After months of a steady - and sometimes not so steady - climb upwards, cattle prices have dropped substantially.
There have been cases of the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator dropping more than 30 cents in a week, for consecutive weeks.
There have been many reasons attributed to the downward trend, from caution about Food and Mouth Disease, issues with processor labour and even just the time of year.
But the next step for the sector is still in the air.
Several SA agents say there has been some signs of stabilisation in the market, with signs the drop should be slowing shortly.
There have even been some signs of improvement in some markets.
But where could the market be heading next?
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