Weaner steers sell to 468c, average 429c, at Emerald

Weaner steers sell to 468c, average 429c, at Emerald

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Strong results continues at Emerald this week.

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Emerald agents yarded just over 1300 head this week, down in numbers on last week, however the strong results continued on with great returns across the yard.

Heavy steers from 400-500kg sold to 383c/kg to average 353c, feeder steers from 350-400kg sold to 398c to average 350c, medium weight steers from 280-350kg made to 444c to average 379c, weaner steers from 200-280kg sold to 468c to average 422c, while weaner steers under 200kg sold to 468c to average 429c.

Medium weight 280-350kg heifers sold to 396c to average 336c, 200-280kg weaner heifers made to a top of 408c to average 378c, while weaner heifers under 200kg sold to a top of 400c to average 378c.

Heavy cows over 520kg topped at 285c to average 277c, while cows 450-520kg topped at 310c to average 274c. Heavy bulls over 600kg sold to a top of 339c to average 323c.

Rob and Kylie Cunningham, Myrtle Park, Comet, sold Santa cows to 282c weighing 590kg for a $1664 return. Charles Carmel McKinlay, Bloodwood, Yamala, sold Brahman cows to 283c to weigh 582kg to return $1649. Simon Stanhope, Tomahawk, Clermont, sold Brahman steers to 345c weighing 466kg to return $1609.

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