OFF THE RAILS FROM GLENN WEIR

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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.

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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.

 

Regards

Ian Weir & Son

74 Woodlark St

Lismore, NSW 2480

P: (02) 6621 2768 F: (02) 6621 2926

auctions@weirandson.com.au

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Glenn Weir 0427 299 104

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