May Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

66th Edition : May 2019. Key Points Indonesian fat cattle prices finally turn upwards. Indonesian lotfeeders receive a long list of bad news. Vietnam import demand strong with domestic prices holding firm.     Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.91/kg live weight (Rp9,970 = $1AUD) At long last slaughter steer prices have stopped falling and…

April Laporan Pasar: Industri Daging Sapi Asia Tenggara

Edisi ke-65: April 2019   Poin-Poin Utama Sebuah operator feedlot besar di Indonesia menutup bisnisnya secara permanen. Turunnya harga daging kerbau India di Indonesia meningkatkan persaingan terhadap daging sapi segar. Wabah African Swine Fever merebak di Vietnam dan Kamboja. Musim hujan di Northern Territory gagal     Indonesia: Sapi Potong Steer, AUD $3,78/kg bobot hidup…

April Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

65th Edition : April 2019.   Key Points Major Indonesian feedlot operator closes its business permanently. Falling Indian beef prices in Indonesia providing increased competition to fresh beef. African Swine Fever spread confirmed in Vietnam and Cambodia. Northern Territory wet season fails.     Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.78/kg live weight (Rp10,050 = $1AUD)…

March Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

64th Edition : March 2019. Key Points October imports just keep on coming, forcing Indonesian prices lower. Vietnamese slaughter cattle prices on the rise. Northern Territory wet season fails.   Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $3.82/kg live weight (Rp10,070 = $1AUD) The seemingly never ending tail of the October 2018 shipments remained the major market…

Maret Laporan Pasar: Industri Daging Sapi Asia Tenggara

Edisi ke-64: Maret 2019   Poin-Poin Utama   Impor Oktober terus berdatangan, memaksa harga di Indonesia turun semakin rendah Harga sapi potong di Vietnam naik tajam Musim hujan di Northern Territory gagal     Indonesia: Sapi Potong Steer, AUD $3,82/kg bobot hidup (Rp10.070 = AUD $1) Pengiriman sapi di bulan Oktober 2018 yang seperti tiada…

Deja vu at Vlado’s

In 1978 I was a recently graduated veterinarian working in country Victoria. I came to Melbourne occasionally and on one memorable visit, my girlfriend suggested that we go to a well known steak restaurant called Vlado’s. The meal was wonderful, and the experience has stayed very firmly in my memory ever since. I left to…