Herd heads for 20-year low

Matthew Cawood
Updated September 28 2015 - 1:15pm, first published July 20 2015 - 4:00am
Herd heads for 20-year low
Herd heads for 20-year low

AUSTRALIA'S cattle herd continues to shrink, and is on course to be 26.1 million head in 2016. That’s 3.2 million head less than when drought began to bite Queensland in 2012.

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Matthew Cawood

National writer for Fairfax Agricultural Media.

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