A quality yarding was appreciated by buyers, as they paid top odds for cattle.
Cropping in one of Victoria’s wettest grain and pulse growing regions has been bringing its own challenges to Brent Herrmann, who runs the family farm with his father.
Victoria’s chief saleyards body has called for expressions of interest from technology firms willing to trial equipment that may prove suitable for when the scanning of electronic sheep tags becomes mandatory in saleyards early next year.
OPINION: The politicians have the power to implement changes, and it’s vital they hear from people who are affected.
Former UK dairy farmers Angela and Rob Perkins moved to Australia and now run Narweena Station at Woodhouse, in the Western District, for Rob's uncle George Crocombe. They have followed George's lead and continue to use Charolais bulls to produce shapely, early-growth calves.
Agriculture Victoria continues to respond to an anthrax incident involving deaths across four sheep properties in the Swan Hill district.
CSIRO scientists have confirmed the first pest rabbits in Victoria to die from the newly released Korean strain of calicivirus, known as RHDV1 K5.
CROWDS flocked to the Mountain Cattle sales, but the larger percentage are only there for the journey.
IT was no surprise that supply increased across all markets, after producers settled back into selling mode, after the long weekend in Victoria for Labour Day.