Solid returns for Angus females

February 3, 2016 5:13 pm

Solid returns for PTIC and unjoined Angus females were the theme of last week’s cattle sales. Strong demand saw PTIC heifers reaching heights of $2000 in Victoria and cows and calves at $2450 in Western Australia.

Steers remained consistent above 300c/kg reaching a top of 364c/kg for EU accredited Angus steers and 336c/kg no EU Angus steers. Heifers in Western Australia had a smashing week reaching a top of 340c/kg

NSW – Wagga Wagga cattle sale (01/02/16) saw a larger yarding and better prices this week due to heavy rains across NSW and VIC with young Angus steers 500-600kg hitting 297c/kg

VIC – Wodonga combined agents F1 female sale (20/01/16) saw some excellent quality Angus/Friesian heifers and calves, PTIC heifers and unjoined heifers of varying ages offered. This was an excellent sale for many vendors, although the sale did wane later on in places.

  • P&V Hourigan, Everton VIC, 27 Angus/Friesian heifers, 2.5yrs, 2-6 months CAF sold to a top of $2340 and averaging $2119.
  • TA & JC Hourigan, Everton VIC, 15 Angus/Friesian heifers, 10-12 week CAF sold to a top of $2320 and averaging $2185.
  • G & N Ryder, Tawonga VIC, 18 Angus/Friesians heifers sold to a top of $1200 and averaging $1165.

VIC – Wodonga’s female cattle sale (22/01/16) saw a quality yarding with cows and calves topping at $2000 for 3 Angus cows and calves from Greg Talent, Burrumbuttock VIC and PTIC heifers topping at $1810 for 20 PTIC Angus/Hereford heifers from Diamond Livestock, Evans Flat VIC

  • PA & EA Smith, Tatong VIC, 8 Angus cows & calves, $1900
  • Mintor, Table Top NSW, 14 Angus cows & calves, $1880
  • PA & EA Smith, Tatong VIC, 100 PTIC Angus heifers, $1300 – $1760
  • M & H Johns, Codben VIC, 289 predominantly Angus heifers, $1360 – $1640
  • Charlock Partnership, Charleroi VIC, 64 PTIC Angus heifers, $1420 – $1600
  • Charlock Partnership, Charleroi VIC, 27 PTIC Angus/Hereford heifers, $1360 – $1570
  • MJ Carey, Chiltern NSW, 88 PTIC Angus heifers, $1490 – $1562
  • JW Nicoll, Winoona VIC, 32 Angus PTIC heifers, $1400 – $1550
  • Fingal Past, Tasmania, 322 PTIC Angus females, $1338 – $1500
  • JH McInnes, Everton VIC, 51 PTIC Angus heifers, $1330 – $1500

VIC – Yea buyers took a punt this week (22/01/16) on female cattle despite the lack of feed and water available to them.

  • Strathglen Station, Strath Creek VIC, 13 PTIC Angus heifers, $2000
  • Morgan, Tylden VIC, a pen of Angus cows & calves, $1900
  • Dueran Past, 24 PTIC Angus females, $1770- $1780
  • S Mayne, Woodstock VIC, 5 PTIC Angus females, $1620
  • Glenfiddich, 24 PTIC Angus females, $1700 – $1710

 

VIC – Kyneton sale (27/01/16) had a seasonally-depleted and mixed offering quality penning of 1650 head, however strong top prices reached for steers and heifers, both categories by Angus cattle, $1280 and $1120 respectively. The lion’s share of Angus heifers travelled over 2 borders into QLD while lot feeders grappled over the remaining females.

