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By ALISHA FOGDEN
PROSTOCK'S Kym Endersby said
average prices were received for
the 150 cattle yarded at Mount
Compass market on September
30, as quality stock was hard to
Cow prices eased 5 cents a
kilogram, while the top calf, a
280kg Hereford milk heifer, made
Heavy bulls, more than 1000kg,
made to $1.12/kg, while steers
about 550kg sold for $1.45-
Light grassfed heifers made to
$1.65/kg, while milk heifers sold to
No milk steers were offered.
GV&SM Cotton, Ashbourne, sold
five Angus-cross steers, av 538kg,
to $1.47/kg, av $783/hd.
Richard Mintz, Finniss, sold mixed
Angus cows, 481kg, to $1.25, av
Wooding/Hobba, Meadows, sold
four Murray Grey steers av 313kg
to $1.85/kg av $580/hd.
Compass milk heifers to $1.80/kg
SALE SELECTION: Bruce Noske (pictured centre)
inspects the quality yarding at Mt Pleasant Market on
VOLUME BUYERS: Mount Pleasant buyers TMC's Ian
Smith and Campbelltown meat buyer.
Yarding: 150 cattle
Milk heifers to $1.80/kg
Bulls to $1.12/kg
Steers to $1.55/kg
ONE of the best quality
yardings of 1600 sheep
and lambs meant prices
were firm at the Landmark
Anderson & Fawcett Mount
Pleasant market on September
said prices reflected
the quality of the stock on offer
with a third of the yarding sold
for $100 or more, and that
vendors were to be
commended for the
presentation of stock.
topped the sale at $110.
sold sucker lambs at $109.
All crossbred lambs made $83
to $110 with only 80 store
crossbred lambs selling to a
trade buyer for $76.
Most of the 90 cattle sold
were store weaners with a
lighter penning of prime cattle.
sold grain fed
steers to $880.
, Mt Pleasant,
sold Murray Grey steers to
Store steers made $360 to
$460 and store heifers were
$300 to $360.
Demand from graziers was
strong with feed prospects the
best they have been for three
The next Mt Pleasant market
will be held on October 21 at
This sale will have the
complete dispersal of the
Angus herd -- 30
cows and three bulls.
Top quality sheep yarding
at Pleasant September sale
IN ACTION: Landmark clerk David Schultz and auctioneer Colin Fawcett
are pictured in action at the Mt Pleasant lamb market.
Yarding: 1600 sheep and
lambs and 90 cattle
Lambs to $110
Hoggets to $66
Mutton to $88
Grain fed steers $820-$880
Trade heifers $500-$590
Trade steers $580-$790
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