Sales at Naracoorte and SALE largest in SA

19 October 2017

Cattle

According to MLA’s 2016-17 saleyard survey, cattle saleyard throughput in SA for the year was 261,467 head. Naracoorte recorded a total throughput of 105,697 head, ranking it first (in volume terms) in SA. Mount Gambier ranked second, with a total of 78,787 cattle consigned over the year. Meanwhile Mount Compass numbers totalled 47,809 head, placing third, and SALE Dublin ranked fourth, with a throughput of 20,539 head for the year. Consignments to Millicent totalled 8,635 head, placing it fifth in the state.

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

Sheep

A total of 1.1 million sheep were yarded in SA for the 2016-17 financial year. More than half of the state’s total yarding was consigned to SALE Dublin which recorded a throughput of 578,258 head for the year, ranking it in first position. Naracoorte placed second with 382,844 head, while Mount Gambier was in third position, reporting a total throughput of 165,058 head.

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

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