Prices & Markets - The latest red meat market news and analysis from MLA

Friday Feedback


Welcome to the first edition of MLA’s new weekly Prices & Markets e-newsletter – providing the very latest red meat market news and analysis direct to your inbox.

Each week we will provide an engaging mix of content that will help you make more informed business decisions and offer an insight into what’s driving Australia’s cattle, sheep and goat markets. 

Scott Tolmie

This will range from livestock pricing and saleyard activity, to export volumes and value, competitor activity, global consumer insights and producer stories.

We hope you enjoy this first edition and welcome any feedback. Please drop me an e-mail with your comments.

​​​​​​​Scott Tolmie
MLA Market Intelligence Manager
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Opening the door to global markets
Queensland producers Clayton, Jackie and Jake Sargood (pictured) have ridden the wave of the Australian organic beef success story, but it wasn't always smooth sailing. Jackie shares the marketing lessons learned on the journey.
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Cattle market waits on solid seasonal break
The direction of Australia’s cattle market and national herd hinges on a solid seasonal break according to MLA’s October cattle industry update.
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Dry conditions drive sheep slaughter
Below average rainfall has resulted in increased sheep and lamb slaughter rates.
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Positive outlook for the US beef industry
US beef production is set to expand, creating strong competition for Australia.
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Getting to know our Livestock Market Officers
Learn more about MLA’s Livestock Market Officers and their role at the saleyards. This week we hear from Leann Dax (pictured), who reports from one of the largest indoor cattle selling centres in the Southern Hemisphere.
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MLA's interactive market reporting tool
MLA has upgraded how we deliver market information online. The new system is intuitive, user friendly and designed to enable you to filter, analyse and compare information and data that is important to you.
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