Heifers sell to $1080 at Pitlochry Station

Heifers sell to $1080 at Pitlochry Station


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Pitlochry's Rex Anderson, Kym Lowe and Rob Giles with Pinkerton Palm Hamlyn and Steen agent Scott Bittner and Pitlochry's Stephanie Mooney.

Pitlochry's Rex Anderson, Kym Lowe and Rob Giles with Pinkerton Palm Hamlyn and Steen agent Scott Bittner and Pitlochry's Stephanie Mooney.

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MORE than 60 years of Poll Hereford breeding went under the hammer at the Pitlochry Station dispersal sale at Tilley Swamp on Thursday last week, with 165 heifers sold to $1080, averaging $1038.

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MORE than 60 years of Poll Hereford breeding went under the hammer at the Pitlochry Station dispersal sale at Tilley Swamp on Thursday last week, with 165 heifers sold to $1080, averaging $1038.

The top line of 63 heifers were knocked down to Westech Ag, on behalf of client MH Marwood, Kingston, who also took a further 40 heifers at $1000.

Thomas Foods International bought 62 heifers at $1020.

There were 545 cows and calves sold to $2000, averaging $1538.

The top line of 33 cows and calves sold to Miller Whan & John, which also bought a further 28 at $1700. Pinkerton Palm Hamlyn & Steen, account Brown, bought 27 cows and calves at $1800.

PPHS agent Scott Bittner said there was a lot of local support at the sale.

“The majority of the cattle stayed in the South East, with one load going to Camperdown, Vic,” he said.

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