Over The Hooks Trading

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OTH trading is the direct selling of livestock to a processor, where payment is based on Hot Standard Carcase Weight ("HSCW") and Vendor Feedback information is provided.


Over-The-Hooks Trading of Livestock Guidelines brochure.(OTH):

The objective of this brochure is to introduce and promote Over-The-Hooks Trading (OTH)  in Livestock by:

  • Providing an introduction of usual industry practices associated with direct selling;
  • Encouraging producers to consider targeting production of specific market requirements for objective quality parameters; and
  • Encouraging producers to consider trading practices which enhance product quality.


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Over the Hooks Trading Enquiries/Technical Assistance

AUS-MEAT can be requested to provide technical assistance relating to carcase measurements when livestock are traded 'Over-The-Hooks' at an AUS-MEAT Accredited Processor.  For details Click Here

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