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Downs feedlots running out of grain, as supply and price challenge deepens

PRICE and supply of feedgrains has rapidly approached crisis point over the past ten days, with credible reports suggesting a number of smaller southern Queensland feedyards have recently run out of grain altogether.

Logistical challenges in getting grain off-farm or into a feedyard after the recent extreme wet weather, combined transport and logistics issues, on top of rampant export demand for Australian grain in the wake of the Ukraine crisis has created enormous feed commodity headaches for lotfeeders this month.

The situation is being felt across eastern states lotfeeding areas, but…

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