Sale Report: A smaller yarding at Emerald today with a mixed quality line up on offer resulting in a slightly cheaper market. Heavy Bullocks made to 502c/kg to average 423 cents, while steers 400-500kg topped at 594c/kg & averaged 528 cents, steers 280-350kg made to 770c/kg to average 614 cents, while weaner weight ranges topped at 779c/kg to average 586 cents. Heavy Heifers over 400kg topped at 504c/kg, while heifers 280-350kg topped at 629c/kg to average 531 cents, heifers 200-280kg reached 676c/kg to average 598 cents. Heavy cows topped at 360c/kg to average 335 cents, with cows 450-520kg topping at 340c/kg to average 318 cents.
Sale Highlights: The Esmond Family ‘Lucknow’ Emerald sold Droughtmaster Bullocks to 417c/kg to weigh 618kg or $2581, Trevor & Alison Hamblin ‘Doris Park’ Emerald sold Droughtmaster Bullocks to 416c/kg to weigh 650kg or $2705. Rob & Julie Crozier ‘Rydan’ Rubyvale sold Brahman Steers to 688c/kg to weigh 285kg and return $1965, The Prince Family ‘Melaleuca’ Capella sold Droughtmaster Heifers to 532c/kg to weigh 297kg & $1580. The Nobbs Family ‘Inverrio’ Duaringa offered a line of Cross Bred Heifers to 676c/kg to weigh 241kg or $1632, AJ & Pam Davison ‘Mt Donald’ Clermont sold Brahman Heifers to 550c/kg to weigh 193kg or $1062.