Vendors and buyers are preparing to make their way to Dubbo on June 18-19, for the third annual Red Angus and Simmental Sale and Show.
Australia's top beef cuts are in keen demand around the world but so are many edible offal products like tripe and tongue.
China continues to snap up Australian beef as our cattle slaughter rate hits four-year highs on the back of relentless drought.
A whole-of-industry response is being organised to tackle the problems and stress being caused by radical animal activists.
Yearling steers bought by the processors were significantly dearer in the south of the state this week and averaged 308c/kg (liveweight).
Latest MLA data confirm the record rate of slaughter among Australia's cattle breeding herd at a time when exportr are booming.
After gaining the big grand accolades at Melbourne and Sydney Royal Shows, Sprys Extra Special took out the coveted broad ribbon award at the Shorthorn breed's most prestigious national fixture.