There's a strong southern influence at work across Queensland cattle markets as NSW restockers with plenty of grass hunt for more trading opportunities.
The herd rebuild has ramped up and slaughter volumes have increased, but there's no downward pressure on prices as global export demand soars.
In all, Glenlea Beef sold: six yearling Charolais bulls to $10,000; 20 three to six-year-old cows with spring calves to $15,000; 24 PTIC registered heifers to $8000 and eight unjoined heifers to $5000 at Scone on Friday.
Northern NSW sheep producers are losing livestock to unchecked wild dog attacks, as the Queensland-NSW border battle wages on.
ENTREPRENEUR Henry Ford once famously told production-line workers of the Model-T Ford, "Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants, so long as it is black". But one West Wimmera Dohne stud says Ford's philosophy would fail miserably today.
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