Last Updated: February 28, 2015

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No beef with new language

THE Australian beef language is under review.

ACCC to look at meat buyers

Buyers back at prime sales at Wodonga NVLX
MEAT buyer behaviour at the new Northern Victoria Livestock Exchange is being investigated.

Quality Angus on offer

Angus cows and calves. Team Te Mania Angus cows and calves. Generic cattle
RECENT cattle prices could provide producers with the chance to turn off old cows and replace with newer genetics.

Record feedlot cattle a worry

 Angus cattle feeding at Rangers Valley near Inverell in NSW.
THE beef market has felt the impact feedlot orders have had on saleyard prices for young cattle in recent months.

Improved DNA test for Angus

Weaner feature
AN ADDITIONAL six traits will be assessed with improved DNA testing for Angus cattle.

Off peak but steady

FARM Colin and Sally's Organic Lamb and Beef
CATTLE prices have slipped, but remain historically high.

Push for meat processing inquiry

Push for meat processing inquiry
OUTRAGED farmers have joined forces to call for a Senate inquiry into the domination of the red meat processing sector.

Byrne backs live exports

Cattle at Cedar Park cattle export yard ready for live cattle export trade with Indonesia, near Adelaide River, south of Darw...
QUEENSLAND agriculture minister Bill Byrne says he supports live cattle exports.

Bulls up in leaps and bounds

Adameluca Angus stud
BULL sale clearances and ave­r­­ages have made a solid jump.

Weighing in on yard drama

Buyers back at prime sales at Wodonga NVLX
PRODUCERS have reacted to a change in weighing times at the Northern Victoria Livestock Exchange.

Buyer boycott High steaks in $4.5m beef bust-up

LIVESTOCK: Wodonga Weaner Sale
BEEF producers claim they will be shortchanged about $4.5m a year due to alleged collusion ­between buyers.

New $93m abattoir for Top End

Brahman cattle bound for Indonesia are held at Cedar Park, a pre-export feed lot 100km south of Darwin, Thursday, July 14, 20...
MANAGEMENT  of a new abattoir near Darwin hopes the Asian middle-class will develop a strong liking for Australian beef.

Stock crime Push to find Queensland cow killers

POLICE are seeking help in two country Queensland communities after cattle on private properties were killed and butchered.

Breeder going far, like Pa

Ruby Canning.
YOUNG Simmental breeder and Ballarat Grammar Year 12 student Ruby Canning is passionate about the beef industry.

Breeder exports to continue

 week ending 15.2.2014 Tim and Jess Scott and their children Mitchell 13 (white shirt) and Jamo, 10, (light blue shirt) with ...
EXPORT demand for breeding heifers to overseas markets is expected to continue this year.

Feedlot surge ‘likely to ease’

Hamilton weaner calf sales 2015
FEEDLOT buyers have dominated sales, but are unlikely to force the number of cattle on feed to more than one million.

Processors in weight win

Boycott of prime sales at Wodonga NVLX
MEAT processors had a major win by boycotting yesterday’s sale at the Northern Victoria Livestock Exchange.

BJD changes ahead

Pure Black
BOVINE Johne’s Disease management could see dramatic changes within a year.

Storm claims prize heifers

lightning strike Bowmans Forest
A LIGHTNING strike has killed five Hereford heifers in a freak accident last week.

Slow and steady start to bull sales

AUTUMN bull sales have made a cautious start with high clearances but no real jump in averages.

Taking a punt in the surge

NVLX sale 12.2.2015 Wodonga
THE headlines about this year’s high beef prices are more spectacular than the improvement in profit margins.

News Cattle truck rolls

Driver injured in truck crash
A CATTLE truck has rolled near Charters Towers in north Queensland injuring the driver and killing several cows.

New yards boycotted

Boycott of prime sales at Wodonga NVLX
UP TO eight processors boycotted the first prime sale at Barnawartha today by refusing to bid.

Lack of rain could cause a beef ‘flood’

Drought Drive Hughenden to Cairns
HIGH beef cattle prices may hold, but if there is no season-breaking rain in Queensland's inland numbers could flood the market by April.

Video auction first for Chateau

John and Beverley McIntyre, Wangaratta
AFTER 32 years the Chateau Limousin stud will hold its first ever on-property sale this year.

Bullish about whiteface future

Marc Greening, Injemira, Holbrook
THE success of a whiteface stud and a commercial operation owes much to each other, writes FIONA MYERS

Anthrax kills Tatura cow

 Vic anthrax animal disease outbreak. bodies of infected cows being burnt near Tatura.

UPDATE: FARMERS in Northern Victorian are on high alert after a dairy cow died from anthrax disease.

Lalbert mourns favourite son

Lalbert mourns favourite son

UPDATE: THE Lalbert community has been plunged into mourning after the death of a Mallee Eagles footballer.

VFF focus on grain payment terms

VFF focus on grain payment terms

SHORTER payment terms for grain need to be considered as a solution to trader insolvencies, Jaala Pulford says.

One fast pass does it all

One fast pass does it all

NEW Amazone Cirrus 03 offset discs/drill combinations enable one-pass cultivation up to 18km/h.

Farmer Jack’s place

COUNTRY LIVING: Old sheep farmer Jack Stevens

I WAS intrigued to meet Jack Stevens, a 92-year-old farmer who lives and still works west of Euroa.

Livestock Doc: Not a scrap of trouble

FARM - PIGS at Corop with Katy Brown

THE dangers of swill feeding and why is it illegal in Australia.