Angus and Angus cross cattle have been the dominant force across the country over the last couple of weeks around the saleyards as the southern weaner sales finished up and the regular store sales began. Breeding females were a highlight with in excess of $2,000 required to purchase top quality genetics.
Jamie Simpson, Nullawarre, sold this pen of 21 357kg Angus steers for 370c/kg. Mr Simpson sold a total of 43 steers and 23 heifers at Wanambool. Image courtesy of the Stock & Land.
Jean & Phil Biggins, Biggin Hill, Naracoorte, March/April drop Angus steers to $1,544 for a $1,460 average. Heaviest pen weighed 434.8kg. Image courtesy of the Stock Journal
Kelly and Tim Brown, Keyneton, with children Maddi and Lachie sold 50 weaners at Mount Pleasant. Four of their Angus steers sold to the sale’s equal top price of $1,500 at Mt Pleasant. Image courtesy of the Stock Journal
Peter Peach, Comly Banks, Byaduk, Vic, sold 22 Angus heifers, 398kg at $3.96/kg – a price greatly exceeding his expectation at Hamilton. Image courtesy of the Stock Journal
Mike & Anne Walsh, Granite Flats Pastoral Co, Mitta Mitta, sold their 18 Angus heifers, 2.5 years, with Angus CAF, for $2500 at Wodonga. Image courtesy of The Land
Michael Carey, Chiltern, sold 68 Angus heifers, PTIC to calve Feb-Mar. These sold from $2200-$2310. His 16 calved heifers sold for $2725, at Wodonga.
Nick and Sarah Moyle with Kelvin and Julie Wyatt, Mt Richmond who sold their Angus heifers for $1605 a head or 446c/kg at Hamilton. Image courtesy of The Land.