Bali Cattle 2022

The Balinese love their cattle and still keep about 600,000 head despite the fact that their role is now largely as a store of value as they are no longer used for draft purposes. Balinese beef consumption is modest.  Animals can still be seen tethered out for grazing during the day all over Bali.

Báo cáo Thị trường : Ngành chăn nuôi bò thịt Đông Nam Á

Ấn bản số 98: Tháng 1 năm 2022. Điểm tin chính · Giá bò Úc tiếp tục tăng cao kỉ lục. · Các nhà nhập khẩu tại In-đô-nê-sia đang phải trải qua giai tồi tệ nhất của thị trường kể từ cuộc suy thoái tài chính châu Á năm 1997. Tại In-đô-nê-si-a: Giá bò trưởng thành ở mức $ 5,09 Đô la Úc / kg hơi (Rp10.200 = $ 1 Đô la Úc (AUD)) Giá bò trưởng thành đã tăng từ 49.000 Rp vào cuối tháng 12 lên 52.000 Rp / kg vào cuối tháng 1. Trong tháng 1, mức giá có phạm vi dao động từ 48,5 nghìn Rp ở Lampung đến 54 nghìn Rp ở Tây Java.…

This is a photograph of a Scottish Power Station

10 years ago, this 5,000-acre hill-farm in southern Scotland ran 3000 sheep and 600 head of beef cattle. At that time the livestock produced 95% of the income with renewable energy (from mini hydro) contributing about 5%. Today, the farm’s renewable energy mix includes wind turbines, forestry, Combined Heat and Power (CHP), sawdust biomass residential…

Cruising with Cattle during Covid-19.

As a result of the multiple cruise ship Corona virus disasters, the Australian public quite understandably sees ocean going vessels as one of their most serious threats for future infections. In the case of cargo vessels including livestock carriers, the reverse is the case. Visiting a port for loading or discharge represents the only opportunity…

The road from Mandalay : 2020

4 years ago I wrote a story about the Myanmar cattle industry with the heading “Myanmar’s Enigmatic Beef Cattle Industry : Please ring back in 2026.” I have just spent 2 weeks in Myanmar in mid-January 2020 and must review my predictions for the future of the cattle industry as a lot has happened in…

Tiga Presiden Kecil

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Qurban (Korban) : The Muslim festival of Sacrifice.

The Indonesian festival of Qurban was celebrated on 12th of September this year.  This celebration is not only a very important religious festival but also has an enormous impact on the domestic supply of cattle, sheep and goats. Official figures from the Government of Indonesia record that during the previous annual Qurban, slaughter numbers for…

Nyoman and the Indonesian economic miracle.

In 1989, 18-year-old Nyoman Budiasa left high school in rural Lampung (South Sumatera) and began his working life as a yard boy at the local general store for Rp. 1,500 for a 17 hour day.  In those pre-financial crash days that amount was worth about AUD 70 cents per day. Today, Nyoman is an exceptionally…