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In the Saleyards Roma



Yarding: 3,419 head. 

Cattle Numbers rose to 3,417 up by 1,052 at the Roma Store Sale with confidence improved after the recent widespread but varied rainfall across the supply area. Cattle were again mostly drawn from the local supply area with several larger single vendor lines yarded. A good panel of buyers was present and operating. Steers dominated the yarding. Light weight young cattle were present in numbers as producers lighten off to manage the continuing dry conditions. The quality of the yarding was improved and while the top prices remained similar to the previous week the overall averages of the mostly improved reflective of quality. Feedlot competition remained strong.

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Bovine Johne’s Disease Management in the Northern Territory

Bovine Johne’s Disease Management in the Northern Territory

Following national deregulation and commencing July 1, 2017, the Northern Territory will be transitioning from the interim BJD management position of JBAS 7 to JBAS 6 for entry of cattle.

The Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association (NTCA) has consulted comprehensively with both NTCA members, which represent over 90% of the NT cattle herd, NT Department of Primary Industries and Resources (DPIR) staff and other stakeholders, to develop an informed and comprehensive industry position for the ongoing management of Bovine Johne’s Disease (BJD).

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