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Herd, flock recovery driving shift in protein production
 
Growth in chicken and pork production over the past twelve months is a stark contrast to the fall in red meat production. Supported by lower grain prices, pork production increased 5% year-on-year...
 
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Live exports lower
 
Feeder and slaughter cattle exports were just below 40,000 head in July, as Australian livestock exports continue to be restricted by a variety of domestic and in-market challenges. For the calendar year-to-July, feeder and slaughter cattle exports were down 36% totalling 385,000 head...
 
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Grainfed export growth in Asia
 
A historically low Australian cattle herd and the consequent tight supplies constricted numbers on feed during the 2016-17 fiscal year, particularly in the September quarter 2016. This resulted in Australian grainfed beef exports for 2016-17 easing 4% year-on-year, to 257,781 tonnes swt...
 
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