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Carcase weights hit new highs
 
Early 2018 saw national cattle slaughter rates increase by 15%, with female slaughter up 55% in QLD. However, carcase weights lifted above 300kg, which has only happened once before.
 
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Record-breaking lamb weights
 
Genetics and feeding regimes have seen lamb weights lift 30% between 1990 and 2017, accounting for an additional 118,000 tonnes carcase weight (cwt) of production.
 
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Can the EYCI maintain its momentum?
 
Rainfall has continued across much of Queensland and north-east NSW, resulting in price increases across all buyer types for EYCI eligible cattle.
 
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Market watch: sheep in rain-divided New South Wales
 
Each month, MLA focuses on the market in a specific state. In this edition, we focus on rain-divided NSW, which last week saw the second highest weekly lamb kill since records began.
 
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What you need to know: CPTTP
 
Last week Australia joined 10 other nations in a landmark trade agreement. Prices & Markets talks to MLA’s Michael Finucan, GM of International Markets, about what this means.
 
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Know the numbers: February livestock exports
 
Live cattle and sheep export numbers are higher year-on-year in February, but where were the key destinations?
 
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