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Move to centralised sales in Tasmania is paying off | Stock Journal



The move to a centralised livestock selling centre has paid dividends for Tasmanian producers and buyers.

The Tasmania Livestock Exchange has recorded strong sales during its first six months of operation at Powranna even with COVID-19 border closures.

The TLX is looking to welcome back buyers from the mainland now restrictions have eased.

Powranna, near Launceston, was rebranded as the TLX and hosts weekly sales and a once-a-month multi-agent sale.

The move to Powranna follows the closure of saleyards at Killafaddy and Quoiba.

Nutrien Ag Solutions and Elders Livestock Agents both sell stock at the Powranna facility which provides Tasmanian growers a selling model similar to mainland livestock sales.

The TLX is part of Nutrien Ag Solutions’…

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