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BALLARAT livestock agents are demanding a say in the final saleyards development plans for the new Central Victorian Livestock Exchange, which is expected to be submitted within seven weeks.
BALLARAT livestock agents are demanding a say in the final saleyards development plans for the new Central Victorian Livestock Exchange, which is expected to be submitted within seven weeks.
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SOUTHERN beef enterprise profits might have lagged other sectors over the first 12 years of the century, but that’s not cause for alarm. SOUTHERN beef enterprise profits might have lagged other sectors over the first 12 years of the century, but that’s not cause for alarm.
AUSTRALIA needs to revitalise rail and port infrastructure or else agriculture will literally miss the boat to booming export markets. AUSTRALIA needs to revitalise rail and port infrastructure or else agriculture will literally miss the boat to booming export markets.
MEET Anna. This young Ayrshire cow is a pin-up girl for modern dairying. MEET Anna. This young Ayrshire cow is a pin-up girl for modern dairying.
MEAT & Livestock Australia is seeking researchers to devise ways of improving outcomes in three key aspects of safeguarding the welfare of Australian export livestock. MEAT & Livestock Australia is seeking researchers to devise ways of improving outcomes in three key aspects of safeguarding the welfare of Australian export livestock.
17 Apr 14 THERE was a feeling of spring in the air at Wodonga today, when a mixed quality yarding of 2000 store cattle sold to keen demand following one of the best breaks to autumn in many years. | Quality mixed at Bairnsdale  | Wet Ballarat sale dearer 
AMANDA Bayles has itchy feet.
17 Apr 14 AMANDA Bayles has itchy feet.
STRONG competition led to an excellent clearance rate at the Pinora Angus Bull sale yesterday with 41 of the 42 Angus bulls being sold.
17 Apr 14 STRONG competition led to an excellent clearance rate at the Pinora Angus Bull sale yesterday with 41 of the 42 Angus bulls being sold.
RAIN across East Gippsland and the High Country has brought smiles to many farmers' faces and brought speculative buyers along to Bairnsdale store cattle sale on Friday.
11 Apr 14 RAIN across East Gippsland and the High Country has brought smiles to many farmers' faces and brought speculative buyers along to Bairnsdale store cattle sale on Friday.  | Wet Ballarat sale dearer  | Yea heifers shine 
ALTHOUGH dearer, and considerably in places, demand for store cattle was considered “lethargic” at Ballarat store sale today.
11 Apr 14 ALTHOUGH dearer, and considerably in places, demand for store cattle was considered “lethargic” at Ballarat store sale today. | Yea heifers shine  | Cattle producers rejoice 
THERE was a very good yarding of both steers and heifers at Yea store sale on Friday, where 2700 head were offered to a large crowd in attendance.
11 Apr 14 THERE was a very good yarding of both steers and heifers at Yea store sale on Friday, where 2700 head were offered to a large crowd in attendance. | Rain buoys lamb market  | Cattle producers rejoice 
THE timely rain across much of NSW and parts of Victoria has brought with it a real sense of optimism.
10 Apr 14 THE timely rain across much of NSW and parts of Victoria has brought with it a real sense of optimism.
AN AMBITIOUS plan to build a major regional cattle selling centre that will engulf the State's South West markets is underway.
10 Apr 14  1 AN AMBITIOUS plan to build a major regional cattle selling centre that will engulf the State's South West markets is underway.
WHAT a week it has been at all cattle sales, both fat cattle markets and store sales.
10 Apr 14 WHAT a week it has been at all cattle sales, both fat cattle markets and store sales.
BEFORE any-one gets too excited and suggests the cattle market is currently trading in a price bubble, let's put a few things into perspective.
10 Apr 14 BEFORE any-one gets too excited and suggests the cattle market is currently trading in a price bubble, let's put a few things into perspective.
09 Apr 14 THE early market draw for Leongatha Wednesday (2900 bullocks, 700 trade cattle, 1100 cows and 65 bulls drawn) led to an unprecedented decision by the Victorian Livestock Exchange to...
