Meat & Livestock Australia has released its 2024 Global Goat Snapshot, providing an analysis of Australia's role in the global goatmeat market.

The 2023 season has been a strong one for Australian goat exports with monthly volumes running above average for much of the year ...
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While the start of 2023 has seen the softening of commercial goat prices as processors prioritise the backlog of lambs still hitti...
China has jumped to second place in goat exports after explosive growth that saw their market share jump from 1.5% in 2022 to 20.1% in 2023.
RaboResearch senior animal proteins analyst Angus Gidley-Baird believes there is "a slightly brighter light at the end of a slightly shorter tunnel for the cattle industry compared to the sheep industry at the moment".
While the start of 2023 has seen the softening of commercial goat prices, demand for quality bucks is still high.
For December, Australian goat exports reached a 15-year low with 1,325 tonnes swt – a 35% decline.
Reduced consumer sentiment combined with headwinds from economic conditions and overseas markets has facilitated a decline in goat prices online and OTH.
AuctionsPlus commercial goat listings for the 2021-22 financial year totaled 154,041 head - a 25% rise on FY21.
On Monday 16th May, the Queensland State Goat Breeders Sale, held at the Charleville Showgrounds took place, with 170 quality Bucks, Does and Embryos on offer.
The AuctionsPlus commercial goat market started 2022 at a rapid pace, with the largest weekly offering on record registered on Tuesday, January 11, with 15,548 head offered across 31 lots.
The second annual Red and Black Goat Sale, held on Wednesday at Cobar, delivered another impressive result for vendors, highlighting the confidence flowing through all livestock sectors in 2021.

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