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Great Southern Weanling 1: Average Up 19%
At the conclusion of Day-1 of the Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale in Melbourne yesterday, the average ($11,477) was up 19% over last year. There were 148 weanlings sold for an aggregate $1,698,650. The all-important median figure was "more than double what was achieved on Day-1 in 2009." Inglis Director Peter Heagney commented, "We had good competition for the nicer weanlings today and we were happy with the 81% clearance rate." The 2nd day of weanling trade is today.