AFTER a two-year hiatus, Australia’s National Dairy Youth Camp is back.
WEANER sellers should pocket some good returns in the coming weeks, but there are no expectations of extreme prices.
PROSTOCK Livestock agent Scott Endersby, Mount Compass, says there should be good rewards for farmers willing to take a punt on buying lighter cattle at the moment, but they are few and far between because of tight feed supplies in a number of areas.
Livestock SA has welcomed the re-election of Amanda Giles to the Board of the Cattle Council of Australia.
ANIMAL activists spent several hours on the roof of a Strathalbyn abattoir today, protesting the treatment of livestock processed at the facility.
NO one could accuse judge Meat & Livestock Australia Meat Standards Australia operations manager Hayley Robinson of showing favouritism in the led steers on-hook section, with a range of breeds taking out broad ribbons.
IT was the day for siblings in the led steers on-hoof judging, with two sets winning both champion and reserve champion ribbons.
South African genetics have helped Knockando Beef Cattle, Cowirra, to breed outstanding Brahman sires according to judge Matt Kirk, Carinya Brahman stud, Mundubbera, Qld, who sashed the stud’s bull grand champion.
MORE than 60 years of Poll Hereford breeding went under the hammer at the Pitlochry Station dispersal sale at Tilley Swamp on Thursday last week, with 165 heifers sold to $1080, averaging $1038.