COWS with calves at-foot topped at $4100 at Monday's annual Mount Gambier Combined Agents Female Sale, which attracted both local and interstate buyers from NSW and Vic for the 393-head on offer.
Miller Whan John paid the top money for 17 Pathfinder-blood Angus heifers with 17 Murdeduke-bld Angus calves at-foot from TL Sneath, Port Macdonnell.
The Creek sold eight Angus third and fourth calvers with eight Angus CAF at $3750 to Elders Heywood, and five Angus cows with five Angus CAF at $3750 to Elders Millicent.
Ryeview, Millicent, sold nine Shorthorn/Hereford third calvers with nine Charolais-cross CAF at $3450 to MWJ, along with six Charolais/Shorthorn second calvers (not rejoined) with six Charolais-cross CAF to Elders Millicent at $3300.
R Chuck, Mt Gambier, sold nine Angus second calvers, with nine Tugulawa-bld Simmental-cross CAF at $3160 to Elders Millicent, and three Hereford-cross cows with three Tugulawa Simmental-cross CAF also to Elders at $3050.
Mr Chuck also sold nine Shorthorn/Hereford third calvers, with nine Charolais-cross CAF to MWJ at $3450 and Southern Grampians Livestock bought a single Murray Grey cow with a Murray Grey-cross CAF at $2450.
MM&BR Schleuniger sold three Angus cows with three June/July 2021-drop Angus CAF at $3400 to Creek Livestock, Mount Gambier.
F1 females with CAF sold to $4000 paid by MWJ for three Angus/Friesian heifers with three Angus-cross CAF from Wandoon Pastoral, Mount Gambier.
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R&TR Paltridge, Eight Mile Creek, sold four Angus/Friesian heifers with 4 Angus-cross CAF at $3850 to Elders Millicent and six Hereford/Friesian heifers with six Angus CAF at $3200 to MWJ.
Yarluke, Moorak, sold two Angus/Friesian heifers with two Limousin-cross CAF at $3700 to Elders Millicent, as well as four Angus/Friesian heifers with four Limousin-cross CAF at $3500 to MWJ.
Pregnancy-tested in-calf females topped at $3750 for 12 2.5-year-old Angus heifers, PTIC to Angus bulls for March/April calving sold by Kent Proprietors, Canunda, and bought by Dylan Walker.
MWJ bought the balance of Kent Proprietor's draft of 48 PTIC Angus heifers to a top of $3750 and an average of $3480.
F1 PTIC heifers sold to $3080 for eight Hereford/Friesian heifers PTIC to Angus bulls for Feb-April calving from R&TR Paltridge bought by O'Connor Graney.
Yarluke sold nine Angus/Friesian heifers PTIC to Limousin bulls for March/April calving at $3060 to Elders Bordertown; while Wandoon Pastoral, Mount Gambier, sold 10 two-year-old Angus/Friesian heifers PTIC to Angus bulls for Feb-March calving at $3050 to MWJ.
Rosswood Rise, Tarpeena, sold four Angus heifers PTIC to Angus bulls for April calving at $3360 to Green Triangle Livestock account Sneath.
Unmated heifers made to $1950 twice, with 13 Angus/Friesian heifers from KJ&CM Nobes selling to O'Connor Graney, who also bought two Angus/Friesian heifers from K Kirkwood at the same price.
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