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Beef brewing: discrepancies in meat prices are starting to rankle

By Letters to the Editor
November 24 2023 - 4:30am
Beef brewing: discrepancies in meat prices are starting to rankle
Beef brewing: discrepancies in meat prices are starting to rankle

I WAS talking to an old cattle farmer from Quirindi. He lamented that the week prior he had to sell a third of his prime beef herd for just under $2 per kilo. Prime beef in shops and the big two supermarkets costs between $30-$35 a kilo. That is a gap of between $28 and $33 per kilo, so who is the big winner here? Certainly not the farmer.

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