Beef and Sheep

Why invest in Victorian beef and sheep

A strong export focus

Australia exports more beef and lamb than any other country in the world. Victoria produces more than 40% of Australian lamb, and its beef industry is the most export-oriented of any Australian region.

High quality and safety standards

Victoria’s beef and sheep products are world renowned for their quality. The red meat sector is well established, quality assured, innovative, globally connected, sustainable and backed by world class research, development and extension (RD&E).

An ideal climate

VVictoria’s rainfall enables mostly free range production systems that support high quality beef cattle and sheep production. Victorian livestock production provides all year round supply and has the potential to sustainably intensify production.

Connected supply chain

Efficient, modern, high quality and reliable supply chain infrastructure seamlessly link farms to markets. This infrastructure includes feedlots, saleyards, abattoirs, and road and port transport.

Strong growth prospects

Victoria has the opportunity to meet increasing global demand for lamb and beef products, as emerging economies in Asia and the Middle East increasingly adopt western diets, driving demand for high-quality meats.

The opportunity for adding value downstream

Almost 40 licensed abattoirs operate in Victoria including five in metropolitan Melbourne, and the rest spread across rural and regional centres including Cobram, Warrnambool, Pakenham and Colac. Victorian beef and sheep producers have the opportunity to supply processors with world class  beef and lamb.

Compelling investment opportunities

With strong global and domestic growth prospects for high value meat products, Victorian beef and sheep industries offer compelling opportunities for those looking  to invest.

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