Market Morsel: This little piggy went to SA
Closure of Victoria's Diamond Valley Pork abattoir prompted an interstate trip for pigs.
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.
A winter of discontent
Meat processors are going through a tough season and it’s not all just Covid-19 related.