Cattle numbers sky rocketed in Friday’s AuctionsPlus Eastern States sale 19 Feb to total 13,558 head consigned, up 6,070 on last week, which is the highest listing in a week for over 12 months.
206kg Angus steers from Walcha, NSW, took top honours in the 250 – 300kg steer category of the sale with a hefty $955 (367c/kg)
Young weaner Angus heifers weighing 247kg from Guyra, NSW, topped the under 250kg heifer portion of the sale with an impressive $860 (348c/kg).
Angus heifers also topped the 250 – 300kg portion of the females with large line of 108 Angus heifers weighing 260kg from Hillston NSW securing $885 (340c/kg)
In the cow and calf sales, majority sold were mixed aged. The top price was a line of proven Angus breeders with calves at foot averaging 231 kg, from Wallabadah, NSW which sold for $2,520.
The sale breakdown:
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56 Angus steers, 260kg topped the 250-300kg market portion for steers at $955 (367c/kg)
Angus PTIC Females and Angus Cows & Calves:
Pictured top: A large line of 110 top priced Angus cows & calves making $1,820/unit in Friday’s AuctionsPlus Eastern States sale 19 Feb. Image courtesy of AuctionsPlus