SIGNIFICANT investments into a facility upgrade, livestock market sales, an expanding team and new finance products for producers is set to position Westcoast Wool & Livestock as a major player across the State’s southern region.
DEREK Henning has not taken the more traditional pathways to a “stockie’’ role, but his enthusiasm for developing an independent local service business in his home town of Koorda is capturing support from the area’s producers.
THE next region in the growth map of locally-owned business, Westcoast Wool & Livestock, has been marked up, with the company this week announcing an expansion of its services into the State’s northern pastoral zone and two new appointments at Broome.
WESTCOAST Wool & Livestock Wool Auctioneer Danny Burkett felt like an airline pilot and looked like one too last week as he conducted an online live streaming wool auction trial from the comfort of his company desk.
WESTCOAST Wool & Livestock is preparing for its next growth phase in WA with a $1 million investment into the local industry, installing some of the latest wool testing equipment available in Australia.
AFTER plenty of experience on farms in WA and across southern Australia, including with leading sheep enterprises, Adrian Dabinett is looking forward to developing a successful career with the locally-owned Westcoast Wool & Livestock business.
SINCE putting down the handpiece and taking up a position with Westcoast Wool & Livestock in the Lower Great Southern and along the South Coast, Jeremy Cullen recognises he has a fantastic opportunity to do what he loves.
EXPERIENCED wool and livestock representative Sean Gillespie has joined the expanding team at Westcoast Wool & Livestock. Formerly with Primaries of WA, Sean is supporting producers through southern growing areas, as well as the company’s new selling fixtures at the Mount Barker Regional Saleyards.
In line with our expansion into the Northern Territory Westcoast Northern Livestock recently took the opportunity to attend the Katherine Show on 18th & 19th July, this is a major event for locals and stations near and far where we had a successful two days meeting new and existing clients.
AFTER years of hearing they couldn’t get price premiums for their specialised wool, Three Springs growers Anthony and Geraldine Thomas now recognise they can after a portion of their clip recently achieved up to 200 cents per kilogram clean more than similar type wools at auction.
LIVESTOCK producers in areas surrounding Gingin, Bindoon, Toodyay and Goomalling will be recognising a fresh new face within the ranks of the Westcoast Wool & Livestock team, with Jeremy Green now supporting the region.
GREAT Southern and South Coast cattle producers can look forward to increased market competition, with growing, locally-owned livestock marketer, Westcoast Wool & Livestock, set to stage its first sales at the Mount Barker Regional Saleyards on Thursday, August 22.
KIMBERLEY and Pilbara pastoralists are expected to receive a surge in demand for Indo type feeder steers, with various Northern Territory producers keen to restock their properties ahead of the wet season later this year.
A SMALL selection of wool from an increasing number of WA growers is set to be used for a new luxury wool brand as part of an arrangement brokered by the export division of growing local agribusiness, Westcoast Wool & Livestock.
WESTCOAST Wool & Livestock is continuing to invest in the future, welcoming another industry stalwart to its team. Phil Barber has joined the company as a Livestock Representative and is looking forward to supporting eastern wheatbelt producers based from Corrigin. With more than 54 years of experience working in WA’s agricultural industry, Phil will also be acting as a mentor to some of the company’s junior team members.
IN a move to further strengthen an already impressive team, Westcoast Wool & Livestock has appointed well-respected and experienced livestock representative Steve Harris. Steve joins the company as a Livestock Representative for the Williams and district area, bringing with him more than 30 years of industry experience.
PROMINENT former WA agribusiness and livestock identity Gerald Wetherall has returned to the rural industry with Westcoast Wool & Livestock, appointed to the position of State Livestock Manager with the burgeoning, privately-owned local company.
Westcoast Wool & Livestock is a keen sponsor and supporter of rural and regional communities and one of its latest efforts centres around helping students from Boyup Brook District High School (BBDHS) to tour the nation’s capital.
WESTCOAST Wool & Livestock continues to ensure it provides the latest, accurate market intelligence to growers, with the company sending a strong team to the recent International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) Congress held in Hong Kong.