Hazeldean Angus clients at top of the market at the Naracoorte sales
There were plenty of pleased heifer producers at the second Naracoorte weaner sale on Friday. The heifers averaged $1214 across the yarding of 1471.
"Topping the market with the first pen of the sale was Donald Brown &Co, Keppoch, with 26 Hazeldean-blood Angus steers,420 kilograms, going for$1590 or $3.78/kg. The same vendor also sold 23 heifers, 373kg, for $1430 or $3.83/kg. The previous day, Donald Brown & Co sold 23 steers, 448kg, for $1570 or $3.50/kg and 24 steers, 389kg, for $1425 or $3.66/kg."
"The first Naracoorte weaner sales of 2017 raked in a massive $6.55 million across two days.
There were 3407 steers sold on Thursday last week and 1471 heifers on Friday.
DK&JD Symonds, Edenhope, Vic, sold 23 EU steers, Hazeldean-bld, 412kg, for $1510 or $3.66/kg to Princess Royal. They also sold 21 steers, 380kg, for $1435 or $3.77/kg, and five weighing 326kg for $1330 or $4.07/kg.
courtesy Stock Journal Thursday Jan 12th