ALMOST $20 million dollars has exchanged hands this week at beef saleyards throughout western district weaner sales in Victoria.
BUYING demand met expectations for the “wonderful” yarding of cattle at Colac independent livestock agents’ steer weaner sale on Monday.
Interstate buying – in a depth of capacity not seen before – is expected to underpin the New Year weaner sales in 2017.
EUROA is expected to see big numbers and big buyers at their upcoming weaner sales, after having experienced what’s been one of their best seasons to date.
The historic, south-western town of Casterton will again host a series of feature weaner cattle sales in January.
Dale Sullivan and son Alex, Shallum Holdings, Killara, will offer 110 steers and 40-50 heifers by Injemira and Melville Park bulls.
Paul O’Brien, Sunnyside, Dunrobin, will sell about 200 steers and heifers at the upcoming Casterton weaner sales.