More kick in cattle market but February rain critical

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated January 29 2020 - 12:40am, first published January 28 2020 - 10:50pm
BID UP: Six-tooth Brangus cows, 626kg, from Glyn and Kellie Richards, Casino, made 266c/kg or $1661, at Casino prime sale last Wednesday, going to Teys. The other pen went to Bindaree Beef for $1537. Andrew Summerville, Ray White, Casino, taking the bids. Photo: Jamie Brown

RAIN has sent young cattle prices on a speedy upward trajectory and pumped some much-need optimism into the beef game but the overriding sentiment is still bated breath and crossed fingers.

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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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