Domestic markets

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The Growth and meat quality of grain finished entire male Bos indicus cattle project built on previous MLA research which demonstrated significant productivity gains in entire male cattle.…
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The Enhancing BeefSpecs systems for improving market compliance of pasturefed beef in southern Australia project has enhanced the BeefSpecs tools to assist pasture fed beef producers improve compliance…
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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…
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The ‘Commercialisation plan: 3D imaging for instant cattle measurements’ project was a study to determine market opportunities within key industry segments as well as gauge likely commercialisation pathways for the development of the 3D tool.

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…
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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…
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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…
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A guide to ageing cattle by their teeth, including a table of average age and the range of ages that teeth erupt for different breeds, photos and diagrams.