BUYERS from the state’s north, south and Victoria bidded against strong local Central West and Southern slopes region opposition to clear the complete yarding at 8270 steers and heifers at today’s CTLX Carcoar Blue Ribbon weaner sale.
Agents said competition was strong which resulted in very strong prices for the top quality offering with steers topping at $1420 and heifers $1210.
Champion pen of steers were a draft of 34 July/August 2016 drop of Karoo and Gilmandyke blood weighing an average 317 kilograms bred by Tuxworth Pastoral Company, “Red Hill”, Orange and selling for $1360 each.
Champion pen of heifers were a draft of 20 July/August 2016 drop of Karoo and Glengowan blood bred by the Noon family, “Pony Dale”, Wallerawang, weighing 303kg and selling at $1210 to to David and Ann Shand, “Te Arona”, Arkell, near Bathurst.
Full report in The Land April 27 edition.