Cows and calves sell to top of $1880/unit at Eidsvold

Cows and calves sell to top of $1880/unit at Eidsvold

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Megan Birch, Birch Pastoral, sold Droughtmaster steers for 388c/kg at 378kg returning $1469/hd. They also sold heifers for 374c/kg at 335kg to return $1253/hd.

Megan Birch, Birch Pastoral, sold Droughtmaster steers for 388c/kg at 378kg returning $1469/hd. They also sold heifers for 374c/kg at 335kg to return $1253/hd.

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There was a good line-up of quality feeder steers and heifers at Eidsvold on Tuesday.

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Eidsvold Livestock and Property held its prime and store sale on Wednesday, with a yarding of 299 head, including 26 x 26 cows and calves.

There was a good line-up of quality feeder steers and heifers and prices reflected the quality of cattle on offer.

Cows and calves sold to a top of $1880/unit, while steers in the 200 to 300kg weight range sold to 454c to return $1242/hd. Heifers in the same weight range sold to 384c returning $1075/hd.

From Eidsvold, Brangus cows sold for 281c at 415kg returning $1166/hd. Santa Gertrudis cross steers sold for 454c at 273kg returning $1242/hd. Brangus cross steers sold for 390c at 380kg returning $1482/hd. Angus cross heifers sold for 360c at 185kg returning $666/hd.

Charolais cross cows from Monto sold for 244c at 572kg returning $1398/hd and Murray Grey cross heifers sold for 384c at 280kg returning $1075.

Angus heifers from Selene sold for 384c at 280kg returning $1075/hd. Brahman cross steers from Langley sold for 374c at 403kg returning $1509/hd.

Braford cross steers from Moonford sold for 422c at 185kg returning $784/hd. A Braford bull from Mundubbera sold for 291c at 665kg returning $1936/hd.

Droughtmaster heifers from Cracow sold for 356c at 445kg returning $1585/hd. Crossbred heifers from Theodore sold for 376c at 305kg returning $1147/hd. Brahman cows and Simbrah calves from Abercorn sold for $1880/unit.

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