Scramble for heifers, young cattle keeps store market solid

Shan Goodwin
Updated September 21 2020 - 12:56pm, first published September 20 2020 - 7:30am
EYE-POPPING: Commercial Brahman heifers at Charters Towers which made 1174 cents a kilogram to average $3544 a head.
EYE-POPPING: Commercial Brahman heifers at Charters Towers which made 1174 cents a kilogram to average $3544 a head.

THE scramble for replacement females to rebuild herds and the ongoing hot competition between restockers and feeder buyers for a dwindling pool of young cattle continues to sustain solid prices in the store market.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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