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Numbers up but demand steady

Vealer numbers were higher at Baw Baw Livestock Exchange last week and there were fewer bullocks, steers and heifers. Demand for all categories remained firm...

Firewood collection comes to a close

The spring 2017 Firewood Collection Season will close across Victoria on Thursday 30 November . Forest Fire Management Victoria Assistant Chief Fire Officer Chris Stephenson...

Cattle quality on show

The Hoof and Hook Competition run by the Parklea Pakenham and District Agricultural and Horticultural Show Society will be again held at the Victorian...

Different route for food footprint

“I wanted to tell the story of how Detroit Michigan, and the people of Detroit Michigan, had been able to transform their food system....

Buying weak on smaller market

There were approximately 730 export and 375 young cattle penned representing a decrease of 115 head week-on-week at Pakenham’s Victorian Livestock Exchange. The buying...

Mixed results from larger yard

There were extra numbers in the heifer and veal sections last Wednesday at Baw Baw Livestock Exchange, with mixed results. Heifer numbers jumped to 85...

Increased numbers on firm market

There were approximately 820 export and 400 young cattle penned at Pakenham’s Victorian Livestock Exchange representing an increase of 960 head week-on-week after the...

Lobby group to bark for dogs

The Victorian Pet Dogs and Novice Breeders Association (VPDNBA) has been created with Australian Television icon Don Burke heading the organisation as its patron....

Smaller yard forces up prices

A smaller yarding of 155 head at Baw Baw Livestock Exchange on Wednesday last week pushed competition among buyers who were fresh from the...

Show maintains its traditions

“You’ve got the sheep, you’ve got the fleece and you’ve got a lady spinning the fleece. It captures the whole process.” The Dandenong Show has...

Vealers lead the way

A yarding of predominantly vealers last week with an increase in numbers saw vealers sell to a top of 336.2 cents at Baw Baw...

Upcoming holiday puts squeeze on market

There were approximately 90 export and 175 young cattle penned representing a decrease of 970 head week-on-week due to the following holiday at Pakenham’s...

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Portion of Pakenham line disrupted

A portion of the Pakenham line will be closed while "bigger and better" trains are being tested. Commuters are being warned to allow an extra...

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