Buyers came from all over for huge sale

GOOD SALE FOR RUFFY VENDOR: Ruffy man Tim Hayes (left) was happy with his $1040 sale at Euroa last week. He is pictured with work experience student Nathan Storer. PHOTOS: Anthony Cini

WINTER has well and truly set in this week but the cattle prices have heated up at the Euroa end of financial year cattle sales held on Wednesday and Friday.

Euroa agents yarded 1500 female cattle on Wednesday, comprising of cows and calves, joined females and unjoined heifers.

There were 2300 steers yarded on the Friday which were highly sought after with prices well over the 200c/kg.

Grass fever has hit north eastern markets in the past month as many buyers scrambled to fill orders.

Buyers stood five deep at times and bidding for quality lots was animated.

They on both days attended from Jindalee Feedlot, TFI Murray Bridge, Landmark Global Exports, Hopkins River Feedlot, Pakenham, Bendigo, Wangaratta, Shepparton, Myrtleford, Swan Hill, Benalla, Alexandra, Molong NSW, Horsham, Mt Gambier and strong local support.

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