Last Updated: November 01, 2014

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Colac, Oct 31: Top-buying duo

TWO buyers bought more than half the yarding at a dairy dispersal at Colac today.

Kyneton, Oct 29: Steers firm

Kyneton, Oct 29: Steers firm
AGENTS worked hard to sell cattle at Kyneton’s store cattle sale today.

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Heyfield store cattle sale
THIS week’s cattle, sheep and dairy sale dates.

Hay, Oct 24: Dispersal draws buyers

Hay, Oct 24: Dispersal draws buyers
WETHER prices improved and ewe values held their own at the Hay store sheep sale today.

Yea, Oct 24: Females to $1410

Yea, Oct 24: Females to $1410
COWS and calves sold to a top of $1410 at the Yea female sale where there were just 260 cattle yarded.

Warrnambool, Oct 24: Prices fall

Warrnambool, Oct 24: Prices fall
DRY conditions knocked “a couple of hundred dollars” off the value of the best cows at Warrnambool today.

STAGE ONE DISPERSAL Shepparton, Oct 23: $4600 top

Shepparton, Oct 23: $4600 top
A FIRST lactation Red Holstein made $4600 to top a dairy dispersal at Shepparton today.

Hamilton, Oct 23: Steers firm

Hamilton annual Kerr & Co feature spring cattle sale.
A YARDING of 3200 store cattle withstood downward pressure on prices at Hamilton today.

Wurrook, Oct 23: Merinos to $5000

Wurrook, Oct 23: Merinos to $5000
THE Walton family’s Wurrook Merino stud recorded a complete clearance of fine and superfine rams today.

Corowa, Oct 23: Tight price range

Corowa sheep sale
JUST $30-$40 separated the top and bottom pens at Corowa’s first cross sale today.

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Heyfield store cattle sale
THIS week’s cattle, sheep and dairy sale dates.

Wycheproof, Oct 17: Strong buying

Wycheproof, Oct 17: Strong buying
DRY conditions weakened restocker appetite for sheep last week at the sale of 11,000 sheep at Wycheproof.

Ballarat, Oct 17: Prices down

Ballarat, Oct 17: Prices down
PRICES at Ballarat were cheaper today with steers estimated by agents to be $50-70 easier.

Camperdown, Oct 17: Price jitters

Camperdown, Oct 17: Price jitters
SEASON and farmgate milk price jitters affected buyers’ confidence at Camperdown today.

Moyston, Oct 16: $5500 top

Sheepvention, Hamilton
BORDER Leicester rams sold to $5500 at the Jackson family’s annual on-property sale at Moyston today.

Wodonga, Oct 16: Numbers slip

Wodonga cattle sale 16.10.2014
RAIN stripped nearly half the yarding at Wodonga today with just 1500 cattle on offer.

One Oak, Oct 15: Rams to $30,000

One Oak, Oct 15: Rams to $30,000
STUD rams sold to $30,000 and ewes to $12,000 to mark the end of the One Oak Merino stud today.

Latest livestock sales

Latest livestock sales
THIS week’s cattle, sheep and dairy sale dates.

Tongala, Oct 13: End of an era

Dairy Dispersal L&S Chittick
AN end of an era produced a new breed record for Illawarra breeders Laurie and Sandra Chittick today.

Yea, Oct 10: Steers lead the way

Yea, Oct 10: Steers lead the way
YOUNG steers sold to hot demand at Yea today.

Deniliquin, Oct 10: Prices slip

Deniliquin, Oct 10: Prices slip
SHEEP prices slipped at Deniliquin’s store sale today.

Wallaloo Park, Oct 9: $18,000 top

Wallaloo Park, Oct 9: $18,000 top
A POLL Merino Wallaloo Park ram sold for $18,000 to Lorelmo Keyneton Station stud at Marnoo today.

Carrathool, Oct 8: Strong demand

Carrathool, Oct 8: Strong demand
OLDER Merino ewes and wether lambs were in demand at an on-property sheep sale in the Riverina today.

Latest livestock sales

Heyfield store cattle sale
THIS week’s cattle, sheep and dairy sale dates.

Berrimal, Oct 6: $30,000 top

Charinga Merino Sale
THE Polkinghorne family sold a ram — unexpectedly — for $30,000 at their annual sale at Berrimal today.

COMMERCIAL prices kick Leongatha, Oct 6: $2500 top

Potentially - Leongatha Dairy Sale
TWO buyers dominated at a dispersal at Leongatha today, lifting the commercial herd average to about $1800.

Jerilderie, Oct 3: Best in the middle

Jerilderie, Oct 3: Best in the middle
A TOP price of $183 for young Merino ewes was not the talking point at today’s sale at Jerilderie in NSW.

Swan Hill, Oct 3: Wether lambs up

First-cross store lambs made up to $80 at last week's store sheep sale at Swan Hill.
WETHER lambs sold to strong demand at the Swan Hill sheep sale where 20,000 sheep were yarded.

Lawsons, Oct 3: Bulls to $8500

Lawsons Angus Bull Sale, Livestock
ANGUS bulls sold to a top of $8500 at Lawsons Angus annual spring sale at Glenburn today.

Gloroy, Oct 2: Rams to $8000

Gloroy, Oct 2: Rams to $8000
POLL Dorset rams sold to a top of $8000 at the final stage dispersal of the Gloroy stud at Newbridge today.

Wodonga, Oct 2: Rain boost

Wodonga, Oct 2: Rain boost
RECENT rain has put a spring in the step of buyers and vendors alike at the Wodonga cattle sale today.

Ouyen’s grim death toll

 West Wimmera Harvest. Unloading wheat at the Laharum Grain Storage site. The wheat is travelling up into silo

UPDATE: The Mallee community has been shattered by the accidental death of another young farmer.

Review into country cricket

Supplied Editorial FW: picture

UPDATE: COUNTRY cricket in Victoria is about to go under the microscope.

Auctions take direct hit

Corowa sheep sale

LAMB pricing appears to have shifted in favour of direct selling this spring.

John Deere 1025R a little ripper

Elmore Field Days 2014 Wednesday

SIMPLICITY and versatility are the main selling points for John Deere’s 1 Series sub-compact utility tractors.

Humour is a blowtorch

Country Living: Sculptor and jeweller Russell Petherbridge

RUSSELL Petherbridge successfully crosses the gulf between sport and art.

Editor’s Letter: October 2014

 Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

THE Weekly Times held its first FORUM last month, a day for farmers to get together and hear from some successful producers and marketing gurus on how to build a strong business brand.