Wheat cannot get a leg up at the moment, with CBOT futures making new contract lows on Friday night.
With 1700 well-presented weaners on offer at Braidwood, last Thursday, the market was quoted as "very strong', by Schute Bell Livestock, Braidwood agent Geoff Baker.
Just on 2900 head young cattle yarded at Cooma for regular weaner sale saw a complete clearance with strong competition from southern restockers keen to acquire quality stock for growing out and finishing.
The offering of 80 Angus cows with calves following a herd dispersal, along with many PTIC females was a feature of the special cattle sale held at Cooma on Friday, which also included good lines of weaners.
The past week was a bit of a mix in cattle markets, with the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator falling a three-week low of 651¢/kg cwt.
Creswick Woollen Mills has secured a $500,000 grant from the state government to further improve its visitor attractions with an expanded cafe area, animal viewing facilities and upgraded welcome centre.
TWO Suffolk studs opened their gates over the weekend, to give visitors a behind-the-scenes look at their operation, all while promoting the breed.
BUYERS ATTENDING the fortnightly Pakenham store cattle market, last Thursday, were created by another yarding offering few dairy breed steers and heifers.
Panshanger Estate has had its best ever annual production sale since began on Auctions Plus some 20 years ago