Breakfeed: Selling livestock when the saleyards are closed, with Rob Macnab of TotalAg

Breakfeeds are shorter podcasts from Beef + Lamb New Zealand.

Online selling of livestock had slowly been growing prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the nationwide lockdown removed the opportunity of the traditional saleyards. While they can’t replace the social contact, Rob Macnab, farmer and Agribusiness Consultant with TotalAg joins us to discuss some of the options out there to sell stock online, and discusses their finer points. Plus, he reminds us that we still need that social contact and sharing of ideas with others in farming, and has some suggestions on how to do that.

For more detail, check out Rob’s article for B+LNZ:

  • Business Management