Steer prices tracked toward the heady rates of higher January markets at Ballarat’s annual grown steer and weaner sale
Strong local buying was the key to a highly successful Warrnambool mixed sex weaner sale held on Friday.
Widespread and eager competition for future breeders installed a new high in Angus heifer prices on the final day of the Hamilton weaner sales.
VOLUME buyers from Victoria and interstate underpinned the success of Casterton’s all breeds heifer sale on Thursday.
Euro-breeds of mixed sex weaners met stronger than expected demand as Western District weaner sales commenced in Hamilton on Tuesday.
Bidding was more evenly spread across a smaller gallery as selling continued on Day-3 of the Hamilton beef weaner series.
Prices were fully firm to slightly higher for an Angus-only yarding of 2136 steers at Hamilton on Tuesday.
An Angus-only steer yarding averaging 357kg and 385 cents a kilogram gave Hamilton a flying start to its annual weaner selling campaign.
Success at Wodonga’s second day of selling was guaranteed as the buyers lined up for the Paull&Scollard, Rodwell’s, Schubert Boers, and BUR Livestock sale at Barnawartha, Friday.