sector, but it will be the market, rather than regulators, motivating change, according to a newly-released industry report. Source: Sheep Central Incentives needed for emission changes in red meat sector

‘Dearest sale ever’ for Ballarat + VIDEO

South Gippsland bullock finishers, lot feeders and backgrounders from numerous pockets of the state and interstate applied strong competition to Ballarat’s October store cattle sale held Friday. Source: Beef Central ‘Dearest sale ever’ for Ballarat + VIDEO

Big jump in listings, as cows and calf prices surge on AuctionsPlus

Cattle numbers for the week saw a total yarding of 18,943 head, a jump of 5186 from last week. Despite the growth in catalogue size, there was an 89pc clearance across all commercial cattle sales. Cows with calves at foot saw prices boil with the average jumping by $196 this week. Source: Beef Central … Read more »

International Beef Alliance challenges border testing for COVID

Seven major beef producing and exporting countries which met online this week for annual talks have expressed deep concern at the imposition of border testing for COVID-19 that is not based on international Codex standards. Source: Beef Central International Beef Alliance challenges border testing for COVID

Rumps and humps, eggs and pregs at next ICMJ webinar

How to juggle the many and varied demands on cattle breeding programs – from meat eating quality to herd fertility – will be tackled at the next episode of the Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association’s webinar series, to be held next Wednesday. Source: Beef Central Rumps and humps, eggs and pregs at next ICMJ webinar

Southern weaners moving early

Some southern cow and calf operators have begun moving autumn-born calves earlier than normal in order to capture some of the attractive “grass” money that’s pulsating current store market values. Source: Beef Central Southern weaners moving early

Dalby sale 14 Oct 2020: Prices lift for larger yarding

A large number of light weight yearling heifers were penned, and buyers were able to absorb the large supply plus lift average prices a further 16c to 28c/kg. Source: Beef Central Dalby sale 14 Oct 2020: Prices lift for larger yarding

Positive perceptions of red meat growing among consumers

Perceptions of the red meat industry are improving, as is knowledge of the industry among consumers in metropolitan Australia, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) latest consumer sentiment research. Source: Beef Central Positive perceptions of red meat growing among consumers

Droving is no longer a man's world.

Droving in 30-plus degree temperatures, every day for three months at a time, is far from an easy day’s work, but there’s an increasing number of people seeking employment in the profession. Source: ABC Beef Cattle Droving is no longer a man’s world.

Roma store 13 Oct 2020: Records tumble again

Restocker and backgrounder competition on light weight steers saw new top price records continue to be set at the Roma Saleyards. Source: Beef Central Roma store 13 Oct 2020: Records tumble again