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Australia’s biggest feedlot keeps pens full despite record cattle prices and industry headwinds

By Amy Phillips and Jodie Gunders,

Wednesday September 30, 2020 – 09:38 EST

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There are 78,000 cattle on feed at the Grassdale feedlot near Dalby, Queensland.

Australia’s biggest feedlot says it has no plans to reduce the number of cattle it is intensively feeding, despite the challenges of huge industry headwinds.

This year has seen the fastest increase in cattle prices in Australia’s history, and a strong Australian dollar and trade tensions with China have combined to create a tough environment for the beef…

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