With 1700 well-presented weaners on offer at Braidwood, last Thursday, the market was quoted as "very strong', by Schute Bell Livestock, Braidwood agent Geoff Baker.
Just on 2900 head young cattle yarded at Cooma for regular weaner sale saw a complete clearance with strong competition from southern restockers keen to acquire quality stock for growing out and finishing.
The offering of 80 Angus cows with calves following a herd dispersal, along with many PTIC females was a feature of the special cattle sale held at Cooma on Friday, which also included good lines of weaners.
Sprys Shorthorn and Angus sale reached a top of $23,000 for a Shorthorn bull to a commercial producer, Angus bulls averaged $11,583 while Shorthorn bulls averaged $10,600.
THE livestock industry is outraged at the failure of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to deal with transparency at cattle sale yards in its review of the beef industry, says Victoria’s peak producer group.
Strong support from repeat clientele who return due to no-nonsense honest service see Reiland Angus reach $18,000 twice to average $7,515 on 65 bulls offered and sold.
PRIME SHEEP | The interruption to markets due to Easter holiday break made this trading week short, affecting lamb supplies.