After years of sky high cattle turnoff it all had to come to a head for the Australian beef industry – and 2016 was the year it did.
It’s been a thrilling year for anybody selling cattle due to price record after record being smashed.
Northern Australia’s pastoral property market continues to be driven by the big end of town with record sales recorded in 2016.
Although there has been a barrage of new technology applied to the trucks moving livestock around the country – ABS braking, stability controls and air suspension are some – the Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association executive director Matthew Munro believes that old is sometimes the best in the bush.
Growing up as the eldest of four children on a cattle and sheep enterprise in Armidale, a current agriculture industry leader had her passion for the livestock sector ignited while being her father’s ‘right-hand man’ on the family farm.
The conference heard about the ways Tasmanian beef producers are reaping the benefits of its clean and green image.
MAYURA Station hit the headlines in May with a world semen record, selling 10 straws in their most prolific sire for $30,500 – or $3050 a straw.
The Paddock to plate experience has been taken to a whole new level at Mayura Station with the Tasting Room on-farm restaurant located just a few hundred metres from the finishing barn.
Wagyu is the fastest growing beef breed in Australia and one herd located in SA’s Limestone Coast is on a rapid growth curve producing premium quality beef.
PARDOO Beef Corporation has this year started implementing large-scale development plans and is focused on improving the meat quality of its herd.