Dohnes top at $1900

IT WAS a slow start to the sixth annual Tasmanian Dohne Invitation sale yesterday, but the auction finished strongly, with several buyers taking home more than one ram.
IT WAS a slow start to the sixth annual Tasmanian Dohne Invitation sale yesterday, but the auction finished strongly, with several buyers taking home more than one ram.
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SOUTHERN Australia will be called on to supply 22,500 dairy cattle to Sri Lanka after securing two contracts worth almost $100 million SOUTHERN Australia will be called on to supply 22,500 dairy cattle to Sri Lanka after securing two contracts worth almost $100 million
A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders. A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders.
BASS Strait island buyers have again been strong supporters of the spring Landfall Angus sale at Launceston, Tasmania.
30 Oct 14 BASS Strait island buyers have again been strong supporters of the spring Landfall Angus sale at Launceston, Tasmania.
An overwhelming majority (90 per cent) of Angus beef producers want to increase the 400-day weight in their breeding operation in the next five years.
30 Oct 14 An overwhelming majority (90 per cent) of Angus beef producers want to increase the 400-day weight in their breeding operation in the next five years.
THE Commonwealth Government expects Victoria to help upgrade some of the State's 3892 mobile phone blackspots, according to Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Communications, Paul Fletcher.
30 Oct 14 THE Commonwealth Government expects Victoria to help upgrade some of the State's 3892 mobile phone blackspots, according to Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Communications, Paul Fletcher.
A SENATE inquiry into illegal firearms has been told only three per cent of the 500 guns stolen in Victoria in the past 12 months have been recovered.
30 Oct 14 A SENATE inquiry into illegal firearms has been told only three per cent of the 500 guns stolen in Victoria in the past 12 months have been recovered.
There was strong demand for the commercial lots offered at the second annual Bootehill, Claremont Reds and Yonda Grange Red Angus sale yesterday.
30 Oct 14 There was strong demand for the commercial lots offered at the second annual Bootehill, Claremont Reds and Yonda Grange Red Angus sale yesterday.
Cattle - Beef
A campaign to ensure that Victorian State Government procurement policy prioritises Victorian-grown produce is picking up steam, with AUSVEG adding its voice to calls for policy reform.
30 Oct 14  1 A campaign to ensure that Victorian State Government procurement policy prioritises Victorian-grown produce is picking up steam, with AUSVEG adding its voice to calls for policy reform.
THIRD generation farmer Greg Holcombe and his brother Michael have devoted the past 30 years to turning off high quality lambs, but it's a business choice that's been - for the most part - profitable.
30 Oct 14 THIRD generation farmer Greg Holcombe and his brother Michael have devoted the past 30 years to turning off high quality lambs, but it's a business choice that's been - for the most part...
Sheep - Meat
LAMB markets have continued to be somewhat unpredictable, with prices fluctuating depending on quality and supply.
30 Oct 14 LAMB markets have continued to be somewhat unpredictable, with prices fluctuating depending on quality and supply.
HASSAD Australia's transition from a fat tailed Awassi flock to a prime lamb operation at Barton Station, Moyston, is behind the operation's buying dominance at composite ram sales.
30 Oct 14 HASSAD Australia's transition from a fat tailed Awassi flock to a prime lamb operation at Barton Station, Moyston, is behind the operation's buying dominance at composite ram sales.
SUPPORT for Stavely Park Merino and Poll Merinos by return and new clients pushed prices to $3600 at the stud's 13th annual on-property ram auction last week.
30 Oct 14 SUPPORT for Stavely Park Merino and Poll Merinos by return and new clients pushed prices to $3600 at the stud's 13th annual on-property ram auction last week.
SOUTHERN Australia's major feedlot buyers turned out in force at the Kerr & Co annual feature spring cattle sale last week, where solid prices saw steers sold to 228 cents per kilogram.
29 Oct 14 SOUTHERN Australia's major feedlot buyers turned out in force at the Kerr & Co annual feature spring cattle sale last week, where solid prices saw steers sold to 228 cents per kilogram.
