‘Realistic solution’ sought for saleyards

THE Millicent cattle saleyards could be shut next year by Wattle Range Council unless a “realistic solution” to the facility’s financial woes is found in an upcoming public consultation process.

Due to ongoing losses caused by rising costs and declining stock throughput, the facility will possibly end 44 years of operation on June 30, 2020.

Its fate was debated at length by councillors after usual meeting procedures were suspended at the January

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