Pre-Christmas supply chains to the major processors are chock-a-block.
Australia’s sheep breeding flock could be headed down a slippery slope below 40 million head for the first time in recent history.
After dry spring conditions the National Livestock Reporting Service reports suggest quality is deteriorating.
It was a big year for sheep and beef studs at on-property and multi-vendor sales, as well as in the show ring.
A large yarding of mixed quality cattle and a lack of follow up rain in the north didn’t impact prices at Wodonga as much as might have been expected.