SOUTHERN Australia will be called on to supply 22,500 dairy cattle to Sri Lanka after securing two contracts worth almost $100 million
29 Oct 14  1 SOUTHERN Australia will be called on to supply 22,500 dairy cattle to Sri Lanka after securing two contracts worth almost $100 million
VICTORIA is set to get a new community-led action plan on rabbits, in an initiative launched by the Victorian Government today.
29 Oct 14 VICTORIA is set to get a new community-led action plan on rabbits, in an initiative launched by the Victorian Government today.
A COMMUNITY push to save an internationally recognised fishing lake is gathering momentum.
29 Oct 14 A COMMUNITY push to save an internationally recognised fishing lake is gathering momentum.
AFTER 40 years of Poll Hereford breeding (36 of those recording through the National Beef Recording Scheme - now Breedplan), John and Mary Birdsey dispersed their River Perry Poll Hereford herd at Perry Bridge last week.
28 Oct 14 AFTER 40 years of Poll Hereford breeding (36 of those recording through the National Beef Recording Scheme - now Breedplan), John and Mary Birdsey dispersed their River Perry Poll...
Cattle - Beef
COWBOYS from Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia won rough stock events at the 2014 Warwick Rodeo.
28 Oct 14 COWBOYS from Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia won rough stock events at the 2014 Warwick Rodeo.
The Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) said this week that pockets of locust activity in NSW and Queensland presented no cause for wider immediate concern.
28 Oct 14 The Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) said this week that pockets of locust activity in NSW and Queensland presented no cause for wider immediate concern.
THE fortnightly Pakenham store sale last Thursday started off with very limited competition but improved as the sale progressed, according to Dan Cameron, SEJ Pakenham.
28 Oct 14 THE fortnightly Pakenham store sale last Thursday started off with very limited competition but improved as the sale progressed, according to Dan Cameron, SEJ Pakenham.
Cattle - Beef
CHANDPARA 
80 Southdown rams and ewes, total clearance, highest price $5000, av $990.
27 Oct 14 CHANDPARA 80 Southdown rams and ewes, total clearance, highest price $5000, av $990.
Sheep - Meat
It was a small but quality yarding of cattle at Yea’s special female sale last Friday, Rodwells Yea, agent Adam Mountjoy said.
27 Oct 14 It was a small but quality yarding of cattle at Yea’s special female sale last Friday, Rodwells Yea, agent Adam Mountjoy said.
BIDS rang out thick and fast from the outset of Wurrook’s annual on property sale, where all 91 rams offered found buyers.
25 Oct 14 BIDS rang out thick and fast from the outset of Wurrook’s annual on property sale, where all 91 rams offered found buyers.
Sheep - Wool
PRICES for cows and calves held firm at Bairnsdale store cattle sale today and compared well to the same time last year, with similar prices paid.
24 Oct 14 PRICES for cows and calves held firm at Bairnsdale store cattle sale today and compared well to the same time last year, with similar prices paid. | Deni spring store sheep sale  | Warnings after Theileriosis... 
SOUTHERN Australia’s major feedlot buyers turned out in force at Kerr & Co annual feature spring cattle sale where solid prices sold to 228cents per kilogram.
23 Oct 14 SOUTHERN Australia’s major feedlot buyers turned out in force at Kerr & Co annual feature spring cattle sale where solid prices sold to 228cents per kilogram.
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Doctor Barney as Deputy Prime Minister is a horror movie in 3D, but it is halloween.
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In some ways you have a point Freshy but not totally. You are right to say farmers need to
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Yeah, that's right, FFS, in the 15th floor penthouse. How nice of you to remember. Are you going
A campaign to ensure that Victorian State Government procurement policy prioritises Victorian-grown produce is picking up steam, with AUSVEG adding its voice to calls for policy reform.30 Oct 14  1 A campaign to ensure that Victorian State Government procurement policy prioritises Victorian-grown produce is...
ACCESS to export markets and a transport system able to deliver agricultural goods are among the key election issues affecting Victorian agricultural industries, Agriculture Minister Peter Walsh said at a Rural Press Club event in Melbourne last week.21 Oct 14 ACCESS to export markets and a transport system able to deliver agricultural goods are among the key election issues...