Calves pass $2500 a head as store market demand booms

Bryce Eishold
November 27 2021 - 6:30am
Mick and Dawn Ernest, Cherrymount,
Streatham, sold 300 mixed-sex Angus
calves, Francs-blood, to a top price of
$2550 at Ballarat. Also pictured is Nick
Franc, Francs Angus stud, Beaufort.
Mick and Dawn Ernest, Cherrymount, Streatham, sold 300 mixed-sex Angus calves, Francs-blood, to a top price of $2550 at Ballarat. Also pictured is Nick Franc, Francs Angus stud, Beaufort.

Soaring cattle prices are showing no signs of easing in Victoria after nine and 10-month-old Angus calves sold beyond $2500 a head to restockers at Ballarat.

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Bryce Eishold

Bryce Eishold

Senior journalist

Bryce is a senior journalist with Australian Community Media's Stock & Land where he reports on all aspects of agriculture. Bryce is also the president of the Rural Press Club of Victoria. Email Bryce at bryce.eishold@stockandland.com.au.

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