Analysis

Slaughter increase drives beef exports to new high

By Ken Wilcock
November 9 2023 - 12:00pm
Slaughter and exports both surge
Slaughter and exports both surge

WITH processors pulling out all stops to maintain shifts at full capacity, doing extras in some instances and Saturday shifts where possible, it was not surprising to see weekly slaughterings surge past 130,000 head in October leading to beef exports of 105,131 tonnes for the month.

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