Prime vealers in short supply
MORE than 240 cattle were sold at Lismore Saleyards on Tuesday.
Prices for all classes of stock were on a par with last week.
Prime vealers were in short supply and sold from $3.30 to $3.40/kg for returns generally of $750 to $850.
Heavy vealers sold from $3.10 to $3.48/kg depending on quality.
Don Matthews, of Mullumbimby, sold four outstanding Santa X steers for $3.40/kg, $1254.
Colin Tickle's grain assisted Santa steer returned $1304.
Heavy cows sold from $2.10 to $2.40/kg with Paul Caporal's Charolais cow the highlight weighing 745 kg and returning $1714.
Barry and Marion Green's Brangus X cow sold for $2.40, $1381.
This Saturday at the Lismore yards the final store cattle sale for the year will commence at 10am.
Another good yarding is anticipated with another large offering of cows and calves.