THIS week we take a look back in the Stock Journal archives half a century to January and February of 1970, when a tornado ripped through New Residence and a mouse plague devastated the Mallee.
Because of dry conditions in the Far North and a derailment of the Ghan, the SA Beef Carcass Competition had one of the heaviest cancellations of entries, while Dalgetys opened new saleyards at Jamestown.
Cheviots were shipped to New Zealand and Merino rams flew to Sydney.
Take a look at who won the Cresco-Stock Journal wheat crop competition, while there are also some familiar names at the Bundaleer beef cattle auction in Gulnare and Faversham Beef Shorthorn stud sale at Littlehampton.
Check out who attended the Roseworthy Ag College dairy field day, while we also had results from special store cattle sales at Gepps Cross and Normanville, and a stud pig sale at Murray Bridge.
Love your Flashback Friday galleries? Catch up on what you've missed here:
- December 2005
- November 1984
- November 2004
- October 1966
- April 1988
- February 1994
- February 1981
- July 1994
- July 2000
- July 1997
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