Cows with calves at foot made $4 less than last week to average $1,288 selling from $700 to $2,200 on AuctionsPlus.
The top price was returned by a line of 23 PTIC cows and calves from Highlands, VIC. These Angus cows are 6 years of age, 577kgs, joined to Paringa Charolais bulls and the calves at foot weigh 250kgs, are aged 7 – 9 months of age and are sired by the same bulls.
Steers weighing under 280kgs sold from 264c to 351c and averaged 307c, down 20c. The top price was returned by a line of Angus weaned steers from Glen Alice, NSW.
These steers are 7 – 9 months of age, weigh 219kgs and will travel to Geelong, VIC. Other highlights include; 83 backgrounder Charolais/Santa/Droughtmaster cross steers from Maidenhead, QLD, weighing 206kg and aged 7 – 14 months selling for 296c to a buyer from Morven, QLD.
Steers weighing between 280kgs and 330kgs sold from 264c to 354c and averaged 312c, up 11c.
The top price was retuned by a line of 43 yearling steers from Narrabri, NSW. These Angus cross steers are 12 – 13 months, weigh 296kgs, Booramooka and Eaglehawk Angus blood and will travel to Delungra, NSW.
Steers weighing over 330kgs sold from 271c to 344c and averaged 318c, up 14c. The top price was returned by a line of 80 Angus feeder steers from Quirindi, NSW.
These steers are 361kgs, 12 – 15 months of age and will travel to Goondiwindi, QLD.
Heifers weighing under 280kgs sold from 210c to 376c and averaged 276c, up 21c. The top price was returned by a line of 8 yearling heifers from Longford, TAS.
These Murray Grey heifers are 279kgs, 13 – 14 months of age, Woodbourn blood and will travel to Canyonleigh, NSW. Heifers weighing between 280 and 330kgs sold from 239c to 293c and averaged 270c, down 4c.
Heifers weighing over 330kgs sold from 239c to 309c and averaged 278c, up 3c. The top price was returned by a line of 50 yearling heifers from Niangala, NSW. These Angus/Hereford cross heifers are 413kgs and are 17 – 18 months of age.
Looking to the West, cattle from WA achieved a 76% clearance from an offering of 141 head across five lots.
The top price was returned by 25 Angus/Fresian heifers from Manjimup returning 450c/kg dressed or $1,127.