Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Fat Cattle Market

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Fat Cattle Market

Article excerpt

THERE were 950 head yarded at Grafton's weekly fat cattle sale held on Tuesday, March 31. A mostly plainer yarding of export cattle this week with only a few good bullocks on offer which sold to a similar rate on last week's sale. The top end of the cows dropped up to 10 cents and plainer types sold firm to 5 cents easier. Bulls and butcher yearlings sold firm, heavy vealers back 10 cents, calves 250kg and lighter sold firm. A dearer sale for bobbys. All usual buyers in attendance.

Highlights include:

* RC Murray sold a pen of Angus x steers 155.6c/kg averaged 590kg returned $918.

* Stephen Dwyer sold a Charbray steer 156.2c/kg weighed 635kg returned $991.

* McPhee Bros sold a pen of Angus steers 153.2c/kg averaged 432kg returned $662.

* Jeanette Newton sold a pen of Brangus heifers 143.2c/kg averaged 410kg & returned $587, Jeanette also sold a pen of Brangus/Brahman x Heifers 135.2c/kg averaged 496kg returned $670.

* GJ & R Gillett sold a Brindle cow 132. …

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