Total Yarding: 575
A small increase in numbers and the quality was very good with most of the cattle having plenty of condition and weight. Yearlings were best supplied and there were several large lines of heifers which had strong competition from restocking interests. Grown cattle were back in numbers and only 70 cows were offered. The market sold to a much stronger trend.
Weaner steers sold to 525c and very light heifers reached 615c/kg. An extra feeder order pushed the feeder market from 15c to 20c dearer with medium weight feeder steers selling from 412c to 446c and heavy weights making from 380c to 445c/kg. Heifers sold from 430c to 447c with a line of heifers averaging 380kg selling to 455c/kg to a restocking order. Heavy trade steers and heifers sold from 380c to 430c/kg. Grown steers were 8c dearer selling to 380c and heavy heifers gained 10c and made from 352c to 380c/kg.
All but 1 cow were heavy weights and prices lifted from 4c to 6c and sold from 295c to 325c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Photo: Erica & Edward Gundry ‘Willeroo’, Tarago with Charlie Croker, Nutrien Livestock sold 27 Angus Heifers for 429c/kg, 455.7kg, $1955.13ph.
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