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For the news and latest updates, Atlex Stockyards has prepared these articles to help you be informed on what’s current in livestock management.

Wednesday February 10, 2021

Atlex is looking for a Freight Manager – Logistics

Atlex is looking for a Freight Manager. This is a new position due to our expansion of our family-owned business established 37 years ago.

This is a hands-on position with your own assistant to help with storage, loading and despatch from our Dubbo based operation located at our Brocklehurst facility.

Full job description is available below:

Wednesday February 3, 2021

We are hiring!

Atlex is looking for a Draftsman, based in our Dubbo office

Full job description is available below:

Monday January 25, 2021 Monday December 21, 2020

Designing the right way

PRECISION in design blended with a little animal psychology continues to power Atlex Stockyards in its drive for industry excellence.

Their innovative attitude is also a timely advantage, given the reaction of producers to on-farm processes, improving environmental conditions and a rising demand for livestock assets, including meat, as the world grapples with the unprecedented wrath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Launched 36 years ago by Ian Crafter, Atlex Stockyards, which sits just up the road from Dubbo in Brocklehurst, NSW, is lauded for its ingenuity, quality assurance, product delivery and service.

“Atlex has designed, manufactured and constructed more than 6000…

Friday July 24, 2020 Friday June 12, 2020 Thursday April 2, 2020 Monday March 30, 2020

Is your loading up to scratch?

Loading ramps and forcing yards are arguably the most dangerous part of livestock handling facilities. In an article published earlier this month on Sheep Central, February 3, 2020, producers are being urged to rebuild bushfire-affected loading ramps and forcing yards to meet Australian guidelines, to come in line with expected national standards, expected to be […]
Monday March 30, 2020

Strong Markets make Investment Worthy

Supply and demand – the driver of agricultural markets and largely at play in the strong markets we are see currently

Lamb, mutton and beef cattle prices are on the up as the industry confronts the perfect culmination of drought-depleted flock and herd numbers and recent widespread rain which has sent restockers into a buying flurry.

An MLA report by senior market analyst Adam Cheetham last week, forecasts the national flock to fall 3.5 percent to 63.7 million head by next June. The lowest since 1904.

While stock numbers are down, export numbers are up. Lamb exports are set to…

Wednesday December 18, 2019 Wednesday December 4, 2019

Twenty Year Celebration for Saleyards

Horsham Saleyards this month celebrated twenty years since its opening. Ian Crafter reflects on the project and Atlex’s involvement

HORSHAM Regional Livestock Exchange has celebrated its 20 years anniversary.

The saleyards moved from the Horsham city centre to Burnt Creek Industrial Estate in 1999.

It was officially opened on December 1, 1999 with its name changing from the Horsham Saleyards to the Horsham Regional Livestock Exchange.

It is the fourth largest lamb market in Victoria and averages about 500,000 head each year.

Horsham Regional Livestock Exchange manager Paul Christopher has been involved with the livestock exchange for 14 years.

“It’s…

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