Total Yarding: 1,230
Numbers eased and quality was back. There were only a few well bred yearlings. There was a good run of weaners which sold to strong demand while the lighter and plainer lines had little competition. There was a good run of heavy bullocks and around 370 cows were offered.
The better end of the weaner steers sold from 307c to 315c and heifers 248c to 263c/kg. Lighter and plainer lines ranged from 190c to 225c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers were 11c back selling from 279c to 296c/kg. Heifers were 20c cheaper on the medium weights and 10c on heavy weights but most was breed and quality related. Most sold from 215c to 255c with a pen of heavy heifers reaching 275c/kg.
Grown steers were back 13c ranging from 266c to 288 and bullocks 270c to 299c/kg. Heavy grown heifers to process reached 256c/kg. Medium weight cows were firm to 10c dearer as the weight increased and sold from 125c to 191c/kg. Heavy cows were firm to sell from 178c to 225c with the prime heavy weights averaging 216c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Photo: Elders sold 6 Angus Steers on behalf of A&M Tarlinton, Bannister for 310.2c/kg, av 250.8kg, $778.09ph.
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