OFF THE RAILS FROM GLENN WEIR

 

510 steers and heifers were sold at the Lismore Saleyards on Saturday.

Heavy steers sold at cheaper rates than recent sales with feedlotters paying between $2.90 and $3.70 /kg for suitable lines.

Sam Marriott’s grey steer sold for $3.36/kg, $1781.

Tuckean Pastoral’s line of Angus $3.70/kg, $1177.

Weaner steers sold to good competition.

Euro breeds & Angus steers attracted premiums with most in the $3.80 to $4.30/kg range.

Scott Spies draft of Charolais steers ranged from $4.16 to $4.26/kg topping at $1,040.

The Crawford family’s Angus $4.24/kg, $732.

Return for quality weaner heifers were good with plenty selling between $3.70 & $4/kg.

Gary Osborne’s Simmental X heifers $3.98/kg, $789.

Rockleigh’s Charolais $3.94/kg, $748.

On Tuesday another 220 cattle were sold.

Heavy cows sold from $2.40 to $2.70/kg.

Emily Somerville’s Shorthorn cows sold for $2.70/kg, $1634.

Geoff Davis’ Brangus X cows $2.66/kg, $1457.

Most medium cows sold for $1.90 top $2.30/kg.

Leo McNamara’s Speckle Park bull sold for $3.06, $2219.

Prime vealers (200– 250kg) sold from $3.40 to $3.65/kg, most returning between $650 to $850.

Heavy vealers suitable for the butchers $3.50 to $3.65/kg, $1050 to $1100.

Most weaners steers sold from $3.60 to $4.10/kg.

 

*CATTLE SALES INFORMATION*

For correct advertising of your cattle coming to Lismore’s Saturday Store Cattle Sales please book in  your cattle  at our office on 66 212 768.

ALSO  Please give your preferred livestock carriers plenty of notice so they can organise their loads.

AND most importantly please check to make sure all cattle have NLIS Tags attached.

NEXT STORE SALE WILL BE SATURDAY, MARCH 28

Ian Weir & Son

Lismore, NSW 2480

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

auctions@weirandson.com.au

ANYONE LOOKING FOR CATTLE FODDER

PLEASE PHONE

TONY CARUSI  0412 414 394

Kevin Cocciola  0427 653 450

Glenn Weir 0427 299 104

Neil Short 0410 451 000

Dick Osborne 0413 337 668

Mark Noble 0400 655 228

Jake Noble  0424 470 095