Angus and Angus cross cattle, with no surprise, continue to rule the roost on AuctionsPlus, topping 60% of the categories they were represented in and accounted for 56% of all cattle sold in Friday’s Eastern States sale 17 June.
While online cattle numbers decreased slightly, demand increased and supply tighten up.
Buyers of all types, especially restockers, were out in force, with a clearance rate of 75% and prices increasing week after week
Standout lines this week included a line of 356kg Angus cross steers from Quirindi, NSW making $1440 (404c/kg).
Further south, in Moss Vale, NSW Angus steers weighing 262kg made $1020 (388c/kg).
325kg Angus yearling heifers from Walcha, NSW made $1095 (337c/kg).
Also from Moss Vale, NSW 227kg Angus heifers sold for $840 (371c/kg).
Strong numbers of yearling PTIC heifers averaged $1,461 with a small line of young Angus cross heifers from Bathurst, NSW selling for the top price of $1,750.
Young cows sold from $1,620 to $1950 with 3 year old Angus cows securing the top price. These second calvers from Four Mile Creek, NSW were scanned to Angus bulls.
Breeders were a hot commodity, with joined females and cows and calves accounting for nearly half of the listings on offer.
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Pictured top: A large line of 120 top priced Angus steers, 258kg, from Scone, NSW, making $1066 (413c/kg) in Friday’s AuctionsPlus Eastern States sale 17 June. Photo courtesy of AuctionsPlus.