Angus yearling steers make 812c at Toowoomba

Angus yearling steers make 812c at Toowoomba

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Young light weight yearling steers experienced strong support from restockers at Toowoomba.

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Numbers reduced by 80 head to 235 at Monday's Toowoomba cattle sale.

Young cattle were in the largest numbers along with a small sample of heavy grown steers, bullocks and cows.

Buyer attendance was good and included the regular export processors and feeder operators plus trade and restockers.

Young light weight yearling steers experienced very strong support from restockers. Yearling steers to feed also sold to a dearer trend, while yearling heifers to feed received strong demand for the quality penned. A handful of heavy grown steers and bullocks improved in price. The small selection of cows experienced very little change in price.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg returning to the paddock made to 812c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged from 610c to 611c and made to 628c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 473c and made to 508c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers made to 568c to average 506c/kg. Yearling heifers to feed averaged from 502c to 505c with sales to 548c/kg. The small selection of heavy grown steers and bullocks made from 440c to 445c/kg.

The best of the cows made to 381c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 370c/kg. Cows and calves sold open auction made to $3150/unit.

Best bulls ex Millmerran returned $3257. Angus cows sold for $2668. Heavy feeder steers to slaughter sold to 445c/kg returning $2704. Trade weight feeders sold to 628c to return $2439.

Limousin cross heifers ex Goombungee sold to 548c to return $1912. Lightweight Angus steers a/c Ken and Denise Sheehan topped at 812c. Best cows with calves at foot topped at $3150.

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