Market Report – 1 December 2022

Prime Cattle

Total Yarding: 359

Numbers eased and the quality was plainer. Yearlings were best supplied and most went to feed or back to the paddock. Grown cattle were in reasonable supply and only 31 mostly heavy 3 and 4 score cows were penned. The market sold to a softening trend.

Weaner steers ranged from 561c to 607c and heifers 500c to 520c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers were 20c softer selling from 380c to 510c and heavy weights lost 15c selling from 420c to 450c/kg. Feeder heifers were cheaper with breed and condition not as good and ranged from 320c to 380c/kg. the few prime heifers to the trade reached 440c/kg.

A plainer run of grown steers and bullocks sold from 310c to340c and two tooth steers to feed reached 380c/kg. The limited supply of heavy prime grown heifers were firm 320c to 340c/kg. Cows fell 10c and the heavy 4 score cows ranged from 278c to 310c/kg.

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Photo: 7 Angus Steers sold for 508.2c/kg, ave 370.7kg, $1884ph by Delta Livestock on behalf of A&J Magee.