Individual Victorian saleyards will have the call on who can attend.
In an unusually-large yarding for June, 2888 store cattle went under the hammer at Mount Gambier on Friday.
VENDORS are being welcomed back to saleyards across Australia this week after being banned for several months due to COVID-19 restrictions.
CATTLE numbers nearly doubled, while the sheep offering also lifted at the Mount Pleasant market, but prices remained high.
There are strong suspicions that China's meat plant suspensions were simply retaliation, writes Ken Wilcock.
BUYERS were on the hunt for cattle carrying good weight in a red-hot Naracoorte store sale on Thursday last week.