Beef carcasses hanging© Tim Scrivener
My late grandfather would have given you a knowing smile at complaints from beef farmers about the lack of transparency regarding carcass classification once their cattle have been sold deadweight. Over a successful 50-year farming career he steadfastly refused to sell cattle deadweight on the basis that “once they’ve got your bullock on the hook they’ve got you on the hook too because they are the only bidder”. Granddad farmed in different, and some would say, more privileged times. With […]
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