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Leongatha holding pens, scales not fit for purpose ahead of Pakenham closure

Bryce Eishold
Updated May 15 2024 - 12:28pm, first published May 13 2024 - 12:40pm
SEJ Leongatha livestock manager James Kyle and Nutrien South Gippsland Livestock director Terry Ginnane at the Leongatha saleyards. Pictures by Bryce Eishold
SEJ Leongatha livestock manager James Kyle and Nutrien South Gippsland Livestock director Terry Ginnane at the Leongatha saleyards. Pictures by Bryce Eishold

Urgent upgrades and crucial changes will be required at southern Victoria's largest saleyard to cope with an influx of cattle when its neighbouring facility at Pakenham closes its gates next month.

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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