How full are Australia's cattle paddocks? ABS revises herd estimate

Shan Goodwin
Updated June 18 2024 - 6:46am, first published 6:00am
Just how full are Australia's cattle paddocks? The ABS has changed its estimates on herd size. Picture via Shutterstock.
Just how full are Australia's cattle paddocks? The ABS has changed its estimates on herd size. Picture via Shutterstock.

The story of how full Australia's beef cattle paddocks actually are has taken a twist with government statistics experts shaking up their say on the matter.

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

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