Fined for feed failure

A Laanecoorie man, 63, has pleaded guilty to three animal cruelty offences relating to his failure to provide proper and sufficient feed to his cattle.
A Laanecoorie man, 63, has pleaded guilty to three animal cruelty offences relating to his failure to provide proper and sufficient feed to his cattle.
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A NEW report is calling for more support for rural and regional students to help them overcome significant barriers they face in accessing higher education. A NEW report is calling for more support for rural and regional students to help them overcome significant barriers they face in accessing higher education.
THE thought of being the best young dairy cattle parader in the country hasn’t sunken in for Kayla Bradley. THE thought of being the best young dairy cattle parader in the country hasn’t sunken in for Kayla Bradley.
REINVENTING the R&D investment consultation model is the first priority for MLA in a restructure announced today. REINVENTING the R&D investment consultation model is the first priority for MLA in a restructure announced today.
MORE than half the guest list for the inaugural Australian Dairy Farm Investment Forum in Melbourne next month are ­corporate or Chinese investors, but with the dismal level of dairy farm funds on offer they may miss out on deploying their capital. MORE than half the guest list for the inaugural Australian Dairy Farm Investment Forum in Melbourne next month are ­corporate or Chinese investors, but with the dismal level of dairy farm funds on offer they may miss out on deploying their capital.
VICTORIAN food outlets supplying pig owners with food waste (swill) containing any meat will be hit with fines of up to $53,139.
9:24 AM VICTORIAN food outlets supplying pig owners with food waste (swill) containing any meat will be hit with fines of up to $53,139.
The VFF Red Meat Road Show is in Dunkeld today, but it's next scheduled stop to Alexandra on Thursday has been cancelled.
19 Aug 14 The VFF Red Meat Road Show is in Dunkeld today, but it's next scheduled stop to Alexandra on Thursday has been cancelled.
BUYERS were buoyed by the prospects of a good spring at the Ballarat store sale earlier today, pushing grown steer values up by $50-$70 a head.
15 Aug 14 BUYERS were buoyed by the prospects of a good spring at the Ballarat store sale earlier today, pushing grown steer values up by $50-$70 a head.
PRICES returned up to $200 a head dearer for weaner steers at Friday’s store cattle sale in Bairnsdale.
11 Aug 14 PRICES returned up to $200 a head dearer for weaner steers at Friday’s store cattle sale in Bairnsdale. | Euroa steers to 210c/kg  | Wet weather dampens Yea sale  | GALLERY: All smiles after Bairnsdale sale
STRONG competition from many local district buyers, Gippsland, one or two feedlot orders, and live export competition, all created a very strong sale at Wodonga last Thursday.
11 Aug 14 STRONG competition from many local district buyers, Gippsland, one or two feedlot orders, and live export competition, all created a very strong sale at Wodonga last Thursday. | Road infrastructure on Ballarat...  | Euroa steers to 210c/kg 
THE yarding of store cattle offered at Yea, August 8, was relatively small, and did not have the usual quality seen at this venue.
10 Aug 14 THE yarding of store cattle offered at Yea, August 8, was relatively small, and did not have the usual quality seen at this venue.
LIVESTOCK market reports were akin to a dog's breakfast this week, showing mixed trends across a range of classes and selling centres.
08 Aug 14 LIVESTOCK market reports were akin to a dog's breakfast this week, showing mixed trends across a range of classes and selling centres.
THE state of Victoria's roads, loading facilities and other safety issues will be discussed by the State's livestock transporters.
07 Aug 14 THE state of Victoria's roads, loading facilities and other safety issues will be discussed by the State's livestock transporters.
THE Wyndham & Co, Bairnsdale, annual spring store cattle sale has shown producers have great expectations for an early and good spring.
07 Aug 14 THE Wyndham & Co, Bairnsdale, annual spring store cattle sale has shown producers have great expectations for an early and good spring.
HEAVIER steers topped at $900 a head at the Euroa store cattle sale this afternoon.
01 Aug 14 HEAVIER steers topped at $900 a head at the Euroa store cattle sale this afternoon.
VICTORIA’S freezing winter weather today was not enough to chill the excitement of the official Colac saleyard’s new $1million roof opening that coincided with the winter store sale.
