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December feedlot numbers hit record, but fail to capture more recent industry trend

Cattle numbers in Australian feedlots rose to record levels at the end of December, but deliberately-imposed lags in the collection and distribution of data have failed to capture the most recent downwards trend in cattle feeding since recent rain…Read More

Jon Condon, February 16, 2015

Wild tornado inflicts damage and stock losses at northern Vic’s Peechelba feedlot

A wild tornado ripped through ICM Agribusiness’s Peechelba Beef feedlot in northern Victoria late on Friday afternoon, causing damage to infrastructure and killing cattle struck by flying debris or collapsing infrastructure…Read More

Jon Condon, September 11, 2019

Focus on eating quality key to MSA success for Carrington

A commitment to constantly improving beef eating quality has led to the Goondiwindi-based agricultural company, RMI Pty Ltd, being awarded the 2019 MSA Excellence in Eating Quality Progress Award for Queensland. ..Read More

Beef Central, September 11, 2019

Quality and consistency keys for Kerwee feedlot’s MSA performance + VIDEO

Never compromise on quality is the message from Kerwee Feedlot, winners of the 2019 MSA Excellence in Eating Quality Awards for Most Outstanding MSA Feedlot in Queensland…Read More

Beef Central, September 11, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Prices firm as thin crops turn to hay

A tough start to spring is cribbing tonnage from the eastern Australian cereal crop as hay-cutting advances on struggling crops, and supports prices for cereals in nearby and new-crop slots…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, September 9, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Trade slows as crunch nears for borderline crops

Values for WA wheat ex Brisbane have eased for current-crop and fallen considerably in new-crop slots, while in NSW time is running out for crops with limited yield prospects…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, August 30, 2019

Modest $25 loss in latest grainfed trading budget

Record high forward pricing on 100-day grainfed slaughter steers has not been enough to offset higher feeder cattle prices in Beef Central’s latest monthly 100-day grained trading budget calculated this morning, which suggests a $25 loss on feeders entering a tard today, and closing out on December 12…Read More

Jon Condon, August 29, 2019

New Dalby supplements plant signals rising demand

Performance Feeds has built its second plant on the Darling Downs which will focus on producing liquid supplements for the expanding cattle-on-feed market…Read More

Liz Wells, August 26, 2019


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