News / Business / 11th November 2021
Wet weather does little to dampen interest at Binnaway store cattle sale
A strong field of buyers braved the rain at Binnaway on Friday, 5 November, for the Binnaway store cattle sale.
Binnaway agents yarded 300 good quality store cattle at the regular spring sale, with buyers in attendance from Dubbo, Gunnedah, Dunedoo, Wellington, Coolah and Mudgee, along with strong local support.
The market remained strong for all descriptions, with the quality up on the previous sale.
Ulinda, Binnaway, fielded a pen of Angus cross steers 10-11 months that made $2,030 and went to Birkalla P/S Dunedoo, with their younger brothers 9-10 months making $1,890.
TJ and A Kemp, Binnaway, offered Hereford weaners 8-9 months selling to $1,810, purchased by Milling Stuart Dunedoo.
Weaners 6-7 months were in strong demand, with DK and SKE Riley, Coonabarabran, offering Santa weaners to $1,600, purchased by A Thomas of Coolah.
Clifton Grazing Company, Warren, presented PTIC Murray Grey cows topping at $2,450.
Heifers were well supported, with TJ and A Kemp, Binnaway, offering Angus cross heifers 9-10 months, $1,820, and purchased by T Ridge, of Dubbo.
Narradale P/S, Coonabarabran, offered 6-7 month old Charolais cross heifer weaners to $1,480, purchased by JBR Livestock, Gunnedah, and also purchasing Hereford heifer weaners 6-7 months account Kilkarney P/S, Coolah, for $1,540. Salesyards owner and vendor on the day, Tim Kemp, from “Cuttabaloo”, Binnaway was pleased with the sale.
“There’s plenty of buyers - so far it’s been red hot,” Mr Kemp said.