Ballarat steers to $1000

CATTLE at the Ballarat store sale, held earlier today, met solid demand - with older heavier steers topping at $1000.
CATTLE at the Ballarat store sale, held earlier today, met solid demand - with older heavier steers topping at $1000.
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CATTLE at the Ballarat store sale, held earlier today, met solid demand - with older heavier steers topping at $1000. CATTLE at the Ballarat store sale, held earlier today, met solid demand - with older heavier steers topping at $1000.
STORE cattle prices sold above expectations at Wodonga earlier today, where 2224 head went under the hammer. STORE cattle prices sold above expectations at Wodonga earlier today, where 2224 head went under the hammer.
A project driven by Livestock Saleyards Association of Victoria (LSAV) has proved electronic National Vendor Declarations (eNVDs) are technologically possible and there is a groundswell of support from industry to have them introduced nationally as quickly as possible, LSAV's executive officer Mark McDonald said.
21 Nov 14 A project driven by Livestock Saleyards Association of Victoria (LSAV) has proved electronic National Vendor Declarations (eNVDs) are technologically possible and there is a groundswell...
JBS Australia has announced its Tasmanian and King Island Producers of the Year at an inaugural 'premium producer forum' and dinner held last night in Launceston.
21 Nov 14 JBS Australia has announced its Tasmanian and King Island Producers of the Year at an inaugural 'premium producer forum' and dinner held last night in Launceston.
STORE cattle prices sold above expectations at Wodonga earlier today, where 2224 head went under the hammer.
20 Nov 14  1 STORE cattle prices sold above expectations at Wodonga earlier today, where 2224 head went under the hammer.
DEVELOPERS of the $20 million Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange (NVLX) expect to attract producers with direct processor contracts back into the saleyards, with a target to sell 250,000 cattle annually within five years.
20 Nov 14 DEVELOPERS of the $20 million Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange (NVLX) expect to attract producers with direct processor contracts back into the saleyards, with a target to sell...
A CLEAR winner of Australia's freshly-signed free trade agreement with China is the State's dairy industry, but its success is in the hands of industry bodies according to dairy advocate Lisa Dwyer.
20 Nov 14  1 A CLEAR winner of Australia's freshly-signed free trade agreement with China is the State's dairy industry, but its success is in the hands of industry bodies according to dairy advocate...
Chinese giant New Hope will invest up to $500 million in Australian dairy farms and processing plants as part of a deal with ASX-listed Freedom Foods in what could be the first of many deals fuelled by the historic China-Australia free trade agreement.
19 Nov 14 Chinese giant New Hope will invest up to $500 million in Australian dairy farms and processing plants as part of a deal with ASX-listed Freedom Foods in what could be the first of many...
SEASONAL conditions saw good lines of cattle to be sold at Bairnsdale's cattle sale last Friday, with prices dearer across the board.
18 Nov 14 SEASONAL conditions saw good lines of cattle to be sold at Bairnsdale's cattle sale last Friday, with prices dearer across the board.
YOUNG first cross ewes have again met solid demand at annual crossbred sales, with a sale high of $210 a head paid at Bendigo on Friday.
17 Nov 14 YOUNG first cross ewes have again met solid demand at annual crossbred sales, with a sale high of $210 a head paid at Bendigo on Friday.
THE new Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange, situated on the outskirts of Wodonga, is on track to be ready for its first sales early next year.
17 Nov 14 THE new Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange, situated on the outskirts of Wodonga, is on track to be ready for its first sales early next year.
FIRST cross young ewes and ewe lambs met enthusiastic demand at the Edenhope breeders' sale on Thursday.
17 Nov 14 FIRST cross young ewes and ewe lambs met enthusiastic demand at the Edenhope breeders' sale on Thursday.
YEA agents offered a larger and good quality offering of store cattle today, with competition coming from feedlots, locals and Gippsland buyers.
14 Nov 14 YEA agents offered a larger and good quality offering of store cattle today, with competition coming from feedlots, locals and Gippsland buyers.
