Bega PTIC heifers sell to saleyard record of $3050

Bega weaner Angus steers sell to $1840 top

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Large yarding of 1700 at Bega on Thursday.

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High Springs, Quaama sold eight PTIC Angus cows for $2350 at Bega. Photo: Chester and Smith

High Springs, Quaama sold eight PTIC Angus cows for $2350 at Bega. Photo: Chester and Smith

There were 1650 head of good quality cattle yarded at Bega on Thursday, with joined females and females to join selling for record prices for the Bega saleyards.

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Pregnancy-tested-in-calf heifers sold for a top of $3050, paid for 10 Angus offered by K Miller, Bega.

High Springs, Quaama sold eight PTIC Angus cows for $2350.

The top of the Angus weaner steers sold from $1680 to $1840, while lighter weaner steers sold between $1400 and $1500.

B B McCosker, Cobargo sold 18 Angus steers, nine-months-old, for $1840, while Kent Farm, Tilba sold Angus steers, seven to eight-months, for $1780.

A large run of 72 Hereford steers, six to seven months, from J M Burns, Towamba sold for $1450.

Most weaner heifers sold from $1300 to $1600.

Roanga P/L from Bega sold 12 Angus cross unjoined heifers for $2600.

M L Ayliffe, Cobargo sold nine Limousin cross heifers for $1620, while Beashels, Morya sold 58 Angus heifers, six to seven months, for an average of $1360.

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