Cattle producers in the Top End of the Northern Territory are ending 2020 on a high with the wet season delivering above-average rainfall in December and cattle prices sitting at record levels.
- Northern Territory cattle stations have received widespread rainfall in December, a far cry from last wet season
- The live export price for feeder steers to Indonesia has hit a record $4/kg
- One producer said it was important the live export price did not get too high for overseas customers
Gary Riggs at Lakefield Station near Mataranka has received around 400 millimetres this month and is still smiling after selling cattle just prior to Christmas.
“We got $4 a kilo for steers and $3.80 a kilogram for heifers, which is the highest price…
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