Melville Park smashes records

Gregor Heard
Updated March 8 2021 - 3:10pm, first published March 2 2021 - 11:00am
BIG DOLLARS: David Lyons and Nathan Roberts, Melville Park, together with agent Jamie Bellinger, Penola, SA, and buyer Stephen Cuhl, Tarpeena, SA, with the top-priced bull on Monday.
BIG DOLLARS: David Lyons and Nathan Roberts, Melville Park, together with agent Jamie Bellinger, Penola, SA, and buyer Stephen Cuhl, Tarpeena, SA, with the top-priced bull on Monday.

*24 of 42 bulls sold to $13,000, av $5917

THE STRONG momentum within the cattle market, combined with sound seasonal prospects, has led to record breaking prices at this year's Melville Park Herefords bull sale, held on-farm on Monday afternoon.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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