DUBBO GOAT SALE
Prices skyrocketed for goats in the small yarding of some 300 head at Tuesday’s Dubbo goat sale, rebounding in value by as much as $140 to $150 across the board.
Boer wethers could have been $150 dearer and topped at $350, while Boer nannies sold $140 to $150 better making up to $340.
At the last sale, back in February, Boer does topped at $215, averaging $110, while kids sold from $20 to $72, averaging $50.
Among the top Boer does was a pen of 43 six-year-olds from Chris Paterson and family, Magpie Hill, Mudgee, which sold at $340 each.
Jenny Jones, Mullally, sold 53 yearling Boer wethers for $350 a head. Adam Selby, Ilford, sold 16 Bush bucks one-and-a-half years for $215 each while his female portion sold at $170 a head.
The Smart family, Trangie, sold four restocker Bush/Boer bucks for $310/head. Cumnock breeders, the Turner family gained $340 a head for 12 Boer wethers eight to nine months.