Domestic markets: Articles and factsheets



The Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade releases livestock movement statistics twice a year, based on returned waybills. Livestock movement statistics provides recordings of number of head moved…

A brief explanation of the differences between ‘selling’ and ‘marketing’ cattle, and the main steps involved in marketing cattle.

An important step in selling cattle is being able to match the live animal to your target market specifications. Common traits to measure include sex, dentition, liveweight, carcase…

You may be able to improve your profitability depending on the selling systems you choose. It is useful to keep up to date with selling options in case…

Most meat processors and feedlot operators purchase cattle on a price grid. The grid indicates by price, which are the most desirable animals and shows discounts for animals…

Meat Standards Australia (MSA) is a grading system developed to improve the supply of consistently high quality meat to the beef consumer. MSA is a ‘tenderness guaranteed’ grading…

Marketing cattle for maximum returns is important for a profitable beef business. Find market and marketing resources, tools, useful links and videos here.

Selecting cattle to improve temperament can benefit beef production and animal performance, in addition to improving animal welfare and human safety. Beef CRC research found favourable genetic and…

These beef business management resources are aimed at helping you to improve your bottom line, e.g. by reducing costs, improving efficiencies, etc.