More than 1 million sheep yarded in WA

19 October 2017


WA cattle saleyard throughput totalled 234,708 head for the 2016-17 financial year. Numbers at Muchea reached 98,990 head, putting it in first position. In second place was Boyanup, with a total of 68,429 head, while Mount Barker yarded a total of 61,556 head, placing third. Manjimup ranked fourth, reporting a throughput of 5,221 head for the year. Margaret River and Brunswick yarded 372 head and 130 head, placing them in fifth and sixth positions, respectively.

To view the full cattle saleyard survey results, please click here.


A total of 1.3 million head of sheep were yarded in WA in 2016-17. The largest number of consignments was to Katanning where throughput reached 693,351 head. Meanwhile, yardings at Muchea totalled 607,615 head – placing it in second position.

To view the full sheep saleyard survey results, please click here.

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