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Qld rain, Indo outbreak weigh on northern cattle export trade

AFTER maintaining a steady pace in the past month there are signs northern cattle export activity may face further disruptions following widespread rainfall in Queensland and the detection of Foot and Mouth Disease in Indonesia.

Following a slow start to the year, new contracts were written for shipment in May as prices began reducing with the onset of dry season mustering and renewed demand from Indonesian feedlots looking to backfill feedlots after the Ramadan/Lebaran period.

New orders were also signed to Vietnam with two shipments contracted from Townsville last week, and another set…

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