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Numbers on feed, industry capacity hit new records in March feedlot survey

BOTH numbers on feed and feedlot capacity across Australia hit new record highs in the March quarter, results from the latest quarterly feedlot industry survey released this morning reveal.

Numbers on feed reached a new record at the time of the survey at the end of March, reaching almost 1.27 million head, an increase of 110,000 head on the December 2021 quarter, and 11pc higher than this time last year.

National cattle numbers on feed. 1996-2022. Click on image for a larger view

Last quarter’s numbers on feed figure was 30,364 head higher than the previous record set in the fourth…

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