More grass, less cattle equals stratospheric prices

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated January 12 2021 - 5:01am, first published 2:00am
PUSHED UP: The hectic buyer action at Yea on Friday, where Angus steers sold to a top of $2240. The sale wrapped up a week of back-to-back weaner markets across north-eastern Victoria, the Western District and Gippsland where close to 40,000 calves were sold. PHOTO: Bryce Eishold

THE cattle market has started the year at a blistering pace, with sensational weaner prices in the south pushing the broad indicator to a new peak.

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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.

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