Thirty Western Border region stock agents were briefed Wednesday in Warrnambool on the potential of the emerging live export of slaughter cattle to China
MLA's benchmark Eastern Young Cattle Indicator has eased to 635.75c on the back of ongoing hot, dry weather.
Although a further 5-10 cents easier demand for young beef weaners remained acceptably strong during the annual Elders steer sale on Friday.
A collective sigh of relief has replaced anxious expectation after two solid days of weaner sales in Western Victoria this week.
Pregnancy tested in calf heifers (Angus) made to $2700 and cows with calves at foot to $3150 at Euroa’s annual female cattle sale on Wednesday.