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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 26.06
A GRADE A2+ 6 R 9 650.00 R 25.36
AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 7 800.00 R 23.08
BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 15 275.00 R 22.18
B GRADE B2+ 2 R 10 900.00 R 22.02
COW (VERY THIN) 1 R 6 600.00 R 17.37
STORE COW/C1 6 R 8 733.33 R 19.09
FAT COW C2+ 66 R 11 533.33 R 21.55
LIGHT HEIFER(S) <180KG 1 R 4 400.00 R 29.33
HEIFER(S) 181 -210KG 1 R 5 300.00 R 28.65
HEIFER(S) 211-250KG 3 R 5 733.33 R 23.69
HEIFER(S) >321KG 1 R 7 600.00 R 23.03
LAMB(S) A2+ 112 R 1 621.21 R 38.41
LAMB RAM(S) 11 R 1 425.00 R 34.09
MUTTON C1 94 R 1 540.00 R 35.65
MUTTON C2+ 460 R 1 738.28 R 33.38
NGUNI HEIFER(S) 251 -280KG 4 R 5 000.00 R 18.12
TRADE OX(EN) 2 R 7 900.00 R 16.21
SLAUGHTER OX(EN) 2 R 18 800.00 R 24.03
RAM(S) (SLAUGHTER) 83 R 1 815.90 R 27.29
LIGHT TOLLIE(S) <180KG 12 R 5 137.50 R 32.60
TOLLIE(S) 181-210KG 9 R 6 233.33 R 33.43
TOLLIE(S) 211-250KG 2 R 5 750.00 R 26.44
TOLLIE(S) 251 -280KG 2 R 5 550.00 R 21.35

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