01 Aug 14 VICTORIA’S freezing winter weather today was not enough to chill the excitement of the official Colac saleyard’s new $1million roof opening that coincided with the winter store sale.
THIS year's annual Livestock Saleyards Association of Victoria (LSAV) conference will be held in Melbourne under the theme of
01 Aug 14 THIS year's annual Livestock Saleyards Association of Victoria (LSAV) conference will be held in Melbourne under the theme of "Livestock Marketing: Future Trends".
THE best autumn start in recent times is now behind us and the dive from magnificent autumn days – when growing feed seemed to be a leisure activity – to the depths of winter and an onslaught of cold wet and windy conditions is upon us.
01 Aug 14 THE best autumn start in recent times is now behind us and the dive from magnificent autumn days – when growing feed seemed to be a leisure activity – to the depths of winter and an...
Warm and sunny weather brought out a large crowd for a small winter yarding at Pakenham today.
31 Jul 14 Warm and sunny weather brought out a large crowd for a small winter yarding at Pakenham today.  | Store sheep robust despite lamb...  | Winter hits Leongatha sale 
THE Wagga Wagga prime sheep market struggled to gain momentum again this week, with new season lambs the only category selling to steady demand.
31 Jul 14 THE Wagga Wagga prime sheep market struggled to gain momentum again this week, with new season lambs the only category selling to steady demand. | Store sheep robust despite lamb...  | Cow prices raising questions 
THE lamb market may have developed the shakes over the past week but the store market remains strong.
31 Jul 14 THE lamb market may have developed the shakes over the past week but the store market remains strong.
THE US grinding beef market for 90CL meat has hit all-time records and doesn't look like weakening in the near future.
31 Jul 14 THE US grinding beef market for 90CL meat has hit all-time records and doesn't look like weakening in the near future.
A FIGHT has erupted between John and Karen Watson of Echuca and Campaspe Shire Council over their right to farm, as encroaching residential development threatens their beef operation.
29 Jul 14 A FIGHT has erupted between John and Karen Watson of Echuca and Campaspe Shire Council over their right to farm, as encroaching residential development threatens their beef operation.
Winter has really hit in Gippsland and this was evident at the Leongatha store sale yesterday, with agents offering a very small and mixed quality yarding.
25 Jul 14 Winter has really hit in Gippsland and this was evident at the Leongatha store sale yesterday, with agents offering a very small and mixed quality yarding. | Wet sees numbers down at Wodonga  | Demand strong at cheaper... 
Lamb prices at the Wagga prime sheep market have tumbled $10-$17 today.
24 Jul 14 Lamb prices at the Wagga prime sheep market have tumbled $10-$17 today.
The Ballarat store cattle sale on Friday was bitterly cold, but fortunately not wet.
20 Jul 14 The Ballarat store cattle sale on Friday was bitterly cold, but fortunately not wet. | Steers to $840 at Yea  | Too much of a good spring 
MANY parts of Victoria seem to be on the way to a good spring, but unfortunately good conditions sometimes produce the most worries, vets warn.
18 Jul 14 MANY parts of Victoria seem to be on the way to a good spring, but unfortunately good conditions sometimes produce the most worries, vets warn.
THE wet weather saw some vendors withdraw cattle from the Wodonga special store cattle sale on Thursday.
17 Jul 14 THE wet weather saw some vendors withdraw cattle from the Wodonga special store cattle sale on Thursday.
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Meg, that is a whole pile of emotional ideological crap, as well as being totally wrong. Where
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Thank you for speaking out again on this vile trade, Mr. Wilkie. You have reflected my thoughts
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When I first read the headline to this article I thought it was going to blow open the lies the
COW prices have jumped today at Wodonga, with all buyers firing along with increased competition from a northern processor after a lengthy absence.12:36 PM COW prices have jumped today at Wodonga, with all buyers firing along with increased competition from a northern...
WARRNAMBOOL Cheese & Butter chief executive officer David Lord has told the company today that he will step down from the top position.12:31 PM WARRNAMBOOL Cheese & Butter chief executive officer David Lord has told the company today that he will step down...