Euro cross steers sell to 341c/$1897 at Emerald

Euro cross steers sell to 341c/$1897 at Emerald

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Feeder and slaughter weight cattle were dearer at Emerald last week.

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Agents yarded just under 1900 head at Emerald on November 14.

Feeder and slaughter weight cattle were dearer, while the light weight classes to return to the paddock eased in values, mainly due to the quality on offer.

Heavy bullocks over 550kg topped at 341c/kg to average 322c, steers 500-550kg topped at 341c to average 317c, steers 400-500kg topped at 335c to average 308c, steers 350-400kg reached 317c to average 303c, while the light weight steers 380-350kg topped at 290c to average 262c.

Heifers over 400kg topped at 326c to average 283c, heifers 350-400kg topped at 326c to average 280c, and heifers 280-350kg reached 274c to average 254c.

Heavy cows over 520kg topped at 276c to average 260c, while cows 450-520kg topped at 275c to average 251c. There was a limited number of cows and calves, with the best to $760/unit.

Jayd and Janice Stumer, Dallareen, Capella, sold Droughtmaster bullocks to 327c to weigh 610kg or $1995. The Weston family, Wyoming, Capella, sold Euro cross steers to 341c to weigh 556 and returned $1897.

Gavin and Julie Vallis, JoJo, Alpha, sold Euro cross steers to 278c to weigh 322kg or $897. Lana Hanrahan, Carnangarra, Comet, sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 265c to weigh 360kg or $959.


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