Monday, July 25, 2022
Australian cattle breeders looking to freeze cattle sperm and eggs due to foot-and-mouth disease
Cattle breeders in Australia are considering to freeze cattle semen and eggs for use in future breeding programmes and safeguard their bloodlines following the possible threat of food-and-mouth disease (FMD) affecting the country's AUD 32 b ...
Friday, July 1, 2022
Indonesia cattle FMD outbreak nearly stops northern Australia's live export trade
The foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Indonesia has nearly stopped the live export trade from northern Australia and completely disrupted the country's food supply system, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported.
Monday, June 20, 2022
Cattle producers in Casino, Australia surpass US$140 million in annual sales
The Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange in Casino, New South Wales, Australia has surpassed AUD 200 million (~US$140 million; AUD 1 = US$0.70) in annual sales for the first time in its history, thanks to high cattle prices, the Australian Br ...
Monday, June 6, 2022
Exports of Australian live cattle to Indonesia slows due to foot-and-mouth disease
Tom Dawkins, the chief executive of Australia's Northern Territory Livestock Exporters Association (NTLEA), said live cattle exports to Indonesia for the rest of June 2022 will slow to a near halt due to the foot-and-mouth disease situation ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Australia's slaughter numbers of female beef cattle hit record lowest
Australia's female beef cattle slaughter numbers have hit the lowest point in decades, with the Australian Bureau of Statistics recently releasing its livestock statistics for the first quarter of 2022.
Monday, April 11, 2022
DSM in agreement to provide Bovaer feed supplement to Australian cattle company
The North Australian Pastoral Co (NAPCo) has signed a collaboration and supply agreement which will enable it to use DSM's methane-reducing supplement Bovaer through its supply chain.
Monday, April 4, 2022
Australian state borders may close to cattle because of a lumpy skin outbreak
Australian government biosecurity experts said state borders may be closed to cattle movements due to the detection of lumpy skin disease in northern Australia, The Examiner reported.
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
New Australian research aims to breed more resilient beef cattle
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is supporting a CSIRO project to improve the resilience of different breeds of Australian beef cattle in a changing climate by predicting its ability to manage disease challenges with little impact to its gr ...
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Australia's CSIRO promotes use of native seaweed to reduce cattle emissions
Scientists from Australia's government scientific agency the Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has produced a cost-effective cattle ingredient made from seaweed native to Australia that could provide a worldw ...
Thursday, February 10, 2022
Hewitt Cattle Australia spends US$68.6 million buying 1.1 million hectares in Central Australia
Queensland-based Hewitt Cattle Australia (HCA) has purchased 1.1 million hectares of land in Central Australia for AUD 96 million (~US$68.6 million; AUD 1 = US$0.72), based on documents from the Northern Territory Government Land Titles off ...
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Australia's cattle herd set to increase 4% as rebuilding picks up
Australia's cattle herd is projected to grow by 1.1 million, or 4%, this year, as its rebuilding becomes more pronounced.
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Australia to see increase in adult cattle slaughter next year
Industry group Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) forecast that Australia's adult cattle slaughter will jump from this year's 36-year low of six million head to 6.65 million next year and 7.45 million in 2023, as herd numbers increase follo ...
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Forecasts for Australia's cattle slaughter revised down to six million head for 2021
Meat & Livestock Australia has lowered its expectation for cattle slaughter numbers for calendar year 2021, in its latest Industry Projections Update issued earlier on November 15.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Asparagopsis seaweed helps to cut methane emissions in Australia's beef cattle
A feed additive based on seaweed is making waves in Australia, where it is reducing the methane emissions from beef cattle by over 80%.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Cattle Council chief executive notes Australian beef producers' role in improving sustainability
Australian beef producers' work to cut greenhouse gas emissions can help secure a more sustainable future for the global industry.

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