New standard for grain fed cattle announced

BEEF producers will now be able to market their cattle as “grain fed finished (GFF)” and sell them at premium prices after feeding them grain for 35 days before sale or export.

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Grain finished cattle can now be classified as "grain fed".

The new standard, or trade description, will apply both domestically and overseas.

Previously, only two standards existed; "grain fed" and "grain fed young beef".