PTIC heifers top at $1260, a highlight in a cheaper Dubbo sale

PTIC heifers top at $1260, a highlight in a cheaper Dubbo sale


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A large number of Bos Indicus females were among the 1600 head yarding.

A large number of Bos Indicus females were among the 1600 head yarding.

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It is the driest June in 100 years and stock sales are feeling the "dry" pinch.

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UP to this sale it has never been as dry in June since records began 100 years ago and the yarding of 1600 head found limited demand from restockers.

The dryer season obviously played on the minds of potential buyers resulting in all categories selling at cheaper levels with a number of lots being passed in.

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Steers and heifers were cheaper with weaner steers selling from $480 for lightweights to $1115 and averaged $800 or 334 cents per kilogram.

Yearling heifers made from $700 to $860 while weaners sold from $300 to $930.

However, good lines of PTIC heifers although cheaper, made from $970 to $1260.

Cows with calves were also cheaper by $100 when selling from $950 to $1680.

PTIC cows averaged $1170.

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