Nebo combined agents yarded a very good line-up of 1200 head on Friday comprising 850 steers 150 cows 150 heifers and 55 cows and calves.
Cattle were drawn from all local, coastal and central areas. With a full buyers gallery on hand, competition was strong and saw heavy feeder steers reach 422c, cows out to 392c and weaner steers reaching 540c.
Steers over 500kg sold to 416c, average 416c, steers 400-500kg made 428c, average 417c, steers 320-400kg reached 452c, average 430c, steers 250-320kg made 540c, average 456c and steers under 250kg sold to 540c, average 496c.
Cows over 520kg made 295c, average 279c, and cows 400-520kg reached 298c, average 275c.
Heifers 450-550kg reached 298c, average 298c, heifers 400-450kg sold to 352c, average 291c, heifers 300-400kg made 410c, average 344c, heifers 250-300kg reached 420c, average 376c, and heifers under 250kg made 440c, average 415c.
Cows and calves sold to $2400/unit, average $2005/unit.
Bulls over 600kg made 238c, average 238c, and bulls under 450kg sold to 398c, average 325c.
Fort Cooper, Nebo, sold a top quality line of Santa No.9 steers to top at 422c to return $2090/hd and No.0 steers for 468c to return $1234/hd. Fort Cooper, Strathdee, Nebo, sold aged Brahman cows and calves to average $2148/unit and to top at $2400/unit and weaner steers to top at 514c to return $1237/hd.
Mt Flora Cattle, Nebo, sold No.1 weaner steers for 540c to return $1355/hd and cows to top at 283c to return $1387/hd. Keith Perry, Nebo, sold Charbray cows to average 277c to top at 280c to return $1671/hd and weaner steers for 498c to return $1360/hd.
Muggera, Nebo, sold Brahman cross cows for 281c weighing 575kg to return $1618/hd. Kevin Reeves, Sarina, sold Euro cross steers to average 427c which topped at 430c to return $1533/hd. Tralee Pastoral, Glenden, sold Charbray weaner heifers for 436c weighing 233 to return $1016.
Olderfleet Cattle Co, Mt Coolon, sold No.0 Brahman heifers for 420c weighing 275kg to return $1155/hd. Loughrea Investments, Calen, sold Senepol cross steers for 500c weighing 203kg to return $1019/hd. Muggera, Nebo, sold Belmont Red steers for 442c weighing 356kg to return 1574/hd.