Western cattle market crashes

By Sally Cripps
Updated December 21 2015 - 11:40am, first published May 3 2013 - 9:58am
Blackall Landmark manager Trent McKinlay surveys an almost empty laneway as he attempts to sell a pen of cattle. - Picture: SALLY CRIPPS.
Blackall Landmark manager Trent McKinlay surveys an almost empty laneway as he attempts to sell a pen of cattle. - Picture: SALLY CRIPPS.

THE ghosts of cattle price crashes in the 1970s and 1990s loomed large over saleyards in western Queensland this week, as prices at Longreach and Blackall tumbled to record lows.

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