Strong start to western VIC weaner sales + pictures

WESTERN Victoria’s feature beef weaner sales have started strongly this week, with solid competition from processors, bullock finishers, interstate buyers and district restockers. Initial sales at Hamilton in Victoria’s Western District have lifted producer returns by $200-$300 a head above 2016 prices for young Angus steers, with many drafts averaging heavier than last year, up 10-20kg. Kerr and Co Livestock auctioneer Zac Van Wegen sells Raheen’s 24 288kg Angus steers for 427c/kg or $1230 at Hamilton. At Hamilton in the private agents’ sale on Monday, competition on the heavier black steers 350kg-plus was strongest from major processors JBS and Thomas…

Source: Beef Central
Strong start to western VIC weaner sales + pictures