28-02-2014 01:08 AM | Australia

Australian farmers hit by drought, boom time for meat processors

Normally at this time of year Australian meat processors are operating part time as cattle gorge on summer grass.

But a scorching drought has forced farmers to cull cows as pastures wither, driving processors to work flat out and likely pushing beef shipments in the world’s third-biggest exporter beyond record levels already touted.
Full Story : The Globe and Mail