Heavy yarding at Dorrigo sale

NUMBERS increased to see one of the heaviest yardings for some time at the fortnightly Dorrigo sale on March 25.

Quality was once again good and all categories were well represented. Bulls were in good numbers and sold to 134c kg to be 10c cheaper on previous.

Cows were in good numbers again and quality was good. These eased by 7c to top at 139c kg. Plainer cows were cheaper by 6c and sold from 72c to 123c kg. Heavy steers held firm selling from 148c to 169c kg and export heifers showed an easier trend selling to 154c kg.

Both yearling steers and heifers were well supplied and eased 2c selling from 148c to 180c kg. Light veal was both in good numbers and quality but had a cheaper trend of 5 to 7c topping at 184c kg.

Restockers were once again present through the sale and paid to 192c kg for their requirement.

This report compiled by Neil Stocks of Elders, Dorrigo.

Dorrigo saleyards manager Robert Capps said the sale had retrurned nearly $500,000 to the Dorrigo Plateau and congratulations were due too Neil Stocks (Elders) and Stuart Kelly (Dorrigo Livestock) on the quality yarding.



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