Tag: cattle

Late rain lifts farm hopes

Limestone Coast producers are still watching the skies as the region struggles into the second month of winter. The region is well down on its...

Major saleyards project in jeopardy

The Grant District Council has been left disappointed and reevaluating the future of its Saleyards Transformation Project following an unsuccessful Federal Government funding bid.
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Researchers investigate ways to put methane reducing technology into the paddock

New research is investigating the potential of a lick-block formula that could help reduce methane emissions from livestock. The research is part of a collaboration...

Saleyard bill split

Mount Gambier City Council will meet today to discuss contributing $77,000 to the Grant District Council’s Saleyards Transformation Project. The matter has been listed for...

Livestock supply glut impacts prices

Downward pressure has been placed on South Australia’s cattle prices due to a number of farmers in Northern Australia destocking their properties of livestock...

Farmers ‘move on’ from saleyards saga

There appears to be little interest among the local farming community in retaining the Millicent Saleyards as a stock transit facility with just 12...

Stud sale success

The proprietors of the Woonallee Simmental beef cattle stud at Furner achieved a sales record in 2023 with more than 250 bulls changing hands...

Costs sharing to meet livestock ID regulations

As part of the national transition to electronic identification (eID) for sheep and farmed goats, the State Government has released details and guidelines of...

Millicent saleyards discussion heats up

Wattle Range Council has again voted to suspend upgrading work on its former Millicent saleyards. It has to spend up to $200,000 on items such...

Bid for stock agents to share site cost

The four Millicent stock firms should still make an annual cash contribution to the running of the local saleyards complex according to a Wattle...

Meat sales ‘beef up’

Shoppers are increasingly putting red meat in their trolley as retail prices push back against the inflation trend being seen more generally at the...

Livestock sector beefed up

South Australia’s livestock industry is set to benefit from an injection of up to $6.2m of industry funds to support the sector. The funds collected...

Truck wash cost opposed

The higher charge to use the truck wash at the Millicent Saleyards has been opposed by the advisory sub-committee of Wattle Range Council. The facility...

Sale support

Millicent cattle producers are well supporting the final scheduled sale at the local yards tomorrow with more than 300 head coming forward. The previous two...