Market Report – 1 November

Total Yarding: 1,886

Numbers increased and the quality was plainer, with a lot of the cattle showing the effects of the season. Yearlings were best supplied and there were a few weaners and calves. Grown steers were light weights and there were several good heavy grown heifers. Approximately 450 mixed quality cows penned in a cheaper market.

Most of the better bred or heavier weaner steers sold from 200c to 265c/kg. Heifers sold from 160c to 200c/kg. The few vealers made from 180c to 234c/kg. Feeder steers eased 4c to 8c/kg on average, but there were a few pens that sold well above the day’s prices. Medium and heavy feeder steers made from 242c to 315c/kg. Heifers to feed were 4c softer, making from 230c to 265c/kg. Heavy trade steers lifted 5c, receiving from 257c to 290c/kg. Heifers eased 12c to make from 248c to 254c/kg.

Grown heifers were back 10c on the heavy weights to make from 180c to 248c/kg. The plainer cows eased 25c, while the better covered cows were 7c to 14c/kg cheaper. Medium weight 2 score cows sold from 152c to 192c, with heavy 3 and 4 scores making from 190c to 242c/kg.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

Photo: Agstock selling a total of 51 XB Steers on behalf of J&M Jamieson, Gundagai to a top of 315.2c/kg, av 391.6kg, $1234.29ph.

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