Trevor Nicholas, Leongatha, bought two pens of Angus steers at Leongatha paying to $1230, average 395kg. Mr Nicholas sold bullocks, 870kg, for $2100 recently.

Heavy cattle attract strong feeder demand at Leongatha

There were few heavy cattle penned at Leongatha with strong demand from grass finishers.

There were few heavy cattle penned at Leongatha.

Among the heaviest steers on offer were weaned Angus averaging 523kg and offered account K Ross, Delburn, that sold at $1330.

Also at $1330, P Hare, Glengarry, sold Angus steers, 505kg.

R&S Holt, Mt Eccles, sent in red steers, weaned, 440kg, that sold at $1310; a second pen, black Angus, also weaned and 419kg, returned $1260.

Walkerville Farms sent in two pens of Angus-Simmental steers, weaned, Te Mania and Battersby bloodlines.

The top pen of 423kg returned $1300 and the seconds draft of 395kg steers sold at $1220.

A&B Moyle, Wonthaggi, sold weaned Banquet-bloodline Angus steers, 388kg, $1250.

The Charolais cattle competed well on Thursday. KF McRae, ‘Cloverdale’, Dalyston, sent in a line of 120 mixed sex Charolais weaned cattle – the steers 370kg, topped at $1240.

N&G Stollery, Hallston, provided a line of weaned Angus steers, Te Mania and Matauri bloodlines. The offering returned a top of $1230 twice.

Doug and Sue King, Moe, sold Angus weaned steers to $1040. With Merlewood Angus's Ann Marie Barrow.
Rob Ould, Alex Scott & Staff, with Raymond Slade, Archie's Creek, who paid $1040 for these PTIC Angus heifers were due to calve from the end of February.
Nigel Sherlock, along with his wife Linda, Pound Creek, sold this pen of 10, 8-10 month old Polled Hereford steers, 292kg, for $900, at Leongatha.
Glen, Bree and Zoe Reid, Korumburra, were at the Leongatha store cattle sale recently on the hunt for cattle.
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