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August Meat Market Report


With more than half of the 2017 calendar down, we begin heading into the pointy end of the year. The fiscal year is over and soon the Winter woolies will find their way back into storage. The Queensland “Winter” …


July Meat Market Update


It seems as though the Winter doldrums have hit hard in the industry. Cattle prices are beginning a slight softening with the EYCI closing at 64c/kg cwt. This is reflective of the drop in exports to the U.S. and …


June Meat Market Update


With just days away from Winter officially starting, it has hardly been recognizable here in South East Queensland, as clear sunny skies and mild temperatures prevail as the mercury goes into the mid 20s. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) …


May Meat Market Update



As we begin the journey into the colder months, it looks as though the trend at the moment is for the slaughter numbers to decline with the MLA January estimate to be approximately 7.1 million head for 2017, …


April Meat Market Update


Well unless you’ve been living on another planet, you’d be well aware of the severe weather conditions that have hampered Queensland and Northern New South Wales with tropical cyclone Debbie unleashing her fury; firstly crossing the Whitsunday Coast and …


March Meat Market Update


It’s the summer that seems to have no end in sight. The continued warm spells in the east have actually provided some relief for processors with a steady number of cattle being turned off in both the Grain and …


February Meat Market Update


Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) have released their industry projections for 2017. Below is a summary of their report:

  • The Australian beef industry will more than likely continue the first half of 2017 in much the same fashion as

December Meat Market Update


Well Summer is officially here, along with the heat! Hot and humid conditions have prevailed, affecting mainly Northern NSW as well as most of the Qld coastline as the storms roll in one after another. The Bureau of Meterology …


November Meat Market Update

The weather ahead:

  • BOM reporting that Oct-Dec 2016 will bring a 70% chance of heavier falls than average
  • El Nino weather pattern cycle complete. Now entering into weak La Nina cycle
  • BOM reporting a possibility of heavier falls than the

October Meat Market Report



Now into the second month of Spring and despite the change in season and warming weather in the north of the country, the wet weather pattern that has affected the South-Eastern states has hampered a possible return to …