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Growth in goats

Due to the rangeland nature of much of the Australian goat industry, the size of the national herd is largely an estimate. The most recent Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Agricultural Commodities survey (2015-16 fiscal year) estimates that the number of managed goats totalled 424,913 head. Meanwhile, Australian goat slaughter for the same financial year…
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Live exports lower

Cattle Feeder and slaughter cattle exports were just below 40,000 head in July 2017, as Australian livestock exports continue to be restricted by a variety of domestic and in-market challenges. For the calendar year-to-July-2017, feeder and slaughter cattle exports were down 36%, compared with the same period in 2016, totalling 385,000 head. Year-to-July-2017 feeder and…
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