Peak advocacy councils open up about their struggle to stay afloat at live exporters national conference.
FOR more than 80 years and through three generations, the Paspaley family has blazed new trails in the pearling industry.
CONTROVERSIAL talk of an independent Office of Animal Welfare led by a million-dollar-a-year inspector general reporting directly to the minister on issues like live exports will be put under the microscope in Canberra this week.
Restockers are driving the cattle market more than ever, now paying a premium over processors of just under 50 cents a kilogram carcase weight.
LIMITING livestock commission buyers to one order would put many out of business, have unintended negative consequences to competition for stock and would likely lead to the closure of smaller saleyards.
HAVING people on the ground and understanding the culture we are operating in will be key to Australia’s ability to tap into the potential of Vietnam’s fast-growing feedlot industry, according to one of our leading live cattle exporters.
The Palgrove bull sale topped $52,000 with 114 Charolais averaging $10,662 and 44 Ultrablacks averaging $11,330.
The Maranoa Regional Council will continue charging a $1.40/head buyers fee despite a growing backlash over the implementation.
The eastern seaboard's big September wet has held supply numbers in check at NVLX store cattle market on Thursday where a much smaller penning of 1500 was penned.