Construction is underway for Australia’s newest, state-of-the-art Livestock Exchange

With almost 3km of undercover, safety walkways for the Foundation Agents to sell from, the Western Victorian Livestock Exchange (WVLX) has been built with the highest occupational health and safety standards at its core. Animal welfare is also paramount in the saleyards design, with livestock on soft floors and the layout ensuring efficient stock movements, lowering

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Processors pay more in saleyards as lamb grid rates fall

By Sheep Central, 16 November 2016 Lamb prices lifted in saleyards yesterday as supply and market demand shifted back in the favour of producers and restocker competition continued to underpin light and trade slaughter rates. Processors pay more in saleyards as lamb grid rates fall

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Agents react to ACCC recommendations

By James Nason, 14 November 2016 Livestock agents say they see no benefits in the introduction of a mandatory buyers register as proposed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Two weeks ago the ACCC completed a six-month investigation of competition issues in the Australian cattle and beef market, and released an interim report with

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Work to commence on code of conduct for saleyard buying

BEEF CENTRAL By James Nason, 06 October 2016  A flying delegation of beef industry leaders touched back down in Brisbane last night and tangible results already appear to be taking shape from their two-day tour of meetings with producers in Longreach, Cloncurry, Quilpie and Roma. Work to commence on code of conduct for saleyard buying

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SELX to auction first pen for the Country Education Foundation

The official opening and first cattle sale for Australia’s newest regional livestock selling centre, South Eastern Livestock Exchange (SELX), takes place on Thursday at 8:00am, with the first pen of cattle to be auctioned off for charity. Proceeds of the auction will be donated to the Country Education Foundation, Yass Branch, with the aim of

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12 agents sign up to SELX

With the capacity to sell 3,800 cattle and 30,000 sheep on any given sale day 12 agents from across south east NSW have signed up to buy and sell sheep and cattle at Australia’s newest livestock selling centre – South Eastern Livestock Exchange (SELX). “Local producers will now have the opportunity to sell their stock

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Staff find their feet at SELX in preparation for first sale

Staff orientation took place today at the soon to be opened South Eastern Livestock Exchange (SELX), which will be officially opened on Thursday, 18th August 2016. SELX will provide 4 permanent and 20 casual employment positions, helping to increase job opportunities and prospects for local residents in the agricultural industry. “It was a great day

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16 hectare livestock exchange to open doors to public this Sunday

With a roof spanning 5 rugby fields and 86km of steel railing constructing 524 selling pens, Australia’s newest livestock selling centre, South Eastern Livestock Exchange (SELX) will open to the public this Sunday, 3rd July, 10:00am – 2:00pm. “When you sit back and look at what has gone into the construction of SELX, it is

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