Widespread and eager competition for future breeders installed a new high in Angus heifer prices on the final day of the Hamilton weaner sales.
Euro-breeds of mixed sex weaners met stronger than expected demand as Western District weaner sales commenced in Hamilton on Tuesday.
Although a further 5-10 cents easier demand for young beef weaners remained acceptably strong during the annual Elders steer sale on Friday.
FEMALES were red hot at the annual breeders sale at Mount Compass on Friday, with all types well-up on last year’s highest prices.
IT was a strong start to 2017 at Mount Pleasant’s monthly sale on Thursday last week, with sheep and lambs up on pre-Christmas rates and cattle on a par.
A collective sigh of relief has replaced anxious expectation after two solid days of weaner sales in Western Victoria this week.
Selected lines of EU-accredited Hereford cattle again drew special attention as steers selling continued at the Hamilton saleyards on Thursday.
ALMOST $20 million dollars has exchanged hands this week at beef saleyards throughout western district weaner sales in Victoria.
HOT weather conditions didn’t deter buyers and onlookers from attending the first feature sale for the year at Strathalbyn on Friday.