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Australia: Weaner beef steers top the buying sheets at Boyanup sale yards

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Frozen Bone-In Beef
Australia
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Published Dec 8, 2023

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The live export industry was strongly represented at the combined agents Boyanup weaner sale, with Livestock Shipping Services purchasing 29 pens. Steer calves and future breeder type heifers reached higher prices than recent sales, demonstrating the consistency and competition in the entire penning. All classes of cattle met stronger competition than previous weeks, with weaner steers selling to a top of 270c/kg and future breeder type Angus heifers reaching 242c/kg.
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Governments shouldn't require more evidence of the importance of the live export industry than provided at the combined agents Boyanup weaner sale last week. Rodney Galati, Brunswick, operating for Livestock Shipping Services, purchased 29 pens, putting a strong base in the sale. SALE SUMMARY Steer calves topped at $1006 and 314c/kg, while future breeder type heifers reached $970 and 250c/kg and both useful increases on recent sales. The strength of the sale was in the consistency and competition on the entire penning. Local agents buying for clients competed with commission buyers, as well as bids from the AuctionsPlus platform. There were 34 logins, with 16 bids resulting in one buyer securing five pens online. Nutrien Livestock Nutrien Livestock sold first with the larger draft of 900 calves, selling numerous lines ebefore the top steer price of $1006 was paid for eight Charolais weighing 479kg from F Grantham & Sons when Willowbank, Benger, bid to 210c/kg for them. The next ...
Source: Farmweekly
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