Prices for heavy cows slip, again

Stephen Burns
August 16 2023 - 6:45am
Peter Cabot, Nutrien Wagga Wagga, with 19 Angus cows weighing 679kg sold by RN and SL Pollard, Ladysmith, for $1628 at Wagga Wagga on Monday. Picture by Stephen Burns.
Peter Cabot, Nutrien Wagga Wagga, with 19 Angus cows weighing 679kg sold by RN and SL Pollard, Ladysmith, for $1628 at Wagga Wagga on Monday. Picture by Stephen Burns.

A softening of cattle prices, due in part to restricted buyer competition, has some producers and agents scratching their heads, particularly in parts of the state experiencing a decent season.

Stephen Burns

Stephen Burns

Journalist, Wagga Wagga

Jackaroo on Merino sheep studs in the Riverina, a lifetime working on the land with sheep, cropping and cattle. Graduate Charles Sturt Uni with degree in Business and a Dean's Certificate. Graduate C.B. Alexander Agricultural College

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