Muchea WA 4/7 – 2013 head yarded
ER Patterson & Son of Woodanilling, 1 Simmental bull 916kg, 280c/kg for $2473. 6 Simmental cows 649kg, 272c/kg for $1765.
CAS Cowcher of Williams, 1 Simmental bull 980kg, 272c/kg for $2666.
Euroa VIC 6/7 – 580 head yarded
A draft of Ponkeen Simmental-Red Angus steers met keen interest from restockers. Rodwells Mansfield added to its purchase for Merton Park, Merton a yard of 19 sold unweighed at $1270 while Landmark legend, Jim Matthews secured for Garrison Cattle Feeders, yards at $1165 and $1100.
Watchbox Creek sold Hereford cows, depastured to Simmental bulls for 3th and 4th calves at $1160- $1340.
Garrison paid $1000 a head for a second pen of Kellybrook spring-drop Angus heifers, and $1100 a head for the led pen of Ponkeen Simmental Red Angus heifers, however none of the heifer lots were offered weighed due to an apparent failure of the scale facility.
Roma Store Sale 5/7 – 10,600 head yarded
Scott Martyn, Scotts Nimity, Roma sold Simmental X steers to 398c/kg, 286kg for $1160
W & M Bryant, Blue Hills, Roma sold Simbrah X steers to 376c/kg, 346kg for $1303
Neven Grazing Co, Mt Beagle, Roma sold Simmental x heifers to 350c/kg, 388kg for $1359
Emerald 7/7 – 4430 head yarded
Tony & Taj Jones, Lou Lou Park, Clermont sold 24 Charolais/Simmental X EU Weaner Steers for 354c/kg weighing 271kg or $960. 46 heifers from the same herd sold for 322c/kg weighing 232 and 261kg for $782 – They were from Simmental X and Charolais X out of Brahman cows.
Auctions Plus 8/7
Tenterfield NSW, 30 Angus/Angus/Simmental heifers 353kg for $1271/hd. (Strathleigh blood)
Alpha Qld, 46 hd Simmental composite steers 246kg for $870/hd.
Alpha Qld, 66 Simmental composite heifers 215kg for $750/hd
Photo: Tony and Taj Jones Charolais/Simmental X weaners, photo courtesy cattlesales.com.au
Sources: NVLX, Landmark, QCL, Roma Saleyards, Jim Pola, Auctions Plus