  • Wegg Family top the female portion with their Angus heifers at $1120
  • RK Phillips, 8 Angus heifers, $1110 (327c/kg)
  • RA & MM Shea, top of the steers portion with 21 Angus steers, 404kg, $1280 (317c/kg)
  • A Battersby, 16 Angus steers, 324kg, $1090 (336c/kg)
  • Glenadagh, 12 Angus steers, 337kg, $1100 (326c/kg)
  • DJ Bassett, 9 Angus steers, 344kg, $1100 (322c/kg)
  • TK Reid, 17 Angus steers, 355kg, $1140 (321c/kg)
  • Charnock, 21 Angus steers, 344kg, $1100 (319c/kg)

SA – Strathalbyn Sale (22/01/16) saw prices remain firm across the board with a reduced yarding from the pre-Chirstmas hype.

  • – Walker International, Mylor SA, 15 Angus steers, 398kg, $1100
  • – TW Hancock, Inman Valley SA, 9 Angus steers, 352kg, $1025
  • – Blackwood Park, via Macclesfield SA, 80 Angus steers, 339kg, $1010

 

SA – Naracoorte Sale

  • Karatta Past, top of the steer portion with 24 heavy Angus steers, $1340
  • H & VJ McLean, 18 Angus weaners, 385kg, $1243 (323c/kg)
  • Woakwine, 26 Angus steers, 421kg, EU accredited, $1296 (308c/kg)
  • MJ & HM Hannangan, 17 Angus cross steers, 412kg, $1289 (313c/kg)
  • She Oak Island, 30 Angus steers, 392.5kg, $1230 (314c/kg)
  • Egel Partners, 8 Angus steers, 316kg, $982 (311c/kg)
  • Elfin Angus, 36 Angus steers, EU accredited, 229kg, $835 (364c/kg)
  • Iluka Estate, 14 Angus/Simmental heifers, 419kg, $1215 (309c/kg)
  • Harper Range, 23 Angus steers, 364kg, $1108 (304c/kg)

 

QLD – Toogoolawah Sale

  • Ben Facy, Mt Mee QLD, 18 month old Angus/Senepol steers for $1200

 

WA – Mt Barker sale (19/01/16 – 22/01/16) saw solid returns for quality PTIC females and as prices continue to hold mostly between $1750 – $2000 with a few standout Angus lines

  • Hillcrest Farms, Walpole, top the cow market, 6 Angus cows, $2450
  • Hillcrest Farms, Walpole, 6 Angus cows, $2300
  • Mark Harris, Treeton Lake, Cowaramup, 9 Angus cows, $2000
  • Dajara Farm, Narrikup, 21 Angus heifers, $1800
  • Green Valley farms, Albany, 10 Angus heifers, $1800
  • A & G Perrella, 14 Angus weaner steers, 384kg, $1264 (329c/kg)
  • Webster Grazing, 17 Angus weaner steers, 299kg, $971 (325c/kg)
  • LB & J Parke, 11 Angus weaner steers, 366kg, $1174 (321c/kg)
  • NB & WF Bentink, 23 Angus cross weaner steers, 331kg, $1060 (320c/kg)
  • Turura Turanga, 8 Angus weaner steers, 372kg, $1156 (311c/kg)
  • RJ Weir, 11 Angus cross weaner heifers, 339kg, $922 (272c/kg)

 

WA – Boyanup

  • AD & H Jenkins, topping the heifers portion, 14 Angus heifers, 188kg, $640 (340c/kg)
  • MD Armstrong, 6 Angus steers, 373kg, $1238, (332c/kg)
  • R & L Fraser, Boyup Brook, 387kg, $1240, (320c/kg)
  • MD Armstrong, top of the heifer portion, 8 Angus steers, 351kg, (308c/kg)
  • Connelly Creek Grazing, 15 Angus heifers, 291kg, $838 (288/kg)
  • HW Griffiths & Co, Ferguson, 97 Angus heifers, $2425
  • Blackrock Angus, Vasse, 10 Angus heifers, $1600
  • Paul Martin, Karridale, 9 Angus PTIC heifers, $1750
  • KD Rose & Co, 8 Angus PTIC heifers, $1720

Pictured top: Competition strong for Angus females at Wodonga

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