Steers to $1670 twice at Sale store sale

Steers to $1670 twice at Sale store sale


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HEREFORD breeders had a great day out at Sale on Friday, with the breed taking top pens across the store sale. Hereford steers, 20-24-months-old, 441kg, sold...

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Yarding: 1200

Steers to $1670

Heifers to $1360

Cows & calves to $2000

HEREFORD breeders had a great day out at Sale on Friday, with the breed taking top pens across the store sale.

Hereford steers, 20-24-months-old, 441kg, sold at $1670; vendor K&J Heywood.

Of their five pens of steers, the lightest, 308kg, sold at $1300, for an average of $1494 across the line.

Oakbank Pastoral sold two pens of Hereford steers, to $1670 for the heaviest pen, average 435kg. The second pen, 380kg, sold at $1400.

Happy buyer: Brian Higgins, Glenmaggie, went home with this pen of 15-18mo Hereford heifers at Sale's store cattle sale on Friday. The Oakbank Pastoral heifers sold to $1360; this pen was bought at $1330 by Mr Higgins.

Happy buyer: Brian Higgins, Glenmaggie, went home with this pen of 15-18mo Hereford heifers at Sale's store cattle sale on Friday. The Oakbank Pastoral heifers sold to $1360; this pen was bought at $1330 by Mr Higgins.

HR Staley sold two grown Angus steers, $1520.

Villerswood sold 10-12mo Angus steers, 369kg, $1450; Limousin steers, same vendor, sold at $910.

DC Bates sold a draft of 10-11mo Angus steers, 346kg, to $1445.

SL&II Missen sold lighter Angus steers, 242kg, $1410.

G&S Conway sold Belgian Blue steers, $1320; the same price was achieved for 10mo Angus steers, 337kg, vendor G Krkljes.

Possibly the best sale of the day, on a cents-per-kilogram basis, was Greg Dunsmuir’s five-month-old Angus and Black Baldy steers – to $850 for average liveweight 234kg.

The competition remained strong for heifers.

Oakbank Pastoral’s two pens of Hereford females, up to 18mo, sold to $1360.

Cows and calves were popular, with a feature line of Angus and Black Baldy cows with calves-at-foot (CAF) sent in by JH Chester.

Not rejoined, they were still eagerly snapped up.

The top price of $2000 was paid for a pen of Black Baldy pairs.

Angus pairs sold to $1920.

AT Sellings sent in a pen of 12x14 Angus cows with CAF, the cows were running with a Charolais bull for six weeks – they sold at $1810 each unit.

NL&BJ Peck, Montgomery, sold 10x12 Angus cows with CAF, Kunuma bloodline, $1630.

They were bought by his neighbour, Peter Milanovic, Bundalaguah.

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