Weaner steers sell to top of 589c, average 561c at Emerald

Weaner steers sell to top of 589c, average 561c at Emerald

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Plenty of competition in the gallery yielded great results at Emerald.

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Emerald agents yarded 1423 head for the prime and store sale last week, with a majority of the yarding being prime cattle.

Plenty of competition in the gallery yielded great results across the yard, with multiple processor and restocker buyers in attendance.

Heavy bullocks over 550kg sold to a top of 422c/kg to average 396c, 500-550 bullocks sold to 450c to average 428c, steers from 400-500kg topped at 464c to average 424c, feeder weight steers from 350-400kg sold to 436c to average 406c, 280-350kg steers sold to 568c to average 524c, and weaner steers from 200-280kg sold to a top of 589c to average 561c.

Heavy heifers over 400kg sold to a top of 414c to average 373c, feeder heifers from 350-400kg sold to 448c to average 421c, medium weight heifers from 280-350kg sold to 484c to average 441c, while weaner heifers 200-280kg sold to 484c to average 454c.

Heavy cows over 520kg topped at 319c to average 307c, medium weight cows from 450-520kg sold to 308c to average 299c, while heavy bulls over 600kg topped at 347c to average 324c. Various lines of cows and calves sold to $2460/unit to average $2352.

Mark and Donna Kemp, Yungaba, Capella, sold Charolais cross steers to 574c to weigh 274kg or $1574. The Daniels family, Theresa Downs, Emerald, sold Droughtmaster cross cows to 319c and weighed 621kg to return $1984.

Rob and Kylie Cunningham, Myrtle Park, Comet, consigned Santa cows to 316c to weigh 607kg or $1921. The Feddersen family, Whitdale, Rubyvale, offered Santa heifers to 400c to weigh 454kg and $1818.

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