Tumut weaner steers to $1550

Tumut weaner steers to $1550

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The regular winter weaner sale was listed on AuctionsPlus due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Dave Ferguson, Kimo Partnership, Gundagai, with a selection of 11-month-old Angus steers weighing 378kg which sold for $1550 a head on AuctionsPlus last Friday.

Dave Ferguson, Kimo Partnership, Gundagai, with a selection of 11-month-old Angus steers weighing 378kg which sold for $1550 a head on AuctionsPlus last Friday.

The annual winter weaner sale conducted by Elders, Tumut and Adelong was listed with AuctionsPlus last Friday where 550 head were offered.

Quality was even across the offering with an equal top price of $1550 paid.

The first top price was 16 Connemara- and Scotts Angus-blood Angus steers, 11 months and weighing 378kg sold by Kimo Partnership, Gundagai; and the second time top was 33 Charolais/Angus steers weighing 378kg sold by Burrenderry Pastoral, Gundagai.

Other excellent sales included 18 Shorthorn steers weighing 370kg sold by B and C Kell, Tumut, for $1500: 12 black baldy steers weighing 378kg sold for $1530 by Mungala Partnership, Coolac, and 10 Angus steers weighing 339kg sold by G Fenn, Tumut for $1445.

Sales for steers less than 300kg included 17 Herefords, 297kg, sold for $1335 by A.J Beaven, Tumbarumba; nine Angus steers, 294kg, sold by R and P Coveny, Tumut, for $1375, and 13 Angus-cross steers, 290kg, sold by Tony Webb, Tumut, for $1315.

In the heifer pens, $1500 was achieved for 17 Angus, weighing 372kg sold on account Bangadang Farming Partnership, Adelong; while H.T Sutton, Tumut, sold 33 Angus heifers weighing 315kg for $1445 and Maroumba Pastoral Co, Adelong, received $1430 for their 19 Amarina-blood Angus weighing 335kg.

Heifers less than 300kg sold for $1240 when A and C Scoullar, Batlow, offered 19 black baldies weighing 294kg; while G Fenn, Tumut, sold 17 Angus weighing 266kg for $1230 and R and J McLennan, Tumut, sold 15 Angus weighing 256kg for $1240.

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