PTIC and joined female numbers last week totalled 1,753 head, but despite the increase of listings there was only a 29% clearance on AuctionsPlus.
“AJM Pastoral” Julia Creek, QLD sold 27 to 44 month old heifers for $965. These Composite bred heifers weighed 365kg and are PTIC to Composite bulls.
From Warren, NSW a small line of Shorthorn heifers sold for $700. These heifers are aged 18 to 23 months, weigh 363kg and are PTIC to Shorthorn bulls.
Cow and calf numbers exploded last week with a total of 2,021 head offered, and the buyers were active too with a 50% clearance post auction.
First calvers sold for an average of $1,430 and sold to a top of $1,920. This top price went to a line of Angus cows from Euroa, VIC.
These cows are aged 28 to 30 months, weigh 526kg and have not been rejoined. The Anvil blood Angus calves at foot are 12 to 15 weeks old and weigh 160kg.
Another notable line was offered out of Goondiwindi, QLD, a line of Kidman and Waitara blood Angus cows, aged 25 to 37 months, weigh 425kg and have been PTIC to Angus bulls, sold for $1,670. The angus calves at foot are aged 2 to 4 months and weigh 165kg.
Proven breeders sold for an average of $1,370 and sold to a top of $1,555. This top price went to a line of Angus and Angus cross cows, aged 36 to 48 months and weighing 421kg from Coonamble, NSW.
The Angus calves at foot are aged 2 to 5 months and weigh 108kg.
From Ensay, VIC a line of Angus cows and calves which sold for $1,525. These cows are aged 2.5 to 3.5 years and weigh 501kg. The calves at foot are 2 to 6 weeks old and weigh 86kg.
Older cows and calves sold for an average of $1,215 and sold to a top of $1,750. These Onslow blood Angus cows from Cootamundra, NSW are 7 to 8 years old, weigh 574kg and are PTIC to Milwillah and Onslow Angus bulls. The cows have done a great job on their calves which at 6 to 7 months old, weigh 265kg.
Another highlight includes a line of Angus cows and calves from Coolatai, NSW which sold for $1,350. These cows are 9.5 to 11.5 years old and weigh 491kg with 4 to 6 month old, 153kg calves at foot.
Over in the west 100% clearance was seen with Angus and Angus cross mixed sex yearlings aged 15 to 17 months, weighing 252kg dressed selling for 518c/kg.
Angus steers aged 16 to 17 months, weighing 365kg dressed sold for 445c/kg. Angus bulls, aged 4 to 8 years, weighing 531kg selling for 332c/kg.