Pakenham steers up $20-$30

THERE was a mixed offering of 2200 cattle penned at the Pakenham store cattle sale last Thursday - well above the 1000 advertised.
THERE was a mixed offering of 2200 cattle penned at the Pakenham store cattle sale last Thursday - well above the 1000 advertised.
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A HOLSTEIN was handed the highest honour at the Royal Melbourne Dairy Show yesterday, with judge Keith Dorries, Queensland, saying she “epitomised” the modern dairy cow. A HOLSTEIN was handed the highest honour at the Royal Melbourne Dairy Show yesterday, with judge Keith Dorries, Queensland, saying she “epitomised” the modern dairy cow.
PLANS by a senior government senator to review all agricultural levies are counterproductive, says a leading Tasmanian cropper.
PLANS by a senior government senator to review all agricultural levies are counterproductive, says a leading Tasmanian cropper.
FOR a long time the Australian dairy industry has suffered from an image problem due to the lasting effects of a decade-long drought and a Government that backed mining – not agriculture. But is the country’s dairy sector now being viewed as an attractive investment destination? FOR a long time the Australian dairy industry has suffered from an image problem due to the lasting effects of a decade-long drought and a Government that backed mining – not agriculture. But is the country’s dairy sector now being viewed as an attractive investment destination?
SENATOR Sean Edwards says beet western yellow virus has “blindsided” croppers, but a potential solution is being stifled by political gamesmanship. SENATOR Sean Edwards says beet western yellow virus has “blindsided” croppers, but a potential solution is being stifled by political gamesmanship.
A QUALITY yarding attracted a big crowd for the September spring sale at Yea, last Friday.
15 Sep 14 A QUALITY yarding attracted a big crowd for the September spring sale at Yea, last Friday.
PRICES continued to come back strongly at the Bairnsdale combined agents' store cattle sale last Friday, where a lot of good quality weaner stock was offloaded.
15 Sep 14 PRICES continued to come back strongly at the Bairnsdale combined agents' store cattle sale last Friday, where a lot of good quality weaner stock was offloaded.
Rains in recent weeks in the State’s north-east saw the number of cattle yarded at today’s Shepparton store sale decrease to about 600 head from the 1000 advertised.
12 Sep 14 Rains in recent weeks in the State’s north-east saw the number of cattle yarded at today’s Shepparton store sale decrease to about 600 head from the 1000 advertised.
11 Sep 14 THE Livestock Pavilion will be at capacity at this year's Royal Melbourne Show (RMS) - a situation that thrills Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) chief executive officer Mark...
I HAVE a request for market reports from different States so that Victorian producers can see how they compare.
11 Sep 14 I HAVE a request for market reports from different States so that Victorian producers can see how they compare.
THE Victorian Government will abolish the 3km buffer zone on dogmen trapping and baiting for wild dogs on crown land, but the move is just 'vote bait' say some farmers.
11 Sep 14 THE Victorian Government will abolish the 3km buffer zone on dogmen trapping and baiting for wild dogs on crown land, but the move is just 'vote bait' say some farmers.
WHILE some farmers make hay while the sun shines, for Chris Nixon at Bete Bolong it is a case of making silage. And his reason is the weather.
10 Sep 14 WHILE some farmers make hay while the sun shines, for Chris Nixon at Bete Bolong it is a case of making silage. And his reason is the weather. | GALLERY: Better feed rates with silage
SHEEP and beef farmers in south-west Victoria are being challenged to match their dairy counterparts in producing quality silage.
08 Sep 14  1 SHEEP and beef farmers in south-west Victoria are being challenged to match their dairy counterparts in producing quality silage.
ON the back of recent rainfall, buyers pushed steer prices up to 220 cents a kilogram at the Euroa store sale today.
05 Sep 14 ON the back of recent rainfall, buyers pushed steer prices up to 220 cents a kilogram at the Euroa store sale today.
Prices were up across all categories at the Colac store cattle sale today, reflecting the transition into spring.
05 Sep 14 Prices were up across all categories at the Colac store cattle sale today, reflecting the transition into spring.
A NUMBER of clues on trading opportunities were unearthed during a 1500-kilometre round trip made into the Riverina last week.
05 Sep 14 A NUMBER of clues on trading opportunities were unearthed during a 1500-kilometre round trip made into the Riverina last week.
WITH spring looming, the last month of winter did not deliver the much-needed rain that had been anticipated.
