Market Report – 10 June 2021

Total Yarding: 479

Numbers eased for a fair to good quality yarding. Yearlings were well supplied and there was a good selection for both feeders and processors. Weaners and grown heifers were limited with around 80 mostly heavy weight cows on offer. After the strong market last week, prices were softer across most weights and grades.

Steer weaners sold from 520c to 560c and heifers reached a top of 495c/kg. Light vealers topped at 612c and calves made to 622/kg. Medium weight feeder steers eased 4c while heavy weights dropped 18c to range from 406c to 499c/kg. A limited number of medium weight feeder heifers lifted 8c selling from 428c to 460c and heavy weights slipped 7c, making from 430c to 445c/kg. Heavy trade steers over 500kg were firm while the lighter weights were back 12c/kg. A few B muscle steers sold to a top of 529c with the bulk ranging from 400c to 475c/kg. Trade heifers lost 15c again on limited numbers and sold from 450c to 453c/kg.

Grown steers and bullocks were firm ranging from 378c to 425c and a limited supply of medium weight cows sold 3c to 5c stronger, making from 270c to 301c/kg. Heavy cows eased 3c and ranged from 295c to 328c/kg.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

Photo: Windridge Farms, Young sold 15 Angus Heifers with KMWL for 445.2c/kg, av 410kg, $1825.32ph.

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