Several highly respected octogenarians referred to the yarding of 1,264 cattle at the fourth annual Clermont Beef Expo – held on Wednesday 26th October, at the Clermont Showgrounds – as "the best quality line up of cattle they’d ever seen".
SIMPLE practices like having a detailed business plan and good corporate governance could go a long way to overcoming some of the roadblocks to elusive equity in the beef game.
THE ROLLING out of close to $100 million to upgrade key cattle roads in the north has been hailed a major step toward unlocking the potential Asia is presenting for Australian agriculture.
CONTROVERSIAL talk of an independent Office of Animal Welfare led by a million-dollar-a-year inspector general reporting directly to the minister on issues like live exports will be put under the microscope in Canberra this week.
COULD glass walled walkways at abattoirs, allowing the entire process of cattle and lamb slaughter to be seen by touring groups, be the future?
A Morven Freight Precinct is one step closer, following a successful meeting between western mayors and the Prime Minister, Hon Malcolm Turnbull in Canberra last Friday.
The Titmarsh family, Condamine, were rewarded with both top and second top price accolades at the Roma Tropical Breeds sale on Friday.
The Australian Brangus Cattle Association’s 40th Annual Rockhampton Brangus Sale at Gracemere went off without a hitch last week, with bulls averaging $9815 with a gross of $1,089,500 (93 per cent clearance), while the females averaged $6934, grossing $263,500 (100pc clearance).
Santa Gertrudis seedstock producers in the Blackall-Tambo region have weathered the ravages of three drought years to be rewarded with some of their best figures ever when their 2016 round of sales took place this week.
In a case of deja vu, Wayne and Ingrid York, Karragarra, Emerald, sold the top priced bull at the Roma Tropical Breeds sale to Steven Swan and Allison Hotz, Swan Droughtmaster Stud, Moura.
STRONG interstate competition pushed prices to $11,000 at the home of Australia’s Ultrablack cattle, Nindooinbah, Beaudesert last week.
Cam and Fiona Russell’s new son-in-law, Iain Adams cemented the relationship between the two families with his purchase of the top-priced bull at the Swan Hill Santa Gertrudis sale on Monday.
THE flow of live cattle out of north Queensland for Indonesia appears to have come to a standstill for the time being.