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Stock Comment

275 cattle yarded at Grafton yesterday. Not enough bullocks for an accurate quote. Feeder steers sold fully firm with the tops making 376c/kg. Heavy cows to the processor were unchanged topping at 276c/kg to average 258c/kg. Re-stocker cows were much dearer with these cows back to the paddock selling fully from 260c/kg to 308c/kg. Weaners were very strong again with light weight weaner steers selling to 510c/kg and weaner heifers to 500c/kg.

Prices from our sale records 15/08/2020



Feeder Steers350376
Export Heifers310340
Export Cows260276
Export Bulls260280
Weaner Steers480560
Weaner Heifers440500

Sale Features


B T Fahey feeder steers sold to 376c/kg weighed 505kg to return $1890/hd

Coombadjha Trust steers sold to 295c/kg weighed 530kg to return $1533/hd

Jikero Partnership heifers sold to 340c/kg weighed 420kg to return $1420/hd

D C & L J Essex sold to 270c/kg weighed 528kg to return $1414/hd

A D & M L Scott cows sold to 268c/kg weighed 534kg to return $1415/hd

B T Fahey cows sold to 268c/kg weighed 575kg to return $1526/hd

D J & J M Smith Angus cows sold to 308c/kg weighed 394kg to return $1260/hd

G R & J A Pigg sold to 274c/kg weighed 425kg to return $1157/hd

Kroehnert Partnership weaner steers sold to 458c/kg weighed 227kg to return $1034/hd

D C & L J Essex Brangus steers sold to 478c/kg weighed 170kg to return $829/hd

G R & R T J Winter Angus steers sold to 560c/kg weighed 130kg to return $730/hd



Vendor of the Week


Brian Fahey of Winegrove was selected as the ‘vendor of the week’ at this week’s prime cattle sale in Grafton.  The vendor was recognized for his offering of 5 heifers, 3 steers and a Charolais cow.  The top of the offering was a 505kg Charolais-cross steer which topped the sale in its weight range at 374c/kg, grossing $1,889.71.  This steer is pictured post-sale with 4 of the vendors’ heifers which topped at 325.2c/kg to gross $1,577.22/head. The offering was sold by Farrell McCrohon Stock and Station Agents



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