Weights and prices good despite early sale
Strong results and a large crowd were registered last Wednesday at Euroa Saleyards’ Early Angus and All Breeds Feature Cattle Sale, despite being held weeks earlier than normal.
Senior Nationals MP Darren Chester has urged against banning Australia’s live sheep export industry after a damning review revealed disastrous failings to stop animal cruelty.
Charles Sturt University research has found canola meal may provide an option for beef producers to supplementary feed steers and still access premium prices for grass-fed beef.
Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has ripped into his own department over live exports as his Victorian counterpart called for the phasing out of the industry.
The inaugural Victorian Limousin Society On-Farm Challenge has been run and won, with 22 studs and 150 cattle from all over Victoria taking part.
A new variety of a forage legume that can significantly reduce supplementary feeding of sheep in summer and autumn and boost on-farm productivity was officially launched recently.
The top-priced ram at the recent Pepperton Poll Dorset and White Suffolk ram sale will be heading to Western Australia.
It was standing room only at Taminick stud Witherswood Angus’ complete female dispersal sale as more than 440 lots went under the hammer on Friday.
Calves are the future of your herd, therefore keeping them in good health is vitally important.
A reduction in stock for sale during the past decade has seen the Kerang Saleyards shut down temporarily.
In what is the biggest monthly gain since December 2010, strong wheat and cattle prices drove a 6.5 per cent rise in the National Australia Bank September Rural Commodities Index.
Nearly all sheep involved in live exports arrive at their destination in the same, if not better, condition as when they left, former agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce said.
Euroa’s annual Angus cattle feature sale will be split across two months this year.
The second Good Friday Appeal charity sheep sale was held on Friday, with nearly $16000 raised for the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.
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