Sullivan Livestock yarded 1181 cattle on Monday for their first sale of 2022, where the market remained firm to dearer for younger cattle.
Droughtmaster cross steers from D and T George, Kia Ora, sold for 572c ($2508). Senepol cross steers from Scotchy Pocket made 564c ($2521, $2461, $2367, $2356). McAuliffe Farms, Mother Mt, sold Droughtmaster steers for 608c ($2305) and Santa cross steers from D and K Simpkins, Kilkivan, made 626c ($2598).
Brangus steers from Russell and Trish McIntosh made 624c to return $2588 and $2354. Cedar Cattle Co sold Simmental cross weaner steers for 800c ($2560), their Charbray brothers made 822c ($2490) and their Droughtmaster steers sold for 798c ($2125). Charbray steers from Woolooga made 848c ($2268).
Santa cross steers from Manumbar sold for 766c ($1871). Droughtmaster cross steers from Yalanga made 850c ($1625 and $1580). Stuart and Joan English, Glastonbury, sold Droughtmaster steers for 874c ($1475).
Weaner heifers from Cedar Cattle Co made 658c to return $1837 and $1649. Droughtmaster heifers from Tarangau Station sold for 774c ($1894 and $1589). Droughtmaster heifers from the Carlson family, Miva, made 714c ($1539). Lightweight Droughtmaster heifers from the Wolgast family, Yerra, made 846c ($1544).
Droughtmaster cows and calves from Kuringal Pastoral made $4050. Generally, cows and calves sold for $2450 to $3300.
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