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Trade cattle sell firmer

There were approximately 1400 export and 130 young cattle penned representing an increase of 200 head week on week. The usual buying group was present but not all operating fully in a generally firm market. Quality was mixed with only limited numbers of trade cattle and a similar run of grown steers and bullocks compared […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Roughage in winter

EVEN if there is new growth of pasture and you are using various supplementary feeds, you could ask – why feed roughage? Roughage are the bulky feeds that are mostly considered to be high in fibre and low in energy. Roughage is needed to be fed to your livestock this winter. Even though some roughage […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Beef on the way down

BEEF prices have begun to fall as supply continues to increase and rain evades eastern parts of the country. Meat and Livestock Australia’s midyear cattle update has predicted prices will continue to fall for the rest of the year. In June, eastern state slaughter numbers for supply crossed above year ago levels for the first […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Dayn celebrates career best

LEONGATHA’S Dayn Bentvelzen and his team attended the 2016/17 Victorian Wingless Sprintcar presentation night in Geelong, following the close of the season. Dayn picked up three trophies for the night. It was a career best season for him. He was second in the Victorian State Series (out of 89 cars on the points list), third in […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Boost for sport clubs

SPORTING clubs in Bass received a share in more than $500,000 in funding as part of the latest round of health promotion foundation VicHealth’s Active Club Grants, an initiative to encourage more Victorians to get physically active. The funding helps local sport clubs across Victoria deliver more opportunities for women and girls to get involved […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Sea Eagles back in form

INVERLOCH Kongwak certainly put the league on notice with its convincing win over Kilcunda Bass at the weekend. The travelling Sea Eagles were looking to make amends for the last match up against the Panthers, where they were beaten comfortably, yet it was Kilcunda Bass who drew the first blood as Jason Wells split the […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Fishy outplay Tarwin

FISH Creek made its second trip down to Tarwin on Saturday to take on the Sharks on its home deck. The weather was not ideal for footy with a strong wind blowing with an icy feeling that kept supporters in their cars or, if willing to brave it, well rugged up. A couple of changes […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrots survive Tiger scare

LEONGATHA was able to handle a surging Morwell outfit in the third quarter to post a 31 point win. The Parrots lead at every change but during the third quarter Morwell booted four straight goals to come within one behind of the ladder leaders. Leongatha appeared a bit lackluster, allowing the Tigers to stay in […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Disappointment will fuel Power’s hunger

WONTHAGGI Power will use the disappointment of a close loss to Maffra to fuel its hunger for a finals finish this season. The Power succumbed to the Eagles by just two points – 62 to 60 – at Wonthaggi on Saturday, with Maffra scoring from turnovers at the hands of Wonthaggi in the dying minutes […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Youth call for more in Leongatha

WHAT is it like being a teenager living in a country town like Leongatha? Locals might say Leongatha is a great country town but for young people there isn’t much to do in Leongatha when your parents can’t take you somewhere or the bus won’t get you there until really late in the afternoon. Maybe […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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