Twitter

Inefficient cattle do not add-up, Brazilian research shows

Michael D’Occhio, University of Sydney*, 03 July 2014

The Australian beef industry’s aspirations to substantially increase beef production will be very difficult to achieve without identifying the most efficient cattle and removing the inefficient ones. A research project recently undertaken in Brazil looked at how reproductive performance in Nelore beef cows was related to changes over time in liveweight, body condition and rump fat thickness.

Industry Dashboard

Updated 7am daily

Today 0.9428

Source:
NAB

Eastern States, weekly

Last Week 167985

Source:
MLA's NLRS

Eastern Young Cattle Indicator, c/kg

Today 335.75

Source:
MLA's NLRS

Imported 90CL cow beef price. Landed US, Ac/kg FAS

Today 493.00

Source:
Steiner Consulting, MLA

Steers less than 350kg, A¢/kg live weight, ex Darwin

Today 230.00

Source:
Landmark

Southern Oscillation Index (SOI)

Today 8.60

Source:
Australian Bureau of Meteorology




Markets

Lot Feeding

Processing

Production

Live Export

Trade