Market Report – 1 September 2022

Prime Cattle

Total Yarding:  164

Numbers halved and the quality and breeds were very mixed. There were only a few weaners and yearling steers over 400kg were best supplied. Yearling heifers and grown steers and bullocks were limited and 26 mostly heavy 3 and 4 score cows were penned. The market sold to a cheaper trend with breed and quality the major contributors with the exception of the cows which sold 6c dearer on the prime heavy weights.

Weaner steers reached 601c and heifers 540c/kg. heavy yearling steers to feed sold from 420c to 521c/kg and medium and heavy feeder heifers 440c to 474c/kg. Heavy trade steers sold from 440c to 523c/kg.

Grown steers and bullocks ranged between 470c and 490c/kg. Heavy 3 and 4 score cows sold from 360c to 412c/kg.

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Photo: 5 Hereford Cows sold for 406.6c/kg, ave 686kg, $2789ph by AgStock on behalf of T Smith, Coolac.

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