What is a feedlots role in the supply chain?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Aug 23, 2018 12:16:32 PM
Despite what many people believe, cattle do not spend their entire life in a feedlot. A feedlot is used by producers to finish cattle ready for slaughter, or because a producer’s pastures are insufficient to sustain the livestock on grass alone during particular times of the year .
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Topics: Beef Cattle, Beef, Grain Fed Beef, Australian Beef, Red Meat, Feedlot, Feedlots

Australia's Drought Plight

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Aug 10, 2018 1:54:05 PM
Drought. A word that all farmers, their families and rural communities dread. Drought is a prolonged period which has severe consequences ecosystems, the economy and society. Below average rainfall has resulted in a water shortage and no feed for the livestock.
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Topics: Steak, Beef Cattle, Beef, Grain Fed Beef, Australian Beef, Red Meat

Our Award Winning Beef

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jul 27, 2018 8:04:26 AM
 
 
On Wednesday, 4th of July, the World Steak Challenge was held in London. For the third year running Teys Australia have entered premium Angus beef sourced from Princess Royal Feedlot, located north of Burra, South Australia and for the third year straight have received an award.
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Topics: Steak, Beef Cattle, Beef, Grain Fed Beef, Australian Beef, Red Meat

What is a Rumen?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Mar 9, 2018 9:35:00 AM

For beef cattle feedlots such as ours, the rumen is very important. Cattle are ruminant animals, meaning that they have a four-chambered stomach.

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Topics: Australia, Welfare, Grain Fed Beef, Beef Cattle, Beef, Livestock, Australian Beef

What are beef by-products used for?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Dec 1, 2017 10:58:06 AM

It is a well-known fact that focus of breeding beef cattle is to produce a food source. As the global population increases, so does the demand for beef.

Not all the carcass is fit for human consumption. Apart from the meat being the different cuts of beef, what happens to the parts that are inedible? It is true that some of the parts are in edible by-products. Here we are focusing on non-edible. Rather than wasting these products they can be used to make or help make non-edible products.

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Topics: Beef, Cattle, Beef Cattle, Production, Industry, Beef Market, Education, Suppy Chain

How do Feedlots Impact the Economy?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Sep 7, 2017 3:23:38 PM

The Australian feedlot industry is a booming right now as demand for Australian grain fed beef grows both domestically and internationally.

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Topics: Beef, Feedlots, Australian Beef, Beef Market, Industry, Cattle, Beef Cattle, Australia

Bob Rowe

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jul 3, 2017 8:39:19 AM

Together the late Robert ‘Bob’ Rowe and his son Simon established what is now known as Princess Royal Station. Bob is a South Australian meat and livestock icon and was at the forefront of the South Australian beef industry for many decades, treading where others feared for many years.

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Topics: Australia, Rural, Agriculture, Australian Beef, Beef, Beef Cattle, Cattle, History, Industry, Insider, Livestock, Trading

How do Feedlots Minimise their Impact?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 24, 2017 2:14:12 PM
It is no secret that primary agricultural industries are under increasingly more pressure to justify the impact that their practices and processes have on the environment .
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Topics: Insider, Agriculture, Industry, Feedlot, Cattle, Beef Cattle, Livestock, Environment

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