September Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

34th Edition : September 2016. Key Points  Indonesian policies threatening industry viability Indo Feedlots predicted to be virtually out of slaughter cattle by January 2017 Vietnamese importers are the beneficiary as ships are diverted away from Indonesia Brazilian product hits the Beijing supermarket shelves   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $4.27 / kg live weight…

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Jason Hatchett : Cool under pressure

Jason left Murgon State High school on his 16th birthday in 1993 to start work as a “floor boy” in the nearby South Burnett Meat Works. In April 2016, PT Elders Indonesia promoted him to Operations Director of their western standard abattoir, beef distribution business and 8,000 head feedlot in Lampung, southern Sumatera. He takes…

Australia is really only one cattle production market regardless of whether you are located on King Island, above, or Alice Springs below.

Breeders will be the new Black.

First posted in Central Station Every cattle producer in Australia is no doubt delighted with the sudden rise in prices that began in mid 2014 then really took off through 2015 culminating in $3.90 per kg live being paid for feeders in Darwin during the 15/16 wet season. I started predicting $3 per kg live…

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August Market Report : S.E. Asia Beef Industry

33rd Edition : August 2016. Key Points  New Indonesian “policies” to fix retail beef prices  BULOG announces that Indian meat has finally arrived Indo Ag Ministry releases new permits of 141,000 for T3 But Indo Trade Minister holds them up pending breeder proposals from importers   Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $4.23 / kg live…