Canberra Annual Weaner Calf Sale 19/5/17
Last Friday the 19th saw another very successful Annual weaner calf sale at Canberra saleyards with a yarding of 1,298. The quality across the yarding was a real credit to all vendors with prices confirming that. Of the total yarding, 774 steers went on to average a massive $1,114 and also average 400c/kg. The remaining 524 heifers averaged $941 or 376c/kg. There was a strong field of buyers which included local back grounders as well as commission buyers that went on to send cattle as far as South Australia and far north as Inverell.
Light weight steers topped at 484c/kg A/C MG & SV Lloyd’ (Queanbeyan) 7 Angus steers that weighed 191kg realising $923
A/C Adamson (Tharwa) had there 53 Angus steers 291kg make 418c/kg realising $1,216
A/C R. McKeahnie’ (Burra) 14 Angus steers make 4.00c/kg weighing 322kg $1,292, and weighed 322kg.
Light weight heifers sold to a top of 408c/kg of J. Rowley’ (Urila) 26 Angus Heifers, weighing 224kg realising $933
Another great sale included TW Bates’ (Hoskinstown) 387c/kg, 20 Angus heifers 296kg realising $1,145.
W.J. GIBBS & CO