Weaner steers at Wodonga sell for 596c/kg

Weaner steers at Wodonga sell for 596c/kg

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Wade Ivone, Paull and Scollard Nutrien, Myrtleford, Victoria bought 20 Angus/Shorthorn heifers weighing 322kg for $1445 a head from Greg Pritchard, Jarvis Creek, Vic.

Wade Ivone, Paull and Scollard Nutrien, Myrtleford, Victoria bought 20 Angus/Shorthorn heifers weighing 322kg for $1445 a head from Greg Pritchard, Jarvis Creek, Vic.

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Local restockers underpinned a strong market at NVLX Wodonga on Thursday.

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Local restockers underpinned a strong market at Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange, Wodonga, when 1057 head were yarded on Thursday.

The quality was best described as good store to prime for the better bred pens while those lacking breeding and a good feed were in very plain condition.

The market was described as firm for weaner cattle by auctioneeer Tim Robinson, Paull and Scollard Nutrien, Wodonga.

"The speciality lots within that category were dearer," he said.

"The yearlings and feeder cattle were significantly cheaper."

Weaner steers 300kg to 400kg sold from $1565 to $1800.

Peter Lawrence, Burrumbuttock, sold 14 Sprys-blood Shorthorn steers weighing 318kg for $1640 a head and is with Mike Scollard, Paull and Scollard Nutrien, Wodonga.

Peter Lawrence, Burrumbuttock, sold 14 Sprys-blood Shorthorn steers weighing 318kg for $1640 a head and is with Mike Scollard, Paull and Scollard Nutrien, Wodonga.

Steers over 400kg sold from $1600 to $1915.

Weaner heifers 300kg to 400kg sold from $1400 to $1510.

Heifers over 400kg sold to $1690.

Pregnancy-tested-in-calf heifers sold to $1830 while Angus cows with calves sold to $2970.

Buyers from Gerogery and Holbrook competed with Victorian restockers from Corryong, Wangaratta and Myrtleford and commission buyers.

Wodonga-based agents Paull and Scollard Nutrien and Elders conducted the sale.

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