No cattle, profit squeeze for importers ground northern live-ex ships

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated October 13 2021 - 7:39am, first published 3:00am
TOUGH TIMES: Numbers of live northern cattle being shipping to Indonesia are in heavy decline at the moment. Image: MLA

THE live cattle trade to key markets Indonesia and Vietnam has now effectively been put on ice, with exporters reporting the turnoff of suitable northern feeders has been exhausted.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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