Rebuild or static: Where the 2024 cattle herd is headed still a mystery

Shan Goodwin
May 21 2024 - 6:30am
Cattle slaughter and beef production continues to increase but whether producer sentiment is in a state of rebuild or simply holding steady is up for debate.
Cattle slaughter and beef production continues to increase but whether producer sentiment is in a state of rebuild or simply holding steady is up for debate.

The great 2024 cattle market quandary of whether producers are thinking rebuild or contraction remains firmly in place following the release of the first government beef production figures for the year.

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. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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