Glenn Weir
Glenn Weir

Cows dearer, vealers cheaper at Lismore

A TOTAL of 320 cattle were sold at Lismore Saleyards on Tuesday.

Vealers ranged in quality from very good to plain.

The best of the vealers sold from $2.65-2.76/kg for returns of $580-690.

Heavy steer vealers/weaners sold to backgrounders for $2.85-3.00/kg.

Don Mathews’ santa-cross angus steer sold for $2.96/kg, returning $1081.

Plain weaners varied in price depending on breed and quality.

Angus and limousin steers were $2.80-3.20/kg, while angus and Euro heifers fetched $2.70-2.85/kg.

Light cross-bred heifers were $2.50-2.65/kg.

Most cows and bullocks showed a price rise of 10-15c/kg compared.

Heavy cows sold from $2-2.26/kg. Medium cows were $1.70-2.00/kg.

This Saturday the monthly Lismore Store Cattle will be held, starting at 10am. Another good yarding of steers, heifer and cows with calves will be on offer.

Producers please note: A meeting concerning the state of the cattle industry is being held at the Casino RSM Club on Monday from 7.30pm. Representatives from the MLA and other industry bodies will be speaking.



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