The Stock Take: Mecardo's Angus Brown writes about female cattle slaughter levels.
Latest MLA data confirm the record rate of slaughter among Australia's cattle breeding herd at a time when exportr are booming.
Yearling steers bought by the processors were significantly dearer in the south of the state this week and averaged 308c/kg (liveweight).
Townsville will host a major national conference on the livestock export trade at the end of next October.
Research teams from Sydney University have made significant strides towards helping cattle feedlots counter the impact of bovine respiratory disease (BRD).
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.