BENDIGO CAT­TLE SALE

Shepparton News - Country News - - LIVESTOCK -

Tues­day, Septem­ber 4

It was good-sized yard­ing with 268 cat­tle com­ing for­ward. The qual­ity and com­pe­ti­tion was mixed. Heavy steers were in bet­ter sup­ply and sold to a top of $2.60 kg. Medium to heavy steers were in good sup­ply and sold to a top of $2.78 kg, slightly cheaper than the pre­vi­ous mar­ket.

A good-sized run of veal­ers came through the ring and sold well to a top price of $3.10 kg, drop­ping 8¢ to 10¢.

A small run of cows sold to a top of $2.14, also drop­ping this week by 4¢ to 6¢.

Quotes: Heavy steers over 500 kg sold to $2.60; medium to heavy steers 450-500 kg sold to $2.78; steer veal heavy over 400 kg sold to $3.10; steer veal medium 320-390 kg sold to $3.08; heifer veal 420-490 kg sold to $3.02; heifer veal 320-390 kg sold to $3.02; beef cows $2.14.

AV­ER­AGES STEERS

G & L Richards, Calivil ................ $1387.00 Kerr Farm­ing, Ka­ma­rooka ........... $1296.37 B & T Stra­chan, Calivil ................ $1086.00 Hazeldenes, Lock­wood ................ $1053.00 D & L Broad, Ma­corna ................. $ 935.00

VEAL­ERS

M Barri, Heath­cote ....................... $1388.88 JGC P/L, Rochester ..................... $1292.85 A & S Bier, Heath­cote ................. $1121.28

COWS

A & S Bier, Heath­cote ................. $1611.20 C Ross, Lake Mar­mal .................. $1587.60 M Read, Bar­nad­own .................... $1279.20 Hazeldenes, Lock­wood ................ $1023.75 D & L Broad, Ma­corna ................. $ 976.50

HEIFERS

G & L Richards, Calivil ................ $1255.00 Hazeldene, Lock­wood .................. $ 993.00 D & L Broad, Ma­corna ................. $ 976.36

BULLS

A & K Wood­man, Muck­le­ford Sth$1915.30 C Ross, Lake Mar­mal .................. $1730.40 B Pep­per, Man­durang ................. $1669.20 D & L Broad, Ma­corna ................. $1245.00

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