Top 25 Australian Lotfeeders – ranked by one-time operating capacity
|Position||Business (Click names below to access profiles)||No. of feedlots||One-time capacity||Turnoff
|1||JBS Australia, QLD, NSW||5||150,000||395,000 (estimate)|
|2||Teys Australia, QLD, NSW, VIC||3||67,000||220,000|
|3||Whyalla Beef, QLD||1||56,000||132,000|
|4||Mort & Co, QLD, NSW||3||52,000||178,000|
|5||Australian Agricultural Company, QLD||2||33,500||35,000|
|6||Rangers Valley Feedlot, NSW||1||33,250||43,000|
|7||Australian Country Choice, QLD||2||27,100||154,800|
|8||Stanbroke Feedlot, QLD||1||25,000||90,000 (estimate)|
|9||Myola Feedlot, NSW||1||20,000||60,000|
|10||Elders Killara Feedlot, NSW||1||20,000||55,000|
|11||Kurrawong / Whaka Feedlots, QLD||2||20,000||54,000 (estimate)|
|12||Peechelba Feedlot, VIC||1||20,000||19,000 (estimate)|
|13||Smithfield Feedlot, QLD||1||18,500||67,000|
|14||Wainui Feedlot, QLD||1||17,500||44,000|
|15||Sandalwood Feedlot, QLD||1||15,290||50,000|
|16||Ravensworth Feedlot, NSW||1||15,000||10,000|
|17||Lemontree Feedlot, QLD||1||13,500||42,000 (estimate)|
|18||Wambo Cattle Co, QLD||1||13,000||45,000|
|19||Tasmania Feedlot, TAS||1||13,000||20,000 (estimate)|
|20||Gundamain Feedlot, NSW||2||12,500||45,000|
|21||Lillyvale Feedlot, QLD||1||12,000||48,000|
|22||Yarranbrook Feedlot, QLD||1||11,500||35,000 (estimate)|
|23||Kerwee Lotfeeders, QLD||1||11,100||16,000 (estimate)|
|24||MDH Wallumba, QLD||1||10,000||34,000|
|25||Coonamble Feedlot, NSW||1||10,000||32,000 (estimate)|
Click business names in list above to access profiles on each Top 25 entry.
* Note: Annual turnoff 2014 figures are either supplied by the entrant, or where indicated, estimated using a combination of one-time capacity, feedlot utilisation levels during the year and typical duration of feeding programs. Note that annual cattle turnover in feedlots using longfed programs, such as for Wagyu, will be considerably less than in feedlots of similar size feeding yearlings, for example.
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