Market Reports

Stock Comment

641 cattle yarded at Grafton on Tuesday. The market sold tougher in most instances from last week. Bullocks sold to a top of 260c/kg and heavy feeder steers to 273c/kg. Cows sold softer by up to 200c/kg in places to top at 212c/kg. Vealers to the processor sold tough with must sales between 210c/kg and 230c/kg. Good quality weaner steers sold firm with the best of these selling at 300c/kg.

Some very important dates to remember:

19th April Special Store Cattle Sale- Entries being taken.

21st April Huge Clearing sale at Lawrence see our website for more details.

26th April Feature Weaner Sale and show- Entries being taken.

28th April Clearing Sale- “Newfarm” Upper Copmanhurst.

Please see our Website and Facebook page for more details or please give us a call.

Cattle Sales Every Tuesday

Prices from our sale records 17/04/2018


Price/KGWeightAverage Price
Export Bullocks260c/kg 640kg$1850/hd
Export Cows210c/kg 740kg$1555/hd
Export Heifers230c/kg 580kg$1334/hd
Export Bulls232c/kg 750kg$1727/hd
Yearlings282c/kg 296kg$887/hd
Heavy Vealers232/kg 270kg$626/hd
Light Vealers233/kg 250kg$583/hd
Bobby Calves270c/kg 105kg$284/hd

Sale Features

D & S Hilliar bullocks sold to 257c/kg weighed 725kg to return $1850/hd

JR & BA Carlton bullocks sold to 260c/kg weighed 640kg to return $1659/hd

DJ & JM Smith steers sold to 270c/kg weighed 317kg to return $850/hd

JR & BA Carlton cows sold to 207c/kg weighed 520kg to return $1067/hd

Fred Sheridan cows sold to 210c/kg weighed 740kg to return $1555/hd

M & D Stone cows sold to 205c/kg weighed 510kg to return $1040/hd

Kahuna Angus Steers sold to 298c/kg to return $820/hd to restockers

Marlene McCarthy Steers sold to 290c/kg to return $846/hd to restockers

I & G Gardam Brahman Steers sold to 300c/kg to return $511/hd

GR & RT Winter Steers sold to 28c/kg and returned $508/hd to restockers

Koukandowie Brangus Steers sold to 294c/kg and returned $708/hd to restockers

Vendor of the Week

Fred Sheridan was selected as the ‘vendor of the week’ at the Grafton prime cattle sale held on Tuesday.  The vendor sold 12 cull cows from his fertile property in the picturesque Bellingen Valley.  The best of the offering was a large framed Charolais-cross cow (pictured) which weighed 740kg and sold for 210c/kg to gross $1,554.00.

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