THE team from Landmark and Elders offered 3000 premium weaner steers and heifers from clients across southern NSW and northern Victoria for the third day of annual weaner sales at Wodonga today.
A small run of grown steer and heifers also contributed to the solid line-up of cattle on January 5.
The bulk of the weaners being offered today ranged in age from seven to nine months.
The online streaming and bidding service provided by the Northern Victoria Livestock Exchange (NVLX) and StockLive was also available today.
The system provided buyers with the opportunity to participate in the live auction from anywhere in the world.
Great tonic for hobbling farmer at Wodonga sale
He hobbled into the Barnawartha selling complex near Wodonga on a walking stick but nothing was going to stop Mark Wallace from seeing his cattle sold at the premium Angus grown and weaner sale today.
Mr Wallace and wife, Ann, travelled to Wodonga from Porepunkah near Bright in Victoria’s Ovens Valley to see their steers top at $1330 a head.
Pink and green shirts have a good day at Wodonga
Elders and Landmark completed the third day of the annual Blue Ribbon calf sales at Wodonga, Friday January 5.
Yarding a total of 2547 head, the offering of yearling and steer calves, and heifers, both agents can claim a very good result.
Most of the previous day’s buyers returned, and continued their friendly competition, to create a firm to slightly dearer sale.
No ‘dog day’ for Holbrook farmers at Wodonga sale
Holbrook farmer, Bill Darlow, hopes wild dogs don’t widen their appetite from his prime lambs to Angus calves.
Mr Darlow and his wife, Carmel, were among the mainly happy vendors at today’s premier annual Angus grown and weaner cattle sale at the Barnawartha selling complex near Wodonga.
They offered 83 Ardrossan-blood steers aged nine to 10 months and scored a top price of $1210 a head for a pen of 32 weighing an average 364 kgs.
Follow the action as it happened here:
See the first few lots sold here:
- Catch up on the action from day two here
- Read the full sales report from day two here
- Catch up on all the action from day one here
- Read the full sales report from day one here
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