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Australian beef in sevens heaven
MLA has joined forces with the Australian gold-medal winning women’s rugby sevens team to showcase why beef is the greatest meat on earth.
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Market watch: domestic cattle and sheep
Lower female slaughter saw beef carcase weights increase in 2017, offsetting a decline in slaughter. Poor seasonal conditions slowed the flock rebuild during winter and early spring, followed by a late break in the season, which revived restocking activity.
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In-depth report: why chilled beef is a hot market in China
Chilled meat is forecast to make up more than 50% of the Chinese market by 2027. Find out how Australia is placed to meet consumer demand for chilled beef in this growing market.
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Global economic recovery’s impact on red meat
The global economy is the strongest it has been for some time. This is good news for the export-oriented Australian red meat industry as consumers’ disposable income increases.
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Numbers on feed down during December quarter
Diverging cattle saleyard and over-the-hook prices, combined with a rise in feed grain prices, contributed to a decline in the number of cattle on feed during the last quarter of 2017.