Cattle sale

August 10, 2017

There was a yarding of 382 cattle at Deniliquin on Wednesday.

In line with other sales recently, price comparisons to our sale a month ago were 10 cents to 15 cents cheaper.

Most young cattle are making 260 cents to 300 cent, with Angus feeder steers, heifers and prime weaners only achieving more than 300 cents per kg.

Cows were unaffected, still selling to a top of 240c/kg.

Heavy steers sold from 250c/kg to 288c/kg, with the top price of $1756.80 going to Weldom Pastoral Company.

D & C Watson topped the feeder/vealer steer market with $1232.84, with prices between 270/kg and 332.2c/kg.

The Watsons also claimed the top price in the feeder/vealer heifers category, where prices ranged from 250c/kg to 320c/kg. Their 383kg specimen earned $1225.60.

Cows sold from 180c/kg to 240c/kg, Raper Investments claimed the top price with $1540.80, and R & S Metcalfe earned $1519.20 with their cow.

A bull weighing 810kg claimed the top price of the sale, earning G&A Hay $2075.22. Prices for bulls ranged between 180c/kg and 256.2c/kg.

~ Details supplied by Elders Deniliquin, on behalf of the Deniliquin Associated Agents.

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