Will Northern NSW markets run out of cattle?
Their usual selling venue of Dalby was about the same distance as Dubbo, but with the prospect of better prices, the cattle were trucked south.
Victorians with feed, after a reasonable winter, have found themselves in a very strong position heading into the coming months.
Drought bites hard in the north where total destocking might be too late to save the family farm. Meanwhile prime cattle prices remain firm to stronger as supply tightens.
Drought, fires force sell off for some but opportunistic rain drives replacement sales for others at monthly Grafton store sale.
Feeding for profit requires three components; a strategy, a feeding system and access to a nutritionist.
Victorian buyer competition certainly helped buoy prices on the heavier lines of weaner steers and heifers.