500 cattle were sold at the Lismore Store Cattle Sale on Saturday.
Buyers from Queensland competed with local backgrounders and lot feeders on all classes of steers.
Prices ranged from $2.40 to $2.70/kg for most lines at an average of $2.50/kg.
Phil Lovetts topping at $1188.
The best of the weaner heifers sold for $2.38/kg, most $2 to $2.25/kg and lightweights 90c to $1.60/kg.
120 cows & calves sold at improved rates when compared with recent sales.
Good quality Angus cows & calves sold from $800 to $1320 depending on size & quality.
Brahman X cows & calves topped at $1160.
Secondary lines of Xbreds sold from $600 to $800.
On Tuesday another 350 cattle were sold at the Lismore Saleyards.
120 cows sold on a good consistent market.
A couple of outstanding cows were yarded.
The Blenkhorn family’s Murray Grey cow sold for $2.46/kg returning $1895.
Terry & Judy Cox sold a Charbray cow for $2.44/kg, $1623.
Gavin Robb topped the dairy breeds $2.28/kg $1585.
Secondary cows sold from $1.70 to $2/kg.
It was a pretty good yarding of vealers/weaners this week and prices improved slightly.
Jim Mahoney’s Limousin X steer sold for $2.58/kg $804.
Graham Hilliers Greyman yearling $1067.
Meat processors paid from $2.10 to $2.28/kg for prime heifer vealers.
Most secondary vealers/weaners sold from $1.40 to $2/kg with only a handful under $1.30/kg this week.
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Lismore, NSW 2480
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