EU Hamilton Herefords top 402c/kg

EU Hamilton Herefords top 402c/kg


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Selected lines of EU-accredited Hereford cattle again drew special attention as steers selling continued at the Hamilton saleyards on Thursday.

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  • Yarded 1189 Hereford steers, 350kg
  • Steers: 360-450kg, $1306-$1575, av 370c
  • Steers: 280-360kg $1132-$1356, av 389c

Top Sales

  • Inverral 17 EU-Hereford 429kg; 367c $1574
  • Glenerin 17 Hereford 421kg, 348c; $1465
  • Lochredal 18 EU-Hereford 417kg, 361c; $1505
  • Sandy Camp 16 Hereford 415kg, 350c; $1452
  • Dallas 17 Charolais 415kg, 363kg; $1506
  • Mt Widderin 30 EU-Hereford 413kg, 355c; $1466
  • Leawarra 21 Simmental 405kg, 367c; $1486
  • Nevflo 18 Hereford 395kg, 352c; $1390
  • Willima 16 EU-Hereford 393kg, 350c; $1375
  • Bells Hill 22 Shorthorn 389kg, 358c; $1392

Selected lines of EU-accredited Hereford cattle again drew special attention as steers selling continued at the Hamilton saleyards on Thursday.

Competing for a 1160-head penning buyers seeking the EU-lines bid prices to a sale high of 412c/kg at fully firm rates while values for most others eased by 5-10c/kg.

A market top of $1574 a head was secured by John and Liz Craig for a yard of their Inverrall Hereford steers, Yarram Park blood.

The pen of 17 weighed 367kg while their second draft of 68, 386kg made 370c/kg.

Buying interest was again widespread, with processors, feeders and northern interstate orders all active while southern interest was shared between South Gippsland, Southeast SA and local district orders.

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