PTIC cows averaged $1,248, selling to a top of $1,560 on AuctionsPlus last week.
Top price went to a line of 5 year old Te Mania blood Angus cows, weighing 521 kg, PTIC to Bongongo Angus bulls from Adelong, NSW.
Joined females were again a plenty this week as producers are still looking to value ad to their females while destocking with over 2,000 head offered.
PTIC heifers topped at $1,380, to average $1,166. Top price was achieved by a quality line of vendor bred heifers by Rennylea & Kilburnie sires. The heifers were 21 – 22 months old, weighing 451kg, PTIC to Angus bulls, congratulations to the vendors WM & LK Nixon of ‘Merriwa Park’ Merriwa, NSW on the sale.
Cow and calf units were in tight supply this week with only 5 lots offered for auction.
The top price of $2,000 which well exceeded the reserve, went to a line of station mated Angus cows and calves.
The cows, weighing 479kg, aged 27 – 30 months old were joined to a Hazeldean Angus bull with Angus calves at foot, sired by a low birthweight Lawson Angus bull. The 3 way combos will be heading west to Ballarat from Nicholson, VIC, congratulations to the vendors ‘LT Rijs’.
National Steer Breakdown
Under 249kgs sold from 249c to 361c to average 310c/kg
250-299kgs sold from 260c to 316c to average 293c/kg
300-349kgs sold from 275c to 296c to average 284c/kg
350kgs + sold to average 285c/kg
8 to 9 month old, 192kg, Angus steers from BATHURST, NSW sold for 362c/$695
17 to 19 month old, 411kg, Angus/Hereford steers from EBOR, NSW sold for 285c/$1170
9 to 10 month old, 338kg, Angus steers from MANDURAMA, NSW sold for 296c/$1000
8 to 11 month old, 291kg, Droughtmaster steers from RUBYVALE, QLD sold for 287c/$835
6 to 12 month old, 219kg, Droughtmaster/Brahman Cross steers from RICHMOND, QLD sold for 286c/$625
15 to 22 month old, 332kg, Simbrah Cross steers from CHARLEVILLE, QLD sold for 276c/$915