Steers to $1730 in AuctionsPlus sale

Weaners made up to 552c/kg in AuctionsPlus Friday sale

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4369 cattle listed in the NSW AuctionsPlus Weaner and Yearling sale.

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Bruce, Jack, James and Robert Mackenzie of Mackas Pastoral, Oakfield, Salt Ash with Bowe and Lidbury agent Rodney McDonald. Mackas Pastoral were the volume vendor of the sale with 425 unweaned Angus cattle listed. Photo supplied.

Bruce, Jack, James and Robert Mackenzie of Mackas Pastoral, Oakfield, Salt Ash with Bowe and Lidbury agent Rodney McDonald. Mackas Pastoral were the volume vendor of the sale with 425 unweaned Angus cattle listed. Photo supplied.

The 4369 head of cattle listed in the AuctionsPlus Weaner and Yearling sale on Friday sold for up to 552c/kg.

The large majority of the offering were weaners, with 3094 head listed.

AuctionsPlus' Anna Adams said the market had eased in recent weeks but there was a firming of prices in the lighter categories.

"We've been seeing huge numbers, with opportunistic vendors taking advantage of the unprecedented prices," Ms Adams said.

Weaner steers sold from 387c/kg to 552c/kg, averaging 489c/kg.

Feeder or backgrounder type steers weighing 280-330kg averaged 448c/kg and steers weighing 330-400kg averaged 416c/kg.

Account, JR and NJ Wood, Rainbow Springs, Gregadoo sold the top pen of yearling steers, their 25 Angus steers, 17-18 months, weighing 444kg selling for $1730/hd.

Sutton and O'Brien Partnership, Willowglen, Gilmore via Tumut sold 18 weaner steers, 11-12 months, weighing 365kg for $1535/hd.

Karrawendri Pty Ltd, Ebor sold 42 Angus vealer steers, five to seven months, weighing 202kg for $1075/hd, making 552c/kg. Photo - AuctionsPlus.

Karrawendri Pty Ltd, Ebor sold 42 Angus vealer steers, five to seven months, weighing 202kg for $1075/hd, making 552c/kg. Photo - AuctionsPlus.

Karrawendri Pty Ltd, Ebor sold 42 Angus vealer steers, five to seven months, weighing 202kg for $1075/hd, making 552c/kg.

A listing of 38 weaner Angus steers weighing 271kg, seven to nine months, offered by Aldersyde Partnership, Armidale made $1400/hd or 542c/kg.

Weaner heifers sold from 338c to 521c/kg to avg 439c/kg.

Yearling heifers weighing 280-330kg averaged 399c/kg, while those weighing 330-400kg averaged 417c/kg.

Noonbah Pty Ltd, Little Billabong via Holbrook sold 85 NSM yearling Angus heifers, 12-13 months, weighing 415kg for $1805/hd.

Aldersyde Partnership's heifers were also in demand, their 66 Angus weaner heifers, seven to nine months, weighing 252kg selling for $1105/hd.

Poverty Pastoral, Kurrajong Park, Uralla sold 100 Angus weaners, weighing 173kg for $835/hd.

Tara Farming, Ilford via Mudgee sold 28 Angus and Angus cross weaners, seven to nine months, weighing 160kg for $820/hd.

Mackas Pastoral, Oakfield, Salt Ash were the volume vendors of the day.

They listed 285 unweaned Angus steers and 140 unweaned Angus heifers, the tops of the steers making $1355/hd, while most of the heifers went for $1130/hd.

The Elders Tumut-Adelong Feature Sale lots were included in the sale due to COVID-19.

Ms Adams reported that 1200 head of cattle sold went to the Central West and 500 head went to the North West Slopes region.

Close to 3500 of the cattle sold remained in NSW.

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