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Elders NSW Auctioneer Lincoln McKinlay with thw Wattle Grove Principals

Bidders, Winners and Records – October livestock update

As stud sales continue across the country this month we review some of the highlights from our Elders network, as well as some of the results rewriting the record…

Cattle, Livestock, Sheep

Elders farm cattle

Preventing parasite problems in livestock

Research by Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) estimates that internal parasites cost the Australian livestock industry approximately $529 million a year. This includes production losses,…

Animal Health, Cattle, Livestock, Sheep


2021 Rockhampton Brahman Week wrap-up

After a flurry of bidders and bulls across three days in northern Queensland, the 2021 Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale has concluded in over $11.7 million…



Cattle market – October update

At a glance National trade steer prices reach a new two year high of 543 c/kg lwt, 5 per cent (pc) higher than last month.…

Cattle, Livestock

Elders Stud Stock QLD team at the Yarrawonga Santa Gertrudis bull sale.

Bidders, Winners and Records – September livestock update

Stud sales across the country are coming in hot this month, with buyers looking to invest in quality genetics going into 2022. We review some…

Cattle, Livestock, Sheep


Cattle market – September update

At a glance National trade steer prices reach a two year high of 527 c/kg lwt, 31 per cent (pc) higher than this time last…

Cattle, Livestock

herd of brahman cattle

Delaying tick control can be costly

The cattle tick (Rhipicephalus (formerly Boophilus) microplus) is regarded as the most economically important parasite to the Australian cattle industry1. Heavy cattle tick infestations can…

Animal Health, Cattle, Seasons

Bidders, Winners and Records | Elders Livestock Update

It has been a busy month already in Stud Stock sales across Australia, with the official start to the Spring Selling Season only weeks away.…

Cattle, Latest News


Annual Ryegrass Toxicity (ARGT)

Annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT) is a potentially fatal condition affecting livestock, caused by the consumption of ryegrass which has been affected by Rathayibacter toxicus bacterium.…

Animal Health, Cattle


Grass tetany – how to stop the drop

Incidents of grass tetany (hypomagnesaemia) and milk fever (hypocalcaemia) are currently on the rise. “The recent abundant rain, current winter weather and feed conditions are…

Animal Health, Cattle, Sheep


Take five for farm safety week

It’s National Farm Safety week,  so it’s the perfect time to reflect on ways to improve the safety of everyone on your farm. Farmsafe Australia’s…

Cattle, Corporate, Cropping, Horticulture, Sheep


Eastern Cattle Market: Are we looking at more records this season?

“How high can this go?” This is the question on every livestock stakeholder’s mind this month as the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) reached 950s…