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Westcoast builds ‘Great Southern land’

Westcoast builds ‘Great Southern land’

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.
Westcoast boosts financial services

Westcoast boosts financial services

ESTABLISHING a finance section to offer clients a full suite of services is next on Westcoast Wool & Livestock’s growth plan and it has recruited a top man for the job.
You can’t keep a good ‘stockie’ down

You can’t keep a good ‘stockie’ down

THEY just can’t keep Lower Great Southern “stockie’’ Rob Williams in retirement!
New Westcoast Ongerup agent likes Aussie fit

New Westcoast Ongerup agent likes Aussie fit

THE changing landscape of agricultural merchandise has opened the opportunity for Mick Creagh, Ongerup Farm Supplies & General Store, to join Westcoast Wool & Livestock’s growing livestock team.
New Westcoast Koorda rep attracts support

New Westcoast Koorda rep attracts support

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.
Westcoast moves into northern WA

Westcoast moves into northern WA

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.
Danny ‘ready for take-off’ if live stream auctions required

Danny ‘ready for take-off’ if live stream auctions required

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 invests $1m into local industry

Westcoast invests $1m into local industry

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.
Adrian ‘at home’ with Westcoast in WA

Adrian ‘at home’ with Westcoast in WA

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.
Wool career excites new Westcoast southern representative

Wool career excites new Westcoast southern representative

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.
Yilliminning newly-weds celebrate big selfie win

Yilliminning newly-weds celebrate big selfie win

By MOLLIE TRACEY THE past two months has seen Farm Weekly readers get creative in front of the camera for the 2019 Westcoast Wool & Livestock Selfie Competition.
Westcoast expands southern team

Westcoast expands southern team

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.
Katherine Show

Katherine Show

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.
Wool price premiums now a reality for Three Springs growers

Wool price premiums now a reality for Three Springs growers

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.
Dockers champ joins Westcoast

Dockers champ joins Westcoast

FREMANTLE Dockers champion Hayden Ballantyne has joined Westcoast – not the arch-rival across town, but the rapidly growing, locally-owned Westcoast Wool & Livestock team in WA.
Fresh Westcoast face steps up

Fresh Westcoast face steps up

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.
Westcoast adds Mount Barker cattle sales

Westcoast adds Mount Barker cattle sales

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.
NT restockers seeking northern WA feeder steers

NT restockers seeking northern WA feeder steers

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.
Strong returns for livestock boosts finance opportunities

Strong returns for livestock boosts finance opportunities

THE bright medium and longer term outlook for livestock commodities is enhancing the option for producers to look at financing various livestock production opportunities.
Livestock services expand to NT

Livestock services expand to NT

WESTCOAST Wool & Livestock is continuing its strong growth, recently expanding its livestock services to the Northern Territory under the new brand, Westcoast Northern Livestock.
Premiums for select WA wools with new luxury global brand

Premiums for select WA wools with new luxury global brand

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.
Livestock veteran joins Westcoast

Livestock veteran joins Westcoast

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.
Westcoast strengthens livestock team with new Williams rep

Westcoast strengthens livestock team with new Williams rep

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.
Westcoast appoints high profile State Livestock Manager

Westcoast appoints high profile State Livestock Manager

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.
Wool oddments, dags to help send students to Canberra

Wool oddments, dags to help send students to Canberra

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.
Keeping abreast of latest market intelligence for growers

Keeping abreast of latest market intelligence for growers

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.
New Westcoast representative "at home" in Wickepin

New Westcoast representative "at home" in Wickepin

IT’S been a diverse career path for Matthew (Slim) Davey, but he has never felt more at home than in his current role.
New alliance strengthens services to WA farmers

New alliance strengthens services to WA farmers

WESTCOAST Wool & Livestock has formed an alliance with Ray White Rural WA, strengthening the services offered by both companies.
Baarbara and Shaun win selfie comp for Jye

Baarbara and Shaun win selfie comp for Jye

“BAARBARA has got Shaun covered – knitting our new eweniforms at Ongerup.” That was the clever caption to go with the competition-winning photograph sent in by Jye Duggan..