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Quattro & EP Dorper Sale 10 October 2018

The Quattro Boergoat, EP Dorper and EP Persian club sales were held together at the Willowmore Showgrounds on Wednesday 10th October. All parties were nervous about what the effects of the drought would have on the sale. Fortunately the doubts were unfounded and 75 buyers registered, with international interest from France, Kenya and Zimbabwe. Interest…

Grahamstown Sale 04 October 2018

There were 573 Sheep & Goats and 431 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices for small stock were astronomical, with Jono Sparks achieving R55.68 for a group of 16 Kapaters. Gary Phillips also sold 42 magnificent heavy trade oxen with fetched between R23-R27/kg Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average…

Adelaide Sale 03 October 2018

There were 268 Sheep and 52 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 9 R 5 122.22 R 17.11 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 2 R 16 600.00 R 21.56 COW (VERY THIN) 3 R 4 666.67 R 13.21 STORE COW/C1 4…

Umsenge Ngunis 27 September 2018

There was a good turnout at the recent Umsenge Nguni Sale held at the Grahamstown sale pens on Thursday 27 September. Once again the Umsenge group produced some quality stock, with the bulls kicking off the sale. The top priced bull, lot 6, sold for R50000 and was bought by Mickey Liddell of Adelaide. The…

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Bedford Sale 26 September 2018

There were 760 sheep and 129 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices for small stock were exceptionally high, with some trade sheep hitting R36.30/kg. Prices for slaughter cattle also hit over R21.50/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 8 600.00 R…

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Fitches Corner Sale 25 September 2018

There were 177 sheep & 179 cattle on offer at the recent Fitches Corner sale. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 27 R 5 937.96 R 22.79 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 7 900.00 R 23.10 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 14 325.00…

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Preston Park Sale 21 September 2018

There were 238 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park Sale Prices were good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 26 R 8 984.62 R 28.37 AB GRADE (THIN) 29 R 7 937.93 R 26.54 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 11 633.33 R 20.89 COW (VERY…

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Alexandria Sale 13 September 2018

There were 161 cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 8 500.00 R 21.96 A GRADE A2+ 11 R 9 000.00 R 23.20 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 8 600.00 R 19.07 COW (VERY THIN) 18 R 6…

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Bathurst Sale 11 September 2018

There were 129 cattle on offer at the recent Bathurst Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 6 R 5 066.67 R 17.51 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 15 380.00 R 20.97 COW (VERY THIN) 4 R 6 350.00 R 18.30 STORE COW/C1 22 R 7 772.73…

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Grhamstown Sale 06 September 2018

There were 532 Sheep & Goats and 179 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 7 450.00 R 31.84 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 3 R 990.00 R 23.57 ANGORA EWE(S) 8 R 611.25 R 16.52 ANGORA RAM(S) 2 R…

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Adelaide Sale 05 September 2018

There were 244 sheep & 85 Cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 6 900.00 R 18.65 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 9 400.00 R 22.12 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R 16 533.33 R 21.78 B GRADE B2+…

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Bedford Sale 29 August 2018

There were 354 sheep and 88 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 7 900.00 R 21.07 A GRADE A2+ 5 R 8 800.00 R 23.04 AB GRADE (THIN) 8 R 7 275.00 R 21.88 AB GRADE…

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Fitches Corner Sale 28 August 2018

There were 109 sheep, 13 pigs and 244 cattle on offer at the recent Fitches Corner sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 5 R 5 040.00 R 24.09 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 7 000.00 R 22.15 AB GRADE (THIN) 9 R 5 944.44 R…

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