ABOVE: One of the bulls at the saleyards this week. Photo: NRLX
Agents yarded 770 head at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange regular prime sale on Wednesday, July 27.
The yarding had of a good supply of young cattle and a fair penning of cows. The yarding of young cattle consisted mainly of weaners along with an odd pen of yearlings.
Quality was very mixed with a large percentage of plain conditioned weaners however there were several lines of well bred cattle throughout the sale.
Cow prices saw a drop again this week averaging 241c/kg and reaching a top price of 350c/kg.
Heifer prices were also back with lighter stock up to 250kg averaging 394c/kg and topping their category at 486c/kg.
Heavier heifers over 250kg averaged 303c/kg and reached a top of 428c/kg.
Bull prices were easier this week with 16 head sold averaging 257c/kg and 708kg.
Steers held firm to slightly cheaper with lighter steers up to 250kg averaging 498c/kg and reaching a top price of 612c/kg. Heavier steers over 250kg averaged 405c/kg and topped their market at 528c/kg.
A good number of bullocks sold on the day averaged 334c/kg.
Vealer prices remained steady this week with lighter vealer up to 250kg averaging 459c/kg and reaching a top of 596c/kg. Heavier vealer over 250kg averaged 436c/kg with a top price of 556c/kg.
The 2022 Casino All Breeds Bull & Female sale was held at the NRLX on Saturday, July 30 with more than 150 of the region’s finest bulls and females offered on the day.
The top priced bull was sold by Lyle Family Angus for $28,000 with second and third place not far behind sold by Franklin Angus for $25,000 each.
Franklin Angus also sold the top priced female of the day for $15,000. With over 200 bidders registering both in person and online via Stocklive, the day was considered a great success.
NRLX business administration coordinator Tegan George