The battlefronts facing the live cattle trade

Jamieson Murphy
Shan Goodwin
By Jamieson Murphy, and Shan Goodwin
Updated August 1 2022 - 8:15am, first published 6:00am
PREVENTION: A health worker sprays disinfectant in a cow shed to prevention foot and mouth disease in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. PHOTO: Andi M Ridwan/INA Photo Agency/Sipa USA.

AUSTRALIA'S live cattle export trade has come to a grinding halt as Indonesian feedlots cancel orders en masse to avoid paying big dollars for animals likely to contract foot and mouth disease.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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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