Saleyard prices to fall; foot and mouth will cost us $80b: ABARES

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated June 9 2022 - 12:15am, first published 12:00am
Frenetic cattle buying starting to ease

GOVERNMENT economists have updated their modelling to put the costs of a multi-state foot and mouth disease outbreak in Australia at a whopping $80 billion.

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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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