06-02-2014 05:24 AM | Australia

Dramatic drop in cattle numbers

The number of cattle through saleyards on the northern coastal strip of NSW has dropped dramatically over the last six months.

Lismore livestock auctioneer and agent Kevin Cocciola says local producers are hanging onto their cattle.

"One of the biggest issues why there's no numbers in saleyards around the areas on the North Coast is because we've still got feed around the countryside," he said.
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