Mudgee cows with calves sell to $4125 top

Mudgee cows with calves top off at $4125

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The McDonald Lawson team in action during a Mudgee store cattle sale. Last Thursday 400 head were yarded.

The McDonald Lawson team in action during a Mudgee store cattle sale. Last Thursday 400 head were yarded.

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Four hundred head were yarded at Mudgee store cattle sale meeting a firm market for all sections.

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The sale was firm in all sections although PTIC females were 50c/kg to 80c/kg cheaper. - McDonald Lawson agent Bill Lawson

COWS with calves were the major section among the 400 head offering with two Poll Hereford units topping at $4125 during the Mudgee store cattle sale last Thursday.

These came from Robbie Holdaway, Binnawee, Mudgee, and had calves seven to eight months and were pregnancy-tested-in-calf selling to the Ridge family, Kalua, Geurie, who also paid $3950 a unit for a line of black baldies.

McDonald Lawson agent, Bill Lawson said the sale was firm in all sections, although PTIC females were 50c/kg to 80c/kg cheaper than the past sale.

Weaner steers made from $650 to $1590 a head, weaner heifers $300 to $1620, PTIC heifers $1450 to $2050 to average $1642.

Cows with calves sold from $2300 to $4125 to average $3257, while PTIC cows made from $1550 to $1975, averaging $1621.

Wes Rohr, Karhne, Kandos, sold nine first calver Angus cows with calves, two to three months, for $320 to the Goodman family, Gulgong.

Bryden and Maria Perry, Rothesay, Bylong, sold a line of Charolais-cross cows, also first calvers for $3650 a unit.

Julie Howarth, Uralba, Mudgee, sold Angus heifers with the lead pen making $1975 to Hunt and White family, Coolah.

Troy Grimshaw, Huntingdale, Glen Alice, sold 12 Angus steers, eight to nine months, for $1630 a head.

The Moolarben Cattle Company, Square Mile, Moolarben, sold Braford-cross heifers, PTIC to Angus bulls for an autumn calving, at $2125 each to Gayford Thompson, Mudgee, while Tabulan Pty Ltd, Rylstone, gained $1620 a head for Red Angus/Limousin heifers, 12 to 15 months.

The sale was conducted by Mudgee agents CS Livestock, Elders and McDonald Lawson.

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