CATTLE

WYCI breaks new ground

THE Western Young Cattle Indicator (WYCI) hit a new record this week at 1222.66c/kg carcase weight (cwt) after strong April rainfall in Western Australia improved restocker sentiment.

Staff writer
 Welcome rainfall across WA has seen a rise in the WYCI.

Welcome rainfall across WA has seen a rise in the WYCI.

This week's result beat the previous record from 22 April by 3c, with the indicator increasing 73c on Tuesday after the Muchea, WA, sale. However, while prices are strong, yardings are still seasonally...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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