Australia’s buffalo trade growing with large numbers exported to Vietnam, by Matt Brann, ABC Rural, 12 January 2016.

An edited extract of the original article is reproduced below.

More than 5,000 head of buffalo were exported from the Northern Territory in 2015, making it one of the best years in the trade’s history.

Figures released yesterday by the NT Department of Primary Industry show the year was also Darwin Port’s second-biggest on record for live cattle exports.

A small number of buffalo were shipped to Brunei (625 head), but the majority were sent to Vietnam (4,468 head), which is a market expected to grow even further in 2016…

 

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