Another smaller yarding of 370 cattle at Grafton on Tuesday. The market for Export types either sold firm to a shade easier. Bullocks to the kill made to 252c/kg, heavy feeders steers sold to 290c/kg and cows sold to 221c/kg. In the Trade section the processors buying veal calves were far more selective, however they still sold to a respectable 296c/kg.
Good quality Angus weaner steers sold to 380c/kg or rather $925/hd which was firm on last week. Lesser quality and Brahman types sold cheaper as restockers were far more selective in their purchases.
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Cattle Sales every Tuesday - Prices from our sale records 15/08/2017
| ||Price/Kg ||Weight ||Average Price|
|Export Cows||217c/kg||575kg ||$1243/hd|
|Export Heifers ||217c/kg ||570kg ||$1129/hd|
|Yearlings ||380c/kg ||344kg ||$922/hd|
|Heavy Vealers ||286c/kg ||240kg ||$682/hd|
|Light Vealers ||292/kg ||180kg ||$530/hd|
Kroehnert Partnership bullocks sold to 251c/kg weighed 580kg to return $145/hd.
M J & R F Dougherty bullocks sold to 251c/kg weighed 630kg to return $1576/hd.
Marg & Tank Gray heavy feeder steers sold to 290c/kg weighed 500kg to return $1441/hd.
Keys & McDonald heifers sold to 243c/kg weighed 480kg to return $1129/hd.
N J & D A Osborn cows sold to 217c/kg weighed 600kg to return $1290/hd.
L E & J D Roberts cows sold to 207c/kg weighed 503kg to return $1037/hd.
P & N Gibbins vealers sold to 272c/kg weighed 303kg to return $817/hd.
I M Bailey Angus steers sold to 368c/kg to return $912/hd to restockers.
N J & D A Osborn vealers sold to 280c/kg weighed 280kg to return $775/hd.
H J & N F Ensbey & Sons Angus steers made 380c/kg and returned $922/hd to restockers.
P D & D L Moran Murray Grey steers sold to 346c/kg to return $723/hd to restockers.
J Sheraton vealers sold to 286c/kg weighed 240kg to return $682/hd.
M J & R S Fallon Angus heifers sold to 284c/kg to return $476/hd to restockers.
A G & M E Dougherty Angus steers sold to 348c/kg to return $617/hd to restockers.
M McCarthy Santa steers sold to 330c/kg to return $680/hd to restockers.
Vendor Of The Week
S & M Gray was selected as the ‘vendor of the week’ at the Grafton prime cattle sale held on Tuesday. The vendor sold 5 head of cattle with the best being a pen of 4 Angus-cross steers which sold for 288.2 c/kg to realize $1441.00/head. Pictured with her offering is the vendor Mrs. Margaret Gray .The steers were presented in outstanding order.