Heifers to $1210 at Mt Pleasant weaner sale

Heifers to $1210 at Mt Pleasant weaner sale

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STEERS topped at $1150 and heifers at $1210 at the Mount Pleasant annual weaner cattle sale on Thursday, January 25.

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MOUNT PLEASANT

Yarding: 600 

Steers to $1150

Heifers to $1210

STEERS topped at $1150 and heifers at $1210 at the Mount Pleasant annual weaner cattle sale on Thursday, January 25.

Good buying support came from Thomas Foods International, Princess Royal and Loxton farmer Clive Fisher, as well as the local Adelaide Hills area.

Topping the steer section was three Angus from FK&A Dorr, sold to TFI.

The second highest money for steers was $1100 for three Angus from JB&SA Conte, Birdwood, also sold to TFI. The same vendor also sold a further Angus at $1080 and two at $900.

G&A Warner, Eden Valley, had four Murray Grey steers make $1080, and fellow Eden Valley farmers DC&SP Holt sold 10 Angus at $1000.

Regular vendors T&K Brown, Keyneton, had 10 Angus steers make $980, as well as nine at $870. They also sold eight Angus heifers at $980, along with a further eight at $900 and nine at $860.

Regari, Tanunda, sold six Angus steers at $960 and a further six at $920.

The top price for Poll Hereford steers was $960, for two lines bought by Princess Royal. One line was 13 from AJK Pastoral, Myponga, and the other was five from N Zimmerman, Sedan.

Terlinga Farm, Tungkillo, sold 10 Angus-Santa Gertrudis steers at $880, along with five at $760, while Dopen, Rockleigh, had three Murray Grey steers make $1090 and another two at $980.

Making the highest price for heifers was five Angus from Billara at $1210.

The second-highest price for heifers was $1180, paid for eight Angus from FK&A Dorr.

AJK Pastoral sold 11 Poll Hereford heifers at $970 and Regari sold six Angus-crosses at $930, along with four at $800 and one at $750.

IR&JW Johns, Keyneton, sold six Limousin-Shorthorn heifers at $790 to TFI.

 – PAULA THOMPSON

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