IT will be the end of an era at the Loxton saleyards on Wednesday next week, with the final sale being held.
LIVELY competition between Thomas Foods International and Teys Australia saw the two major feedlot buyers outbid local producers on the first twenty pens of older Angus steers at the March store market in Mount Gambier on Friday.
THERE was a large yarding of sheep and lambs at the monthly Mount Pleasant market on Thursday last week, with strong competition for good quality crossbred lambs.
THE Gubbins family kicked-off their four-day dispersal last week with a solid sale result for their XSimm Black Simmental stud.
A smaller crowd and lack of interstate buyers resulted in a slightly softer sheep market at Jamestown on Thursday last week.
In a total clearance last week, Coolana stud principals Mark, Anna and Max Gubbins sold 130 Angus bulls to $17,000 and averaged $7588 – both new record highs for the stud.