Big cattle price swing to come in 2024 as analysts say outlook for beef is bright

Bryce Eishold
Updated February 8 2024 - 12:55pm, first published February 6 2024 - 2:46pm
Lou Gleeson, Clarendon, sold 8x8
Banquet and Boonaroo-blood heifers
and calves, PTIC to an Anvil-blood
bull, for $3000 at Ballarat's weaner sale
on Friday. Picture by Andrew Miller
Lou Gleeson, Clarendon, sold 8x8 Banquet and Boonaroo-blood heifers and calves, PTIC to an Anvil-blood bull, for $3000 at Ballarat's weaner sale on Friday. Picture by Andrew Miller

Flowerdale grazier Mat Costa says he was prepared to accept $1000 a head for his nine and 10-month-old Angus steers at Yea last Friday, but was "pleasantly surprised" when the pen was knocked down for $1250.

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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