Abattoir could cut costs

SUNRAYSIA sheep producer Steven Freckleton says a livestock sales yard could be established again in Mildura, if an abattoir was developed in the regional city.

Swamp Road Dorper Stud owner Steven Freckleton says it costs him $5 to $7 a head to transport his dorper ewes to Swan Hill.

Swamp Road Dorper Stud owner Steven Freckleton says it costs him $5 to $7 a head to transport his dorper ewes to Swan Hill.

Mr Freckleton breeds dorpers at the Swamp Road Dorper Stud at Karadoc near Red Cliffs.

He has backed calls by Mildura celebrity cook Stefano De Pieri for an abattoir to be established in Mildura.

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