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.
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
VIC – Yea buyers took a punt this week (22/01/16) on female cattle despite the lack of feed and water available to them.
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.
SA – Strathalbyn Sale (22/01/16) saw prices remain firm across the board with a reduced yarding from the pre-Chirstmas hype.
SA – Naracoorte Sale
QLD – Toogoolawah Sale
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
WA – Boyanup
Pictured top: Competition strong for Angus females at Wodonga