Joined heifers averaged $1,221 and ranged from $940 to $1,350, with the top price coming out of the Speriby North Genetic offering on AuctionsPlus.
Out of Inglewood, QLD a line of 32 Angus heifers who have been PTIC to Wagyu bulls returned $1,150.
Joined cows ranged from $755 to $1,240 to average $1,019. A line of 24 PTIC cows sold over two lots, aged 7 to 9 years out of Evandale, TAS achieved this top price and will be making a long journey north to QLD.
On the mainland, a line of rising 8 year old Angus cows, PTIC to Wagyu bulls from Wellington, NSW returned $1,200. In other breeds, a line of 66 Composite cows, PTIC to Composite bulls and aged 4 years sold for $935.
Cow and calf units were scarce in numbers and well received by buyers. Prices were down slightly on last week, averaging $1,341 and selling from $1,000 to $1,800, with the top price going to a line of 50 Rennylea Angus blood first calvers from Lang Lang, VIC.
The calves at foot averaged 80kgs and were made up of heifers only. Out of Cunnamulla, QLD a line of 57 Brahman and Brahman cross cows with 64 calves at foot, aged 5 to 10 years returned $1,210.
The calves are sired by Charolais and Angus bulls, and have been running back with the same bulls.
The Speriby North Genetic Female sale offering achieved notable results, with three vendors offering a total 350 EU accredited females which received strong enquiries from three states.
Cows and calves from ‘Titibar Pastoral’ Deepwater, NSW returned $1,620 and will remain local. PTIC heifers from ‘Benvale’ Emmaville, NSW sold for $1,350, topping the joined heifer prices, and were out of Penola, SA. Heifers offered by ‘Cunich’ Tenterfield, NSW ranged from $1,200 to $1,280 and will travel north into Queensland. These heifers, along with the cow and calf lots were purchased as herd rebuilders.