Waratah’s first sale success

HIGH indexing rams with early growth attracted 33 registered buyers to the Waratah White Suffolk, Branxholme, first on-property sale last week.
HIGH indexing rams with early growth attracted 33 registered buyers to the Waratah White Suffolk, Branxholme, first on-property sale last week.
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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.
AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring. AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring.
Last night the results of the Geelong Show carcase competition were announced, with the Greenaway family again dominating in the lamb entries and first-time exhibitors, Nagel College, Bairnsdale, taking out grand champion beef carcase.
17 Oct 14 Last night the results of the Geelong Show carcase competition were announced, with the Greenaway family again dominating in the lamb entries and first-time exhibitors, Nagel College,...
THE auction hammer was hot at the sixth annual on-property ram sale at Chrome Sheep Studs, Hamilton, last week, where 76 registered buyers took home the entire 419 ram offering.
16 Oct 14 THE auction hammer was hot at the sixth annual on-property ram sale at Chrome Sheep Studs, Hamilton, last week, where 76 registered buyers took home the entire 419 ram offering.
CROSSBRED young ewes made to top of $190 a head and young Merino ewes sold to a best of $160 at Deniliquin feature spring store sheep sale in NSW on Friday.
14 Oct 14 CROSSBRED young ewes made to top of $190 a head and young Merino ewes sold to a best of $160 at Deniliquin feature spring store sheep sale in NSW on Friday.
FLUCTUATING prices reflected the mixed quality of the 1700 cattle offered at last Thursday's Pakenham store cattle sale.
Better lines sold at prices equal to recent rates, Landmark's Peter Brewer said.
14 Oct 14 FLUCTUATING prices reflected the mixed quality of the 1700 cattle offered at last Thursday's Pakenham store cattle sale. Better lines sold at prices equal to recent rates, Landmark's...
HIGH indexing rams with early growth was high on the agenda of the 33 registered buyers at Waratah White Suffolk, Branxholme first on property sale that maxed at $2600.
13 Oct 14 HIGH indexing rams with early growth was high on the agenda of the 33 registered buyers at Waratah White Suffolk, Branxholme first on property sale that maxed at $2600.
CRYSTAL Bell of Prairie Falls stud, Flinders, was awarded the most successful exhibitor after cleaning-up during the Murray Grey judging.
12 Oct 14 CRYSTAL Bell of Prairie Falls stud, Flinders, was awarded the most successful exhibitor after cleaning-up during the Murray Grey judging.
THE 2012 junior champion Red Angus female at Beef 2012 in Rockhampton and Sydney Royal champion has continued her supremacy after reigning supreme champion in the breed at this year's Royal Melbourne Show.
11 Oct 14 THE 2012 junior champion Red Angus female at Beef 2012 in Rockhampton and Sydney Royal champion has continued her supremacy after reigning supreme champion in the breed at this year's...
FIFTEEN year-old Ruby Canning, of Mavstar Simmentals, Mortlake, has been crowned Stud Beef Victoria Handlers Competition champion.
11 Oct 14 FIFTEEN year-old Ruby Canning, of Mavstar Simmentals, Mortlake, has been crowned Stud Beef Victoria Handlers Competition champion.
JUDGE Stephen Branson, Mortlake, has young bull Airlie Jimmy earmarked as the next big thing for the Charolais breed.
10 Oct 14  1 JUDGE Stephen Branson, Mortlake, has young bull Airlie Jimmy earmarked as the next big thing for the Charolais breed.
HER udder placement, mothering ability and correctness
10 Oct 14 HER udder placement, mothering ability and correctness "got it right" in judge Duncan Newcomen's eyes, entitling Eselar Park Ministers Honour F173 the supreme Shorthorn exhibit.
WITH one point difference over the Shorthorn breed, purebred Angus steers snared the prestigious Borthwick Trophy in the 2014 Royal Melbourne Show beef carcase competition.
10 Oct 14 WITH one point difference over the Shorthorn breed, purebred Angus steers snared the prestigious Borthwick Trophy in the 2014 Royal Melbourne Show beef carcase competition.
YOUNG gun Tim Reid of NBar Angus, Goulburn, NSW has been crowned the Gun Fitter Competition champion at the Royal Melbourne Show.
10 Oct 14 YOUNG gun Tim Reid of NBar Angus, Goulburn, NSW has been crowned the Gun Fitter Competition champion at the Royal Melbourne Show.
THE ROYAL Geelong Show is shining the spotlight on the Red Angus and Hampshire Down breeds, resulting in a spike in registered exhibitors in the sheep and cattle pavilions.
10 Oct 14 THE ROYAL Geelong Show is shining the spotlight on the Red Angus and Hampshire Down breeds, resulting in a spike in registered exhibitors in the sheep and cattle pavilions.
THE auction hammer was hot at the 6th annual on property ram sale at Chrome Sheep Studs, Hamilton, where 76 registered buyers took home the entire 419 ram offering.
10 Oct 14 THE auction hammer was hot at the 6th annual on property ram sale at Chrome Sheep Studs, Hamilton, where 76 registered buyers took home the entire 419 ram offering.
EAST Trentham Poll Dorset stud, Derrynock, has had its best sale ever with a total clearance and a top price of $14,000.
09 Oct 14 EAST Trentham Poll Dorset stud, Derrynock, has had its best sale ever with a total clearance and a top price of $14,000.
Victorian cattle and sheep producers, processors and exporters can help to shape a road map for the Australian meat industry in the next five years.
06 Oct 14 Victorian cattle and sheep producers, processors and exporters can help to shape a road map for the Australian meat industry in the next five years.
A RETURN to wintery conditions saw a large crowd attend the Leongatha sale last Thursday.
05 Oct 14 A RETURN to wintery conditions saw a large crowd attend the Leongatha sale last Thursday. | Bullocks reach $1030 at Leongatha  | Pakenham steers up $20-$30 
FEATURE lines of both steers and heifers created strong competition at the FOB Livestock store market at Sale on Friday.
05 Oct 14 FEATURE lines of both steers and heifers created strong competition at the FOB Livestock store market at Sale on Friday. | Pakenham steers up $20-$30  | Bullocks reach $1030 at Leongatha 
AFTER attending cattle and sheep sales at Hamilton and Wycheproof respectively last week, it is obvious concerns for the season have spread across the entire west of the State.
04 Oct 14 AFTER attending cattle and sheep sales at Hamilton and Wycheproof respectively last week, it is obvious concerns for the season have spread across the entire west of the State. | Pakenham steers up $20-$30  | Hay Merinos set season high 
ON THE same day two dairy processors made announcements about their farm milk price, Gippsland dairy farmers gathered to hear how some of their industry colleagues had weathered the previous financial year.
02 Oct 14 ON THE same day two dairy processors made announcements about their farm milk price, Gippsland dairy farmers gathered to hear how some of their industry colleagues had weathered the... | GALLERY: South Gippsland Dairy Expo
SPRING ram selling season has started strongly and the trend continued at Toland Merinos at Violet Town today.
29 Sep 14 SPRING ram selling season has started strongly and the trend continued at Toland Merinos at Violet Town today.
23 Sep 14 PRICES firmed on the back of increased competition at the Ballarat pig market last Wednesday.
23 Sep 14 A TALE of mixed fortunes could best describe a variable-quality yarding of steers and heifers sold at Leongatha last Thursday.
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Clearly, CMT and Jock are envious of growers taking a calculated risk and forward selling. They
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Agree with Fiona - this property is not cheap. Another thing - Mitchell grass is good - but 20
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