Angus Saleyard Report 16 May

May 16, 2016 11:57 am

All categories attracted plenty of interest at the Dubbo store cattle sale Friday 6 May, when weaner steers topped at $1070 a head. Weaner steers averaged $670 and heifers were quoted at $30 dearer with tops at $790. READ MORE

Recent rain in the Central West spurred buyer confidence at the CL Squires and Co ‘Top of the Drop’ weaner sale at Inverell Thursday 5 May. Overall, the steers averaged $860 (332c/kg) and topped at $1186 (342c/kg). Overall, heifers sold for an average of $683 (285c/kg) and topping at $944 (298c/kg). READ MORE

Optimism in the belief that every cloud has a silver lining was never more applicable than at the Roma store sale 10 May with prices rising 10 to 15 cents with many carefully suggesting ongoing price rises. Steve and Robyn White, Tarrebar, Roma, sold 77 Angus cross weaner steers and heifers with Mr White saying their timing was just right. READ MORE

Burnett Livestock and Realty’s meatworks and store sale held Monday 9 May saw a yarding of 708 head. In the meatworks section bullocks and cows sold to a firm market. Store cattle sold to reduced rates, particularly weaners due to the smaller number on offer. DB Parker, Biggenden sold milk tooth Angus steers for $1151 (285c/kg) and Diann Svensson, Bundaberg sold Angus weaner steers for $900 (300c/kg). READ MORE

A total of 402 head were yarded at Stariha Auctions Laidley cattle sale Thursday 5 May. The market was stronger for all types, with weaner steers and feeder steers particularly strong. Beaconsfield Trading, Blanchview, sold a line of 16-month-old Angus steers for $1195. READ MORE

Wodonga store sale 5 May, was overall firm on the previous sale a fortnight before. The usual suite of commission buyers were active, particularly on the heavier end of the 2683 head yarding with some north east restockers encouraged by last weekend’s rainfalls and forecasts of more in coming days. East Loddon, Warwilla, Wanganella NSW, had a pen of 13 Angus steers, 0-2 teeth, 457kg that made $1240. READ MORE

Cows with calves sold to a top of $3200 at the Dungog store cattle sale Saturday 7 May. Quality and condition of cattle was good and the market trend was $50 to $100 dearer than recent sales around the Hunter Valley. READ MORE

Top Image: Andrew Brownie, ‘Matoni’, Bundarra NSW, sold 34 Angus weaner steers at Inverell, which topped at $979