OFF THE RAILS – BEEF BREEDER SALE 15 APRIL
By Glenn Weir
Lismore Cattle Market Report
Beef Breeder Sale 15 April 2023
A mainly good quality yarding of 450 female cattle and bulls were offered at Lismore Saleyards on Saturday. A large crowd of buyers surrounded the ring and competition was strong.
The sale commenced with four Speckle Park cows and calves sold on account of Springfield Farm, Tregeagle reaching a sale top of $3,300.
The Allen family's Brahman x heifers with calves sold for $2,750. Dependabell's Angus cows and calves $2,450.
Most good young cows and calves sold for $2,000 to $2,500
A good line up of preg tested heifers and young cows proved popular. Gary Savins, Nashua Valley Beef, presented a couple of lines of Brangus Heifers PTIC for a return of $2,650. Jennings Livestock's draft of Angus x black baldy cows topped at $2,600. Charbray x heifers PTIC topped at $2,700.
Most of the PTIC heifers sold from $1,600 to $2,400 depending on type and most importantly temperament.
The Harm's family of McKees Hill produced a big growthy 20 month old Charolais bull which sold for $7,000
A run of older and secondary cows and calves sold in the $1,000 to $2,400 depending on frame and calf rearing ability.