The Chronicle

Fat cattle market

A TOTAL of 495 cattle were yarded at Grafton Saleyards on Tuesday. The numbers were back due to the wet weather and shortened Easter Week. Bullocks held firm. Cows were fully firm to a shade dearer in places. Vealers also met a very similar market and were a shade dearer in places.

Quotations:

Prices per kilo: Export bullocks 149 155; heifers 128 140; cows prime 122 135, medium 112 120, boner 104 111; bulls prime 140 160.

Trade: Light steers 180 195; light heifers 155 175; yearlings 160 176; vealers under 190kg 171 179; vealers over 190kg 170 178; bobby calves 206 237.

Sale feature:
  •  Pen of bullocks offered a/c Don McPherson sold to 155 cents, weighed 775kg to realise $1195.
  •  Pen of bullocks offered a/c Stuart Ensby sold to 153 cents, weighed 733kg to realise $1115.
  •  Pen of bullocks offered a/c TJ and W Commerford sold to 154 cents, weighed 600kg to realise $925.
  •  Pen of cows offered a/c AD and ML Scott sold to 133 cents, weighed 465kg to realise $615.
  •  Pen of cows offered a/c Keys & McDonald sold to 135 cents, weighed 625kg to realise $839.
  •  Pen of cows offered a/c GJ and S Watters sold to 133 cents, weighed 483kg to realise $638.
  •  Pen of vealers offered a/c John Hutchings sold to 175 cents, weighed 235kg to realise $409.
  •  Pen of vealers offered a/c JT Rogan sold to 177 cents, weighed 245kg to realise $432.
  •  Pen of vealers offered a/c M and S Hughes sold to 178 cents, weighed 223kg to realise $395.
  •  Pen of vealers offered a/c JC Ottaway & Son sold to 173 cents, weighed 235kg to realise $405.
  •  Pen of vealers offered a/c RB and JE Barnier sold to 176 cents, weighed 178kg to realise $312.
  •  Pen of vealers offered a/c WA Niland sold to 175 cents, weighed 180kg to realise $314.
  •  Pen of vealers offered a/c GJ and GJ Watters sold to 178 cents, weighed 200kg to realise $354.
  •  Pen of bobby calves offered a/c A Mianowany sold to 237 cents, weighed 120kg to realise $283.

- Farrell McCrohon Pty. Ltd.



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