Raising the ‘steaks’ in premium dining

Will Cowper, OTTO Restaurant Brisbane

A relationship between a renowned chef and his beef supplier has given new depth to the phrase “paddock to plate” and the opportunity for a Brisbane restaurant to serve some of the most extraordinary steak…
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Is grain fed beef good for you?

Grain Fed Lean Beef

Australian beef is recognised as among the safest in the world with stringent control systems guaranteeing quality since the 1990s, but is grain-fed beef nutritious? A healthy balanced diet is something every Australian strives for,…
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What do cattle eat at a feedlot?

Cattle eating at a feedlot

The most common grains fed to cattle in Australian feedlots are wheat, barley and sorghum. Less frequently fed, due to their availability, are lupins, millet, rice, rye, triticale, corn and oats. Grains are either rolled…
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Beyond the farm gate

Jasmine Nixon

Growing up in Crookwell, NSW, Jasmine later studied a Bachelor of Livestock Science (Hons) Animal Health and Nutrition, but it wasn’t until she became involved in the UNE Intercollegiate Meat Judging team that the scope…
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Inside 6HEAD with chef Sean Hall

6HEAD beef

Life could’ve gone in a very different direction for Sean Hall. In his early 20s he was faced with a choice between playing rugby professionally or heading to culinary school. Today, lovers of premium steak…
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Four Daughters forging farming future

Four Daughters - Grain Fed Beef

Four Daughters started the way of many good ideas before it – in a bar. At Beef Week 2018 Karen’s husband Dan Penfold fortuitously pulled up a seat beside a young Chinese business couple. Always…
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