Posts Tagged ‘livestock volumes’

Meat season hits the wall

June 11, 2012

Settlement of the industrial dispute at AFFCO barely came in time to beat the passing of the season’s processing peak. Contrary to expectations that the supply of cattle, particularly cull dairy cows, would last until the end of June at least, the flow has virtually dried up. (more…)


AFFCO digs in for the long haul

March 6, 2012

The dispute between AFFCO and its unionised workforce doesn’t look like ending any time soon, a fact admitted on the radio on Tuesday morning by Dave Eastlake, Meat Workers Union National President. (more…)