Warrnambool weaners to 536c/kg

Light steers made 600c/kg plus at Warrnambool

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The lighter and open auction cattle at Warrnambool stole the show.

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There was 2700 head of cattle at Warrnambool's annual weaner sale on Friday with steer weaners making to 538 cents a kilogram and heifers to 522c/kg.

Warrnambool associated agents president Jack Kelly said prices for steers were on a par with other recent sales with the tops making 538c/kg and most in the 300-360kg range making 490-538c/kg.

Most steers weighing 360-400kg made 480-500c/kg and above 400kg made 455-485c/kg.

Mr Kelly said steers sold open auction were outstanding with the tops making $1720 a head or 646c/kg.

Heifers topped at 522c/kg and in a range of 460-480c/kg.

StockLive was active selling 534 head with 141 going to Victorian-based accounts while 393 head went to NSW-based accounts.

Tops on a liveweight basis was a pen of 18 Angus and Black Baldy steers sold account H & M Jarrett, that weighed 293kg and made 538c/kg or $1576.

Best per head was a pen of 11 account Sugar Loaf that weighed 454kg and sold for $2023.

Nine Mile had a small pen of five Angus steers, 328kg, that sold for 534c/kg or $1751.

Earlier the vendor sold 11 at 416kg for 472c/kg.

A pen of 72 Angus steers sold account Arkoonah, weighing 314kg, sold for 534c/kg or $1676.

The same vendor had 50 at 359kg that sold for 483c/kg or $1704.

The best presented steers was a pen of 56 account Kilmorey Partnership, 382kg, that made 465c/kg or $1776.

A second draft of 44, 365kg, sold for 478c/kg or $1744.

A pen of 28 steers sold account Green Hills, 399kg, made 468c/kg or $1867 and 17 heifers, 351kg, made 450c/kg or $1579.

DJ Mahony had a lead pen of 19 steers, 403kg, that made 462c/kg or $1861.

Twenty one steers sold account Woodstock weighed 320kg and sold for 524c/kg or $1760.

Black Bbaldy steers sold by Newbridge in a pen of 27 weighing 308kg sold for 530c/kg or $1632.

DK Else sold steers that included a pen of 25, 358kg, for 484c/kg and eight at 324kg for 514c/kg or $1665.

A pen of 10 Angus steers account GJ Patterson weighed 318kg and sold for 520c/kg or $1653.

The annual draft of mixed-sex calves sold by Fernbank Park included a pen of 29 at 365kg that sold for 484c/kg or $1716 and 26 sold open auction for $1720 or 526c/kg.

Another pen of 14 at 295kg made $1640 or 555c/kg.

A pen of 26 account Boathouse sold open auction for $1690 or 563c/kg.

A light pen of 11 steers account Woodrow at 290kg made 534c/kg.

Athlone South's penning included 34 at 288kg sold open auction for $1650 or 572c/kg and 16 at 240kg that made $1460 or 608c/kg.

Top of the heifer run was a pen of 11 Speckle Park heifers account Yinarrie, 322kg, at 522c/kg or $1680.

A pen of Simmental/Angus-cross heifers sold account Rivetts Run weighed 353kg and sold for 466c/kg or $1644, while Ocean View sold 14 heifers, 393kg, at 456c/kg or $1792.

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