Increased cattle prices spurred just the right optimism for a solid result at the Countryman Invitational Bull Sale, held last week at the WA College of Agriculture, Narrogin.
Renewed confidence in the cattle industry sparked an improved result at the Midlands Cattle Breeders' Association Gingin bull sale last week.
An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease could cost Australian agriculture up to $52 billion over 10 years, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
Wool, whether it was on the sheep's back, freshly shorn or being worn as a fashion statement, was turning heads at Wagin Woolorama.
An Angus cow with calf at foot was selected as the Woolorama cattle section's inaugural multibreed grand champion out of more than 120 stud entries.
Work to maintain WA's freedom from Bovine Johne's Disease is continuing, with the latest round of test results recently delivered.
Northern Australian indigenous pastoralists have developed a station management manual designed to help transform their properties into viable and sustainable businesses.
Coonamble Angus stud's bull sale was back on top of the charts, after selling more bulls and lifting the average price by $841 per head compared to last year.
Angus cattle sired by British mainland's Rawburn Transformer, a bull that has shattered records in the United Kingdom, will feature at Wagin Woolorama's cattle show on Friday.
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