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PTIC young cows avg $2135 on AuctionsPlus

Beef Central, 06/05/2017
Part of a line of 168 5-10 month old Brangus steers 235kg, from Blackwater in Central QLD, which sold yesterday for 439c/kg or $1030

Part of a line of 168 5-10 month old Brangus steers 235kg, from Blackwater in Central QLD, which sold yesterday for 439c/kg or $1030

 

CATTLE numbers on AuctionsPlus this week rose slightly on what were already large listings the week before, producing a total consignment of 12,113 head.

PTIC heifer numbers were up, averaging $1856, while young PTIC cows averaged $2135.

New South Wales accounted for the biggest portion of listings this week, totalling 7513 head, followed by Queensland 3670 head, South Australia 371, Victoria 343, Tasmania 116 and Western Australia 100 head.

In a breakdown of young cattle sold yesterday, by weight range:

  • Steers less than 250kg sold from 350c to 513c/kg, to average 440c; while heifers sold from 316-444c, averaging 369c
  • Steers 250-300kg sold from 357-481c, averaging 425c; while heifers sold from 330-396c, averaging 362c
  • Steers 300-350kg sold from 300-443c, averaging 386c; while heifers sold from 260-387c, averaging 339c
  • Steers 350+kg sold from 276-369c, averaging 328c; while heifers sold from 287-357c, averaging 321c.

Queensland steer and heifer highlights:

  • A line of 168 5-10 month old Brangus steers 235kg, from Blackwater sold for 439c/kg or $1030
  • 7-9 month old EU Angus cross steers 257kg from Toobeah sold for 481c or $1235
  • 8-10 month old crossbred steers 316kg from Yelarbon sold for 356c or $1125
  • 16-22 month old EU-eligible Santa & Brahman cross steers 358kg from Monto sold for 334c or $1195
  • 5-8 month old EU Angus cross heifers 194kg from Moura sold for 350c or $680
  • 10-15 month old Santa Gertrudis cross heifers 262kg from Inglewood sold for 346c or $905
  • 12-20 month old Brahman, Charolais x Brahman and Gelbvieh x Brahman heifers 381kg, from Biloela sold for 287c or $1095

New South Wales steer and heifer highlights:

  • 7-8 month old EU-eligible Hazeldean and Dunoon blood Angus steers 232kg from Cooma, sold for 513c/kg or $1190
  • 8-9 month old EU Gunyah blood Poll Hereford steers 256kg from Bombala sold for 466c or $1195
  • 7-9 month old Angus steers 303kg from Bombala which sold for 443c or $1340
  • 19-20 month old Kilburnie Angus steers 378kg from Uralla sold for 369c or $1395
  • 7-8 month old Angus heifers 232kg from Binda sold for 444c or $1030
  • 7-9 month old Angus heifers 295kg from Black Mountain sold for 396c or $1170
  • 18-19 month old EU Hazeldean and Dunoon blood Angus heifers 373kg from Cooma sold for 357c or $1330
  • 11-13 month old Waratah and Glen Ellerslie Poll Hereford heifers 315kg from Adelong sold for 328c or $1035
These 8-9 month old EU-eligible Poll Hereford steers 256kg from Bombala, NSW sold for 466c or $1195 yesterday

These 8-9 month old EU-eligible Poll Hereford steers 256kg from Bombala, NSW sold for 466c or $1195 yesterday

Victoria and South Australia highlights:

  • 7-9 month old The Glen and Ardrossan blood Angus steers 236kg from Walwa, VIC sold for 484c or $1140
  • 12-22 month old crossbred steers 340kg from Padthaway, SA sold from 440c or $1250
  • 8-9 month old Angus/ Braford steers 275kg from Stewart Range, SA sold for 368c or $1210
  • 8-9 month old Angus/Braford heifers 264kg from Stewart Range sold for 360c or $950
  • 10-18 month old EU and Organic Angus/Hereford heifers 342kg from Marree sold for 387c or $1325

Breeding cattle

PTIC female numbers were up this week, with PTIC heifers averaging $1856 and selling to a top price of $2880 for a line of Angus heifers 20-22 months of age and PTIC to Wagyu bulls from Glen Innes, NSW.

