Last Updated: October 24, 2014

Weather: Canberra 9°C - 30°C . Partly cloudy.

Hamilton, Oct 23: Steers firm

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.

Latest livestock sales

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.

Latest livestock sales

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

DISPERSAL SALE Warragul, Sept 26: $3400 top

Dairy Sale Warragul
THE quality of Grant Heywood’s herd lured buyers to Warragul today, according to the sale auctioneer.

Bairnsdale, Sept 26: 1800 yarded

Wodonga cattle sale
PRICES were strong at Bairnsdale today where about 1800 cattle were yarded.

One Oak, Sept 25: $11,000 top

One Oak, Sep 25: $11,000 top
IT was the end of an era today when One Oak at Jerilderie offered Merino rams for the final time.

Latest livestock sales

Wodonga cattle sale
THIS week’s sheep and cattle sales.

Avenel, Sept 19: Average up

Avenel, Sept 19: Average up
AVENEL Merino stud at Wanganella in NSW recorded a solid sale last week.

The Glen, Sept 19: Bulls to $7250

The Glen, Sept 19: Bulls to $7250
TWO bulls sold to an equal top price of $7250 at Mike and Joy Gadd’s The Glen bull sale at Walwa.

100 wind jobs axed

100 wind jobs axed

UPDATE: A LARGE Portland manufacturer will sack 100 staff following uncertainty over the renewable energy target.

Country footy salary cap debate

AFL Victoria Community Cup, AFL Victoria Country v Victorian Amateur Football Association

AFL Victoria will trial a salary cap to put a lid on the rising costs of country footballers.

Beef numbers defy returns

Beef numbers defy returns

THE number of cattle still coming out of paddocks continues to amaze.

Case mid-sized tractor updated

Case mid-sized tractor updated

CASE IH has hit the 100hp market with its new Farmall C mid-size tractor range.

Mont De Lancey is a treasure

Mont De Lancey

SURROUNDED by orchards, Mont De Lancey homestead sits snugly in a postcard-perfect landscape.

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.