05 Sep 14 WITH spring looming, the last month of winter did not deliver the much-needed rain that had been anticipated.
DESPITE increased supply at all markets reported by the National Livestock Reporting Service, competition remained high at this week's prime cattle sales.
04 Sep 14 DESPITE increased supply at all markets reported by the National Livestock Reporting Service, competition remained high at this week's prime cattle sales.
ANY predictions are null and void after recent prime cattle sales. What would you normally expect to see at this time of year is a slow downward trend in prices and supply increases.
04 Sep 14  1 ANY predictions are null and void after recent prime cattle sales. What would you normally expect to see at this time of year is a slow downward trend in prices and supply increases.
INCREASED competition from feedlots and local restockers helped put a buzz in the cattle market today, with prices up across the board at the Warrnambool store sale.
29 Aug 14 INCREASED competition from feedlots and local restockers helped put a buzz in the cattle market today, with prices up across the board at the Warrnambool store sale.
Everything was favourable for the Landmark EGL Bairnsdale special spring store sale at Bairnsdale today, for what livestock manager Brad Obst described as a magnificent line of cattle.
29 Aug 14 Everything was favourable for the Landmark EGL Bairnsdale special spring store sale at Bairnsdale today, for what livestock manager Brad Obst described as a magnificent line of cattle. | Quality mixed at Bairnsdale  | Strong Leongatha sale  | GALLERY: Favourable sale at Bairnsdale
Restocker orders from northern NSW, South Australia and northern Victoria completed against steady feeder inquiry at the Hay, NSW spring cattle on Wednesday, where 2860 head were penned.
29 Aug 14 Restocker orders from northern NSW, South Australia and northern Victoria completed against steady feeder inquiry at the Hay, NSW spring cattle on Wednesday, where 2860 head were penned.  | Strong Leongatha sale  | Wodonga weaners to 215c/kg  | VIDEO: Good inquiry at Hay cattle sale
Judging by the very large crowd at Pakenham store cattle sale today, spring has already reached the Gippsland region.
28 Aug 14 Judging by the very large crowd at Pakenham store cattle sale today, spring has already reached the Gippsland region. | Wodonga weaners to 215c/kg  | Quality mixed at Bairnsdale 
MANSFIELD Zoo has welcomed its newest resident, a male blackbuck antelope, after it was captured in Victoria’s south-west.
25 Aug 14 MANSFIELD Zoo has welcomed its newest resident, a male blackbuck antelope, after it was captured in Victoria’s south-west.
RECENT heavy rain, and other special store sales, both past and forthcoming, saw a small and very mixed quality offering at Bairnsdale on Friday.
25 Aug 14 RECENT heavy rain, and other special store sales, both past and forthcoming, saw a small and very mixed quality offering at Bairnsdale on Friday. | Cold weather woes  | Northern dry hits lamb rates 
A large crowd influenced a very strong sale at Leongatha last Thursday.
25 Aug 14 A large crowd influenced a very strong sale at Leongatha last Thursday. | Cold weather woes  | Northern dry hits lamb rates 
Young cattle were buy-able at the Wodonga store cattle market last Thursday despite the region approaching a crossroad in the season.
25 Aug 14 Young cattle were buy-able at the Wodonga store cattle market last Thursday despite the region approaching a crossroad in the season. | Colac backs local yards  | Cold weather woes  | VIDEO: Wodonga weaners to 215c/kg
COLAC Otway Shire has $23.3 million reasons for retaining its municipal saleyards in council hands.
22 Aug 14  1 COLAC Otway Shire has $23.3 million reasons for retaining its municipal saleyards in council hands.
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This government is sending us backwards - re-opening live markets in countries that have
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No!! All these levies must be returned to identification, and democratic voting in relation to
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On the round table - beer and skittles?
FOR a long time the Australian dairy industry has suffered from an image problem due to the lasting effects of a decade-long drought and a Government that backed mining – not agriculture. But is the country’s dairy sector now being viewed as an attractive investment destination?17 Sep 14  1 FOR a long time the Australian dairy industry has suffered from an image problem due to the lasting effects of a...
FIRST-time buyers, GA Varco & Elgin Pastoral of Millicent, South Australia, took home the $4200 top-priced ram at the successful Hannaton ram sale at Kaniva last Monday.
15 Sep 14 FIRST-time buyers, GA Varco & Elgin Pastoral of Millicent, South Australia, took home the $4200 top-priced ram at...