Market Morsel: Singing in the rain
A wet spring rainfall forecast by BOM has got cattle restockers excited it seems.
Market Morsel: Ovine exports and production
What percentage of lamb and sheep production are our exports with the flock so low?
Market Morsel: Beef exports and beef production
What percentage of beef production are our exports with the herd so low?
Headwinds mounting for heavy steer
Fair value modelling for the national heavy steer price points to an easing.
Market Morsel: Processor margins take another hit
Updated data for the beef processor margin shows a further slide into negative territory.
Market Morsel: A Stubborn Female Slaughter Ratio
The proportion of female cattle slaughtered compared to total slaughter refusing to signal herd rebuild.
It isn’t an issue with the top two
Lamb export consignments for July shows an easing. It isn't due to weak demand in our top destinations though.
Market Morsel: US Processors and Covid-19
What was the experience for cattle and beef prices when the US processors were hit by Covid-19?
Beef exports down but not out for the count
The Department of Agriculture Water and Environment red meat trade statistics for July 2020 show reduced mid-year demand.