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Outstanding weaners keep title on tablelands
Neil and Beth Higgins, “Old Crockford”, Nowendoc have taken out the 5th annual Virbac Weaner Challenge in Tamworth with their outstanding quality Angus x Hereford weaner steers (pictured below) sold through Chris Paterson Livestock and described by judge, Rob McCarthy as “long, big, growthy steers”. They were knocked down for $980.
The Higgins break the winning streak of the Haling Family from Woolbrook who have won the past 4 titles . The best pen of heifers went to Colly Creek Pastoral Co, “Colly Creek” Willow Tree for their Angus heifers sold through Ian Morgan Livestock. Click here for the full story
Bartons back up for 2nd consecutive title as legacy lives on
Barton Partnership, “Dunreath” Garoo have taken out the Jason Goodwin Memorial Shield for the second year running.
The Barton’s lambs won the medium trade weight (45-49.5kg) category before being announced as the Grand Champion Pen ahead of G&J Rogers, “Colly Plains North”, Quirindi who won for their light trade (40-44.5kg) lambs (pictured 3rd from top) and the Aitken family, “Nekia Downs” Duri who won the export (50+kg) category.
Are your stock fit for sale?
There are specific requirements for livestock transport in Australia. Under these standards it is an offence to load and transport an animal in a way that causes, or is likely to cause, it unnecessary harm.
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) have developeda guide to help you decide if an animal is fit to be loaded for transport, by road or rail, to any destination within Australia. Click here for a copy of the guide on the MLA website.
If in doubt leave it out.
Mon 8th Aug, 2016
Is 400c/kg the new 300c/kg?
It was another week of not so average averages at TRLX with the best cows making over $2000, the top steers making over $2200, the best bull making over $3000 and heifers closing in on 400c/kg.
Mon 6th Feb, 2017 - $70000 pen of bullocks & $1300 vealer steers
Some very good heavy bullocks and feeder steers made good money with one pen sold by PPA weighing 25 590kg and returning over $70 000. They were sold on account of RD Pryor made 280c/kg and averaged 753kg/$2107 and certainly created a stir on our Facebook page.