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28 August 2015
View news from Australia Australia’s US Beef Quota Could Trigger Next Week
AUSTRALIA – The “unprecedented” rate of beef shipments from Australia to a hungry US market could mean administrators allocate the final portion of beef quota as early as next week....
26 August 2015
View news from Australia Weather Missing in Jigsaw for “Great” Australian Beef Sector
AUSTRALIA – Many fundamentals are in place for a strong Australian beef sector, which is now waiting on the weather to allow herd rebuilding....
19 August 2015
View news from Australia Drought and Weak Dollar Double Australian Cattle Cash
AUSTRALIA – Weather and economics have seen Australian cattle farm incomes double over the last twelve months as farmers have sold more cattle for more money....
31 July 2015
View news from Australia Nothing to Dampen Australian Beef Markets
AUSTRALIA – There is no reason why the current boom in Australian cattle prices should falter, according to market analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia....
View news from Australia China Signs Australian Health Protocol for Slaughter, Feeder Cattle
CHINA – Thriving live cattle exports from Australia to China are set for further expansion with a recent announcement on shipping cattle for finishing and butchering....
28 July 2015
View news from Australia TPP Deal Must Work for Beef Industry
AUSTRALIA – Cattle industry bodies are negotiating for a beneficial outcome for both producers and supply chain players from the long awaited trans-pacific partnership deal (TPP)....
22 July 2015
View news from Australia Record Year for Wagyu Registrations
AUSTRALIA – Numbers of Wagyu calves registered in 2014 rocketed up 13 per cent on the back of strong demand to make a new record....
View news from Australia Australia Seals China Cattle Export Breakthrough
GLOBAL – Australian and Chinese veterinary bodies are formalising an agreement to commence live cattle shipments from Australia to China....
20 July 2015
View news from Australia New Bluetongue Virus Found in Australian Sentinel
AUSTRALIA - A case of bluetongue has been discovered in a sentinel herd of cattle in Australia....
07 July 2015
View news from Australia Gay Marriage Could Threaten Australian Cattle Trade, Warns Minister
AUSTRALIA – Ministers opposing same sex marriage are warning Australia’s cattle trade would take an economic hit if a new bill was passed....
04 June 2015
View news from Australia New Tool Helps Cut Cattle Transport Costs, Times
AUSTRALIA - Australian cattle farmers are now using a new tool to help the industry to be more efficient and to improve the welfare of livestock being transported....
15 May 2015
View news from Australia Western Australian Beef Exports Grow in Line with Rest of Country
AUSTRALIA - Western Australia figures show the state is currently enjoying high beef exports, similar to the rest of the country where shipments are very strong....
13 May 2015
View news from Australia Angus Cattle Lift Performance of Australian Brahman
AUSTRALIA - Angus cattle from temperate Australia are being successfully introduced to the arid north where they raise the game of Bos Indicus herds....
12 May 2015
View news from Australia Recipe for Angus, Bos Indicus Success For Northern Australia
AUSTRALIA – Cattle industry experts see no reason why Angus genetics can’t be infused into Bos Indicus herds in Australia’s arid north....
06 May 2015
View news from Australia Tyranny Of Distance: Making Inroads into Cattle Trucking
AUSTRALIA – A travel simulator could make major savings by re-routing thousand kilometre cattle trucking routes in northern Australia....
30 April 2015
View news from Australia US Herd Rebuilding Doesn't Suit Everyone
AUSTRALIA - Signs of recovery are evident in the US cattle industry after drought-induced herd liquidation, but this is not good news for some....
29 April 2015
View news from Australia New Bluetongue Strain Found in Australia
AUSTRALIA - A type of bluetongue not previously seen in Australia has been detected in tests....
28 April 2015
View news from Australia Drought-hit Aussies Finding Heifers Earn More than Steers
AUSTRALIA - Market analysis from during and after past Australian droughts shows that heifers out-perform steers in terms of prices in the months of recovery....
23 April 2015
View news from Australia Australian Farmers Want Trade Deal to Centre on Agriculture
AUSTRALIA – Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) negotiations should be seeking “ambitious outcomes”, placing farming at the heart of an agreement, says a producer organisation....
02 April 2015
View news from Australia Senate Inquiry into Red Meat Processing
AUSTRALIA - A senate inquiry in Australia is to focus on the effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector....
31 March 2015
View news from Australia Australian Cattle Liquidation Cannot Continue
AUSTRALIA – Australian cattle liquidation cannot continue and beef supplies will be tight without short term expansion, say agribusiness analysts at Rabobank....
30 March 2015
View news from Australia MLA: Australian Cattle Markets Firm
AUSTRALIA - Buyers were competing in a firm to dearer market at cattle yards in Australia this week, wrote analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
23 March 2015
View news from Australia Australia's Vets Welcome New Biosecurity Bills
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) welcomes bills about to be considered by the Senate which will strengthen disease control measures to better manage the risk of diseases entering and spreading in Australia....
18 March 2015
View news from Australia Cattle Numbers Down at Some Australian Markets
AUSTRALIA - Cattle supplies were down dramatically at some Australian markets last week, report Meat and Livestock Australia analysts. ...
View news from Australia Japanese Students Learn Australian Cattle Farming
AUSTRALIA - Five Japanese students, from areas affected by the March 2011 earthquake, subsequent tsunami and nuclear power-station accidents, are this week experiencing farm life on Australian cattle farms....
12 March 2015
View news from Australia What's Holding Back Drones?
AUSTRALIA - The manifold benefits of using drones in livestock production have led experts in innovation and farm systems to ask the question of why wider adoption still hasn’t taken place....
24 February 2015
View news from Australia Record Australian Beef Production in 2014
AUSTRALIA - In 2014, Australia produced 2.55 million tonnes cwt of beef, the highest level on record and 10 per cent above the previous record from 2013 according to ABS....
23 February 2015
View news from Australia Heat Wave Leads to Animal Care Warning
AUSTRALIA - Livestock owners are reminded to take special care of their stock over the next few days of high temperatures as animals suffer from the heat as well....
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