Bay Angus bull makes big bucks

A top price of $68,000 has been paid for an Angus bull in Hawke’s Bay, the highest price of the bull selling season so far.

Meat plants catching up

The dairy cow cull in Otago and Southland is running up to a month late, compounding delays getting prime cattle killed.

Winter grazing campaign launched

Beef + Lamb has launched a winter grazing campaign to ensure animals are well fed, in good health and farmers look after the environment. 

Turmoil will continue

Turmoil in global beef markets is expected to continue in coming months as the industry recovers from the impact of covid-19. 

Bull beef not yielding

Meat companies are passing through to beef producers a record low 55% of the United States 95CL spot market price.

Healthy Rivers appeal likely

Beef + Lamb is likely to appeal against the Waikato Regional Council’s Healthy Rivers plan change to the Environment Court.

Life’s cattle work recognised

Being put up for a Queen’s Birthday honour was such a surprise to Wairarapa farmer Bruce McKenzie he initially thought someone was pulling his leg, he told Colin Williscroft.