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SE Asia Report: Major Indonesian feedlot operator closes its doors

The distressed state of the Indonesian feedlot industry was highlighted during April by the closure of one of the country’s largest importer/lotfeeders based in West Java. This company had two large feedlots capable of a total capacity of around 40,000 head and had been a successful operator for decades, writes Southeast Asia market columnist, Dr Ross Ainsworth…Read More

Dr Ross Ainsworth, May 10, 2019

Bahasa: Laporan Pasar: Industri Daging Sapi Asia Tenggara

Sebuah operator feedlot besar di Indonesia menutup bisnisnya secara permanen | Turunnya harga daging kerbau India di Indonesia meningkatkan persaingan terhadap daging sapi segar | Wabah African Swine Fever merebak di Vietnam dan Kamboja | Musim hujan di Northern Territory gagal
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Dr Ross Ainsworth, May 10, 2019

Dehumidification trial begins for livestock vessels

The first step in trialling dehumidification and other technology on livestock export vessels is underway, with environmental monitoring equipment being installed on a ship in Fremantle this week…Read More

Beef Central, May 7, 2019

ALEC and LiveCorp court merger

In a possible foreshadowing of broader red meat industry reform to come, two key live export industry bodies are preparing to merge into one…Read More

James Nason, April 30, 2019

Live export and domestic feeder prices converge

Live cattle exports have made a strong start to 2019 with overall numbers up 21 percent year-on-year for the first three months, at 271,000 head…Read More

Meat & Livestock Australia, April 18, 2019

SE Asia report: October hangover still hurting in April

October imports just keep on coming, forcing Indonesian prices lower, Dr Ross Ainsworth reports in this month’s South East Asia Beef Report.
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Dr Ross Ainsworth, April 15, 2019

Laporan Pasar: Industri Daging Sapi Asia Tenggara – Maret 2019

Impor Oktober terus berdatangan, memaksa harga di Indonesia turun semakin rendah. Harga sapi potong di Vietnam naik tajam. Musim hujan di Northern Territory gagal.
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Dr Ross Ainsworth, April 15, 2019

Opinion: ALEC reflects on livex changes a year on from Awassi

In this contributed opinion piece Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council CEO Mark Harvey-Sutton reflects on changes in the livestock export industry in the 12 months since footage showing sheep enduring inexecusable conditions on the Awassi Express shocked Australia…Read More

Mark Harvey-Sutton, April 9, 2019

Shipboard stockie: a gateway to the world

Working on a floating feedlot may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but for those who love livestock and meeting people from around the world, it can kick off diverse career pathways…Read More

Beef Central, April 8, 2019

Young livestock exporters network launches in Darwin

They’re young, driven and believe deeply in the future of the Australian livestock export industry and the importance of the role they play exporting Australian livestock handling and animal welfare standards to the world. ..Read More

James Nason, April 4, 2019

RSPCA calls for ESCAS to be extended to breeding and dairy cattle

RSPCA Australia says the Australian Government must take urgent action to extend Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS) protections to breeding and dairy cattle extended overseas…Read More

Beef Central, April 4, 2019

Activism must be resisted, NTCA conference told + PICS

As anti-meat activists find they can trespass onto private property and harass family farmers with virtual legal impunity, the question of what the livestock sector can do to protect itself in response dominated discussions at the Northern Territory Cattleman’s Association conference in Darwin on Friday…Read More

James Nason, April 1, 2019

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