The DEpt of Agriculture and Water resources have released a draft paper covering the review of the current PIC system. Any responses are due by November 15.
Wycheproof have released a RFQ for a master plan for their saleyard precinct.
Congratulations to the ALSA member yard Yea for winning this years safety award from the transporters association. If you need any further information please contact Lisa Elward.
Coordinator Saleyard Operations
M: 0419 722 570
Stock and Land
Bendigo will be changing the day for their weekly cattle sales. Media release attached.
ALSA advices that Sale Saleyards are undertaking a online selling trial. This initiative by Wellington Shire is commended by ALSA who have supported members trialling this new technology.
31 May 2019
GRLE to Launch Online selling Trial
Gippsland Regional Livestock Exchange (GRLE) will next week launch its online auction platform, allowing producers to bid and view on stock from any location.
The online streaming platform Stocklive livestreams the sales, allowing potential buyers from all over the country to see the stock being sold and place bids.
Wellington Shire Mayor Alan Hall said this latest initiative would bring GRLE into the 21st century and open up (more…)
Congratulations to the Horsham and Warracknabeal saleyards for successfully seeking funding for saleyard upgrades. The Horsham roof represents the first sheep dominated saleyard to build a roof in Victoria.
This weeks Horsham sheep and lamb sale reached the milestone 10 million head sold at the facility in they last 20 years. This was during the Elders sale run.
ALSA will be conducting its annual summer workshop on FRiday FEb 16 at the Ag Vic offices in Attwood. Open to all members. Topics include Transport, industry data, OH&S and sheep RFID/ animal welfare plans. (more…)