This weeks AuctionsPlus Eastern States sale, 18 Mar, saw a significant jump in cattle numbers on offer.
Angus cattle have come screaming out of the gates this week to secure the top price in over 60% of the reported categories in this sale.
Most categories of young cattle eased by 5c-7c this week with continuing large numbers available, young breeders sold well while older cows were harder to shift.
Highlights from this sale was a beautiful line of Angus heifers at Walcha weighing 232kg, selling for $805 (347c/kg) while Angus steers also from Walcha, 347kg made $1215 (350c/kg)
There was plenty of PTIC heifers on offer with strong buyer interest.
The top price for PTIC females of $1900 was paid for Angus heifers from Condobolin, NSW.
Cows with calves at foot also continued to sell well reaching a top of $2340, which was paid for Angus heifers and calves in southern NSW.
Older cows made $2000 to $2410, topping the sale with 3 – 7 year old Angus cows from Victoria with Angus calves.
The sale breakdown:
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78 Angus steers, 251kg topped the 250-300kg market portion for steer at $900 (359c/kg)
51 Angus steers, 347kg topped the 300-350kg market portion for steer at $1215 (350c/kg)
Angus PTIC Females and Angus Cows & Calves:
62 Angus PTIC heifers under 2yrs, topped the market at $1900
Top image: 62 Top priced Angus PTIC heifers, under 2 yrs, making $1900 in Friday’s AuctionsPlus Eastern States sale 18 Mar. Photo courtesy of AuctionsPlus.