The Stock Take | Mecardo's Angus Brown analyses the feedlot sector.
A call by the United Nations for a tax at retail level to reduce meat consumption will give animal activists a new weapon in their war on livestock farming.
The benchmark Eastern Young Cattle Indicator has rebounded to 441.25c a kg on the back of useful rain in NSW and Queensland.
Uruguayan beef has gained re-entry into the Japanese market after a 19-year absence but MLA says Australia shouldn't get too worried.
Although cheaper, Tasmanian cattle breeders are being well paid compared to their north island neighbors.