July Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

80th Edition : July 2020. Key Points Live cattle export volumes continue at high levels in spite of Covid 19. Live pigs are a similar price to cattle in Vietnam. The combined strengthening of the Aussie $ and rising feeder prices is making future trading environment very difficult for everyone. Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD…

June Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

79th Edition : June 2020. Key Points Live cattle trade volumes remain strong despite the ongoing Covid 19 disruption. Australian feeder and slaughter cattle supplies down and prices up. Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.04/kg live weight (Rp9,900 = $1AUD) June slaughter cattle prices have remained much the same as last month with the indicator…

Paramectin RV Pour-on

Paramectin RV Pour-on is a superior form of internal and external parasite control for both beef and dairy cattle. It is the only mectin type parasite treatment product registered in the Indonesian market that has a nil milk withholding period so it is totally safe to use in lactating dairy cows. See details in Bahasa…

May Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

78th Edition : May 2020. Key Points Live cattle trade volumes in May close to normal pre-virus levels. A modest rise in Indonesian demand for fresh beef during Ramadan and Lebaran African Swine Fever (ASF) still creating havoc with protein supplies in the background Darwin feeder cattle prices are back on the rise Indonesia :…

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…

April Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

77th Edition : April 2020. Key Points Live cattle trade still operating at roughly half normal pace Wet markets remain open with reduced volumes and operating hours SE Asian countries appear to be experiencing only moderate levels of virus infection Darwin feeder cattle prices crash at the end of the month Indonesia : Slaughter Steers…

Salah Paham tentang Pasar Basah

Saat ini, berbagai media ribut memberitakan tentang pasar basah dan dugaan mengenai peran pasar basah terhadap merebaknya pandemi terkini. Yang tidak disampaikan secara jelas adalah, bahwa ada dua jenis pasar basah yang sangat berbeda. Jenis pertama dan paling umum adalah pasar yang menjual pangan segar harian normal yang terdapat di seluruh penjuru Asia dan berbagai…

Wet Market Misinformation

There is a frenzied outcry in the media at the moment regarding wet markets and their alleged role in the outbreak of the current pandemic. What is not being made clear is that there are two very different types of wet markets. The first and most common type is the normal daily fresh food market…

March Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

76th Edition : March 2020. Key Points Corona virus response continues to disrupt markets Aussie $ collapses against most currencies In a crisis, food supplies become one of the most critical issue Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.19/kg live weight (Rp9,300 = $1AUD) It is not surprising that I am getting mixed signals from my…