Drought pushes female cattle turn off to record levels

WATER shortages and a lack of feed have resulted in record levels of female cattle turnoff, according to the latest data from Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).

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Female cattle turnoff is at record levels due to feed and water shortages. Picture Mark Saunders.

MLA's Cattle Industry Projections August Update has shown huge numbers of female cattle have been destocked in many key beef production regions.