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.
- Kempsey weaner steers to $1691 while strong heifer demand goes to 670c/kg
- Dunedoo Angus steers top market at $2220
- Scone store sale topped by cows with calves at $3450
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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