Mortlake cattle nudge 400c/kg, buyers from three states descend on first winter sale

Bryce Eishold
Updated June 7 2024 - 12:39pm, first published June 6 2024 - 7:22pm
Rob Patterson, Drysdale, Purnim, sold 50 grown Angus steers for 393c/kg. Picture supplied
Rob Patterson, Drysdale, Purnim, sold 50 grown Angus steers for 393c/kg. Picture supplied

Cattle prices have surged past agents' expectations as commission buyers, restockers and agents from Victoria, NSW and South Australia competed for cattle at the first Mortlake winter store sale.

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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