Menggembalakan sapi bakalan di perkebunan sawit.

Saya adalah salah satu pendukung paling antusias terhadap pembiakan sapi di perkebunan kelapa sawit, semenjak pertama kali saya melihat model operasi ini di Malaysia pada tahun 1980-an. Beberapa perusahaan perkebunan kelapa sawit Indonesia telah melakukan uji coba selama beberapa tahun terakhir, di mana sebagian besar menunjukkan hasil positif dalam hal produksi, tetapi dengan pengembalian keuangan…

Feeder cattle grazing under oil palms.

I have been one of the most enthusiastic supporters of breeding cattle in palm plantations since I first saw this type of operation in Malaysia in the 1980’s. A number of Indonesian palm plantation companies have conducted trials over recent years with mostly positive results in terms of production but with marginal financial returns. In…

December Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

73rd Edition : December 2019.  Key Points Oversupply keeps Indonesian live cattle prices weak. Brazilian beef has reached Indonesian wet markets in volume. African Swine Fever confirmed in Indonesia. Vietnamese and Thai prices up again this month.     Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.09/kg live weight (Rp9,650 = $1AUD) Slaughter cattle prices have edged…

A Few Facts about Fake Meat.

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” and that is how fake meat should be viewed, not as a threat to beef producers but a sincere endorsement of the extreme desirability of beef, the prince of meats. What a great idea to allow vegetarians, vegans, Hindus and others who can’t eat beef for one reason…