NORTH east, Gippsland and King Island grass-finishers increased the pressure on the store steer market at Yea last Friday pushing aside a strong body of feeder and processor buyers who, by the end of the day, dominated sales of unjoined heifers.
EXPORT processor Thomas Foods International (TFI) was the dominant competitor for heavy cattle at Ballarat’s monthly store cattle sale on Friday
SOUTH Australian buyers on the hunt for feeder and restocker cattle after recent rain - helped to lift prices at Hamilton yesterday.
SCANNED in-lamb Merino ewes made to a sale high of $160 a head during a small Wycheproof store sheep on Friday.
OUTSTANDING feeder demand drove steer and heifer prices to extremes at Ballarat’s monthly store cattle market on Friday.
THE forecast of a general rain along northern border regions halved advertised numbers offered at the Independent Agents’ monthly store cattle sale at the NVLX Barnawartha saleyards yesterday.