Throughout the markets reported on last week there has been a continuation of demand for replacement females, particularly PTIC.
The aftermath of good rains is still giving buyers and restockers the confidence to loosen their purse strings to secure quality Angus and Angus cross females from north to south, east to west and everywhere in between.
Angus weaners are also in hot demand as opportunistic buyers with extra feed take advantage of a quick turnaround to clinch strong feeder & heavy prices
ROMA – Angus cross cows and calves top Roma store sale 9 Feb making $1880/unit account N Hamilton & T Hardy, Wandoan QLD. To read more CLICK HERE
LISMORE – Angus cross weaners “They weren’t cheap, but they were of the quality that we are after” Robert Gill, Alexander Downs Feedlot, Merriwaa at Lismore’s breeder sale last Saturday 6 Feb referring to a pen of 108 Angus cross weaners which averaged $800 and topped the sale at $880. To read more CLICK HERE
WODONGA – 18 Angus steers weighing 321kg from R & J Mackie, Gerogery sold for $1105 at Wodonga sale 11 Feb. To read more CLICK HERE
TOOGOOLAWAH – 17 month Angus cross steers account M & S Connors, Esk QLD, made $1465 at Toogoolawah sale 9 Feb along with W&A Oxenford’s 14 month old Angus cross steers making $1070. To read more CLICK HERE
PAKENHAM – Angus and Angus cross yearling steers ranged from $960 – $1450 at Pakenham sale 11 Feb with Angus and Angus cross cows and calves ranging from $1200 – $1540. To read more CLICK HERE
WODONGA – Northern competition assists some markets but not others with Wagga and Wodonga better than southern sales. To read more CLICK HERE
BALLARAT – Angus PTIC heifers selected for their quiet temperament and proven reputation blow out the market at Ballarat 12 Feb to a whopping $2280 To read more CLICK HERE
Pictured: Angus cross steers, account M & S Connors, Esk QLD at Toogoolawah Saleyards