The battlefronts facing the live cattle trade

Shan Goodwin
Jamieson Murphy
Updated August 1 2022 - 6:15pm, first published 4:00pm
PREVENTION: A health worker sprays disinfectant in a cow shed to prevention foot and mouth disease in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. PHOTO: Andi M Ridwan/INA Photo Agency/Sipa USA.
PREVENTION: A health worker sprays disinfectant in a cow shed to prevention foot and mouth disease in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. PHOTO: Andi M Ridwan/INA Photo Agency/Sipa USA.

AUSTRALIA'S live cattle export trade has come to a grinding halt as Indonesian feedlots cancel orders en masse to avoid paying big dollars for animals likely to contract foot and mouth disease.

Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director and business reporter. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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