Rains freshen 2000 Hay cattle

Rains freshen 2000 Hay cattle


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Preparations are well underway for annual sales of cattle and sheep from the Riverina districts surrounding Hay, NSW following falls of 12 to 25mm overnight Tuesday.

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Geoff McDougall, Landmark says the 2000 head nominated for the August 23 cattle sale, with Elders, have freshened well on short feed well hardened by that string of June/July frosts.

“There promises to be plenty of quality, and weights will generally run from 200 to 350kg,” Mr McDougall said.

Nominated lines include: 280 Angus and Angus/Charolais mixed sex weaners from Mt George Station, Broken Hill – 180 Organic Hereford m/s weaners from Cowker Wells, Wilcannia, and 85 Charolais/Santa steers from Lignum Park, Ivanhoe. 

File photo: 2014 Hay cattle sale

File photo: 2014 Hay cattle sale

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