Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Fat Cattle Market

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Fat Cattle Market

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Farrell McCrohon Pty Ltd

THERE were 723 head of cattle yarded at Grafton on Tuesday. The export market held on fully firm to a shade dearer. The best young bullocks sold to 171 cents a kilogram and the best cows sold to 143 cents a kilogram. In the trade section, vealers to processors eased back slightly to top at 207 cents a kilogram. This trend was mirrored in the restocker section.

Quotations:

Prices per kilo: Export bullocks 159 171; heifers 127 150; cows prime 128 143, medium 117 140; boner 103 129; bulls prime 120 130.

Trade: Light steers 212 240; light heifers 178 208; yearlings 170 212; vealers under 190kg 202 206; vealers over 190kg 200 207; bobby calves 270 328.

Sale feature:

A pen of bullocks offered a/c Bill Bultitude topped at 169 cents, weighed 620kg to realise $1043.

A pen of bullocks offered a/c HD and RA Green topped at 162 cents, weighed 590kg to realise $951.

A pen of cows offered a/c Coombadjha Past sold to 143 cents, weighed 603kg to realise $857.

A pen of cows offered a/c Donna Wingfield sold to 141 cents, weighed 605kg to realise $848.

A pen of cows offered a/c Shan Farm sold to 140 cents, weighed 625kg to realise $870.

A pen of charolais steers offered a/c L and L Tutt sold to 218 cents to realise $461 to restockers.

A pen of vealers offered a/c JR and MA Robinson sold to 206 cents, weighed 261kg to realise $536.

A pen of vealers offered a/c Maybrook sold to 207 cents, weighed 221kg to realise $456.

A pen of vealers offered a/c RC and FA Conroy sold to 200 cents, weighed 217kg to realise $430.

A pen of santa steers offered a/c MH Pocock sold to 220 cents to realise $390 to restockers.

A pen of angus steers offered a/c F and EM Bailey sold to 224 cents to realise $416 to restockers.

A pen of angus steers offered a/c D and L Carter sold to 216 cents to realise $439 to restockers.

A pen of angus steers offered a/c MM Preston sold to 230 cents to realise $313 to restockers.

A pen of brangus steers offered a/c Arndilly Past sold to 220 cents to realise $330 to restockers.

A pen of angus steers offered a/c SW and HI Davis sold to 212 cents to realise $405 to restockers.

Elders Grafton

Sale Toppers

Doboy Station sold bullocks 160.2/kg averaged 693kg and returned $1110.19.

WN Capple sold bullocks 161.2/kg averaged 620kg and returned $999.44.

Leo J Carlton sold bullocks 155.2/kg averaged 660kg and returned $1024.32.

T & S McCallum sold bulls 147.2/kg averaged 780kg and returned $1148.16.

David W Newton sold cows 135.2/kg averaged 625kg and returned $845.

Kelanoa Pastoral P/L sold cows 133.2/kg averaged 562kg and returned $749.25.

Bob Richards sold cows 135.0/kg averaged 515kg and returned $695.25.

Leo J Carlton sold export heifers 151. …

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