How to budget cattle prices in the current market

By Ian McLean, Bush AgriBusiness Pty Ltd*, 18 April 2016 A common question from beef producers at the moment is what cattle prices should be used for budgeting purposes in today’s cattle market environment? Whether today’s prices or those of 12 months ago are used will make a big difference to the budgeted bottom line. Unfortunately no-one has a crystal ball, however historical price data can provide a useful basis for determining rational prices for use in budgeting.
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