Greenmount steers top Toowoomba sale

Greenmount steers top Toowoomba sale

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Increased numbers on offer saw prices improve across all categories at the Toowoomba sale on Monday.

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Increased numbers on offer saw prices improve across all categories at the Toowoomba sale on Monday.

Store cattle were in demand from local and interstate competition, with 483 head yarded.

Best bullocks from DA and LW Janke, weighing 669kg returned $2545/head.

Best bulls from Westbrook weighing 860kg returned $2607.

Heavy feeder steers from Lawrie Cooper made 413.2c/kg.

Cows from Robyn Nobbs sold at 299.2c to return $1870.

Trade steers from Warren Folker sold at 444.2c and heifers to 420c.

Feeder steers from EC and MJ Scrivener sold in pen lots to 416.2c to return $1459.

Steers returned to the paddock from JS and E Macqueen, Highfields, weighing 243kg sold to 524c to return $1273.

Light weight Angus steers from Greenmount topped the day at 530.2c, weighing 222kg to return $1179.

Toowoomba agents also sold 266 pigs on Monday. All classes of pigs sold to cheaper rates with one buyer out and a breakdown with a local abattoir.

Sows sold a little cheaper with a large number of store pigs which saw a large reduction in prices across the board.

Prime pork made $270 and prime light bacon sold for $225. Boars made $140 and sows made $460.

Forward stores returned $170, weaners made $130 and suckers sold for $78.

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