Cattle supply surge as graziers chase cash for Christmas

KB
December 13 2023 - 6:45am
Hugo and Simon Johnson, Brooklyn, Blayney, sold 320kg autumn-drop steers for $1120 a head at Carcoar last Friday. Picture by Karen Bailey.
Hugo and Simon Johnson, Brooklyn, Blayney, sold 320kg autumn-drop steers for $1120 a head at Carcoar last Friday. Picture by Karen Bailey.

A lift in the cattle market has spurred graziers into action and resulted in a big influx of stock into saleyards just weeks before Christmas.

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Karen Bailey

Market analyst

Agricultural markets analyst and journalist for The Land newspaper. Former national cattle and lamb/sheep market analyst with Meat and Livestock Australia.

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