Prices & Markets: Ringing in the rain | meeting market specs | surge in lamb slaughter

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Rain replenishes the market
Heavy rain has continued to fall across many key supply regions of Queensland, lifting spirits and the cattle market alike.
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In good taste
Find out why Robert Armstrong (pictured) focuses on two key traits – high meat yield and eating quality – to hit processor and supermarket specs in his central west NSW lamb enterprise.
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Market watch: sheepmeat
Eastern states lamb slaughter saw the largest January-to-February change in 10 years, as parts of NSW and Victoria received the lowest February rainfall on record.
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Global outlook: grain industry
As demand is expected to outstrip supply in coming years, find out more about what’s in store for global grain prices, which play a pivotal role in feedlot margins.
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