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Pakenham females to $1220

18 Jan, 2013 04:01 PM
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George Schuhkraft bought 30 Aoelus females to $1200 for his vealer operation at Childers.
George Schuhkraft bought 30 Aoelus females to $1200 for his vealer operation at Childers.

There was 900 yarded at Pakenham today in an all-female sale, where 2.5-year-old PTIC Angus heifers sold to the sale top of $1220.

The pen of 12 from Aeolus Nominees, Flinders, were PTIC to a Limo bull and bought by SEJ.

The second highest-priced pen was 10 of the same at $1200, bought by Landmark Warragul, account George Schuhkraft, who bought 30 Aoelus females for his vealer operation at Childers.

Aeolus Noms offered nearly 100 head, with the other pens selling from $720 to the top pen, av nearly $1030.

Another vendor to crack the $1000/head mark was Graeme Damon, Nyora, who sold 13 PTIC Angus heifers, 2.5yo to calve February 1, at $1010.

However these prices were the minority, with most other vendors struggling to make beyond $800/head, including cows and calves.

* Full report in next week's Stock & Land

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Sorry Chops, but the reality is already here, we have been relegated to a nation of price takers
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I am in Dubai at the moment staggered by the price for Australian beef at any one of hundreds
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Rob an underpinning principle of a spot market that needs to be embedded is that the producers