Pasture fed heifers hit ‘jaw-dropping’ price

ABOVE: Cows for sale at the NRLX. Photo: NRLX

T&W McCormack and Ramsey & Bulmer held a joint store sale at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange on Friday, February 18 with 1999 head sold.

Steers topped their category at 930.0c/kg and averaged 709.0c/kg and 272kg.

Heifers reached a top of 808.2c/kg and averaged 681.6c/kg and 254kg.

Cows saw a top of $2,220 per head and Cows & Calves topped their market at $3,350.

On Saturday, February 19, the NRLX hosted the annual Yulgilbar commercial female sale for the second year with a large crowd in attendance.

More than 430 top quality heifers and cows and calves went under the hammer on the day.

Cows & Calves saw a top return of $4,020 while PTIC heifers reached a jaw-dropping top return of $4,950.

This week will see T&W McCormack and Ramsey & Bulmer hold a joint breeder sale on Friday, February 25.

More than 500 quality PTIC heifers. cows and calves are expected to be offered with further bookings welcome.

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