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…

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…

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…

July Market Report : S.E. Asia Beef Industry

32nd Edition : July 2016. Key Points  Indonesia Director General of Livestock fired  Intensive investigations of ESCAS continue in Vietnam New Cambodian abattoir produces first product     Indonesia  :  Slaughter Steers AUD $4.32 / kg live weight (Rp9,950 = $1AUD)  Prices for slaughter cattle have edged up very slightly to about Rp43,000 per kg in…