A COUPLE of Australian Kelpies are now doing the hard yards in South Korea, after being singled out from a Gippsland farm.
09 Apr 14 A COUPLE of Australian Kelpies are now doing the hard yards in South Korea, after being singled out from a Gippsland farm.
COMMERCIAL producers concerns about copping the cost of electronic identification (eID) of individual sheep were continued to be voiced at the inaugural Southern Prime Lamb Group tour of Western Victoria, despite studs and processors showing support for a traceable tagging system.
09 Apr 14 COMMERCIAL producers concerns about copping the cost of electronic identification (eID) of individual sheep were continued to be voiced at the inaugural Southern Prime Lamb Group tour of...
THE Leongatha prime sale is set to be inundated with cattle tomorrow, thanks to rising bullock prices over the past week.
08 Apr 14 THE Leongatha prime sale is set to be inundated with cattle tomorrow, thanks to rising bullock prices over the past week.
WHILE not as common as cattle and sheep, the curious alpaca is now becoming a familiar shape in the Australian rural landscape.
08 Apr 14 WHILE not as common as cattle and sheep, the curious alpaca is now becoming a familiar shape in the Australian rural landscape.
THERE was strong demand for early calving cows at the Moraine Jerseys complete dispersal sale at the Warrnambool Livestock Selling Centre on Monday where 162 of 188 Jerseys sold to $3500.
08 Apr 14 THERE was strong demand for early calving cows at the Moraine Jerseys complete dispersal sale at the Warrnambool Livestock Selling Centre on Monday where 162 of 188 Jerseys sold to $3500.
07 Apr 14 A SOUTH Gippsland dairy farmer has pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated cruelty involving a cow with an advanced eye cancer on a property at Kongwak.
EXPECTATIONS were high prior to the Euroa store cattle sale last Friday, a good crowd was building and there were several B-double trucks already in the carpark before the sale.
06 Apr 14 EXPECTATIONS were high prior to the Euroa store cattle sale last Friday, a good crowd was building and there were several B-double trucks already in the carpark before the sale. | Ballarat push for saleyard success  | Colac's big buoy hits $1015 
LIVESTOCK producers need to undertake thorough pasture assessments now to identify potential renovation needs.
05 Apr 14 LIVESTOCK producers need to undertake thorough pasture assessments now to identify potential renovation needs.
05 Apr 14  1 BALLARAT City Mayor Joshua Morris has vowed to ensure the success of a new saleyards development within the city as surrounding municipalities show rival interest in the proposed...
THE inclusion of the feed efficiency breeding value in the national index is set to revolutionise the dairy industry within the next 12 months.
05 Apr 14 THE inclusion of the feed efficiency breeding value in the national index is set to revolutionise the dairy industry within the next 12 months.
RECENT rain in Western Victoria coupled with firming store market prices resulted in an animated bidding audience at the Colac Store Sale which saw the entire first-run of 84 cattle sold to $1015.
04 Apr 14 RECENT rain in Western Victoria coupled with firming store market prices resulted in an animated bidding audience at the Colac Store Sale which saw the entire first-run of 84 cattle sold...
NEGOTIATIONS began today for a new regional saleyards in the Corangamite Shire.
04 Apr 14  1 NEGOTIATIONS began today for a new regional saleyards in the Corangamite Shire.
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Emily, have U seen what is happening to Chinas peasant farmers in their country? Cleared out and
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Hey it is pretty dumb all unifying together to make good progress if you are headed in the wrong
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jillaroo, how right you are. In fact Australian farmers still supply the lowest priced food
Alister Purbrick from Nagambie will be recognised at the prestigious Parade of Champions at this year’s Sydney Royal Easter Show.
17 Apr 14 Alister Purbrick from Nagambie will be recognised at the prestigious Parade of Champions at this year’s Sydney Royal...
A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production.16 Apr 14 A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production.