Restockers and feeders battle it out, pushing cattle prices up

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated June 17 2020 - 3:48am, first published June 16 2020 - 4:30am
GOOD LINE: Wallace Gunthorpe, Tarramba at Banana and Julian Laver, Nutrien Ag Solutions Rockhampton, with a line of Brahman steers purchased at Gracemere by Mr Gunthorpe for 378.2c/kg, averaging 326kg.

CATTLE prices continue to climb on the back of hot competition between grassed up restockers and feeders looking to keep pace with solid overseas demand for Australian grainfed beef.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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