Feedlot competition drove the heifer sale with a large range of weights purchased. Top of the yearling heifers were 50 Lawson&Pathfinder blood Angus heifers, offered by “Furneaux”. These sold from $1264-$1329.
Kilkenny sold yearling Angus heifers, judged the Best Presented. Their two pens sold together, both making 275c/kg lwt, or $1185-$1268.
Many heifers in the middle weight ranges sold between 270 and 294c/kg, making this a very good sale.
Once again, feedlot buyers set the pace, but clashed with producers buying breeders, at times.
Tinpot sold 80 Angus heifers from $838-$965.
Baby heifers sold very well with 149 Angus calves selling between $210&$555.
A small selection of cows and calves sold to $1800, and averaged $1637.
Joined cows made from $1200-$1590.
Last but not least, were the 285 Angus cows of Marabou that had their young calves sold earlier.
The cows were in poor to very poor condition and sold from $610-$940, many going back to the bull.