Prices & Markets

    Daily indicators as of: 24 August 2016


    MLA Market Information provides the latest prices, reporting, forecasts and analysis for Australian and international red meat markets.

    Quick search: market reports

    Your search returned {{Total}} results.

    Market News

    Queensland over-the-hook indicators lower
    23 Aug 2016

    Queensland over-the-hook indicators lower

    Queensland over-the-hook cattle indicators averaged close to 20¢/kg cwt lower across all categories this week (22 August).

    Read More
    Feeder market outpacing finished cattle
    23 Aug 2016

    Feeder market outpacing finished cattle

    While feedlots have enjoyed ample numbers of cattle in recent years, the current and forecast supply of cattle – and the impact this is having on feeder prices – will continue to be a challenge going forward. 

    Read More
    Lamb export value on par with year-ago levels
    23 Aug 2016

    Lamb export value on par with year-ago levels

    Australian lamb exports for the 2015-16 fiscal year totalled $1.78 billion FOB which was fairly similar to the previous year, although 35% higher than the five-year (2010-11 to 2014-15) average. 

    Read More
    Tongue prices reach 10-year high
    18 Aug 2016

    Tongue prices reach 10-year high

    As reported in the latest MLA Co-products report, swiss cut tongue prices reached levels not seen since March 2006, averaging $20/kg ex-works – more than double the same time last year.

    Read More
    Grassfed cattle leading the decline in national kill
    18 Aug 2016

    Grassfed cattle leading the decline in national kill

    According to recently released data from the ABS, Australian adult cattle slaughter was back 23% year-on-year in June, taking the year-to-June total to just over 3.8 million head.

    Read More
    Read more news articles

    MLA Statistics Database

    Recently released: Cattle Projections 2016 - July Update

    Published quarterly, this report provides a comprehensive outlook on the cattle industry, including forecasts for the national herd, cattle and beef supply and exports over a five year horizon.

    View Report

    EYCI (¢/kg cwt)

    EYCI (¢/kg cwt)
    '14 '15 '16

    Historical EYCI data

    WYCI (¢/kg cwt)

    WYCI (¢/kg cwt)
    '14 '15 '16

    Historical WYCI data

    NTLI (¢/kg cwt)

    NTLI (¢/kg cwt)
    '14 '15 '16

    Historical NTLI data