Friday 7th December, 2012
The Monthly cattle sale held by Braidwood Associated Agents on Friday 7th December 2012 yarded 532 cattle which included 303 scale cattle and 229 store cattle.
Buyers travelled from Moruya, Cooma, Canberra, Goulburn, Moss Vale and also a good following from the Braidwood area.
The store cattle market was made up of cows & calves, young steers and young heifers. The quality of the yarding was mixed with great opportunities for the restocker.
A pen of 7 cows & calves with 1st calves at foot offered by Dorothy Griggs made $1030.00.
A pen of 9 quality heifers offered by Linda Eden & Mark Harding sold for $500.00
STORE SALE SUMMARY
Cows & calves sold to a top of $1120 to average $880.00
Steers sold to a top of $550.00 to average $473.00
Heifers sold to a top of $500.00 to average $420.00
SCALE CATTLE SUMMARY
Cows 251 to 500kg avg 102.4.c/kg to a top of 108.0 c/kg $520.80
501kg + avg 110.7 to top of 126.0 c/kg $906.99
Steers 301 to 400 avg 165.90 c/kg to a top of 189.0 c/kg $670.38
401 to 500kg to avg 145.80 c/kg to a top of 168.0 c/kg $772.80
501 + avg 136.60 c/kg to top of158.2 c/kg $984.87
Heifers 301 to 400 avg 155.9 c/kg to a top of 202.0 c/kg $676.70
401 to 500kg avg 120.80 c/kg to a top of 140.0 c/kg $574.00
Weaner steers avg 192.70.0 c/kg to a top of 211.0 c/kg $560.66
Weaner heifer’s avg 173.4 c/kg to a top of 180.0c.kg $503.00
Contributed by Paul Costigan
Account Manager Livestock
Landmark Daniel Walker
0439 475 701