Heifer Highlights on AuctionsPlus included a line of Angus heifers from Wokolena Pastoral Company in Wagga Wagga, NSW weighing 418kg and selling for $1130.
They will be making a short South-West commute to Rennie NSW.
This weeks’ consignment of 4,640 head across two commercial sales saw numbers decline dramatically nationwide, with the offerings dropping back by 4,807 head.
Short supply was met with significantly weaker market demand, predominantly due to searing temperatures and mounting pressures from widespread dry conditions.
Steer listings were mainly dominated by Angus lots this week. The top line, however, went to a quality line of Angus/Shorthorn weaned steers with well reputed Yamburgan bloodlines from Wee Waa, NSW which sold for 362c/Kg or $740.
A strong line of medium to large framed Brangus feeder heifers from Biloela in Central QLD made $946 or 251c/Kg.
Joined heifers saw a line of mixed age station mated cows and calves weighing 502kgs from Goondiwindi, QLD sell for the top price of $1820 or 363c/Kg.
The top line of PTIC cows sold for $1250 and went to a tidy line of vendor bred Herefords from “Riversdale” in Cooma, NSW.
The WA cattle sale consisted of young weaned heifers and steers and saw a clearance of 90%. A line of 8- 9-month Angus weaned steers weighing 362kgs from Manjimup, South West WA sold for 597c/kg dressed or $1150.
The Lawsons Angus Hopetoun Sale which was interfaced on AuctionsPlus on Wednesday saw 105 lots of Angus bulls on offer, achieving a clearance rate of 89% and saw buyers paying significant premiums for elite Angus genetics. The top price bull was for Lot 1- ‘Momentous’ which sold online for $31, 500.