Grown steers are hard to find in the saleyards, but for vendors taking the time to finish cattle at the heavier weights it's still paying dividends.
Tight cattle supply and graziers buying in cattle for flourishing pastures have forced the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator to a new record of 1033c/kg.
A person working at Dubbo saleyards last Thursday has tested positive for COVID-19, resulting in the postponement of today's prime cattle sale to Saturday.
The agricultural industry is awash with stories about record prices for property and livestock, but who are the people helping create the headlines?
Just another day of dearer cattle trading? Perhaps. But for those who enjoy the data, the milestone was worth marking as the EYCI zoomed past 1000c/kg on Thursday evening.
A positive lift in the number of quality cattle offered via saleyards has heightened demand and pushed the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator to 901.75c/kg on Wednesday.
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