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A line-up of animals at Kilcullen Mart show and sale. Photo: Roger Jones

A line-up of animals at Kilcullen Mart show and sale. Photo: Roger Jones

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A line-up of animals at Kilcullen Mart show and sale. Photo: Roger Jones

Many farmers have made the most of the strong mart prices, but others worry that if they sell their stores or beef, they will have nothing to eat the grass, which itself has surged in the last two weeks.

If the business of cattle farming was as simple as doing a few calculations on your projected selling price versus your possible buying price, it would be easy to make decisions.


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