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Confidence in grainfed system sees numbers on feed increase

27 May 2017

Cattle on feed for the March quarter increased 80,687 head, or 8.6% from the December quarter, to 1,016,475 head according to the results of the ALFA/MLA quarterly survey.

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Cattle numbers on feed decline

08 November 2016

Cattle on feed for the September 2016 quarter have declined 122,094 head or 13% from the June quarter, down to 788,873 head, according to the results of the ALFA/MLA quarterly survey.  ...

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BeefEx: premier grainfed showcase launches

10 October 2016

The premier showcase for the grain fed beef industry, BeefEx launches tomorrow at the Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast with nearly 400 delegates registered to attend.

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ALFA Appoints New CEO

09 September 2016

President of the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA), Tess Herbert, has today announced the appointment of Mr Christian Mulders as ALFA’s new Chief Executive Officer.

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Fit & Feeling Good – AWO Update, Autumn 2016

16 March 2016

Dear Feedlot Animal Welfare Officer,

Ensuring good animal welfare outcomes is a priority for the Australian cattle feedlot industry. This newsletter has been developed to provide support ...

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ALFA appoints new CEO

13 December 2015

The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA) has announced the appointment of Ms Polly Bennett as its new CEO to replace Dougal Gordon.

President, Tess Herbert stated that she was delig...

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Fit & Feeling Good – AWO Update, Summer 2015/16

30 November 2015

Dear Feedlot Animal Welfare Officer,

Ensuring good animal welfare outcomes is a priority for the Australian cattle feedlot industry. This newsletter has been developed to provide support ...

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Grain fed cattle numbers remain high

22 November 2015

Cattle numbers in Australian feedlots remained at near record levels, increasing by less than 1% for the September 2015 quarter to 961,328 head.

Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA)...

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Queenslanders warned of impending costs/ risks as ethanol mandate bill enters Parliament

20 September 2015

With a bill requiring 20% of all Regular Unleaded Petrol (RUP) sold in Queensland to be blended with ethanol entering state parliament last week, it is timely to remind Queenslanders of a few te...

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Who will be named 2015 Young Lot Feeder of the Year?

10 September 2015

The future of the Australian Lot Feeding sector is in very capable hands if the top three 2015 Phibro Young Lot Feeder Achiever Award (YLFAA) finalists are anything to go by. The YLFAA is curren...

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