Record Sales for Roma

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It was a good year at the saleyards last year with a record $327 million in sales recorded in Roma. Experts put the record down to the increase in cattle prices throughout the year, boosting the end total. Saleyards Operation Manager Terry Hyland says the yarding numbers for cattle stayed high … [Read more...]

Strong sales boost record EYCI

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The Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) is continuing to rise after Wednesday’s monumental peak of 600c/kg cwt. It rose a further 0.75c yesterday to set a new record of 600.75c/kg cwt and this morning’s strong sales could push it even higher. The recent rain throughout Queensland, although … [Read more...]

Aussie hero delivers hay run of hope

The 80 kilometer chain of freight trailers will be the largest in the world, hoping to score a Guinness world record.

  If the heart was measured in metres, Brendan Farrell’s would be 80,000 long. After five months of logistical planning, he is about to embark on a remarkable journey to deliver over $1.3 million worth of hay to drought affected Queensland farmers. It is a mission that is set to … [Read more...]