• Adult cattle carcase weights lifted by 1% to 315kg. 

  • Queensland male cattle carcase weights are 5% above the national average. 

  • Female cattle carcase weights have increased by 4% to reach 280kg in 2024.

Wednesday’s financial results for Australia’s largest listed cattle operation, AACo, showed just how much impact last year’s drop ...
April 2024 beef export volumes from Australia remain solid with 105,367 tonnes swt reported as sent offshore for the month. The st...
Birth weight is one of the most important and considered traits when it comes to breeding cows or buying your next bull.
AACo's $150m write down on herd value showed the depth of the fall. But when is the rise? AACo's Dave Harris, David Foote, Hugh Killen and more on where the price is headed.
April 2024 sees robust Australian beef exports, driven by strong demand from the USA, South Korea, and other key markets. Export volumes remain solid, showcasing a positive trend in global demand for Aussie beef.
‘l Low-birth-weight bull’ must have been the most common phrases used in AuctionsPlus assessments. But what constitutes a ‘low’ birth weight? And does birth weight even matter at all?
Australia’s cattle market is more exposed to changes in producer sentiment, as it sits in a “state of balance” – with improved beef production waiting on an increase in demand. That is according to Rabobank’s Australian Beef Seasonal Outlook 2024.
The AuctionsPlus Breed Hoofprint report showcases the indicative location of purebred commercial cattle in Australia. See the hotspots for your breed.
During the March quarter, 5,804 stud bulls were sold nationwide on AuctionsPlus for $55 million. These are the studs that performed best.
Processor activity has dipped from the record highs experienced before the short Easter weeks, but a strong interest from processors in a big yarding week bodes well for the continued high trajectory for slaughter figures. 
We look at how regions have been buying and selling during the first quarter of 2024. 
An analysis of AuctionsPlus transactions against the MLA’s National Feeder Steer Indicator shows when premiums and discounts are most likely.

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