Lotfeeding

Feedgrain Focus: Grower mindset lifts south, sinks north

Prices for feedgrain have eased in the northern market this week as growers quit barley and SFW wheat to make room for a bumper sorghum harvest knocking on the door…Read More

Liz Wells, 21/01/2022

Feedgrain Focus: Market flattens as buyers weigh up options

Trade in the domestic market remains thin as prices flatten on solid export demand and limited grower selling…Read More

Liz Wells, 14/01/2022

Feedlots may be contributing to antibiotic resistance, research suggests

Feedlot manure carries antibiotic-resistant bacteria with the potential to amplify the growing crisis in human antibiotic resistance, new university research has found…Read More

Beef Central, 12/01/2022

Demand for livestock funding solutions on the rise

A record Australian cattle market plus strong rural property prices, and a favourable seasonal outlook for summer are driving demand for working capital solutions amongst beef producers to unprecedented levels…Read More

Beef Central, 17/12/2021

Feedgrain Focus: Market steady as southern harvest picks up

Northern values were steady, while in the south wheat was steady to firmer in the past week as good-quality grain from the fast-moving Victorian harvest hits the market and barley softened…Read More

Liz Wells, 10/12/2021

More feedgrain to come, with harvest moving slowly

Harvest contractors are having to make some tough decisions after a bumper season was disrupted by widespread rain and flooding across New South Wales…Read More

Eric Barker, 09/12/2021

Feedlot access still limited, with rivers slow to drop

Heavy rain and flooding in one of the country’s main lotfeeding areas has been causing a logistical nightmare for the past week, with rivers slow to drop and roads still closed…Read More

Eric Barker, 06/12/2021

Feedgrain Focus: Rain exacerbates shorts in delayed harvest

Price for feedgrain for delivery in coming weeks have risen by $5-$40 per tonne to reflect the lateness of harvest and the shorts created as wet weather persists across much of New South Wales…Read More

Liz Wells, 03/12/2021

Feedgrain Focus: Trade thin ahead of further rain

The wet and late wheat harvest in NSW has created some shorts in the market as exporters and consumers chase some near-term coverage…Read More

Liz Wells, 29/11/2021

September quarter cattle on feed decline 4.6pc, but remain above 1m head

Numbers of cattle on feed have reduced across all states in the past three months, with the industry’s latest quarterly survey showing a 54,559 head reduction…Read More

Beef Central, 19/11/2021

ACC gains approval for 65,000 head feedlot – but has no immediate plans for construction

Australian Country Choice has received council approval to construct a greenfield 65,000 head feedlot near Moonie on Qld’s Western Darling Downs – however the company has stressed that it has no immediate plans for construction…Read More

Jon Condon, 15/11/2021

Industry working to fill major void in BRD vaccination program

A series of site-specific vaccines for feedlots are being developed to help make inoculation viable and effective for one of the industry’s biggest health issues, Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD)…Read More

Eric Barker, 12/11/2021

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