Heavy steers at Wodonga sold to $1980

Heavy steers at Wodonga sold to $1980

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With 1059 head on offer today at NVLX Wodonga, buyers scrambled to fill orders

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Wodonga cattle sale before COVID-19 lockdown.

Wodonga cattle sale before COVID-19 lockdown.

Perhaps indicative of current state of store cattle supply, only 1059 head were on offer today at NVLX Wodonga.

Indicative prices for the better steers under 300kg ranged from $1200 to $1360: steers under 400kg varied from $1375 to $1625 while those over 400kg sold from $1310 to $1980.

Representative sales included 11 Angus weighing 372kg sold for $1605: 17 Simmental weighing 380kg sold for $1605 and 17 Angus weighing 340kg sold for $1470.

Sales over 400kg included 22 Angus weighing 483kg sold for $1980: 20 Angus weighing 437kg sold for $1805 and four Charolais weighing 446kg sold for $1700.

In the heifer pens sales under 300kg sold to $1215: those weighing under 400kg sold from $1225 to $1580 and those over 400kg sold from $1500 to $1705.

Representative sales included four Charolais weighing 395kg sold for $1580: three Simmental weighing 389kg sold for $1550 and 14 Angus weighing 301kg sold for $1225.

Sales over 400kg included 10 Charolais weighing 444kg sold for $1705: three Angus cross weighing 447kg sold for $1610 and one Speckle Park weighing 420kg sold for $1500.

Reid Trust, Howlong sold 14 Hereford heifers weighing 368kg for $1415.

Limited numbers of cows on offer saw one pen of three second calf Hereford/Friesian cross with Angus calves sold by Glendample Pastoral Co, Burrumbuttock for $2480.

Wodonga-based agents Corcoran Parker, Peter Ruaro Livestock and Property, Brian Unthank Rural and Schubert Boers conducted the sale.

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