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August 19, 2020
Merriwa Cattle Missing – Police Seeking Assistance

TWENTY-five cattle that are due to start calving this month have been missing from a Merriwa property on Mount Erin Road since March this year. See photos below. The cows are aged between seven and eleven and comprise of at least twelve grey Charolais cross Angus, five Herefords, two black Angus and one Hereford cross […]

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June 22, 2020
Controversial Feed Supplement Under Approval

A NEW medicated feed supplement called Zilmax is currently being considered for approval by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Association (APVMA), to be used in the Australian beef feedlot sector. The NSW Farmers Association strongly oppose the registration of the supplement because it contains the beta agonist zilpeterol, an active ingredient banned in major […]

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June 9, 2020
Stock Report: June 9

By Stuart Sheldrake THERE were only 220 cattle penned in the yard today. The long weekend meant numbers were detracted, following a good couple of markets last week. Not many cows to quote but firm, slightly easier than last week. The odd bull was firm and the remainder of the market was overall slightly stronger […]

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March 27, 2020
Strong Reaction to Saleyards Staying Open

By Janie Jordan THE local livestock saleyard industry has welcomed today’s announcement from the Minister for Agriculture and Emergency Management, David Littleproud, who confirmed that livestock saleyards and wool auctions are able to continue.   The Federal Government has deemed saleyards are an essential part of the broader agriculture supply chain because of their importance […]

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March 23, 2020
New Protocols at Scone Saleyards

COUNCIL has implemented changes at the Scone sale yards including: only buyers, agents and sale yard staff are permitted at the sale; anyone with symptoms of coronavirus, cold or flu should not attend the sale; everyone must sign in and out at the administration office; everyone must provide their contact details when they sign in; […]

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October 24, 2019
Beef Bonanza Begins Tomorrow

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October 23, 2019
Stock Report: October 22

By Stuart Sheldrake THERE were 775 penned at the Scone saleyards yesterday and half the yarding were cows and bulls for the export market. The market was a lot stronger, the cow job could have been 10 cents dearer on last week’s market with the best cows making up to $2.62. Bulls were very strong […]

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September 17, 2019
Scone Stock Report: September 17

By Stuart Sheldrake THERE were 1,150 yarded at the Scone sale yards today, with the market firm to five cents easier but the market held up quite well. There were a very good number of export cattle penned. Trade cattle were cheaper on quality and feeder cattle were back 10 cents. However, younger feeder were […]

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September 10, 2019
Longhorns Decide To Settle In Scone

IN a tough market the Texas Longhorns Australia annual show and sale in Scone had surprising success. The new facilities at White Park allowed the sale to go online for the first time, creating a bigger market, explained John Hoare, organiser of the event. “It was a good sale considering the conditions, vendors knew it […]

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September 4, 2019
Scone Stock Report: September 4

By Stuart Sheldrake THERE were 850 cattle yarded yesterday in a market that was fairly firm for all descriptions. Good cows were firm to five cents dearer, lighter cows were fully firm. There was a good run of heavy feeder cattle. Steers were fully firm, heifers were slightly easier but still a good result. Calves […]

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