Owned and operated by the Campaspe Shire Council, the Echuca and District Livestock Exchange holds regular cattle sales and horse sales.

It has the most up to date technology including Livestock Exchange software and ALEIS scanning equipment to cover the requirements of the National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS). It offers covered yards with a soft, wood chip floor, providing optimal conditions to help producers get the best market price for their products.

The exchange is located at 510 McKenzie Road, Echuca.

The welfare of animals at the exchange is very important. A form to report any animal welfare incidents is available here.

Sale dates are available here.

Cattle sales

Echuca’s prime cattle sales are held fortnightly on Wednesdays with an average yarding of 1,000 head per sale.

With seven stock agents operating at Echuca’s prime cattle market and an average 18 buyers attending to buy for up to 40 different abattoirs or feed lots, maximum competition is assured.

A store cattle sale is held on the first Monday of every month except January at Echuca. Dairy cattle sales are held on the second and fourth Friday of each month. Other dairy sales are held during spring and autumn.

Horse sales

The Echuca and District Livestock Exchange is the largest horse selling centre in Australia, attracting horses from across Victoria, NSW and South Australia. The sales are held fortnightly, on Fridays, with an average yarding of over 100 horses per sale. That’s more than 2,500 horses annually.

Whether you want to buy or sell a Shetland pony, a Clydesdale or anything in between, you’re sure to find it at the Echuca and District Livestock Exchange.

You can download the Horse Assessment Form here.

For more information on horse sales contact:

Andrew Wilson & Co, Andrew Wilson, 0408 315 927


Transporting livestock to and from the exchange is convenient, with several local stock transporters available to cater for all needs from the largest B Double to smaller tray trucks.

Two major livestock carriers operate out of the Echuca & District Livestock Exchange and can carry animals across the country. 

For more information:

Saleyards Manager
James Ryan
Mobile:   0419 156 138
Email:     echucasy@bigpond.com