Market Reports

Stock Comment

730 head of cattle yarded at Grafton yesterday. The market for all export cattle eased slightly, however they still sold exceptionally well. Bullocks topped at 330c/kg to average 319c/kg. Heavy cows sold to 290c/kg to average 278c/kg and medium weight cows sold between 240c/kg and 280c/kg. In the trade section of the market, all young cattle sold dearer. Angus weaner steers sold to 540c/kg and cross bred weaner steers sold to 508c/kg with most sales between 460c/kg to 495c/kg. Weaner heifers sold between 390c/kg and 480c/kg.

Prices from our sale records 7/07/2020



Feeder Steers352412
Export Heifers320350
Export Cows278290
Export Bulls270310
Weaner Steers440508
Weaner Heifers460480

Sale Features


J R & B A Carlton bullocks sold to 330c/kg weighed 675kg to return $2222/hd

Kenny Watters bullocks sold to 318 c/kg weighed 708 kg to return $2230/hd

D A & R M Thompson sold to 318 c/kg weighed 723 kg to return $2294/hd

Doboy Station steers sold to 376 c/kg weighed 414 kg to return $1550/hd

Nick Fahey feeder steers sold to 396 c/kg weighed 455 kg to return $1794/hd

Lachlan Ellis cows sold to 278 c/kg weighed 525 kg to return $1450/hd

Arndilly Station cows sold to 270 c/kg weighed 462 kg to return $1230/hd

T J & L G Keough Angus steers sold to 414 c/kg weighed 335 kg to return $1367/hd

Ryan Fahey Angus steers sold to 410 c/kg weighed 312 kg to return $1272/hd

SARO Pastoral Angus steers sold to 530 c/kg weighed 148 kg to return $776/hd

E D Reilly Angus steers sold to 520 c/kg weighed 186 kg to return $965/hd



Vendor of the Week


T & L Keough of Bellingen were selected as the ‘vendor of the week’ at this week’s prime cattle sale in Grafton.  The Keough’s sold a total of 18 light-export and trade cattle including the 4 young heifers pictured.  This pen of Angus heifers sold to re-stockers near Armidale for 454.2c/kg to return $1,146.86/head for the vendor.  The offering was sold by Ben at Farrell McCrohon Stock and Station Agents.



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