58th Annual Autumn Blue Ribbon Sale

Landmark Braidwood held the 58th Annual Blue Ribbon calf & weaned sale cattle sale on Friday 20th may 2016.

Four generations of the Laurie family from Ballalaba were at the sale. Picture are Dick, Robert, Guy and Sam.

Four generations of the Laurie family from Ballalaba were at the sale. Picture are Dick, Robert, Guy and Sam.

The quality of the Harding was mixed with the top local breeders showcasing quality calves. A yarding of 2353 head which comprised 898 heifers and 1455 steers.

Buyers traveled from as far as Coonamble,Cowra,Wagga,Harden,Albury.Cootamundra,Yass, Crookwell,Goulburn,Moss vale, Moruya, Bega and also the local Braidwood area.

The yard average was $803.05 with steers topping at $1170.00 to average $858.15 and heifers topping at $960.00 to average $713.00

Highlights of the sale of sale of Steers were: RC & D Grant sold a pen of 47 Angus steers weighting 347kg $1170.00; Krawarree past co sold a pen of 18 angus steers weighting 366kg $1130.00; RTR & NE Royds sold a pen of 20 Angus  steers weighting 344kg $1120.00; Menzies & Son sold a pen of 20 Angus steers weighting 340kg $1070.00; Colombo Pastoral Company sold a pen of 25 Murray grey steers weighting 349kg $1020.00; and JV &  NG Sturgiss sold a pen of Hereford steers weighting 340.00kg $1000.00. 

In the Heifers: RC & D Grant sold a pen of Angus heifers $960.00; RN & RK Laurie sold a pen of 25 Angus heifers $830.00; JJ Byrne sold a pen of 15 Angus heifers $830.00; C & M Tetley  sold a pen of 18 Angus heifers $830.00; JV & NG Sturgiss sold a pen of 17 Hereford heifers $800.00; Gum Brothers & co sold a pen of 12 Hereford heifers $790.00. 

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