NT cattle christen redeveloped WQLX saleyards at Longreach

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated June 6 2022 - 11:39pm, first published June 3 2022 - 8:00am
The first pen of cattle to be sold in the redeveloped WQLX saleyard complex entering the ring. From Hayfield Station at Daly Waters, they sold to western Queensland backgrounder Chris Skelton for $1380/head. Pictures: Sally Gall

The compliments were flowing from vendors, agents and buyers alike at the relaunch of cattle sales at Longreach on Friday, when 2900 head were yarded for the first sale in nine years.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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