With over 60 registered bidders from across New South Wales and Victoria there was strong competition throughout the entire sale and in particular the fresh calved and springing cattle.
A total of 580 head were offered and the top price of $1450 was reached a number of times and strong bidding ensured a complete clearance, with an outstanding average of $1001 for the milking and dry stock.
A number of processors were in attendance, all going home empty handed as all cattle were purchased by restockers.
Volume buyers included W Buttsworth of Taree, NSW,
G Schofield of Moss Vale, NSW and KDP Pastoral Co of Mooroopna, Vic
Dairy Livestock Services would like to thank all the buyers and underbidders for their support on the day and report the following:
140 Holstein cows made between $950.00-$1400.00 to Ave $1130.00 Jersey cows made between $750.00-$1225.00 to Ave $900.00 Crossbred cows made from $750.00-$1425.00 with most $900.00-$1000.00 10 Brown Swiss cows ave $1200.50
Guernsey cows ave $1000.00
A selection of 39 dairy calves, various breeds, with a top of $205.00 for a pen of large xbred calves.
The calves averaged $157.44 across all pens of calves.
-Dairy Livestock Services