AGENTS are preparing for a
13 Nov 14 AGENTS are preparing for a "phenomenal" influx of stock to hit the market as farmers in the Western District offload numbers to battle with decade-low rainfall.
THE development of the world-first Live Export Global Assurance Program (LEGAP) for the industry has been praised as a breakthrough for animal welfare standards across the globe.
11 Nov 14  7 THE development of the world-first Live Export Global Assurance Program (LEGAP) for the industry has been praised as a breakthrough for animal welfare standards across the globe.
AUSTRALIA is being ranked against the rest of the world to analyse where it stands compared to rival export nations' animal welfare standards and practices.
10 Nov 14 AUSTRALIA is being ranked against the rest of the world to analyse where it stands compared to rival export nations' animal welfare standards and practices.
THE complete dispersal sale of the Old Kentucky Angus and Blonde d'Aquitaine herds was exceptional for a number of reasons.
10 Nov 14 THE complete dispersal sale of the Old Kentucky Angus and Blonde d'Aquitaine herds was exceptional for a number of reasons.
THE complete dispersal of the Tarcoola beef herd drew a good crowd of keen onlookers and healthy bidding competition at last Thursday's Wodonga store cattle sale.
10 Nov 14 THE complete dispersal of the Tarcoola beef herd drew a good crowd of keen onlookers and healthy bidding competition at last Thursday's Wodonga store cattle sale.
EUROA was the scene of a small and solid store cattle market on Friday, but with the election looming - it also became the focal point for political announcements.
10 Nov 14 EUROA was the scene of a small and solid store cattle market on Friday, but with the election looming - it also became the focal point for political announcements.
MERINO ewes represented exceptionally good buying at Swan Hill store sheep sale today.
07 Nov 14 MERINO ewes represented exceptionally good buying at Swan Hill store sheep sale today.
A SUNNY day set the scene for a dearer market at Pakenham yesterday.
07 Nov 14 A SUNNY day set the scene for a dearer market at Pakenham yesterday.
THERE was a sense of de ja vu at the Coopworth National sale last week, with Chrome principals Matthew and Tanya Tonissen, Hamilton, paying to $4000 for a Cashmore Oaklea ram.
06 Nov 14 THERE was a sense of de ja vu at the Coopworth National sale last week, with Chrome principals Matthew and Tanya Tonissen, Hamilton, paying to $4000 for a Cashmore Oaklea ram.
SOUTH West Genetics' annual Mortlake on-property sale sold 22 of 44 rams offered to $800.
06 Nov 14 SOUTH West Genetics' annual Mortlake on-property sale sold 22 of 44 rams offered to $800.
IT WAS a small but influential buying crowd at the annual Roseville Park and Coddington Uardry Poll Merino sale at Hamilton this week where rivalry for top rams pushed prices to $3900.
06 Nov 14 IT WAS a small but influential buying crowd at the annual Roseville Park and Coddington Uardry Poll Merino sale at Hamilton this week where rivalry for top rams pushed prices to $3900.
IT WAS a buyers' market at the Premier Murray Grey sale at Wodonga last Thursday, according to Geoff Buick, president of the sale committee.
05 Nov 14 IT WAS a buyers' market at the Premier Murray Grey sale at Wodonga last Thursday, according to Geoff Buick, president of the sale committee.
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Nico on numerous occasions you bag on about following the money trail. Well perhaps you should
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We should pump as much CO2 out as we can - get sea levels rising as quick as possible - more
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Interesting that the mega Corporations like Coles, so vigorously fight for free and open markets
REGIONAL Infrastructure Australia (RIPL) has fast established a reputation as the principal backer of the country's saleyards, continuing its reign as the biggest investor in the Australian livestock supply chain in recent years. 
20 Nov 14 REGIONAL Infrastructure Australia (RIPL) has fast established a reputation as the principal backer of the country's...
FUNDS from the $30 million drought relief scheme announced on Wednesday are tipped to trickle through to producers in early 2015.
19 Nov 14 FUNDS from the $30 million drought relief scheme announced on Wednesday are tipped to trickle through to producers...