Young PTIC Cows averaged $2135 with a top price of $2380. This top price went to a line of rising three year old EU Angus cows from Walcha, NSW, PTIC to Angus bulls.

PTIC proven breeders averaged $1851 with a top price of $2220. This top price went to lines of Angus cows from Glen Innes and Braidwood, NSW. PTIC mixed aged lines averaged $1193 with a top price of $1920. Older PTIC cows averaged $1360 with a top price of $1570.

Cow and calf numbers remained limited. Top price from Queensland went to a line of crossbred cows, 2.5 to 10 years old from Augathella, with 1-5 month old Brangus calves at foot, which sold for $1690. Top price from New South Wales went to a line of 6-9 year old Santa cross cows from Walcha which sold for $2290 with young Santa and Angus calves at foot. Top price from Victoria went to a line of rising five-year-old Angus cows from Thorpedale which sold for $2900, with young Angus calves at foot.

This line of 6-9 year old Santa cross cows from Walcha NSW, with young Santa and Angus calves at foot, sold for $2290 yesterday.

This line of 6-9 year old Santa cross cows from Walcha NSW, with young Santa and Angus calves at foot, sold for $2290 yesterday.

Wagyu feeder steers avg 648c

The Wagyu offering this week was strong with a total of 447 head. Steers averaged 648c/kg with a top price of 660c/kg or $1550, paid for a line of 8-9 month old EU-eligible F1 Wagyu/Angus averaging 235kg from Holbrook, NSW.

Their sisters, averaging 220kg, topped prices for Wagyu heifers this week, selling for 637c or $1400. Wagyu heifers averaged 521c.

There was a 100pc clearance in the WA Cattle Sale this week. A stand-out line of Angus slaughter cows made $1351/head or 416.2c/kg dressed (380kg carcase weight).

The TAS Cattle Sale saw 116 head listed over seven lots. One vendor from Whitemark, Flinders Island had three lots offered, all selling well. A stand-out line of 7-8-month-old Angus steers averaging 350kg made $1250 or 357c/kg live.

Interfaced seedstock sales

This week AuctionsPlus attended the Jaffra Brahman Female Dispersal sale, held at CQLX Gracemere, QLD. All 172 lots offered were sold on the day with 12 lots being purchased online, a true testament to the legacy of the late Ion Jackson’s many years in the Brahman industry. Lot 120, Jaffra Beauty 4853 was topped price females at $22,000, while the top online price went to Lot 9, Jaffra 4570, selling for $7000 to Armidale, NSW. A total of 44 bidders and 78 guests logged on.

The AWA Elite Wagyu Sale was held on Wednesday, conducted by GDL with some outstanding results. The top priced bull, lot 19 Mayura L0010, offered by Mayura Wagyu Beef was sold for $105,000. Lot number 11 offered by Arubial Pty Ltd was a heifer-in-utero by SMOFFO126 Sumo Cattle Co Michifuku F126 and out of BDWFD2041 Macquarie Wagyu F D2041 and sold for $95,000.

This week Market Operator Emily Porter attended the Hazeldean Autumn Bull and Commercial Female Sale. This was the first time that Hazeldean has used AuctionsPlus for its stud sale with the sale having live video and audio streaming. AuctionsPlus successfully purchased two lots with active bidding activity throughout the sale. The top priced bull was sold at the sale centre, selling for $13,000.

Violet Hills Charolais on-property bull sale was also interfaced on Thursday. The sale was topped at $13,000, while the online top price was $10,000 for Violet Hills Lacy (P), who will be heading north into Queensland. 34 bidders and 34 guests logged onto the sale, with 2 lots knocked down to online bidders.

 

Source: AuctionsPlus

 

 

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