The top price was returned by a line of 52 station mated Angus/Hereford cows (pictured) from Jugiong, NSW. These Kaludah blood cows by Bongongo Angus bulls are 3-4 years old, have been rejoined back to Bongongo Bulls and have 3-5 month old CAF.
Account “DB, JC & NA Lanz” of Deepwater, NSW offered a Dispersal of 185 head of Angus & Poll Hereford females respectively in the Eastern States Sale which achieved a 100% clearance.
Highlights include the top price PTIC line of Heifers of the week, returning $1,400 for a line of EU accredited, Speriby blood Angus heifers which are 5-6 months in calf to Angus Bulls. PTIC Heifers otherwise returned $860 & $860, averaging $1,033.
Steers weighing under 200kgs sold from 232c to 463c and averaged 349c, up 10c on last week. The top price was returned by a larger line of 128 Angus steer calves from Bundarra, NSW.
These calves are 3-5 months old, weigh 134kgs and were secured by a buyer from Hamilton, VIC. Other highlights include a mob of 199kg weaned Angus steers from Tenterfield, NSW returning 370c.
Steers weighing between 200-280kgs sold from 235c to 399c, averaging 345c up 27c on last week. The top price was returned by a line 115 weaned Angus steers sold earlier than usual by a vendor from Coonamble, NSW.
These steers are 5-6 months of age and weigh 223kgs. Steers weighing between 280-330kgs sold from 277c to 373c and averaged 325c, down 5c on last week. The top price was returned by 39 Angus steers from Eldorado, VIC, these steers are aged 8-9 month, weigh 295kgs and will travel north over the border to Lavington, NSW.
There were only 3 lines of trade steers weighing 330-400kg to sell this week, with the Tasmanian Cattle Sale returning the top price for the stock category of 351c or $1,250 buyers terms.
This was achieved by a line of Poll Hereford yearling steers that weigh 355kgs and outstandingly, these steers were secured by a buyer from Ilfracombe, QLD and have a 2,500km journey from Merseylea ahead of them. Heavier steers over 400kgs sold from 208c to 327c and averaged 291c. The top price was returned by a line of 78 Angus feeder steers Crookwell, NSW.
Western Australia offered 180 head of heavier trade stock this week in a variety of stock categories. Highlights include; 36 Angus Heifers from Manjimup, aged 15-17 months, weighing 452kgs which returned $1,308 or 524c dressed. Also returning 524c dressed or $1,378, was a line of 19 Angus mixed sex yearlings, weighing 472kgs from Boyup Brook.