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 413 head of cattle yarded in a very light sale for Grafton this week. Export cattle sold fully firm on last week to remain unchanged. Vealers to processors sold a shade dearer to top at 216c/kg. Restocker calves improved by 12-18c/kg to see small British and Euro steers sell to over 240c/kg.


Prices per kilo: Export bullocks 160 178; heifers 140 155; cows prime 133 149, medium 118 140; boner 110 142; bulls prime 140 150.

Trade: Light steers 218 248; light heifers 210 222; yearlings 195 209; vealers under 190kg 209 215; vealers over 190kg 207 216; bobby calves 300 352.

Sale feature:

Wavehill Past bullocks sold to 168c/kg, weighed 625kg and returned $1045/hd.

JP & SG Armstrong bullocks sold to 178c/kg, weighed 599kg and returned $1059/hd.

KC Brown bullocks sold to 166c/kg, weighed 618kg and returned $1020/hd.

BJ & RM Johnson heifers sold to 150c/kg, weighed 475kg and returned $709/hd.

Graeme Tagget heifers sold to 179c/kg, weighed 355kg and returned $633/hd.

GR Lenz cows sold to 141c/kg, weighed 490kg and returned $687/hd.

JH & J Carlton family vealers sold to 216c/kg, weighed 240kg and returned $516/hd.

Ken Watters vealers sold to 214c/kg, weighed 243kg and returned $517/hd.

Shirley Hunter charolais steers sold to 230c/kg and returned $513/hd to restockers.

JS & RM McPherson angus steers sold to 220c/kg and returned $513/hd to restockers.

Marie Mulligan charolais steers sold to 236c/kg and returned $343/hd to restockers.

Samantha Deibert hereford steers sold to 220c/kg and returned $382/hd to restockers.

BJ Pardoe vealers sold to 213c/kg, weighed 220kg and returned $467/hd.

BJ & RM Johnson vealers sold to 215c/kg, weighed 187kg and returned $400/hd.

DL & K Baker bobby calves sold to 352c/kg weighed 105kg and returned $368/hd.

Elders Grafton

Sale Toppers

Leo J Carlton sold bullocks 173.2c/kg averaged 620 kg and returned $1073.84.

Dr P Lee sold cows 143.2c/kg averaged 485 kg and returned $694.52.

T & S McCallum sold cows 135.2c/kg averaged 455 kg and returned $615.16.

GW & JM Clarke sold cows 130. …

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