Rocketing feed costs prompting feedlot ration adjustments11 Apr

Rocketing feed costs prompting feedlot ration adjustments

Skyrocketing price rises in some commonly-used feedlot ration commodities caused by drought feeding pressure has forced some feedlot managers to redesign rations using cheaper options.
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Rain's impact on feeder price sees slip in grainfed trading budget07 Apr

Rain's impact on feeder price sees slip in grainfed trading budget

Late last month's rain influence on cattle prices has had a predictable impact on our latest fortnightly grainfed trading budget calculated Friday.
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Huge swings seen in US feedlot profitability07 Apr

In case anybody thinks feedlot profitability in Australia is volatile, have a look at these figures out of the US industry for a minute.
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Indonesian company Japfa's Chinese beef feedlot up and running28 Mar

Indonesian company Japfa's Chinese beef feedlot up and running

While buying an Australian cattle station is far from a novel idea for an Indonesian company - several having done so before - building the largest Holstein beef cattle feedlot in China is.
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Grainfed trading budget moves favourably, despite near-record ration prices23 Mar

Grainfed trading budget moves favourably, despite near-record ration prices

At first glance, the result looks suspicious, given the recent surge in ration price due to near record feedgrain prices. But we've double-checked, and our latest grainfed trading budget has moved back very close to breakeven, after ten months in the red.
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