Record prices for cows with calves reflect desire for restocker quality

By Jamie Brown and Edwina Watson
November 25 2021 - 3:00am
Stud-bred commercial Charolais cows with big heifers at foot sold for $6600 at Grafton recently. Buyers are not hesitating at bidding up when the quality is correct. Photo: Helen Trustum

"You paid how much for what?" You can almost hear the argument when an old bloke comes home with a second hand cow for money that no one in the history of the cattle game has dared to fork out. "You'll pay it back when?"