Wodonga breeders hit $2370

Tom Boyle, Landmark, with Jeff and Steven Scott, “Glen Elgin”, Henty, who sold 193 13- to 14-month-old Angus steers averaging $1513.LOCAL restockers bid up big in a 2790-head yarding at Wodonga last Thursday.
Nanjing Night Net

Many of the cattle were sold to local restockers but there were also some sent further afield.

Matt Tinkler, Elders Albury, said cows and calves sold well reflecting increased confidence.

Sale highlights included Angus cows and calves from by theScott family, Staghorn Flat, Victora. The 26 breeding units made $2370.

TheHarriett family, Holbrook,had a feature line of cows and calves. Their 109 mixed-breed cows averaged550 kilograms and had calves at foot, andaveraged $1934 a unit.

Woolamia Pastoral Companysold 47 Angus cows and calves.

TheWestern Victoria bred cows with calves by Newgrove Angus bulls, topped at $2200 for a pen of 19 units, and the draft averaged $2121.

Moonbah Pastoral Company sold well-bred PTIC Angus heifers ingood condition for a top of$1920. The next lot made $1740.

Mr Tinkler said feeder cattle eased a little, making prices equivalent to 350 cents per kilogram to 360c/kg liveweight.

Weaners ranged from 360c/kg to 400c/kg, with the lightest selling from 400c/kg to 440c/kg.

“It was very, very buoyant in the lighter cattle, but there weren’t many lighter cattle as most were 300kg plus,” Mr Tinkler said.

A number of large drafts were sold.

The Heywood family, “Glenlock”, Everton, Victoria, had one of the feature drafts with11- to 13-month-old Angus cattle, ofJarobee, Witherswood and Ireland Angus bloodlines that had been on agistment in the Riverina for three months.

The family’s409 steers topped at $1450 and the 87 heifers sold to a top of $1290.

Jeff and Steven Scott, “Glen Elgin”, Henty, sold 193 13- to 14-month-old Angus steers, weighing between 415kg and 451kg,for an average of $1513.

The Turner family, Warrawee, Ivanhoe, sold 130 Moogenilla-blood 10- to 12-month-old Angus steers for$1600. Their 22 heifers topped at $1110.

Tweed Pastoral, Deniliquin, had 96 steers that were about 80 per cent Angus and 20pc Bos indicus blood.

These black cattle weighed from 324kg to 350kg and topped at $1300, averaging$1266.

Doug O’Brien, Mansfield, Victoriasold six Angus steers averaging486kgfor $1550.

The Bourchier family sold 21 Angus steers averaging 364kgfor $1390 and 11 Angus-cross steers from the Jarvis family averaged335kg andmade $1295.

Other heifer sales included Warrawee Pastoral’s 56 Angus heifers. The top 27, averaging216kg, made $1010, and 16 weighing 187.5kg sold for $970. Gove Pastoral sold 12 Charolais heifers, averaging 332kg, for $1170 and Barrajo’s 29 EU-accredited Angus heifers weighing284kgmade $1045.

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