Market Report – 13 October 2022

Prime Cattle

Yarding:  379

Numbers were similar and the quality improved. There was an extra buyer operating and the market sold to stronger trend on most lines. Yearlings were best supplied, and most were heavy weights in forward condition. Weaners and grown heifers were limited and no prime grown steers or bullocks were penned. Around 80 mostly heavy cows were offered.

Weaner steers sold from 600c to 748c/kg. The limited number of medium weight feeder steers reached 570c/kg and were firm with very little restocking competition. Prices were firm on the heavy weights but there was consistently more weight, prices ranged from 458c to 570c/kg. Medium and heavy trade steers sold from 500c to 540c/kg and heifers 472c to 533c/kg.

Grown heifers gained 18c ranging from 400c to 450c and cows were the big movers up 30c with the medium and heavy cows selling in a tight range of 390c to 432c/kg. Best of the heavy bulls reached 354c/kg.

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Photo: 12 Angus Steers sold for 570c/kg, 425.4kg, $2425ph by Butt Livestock on behalf of W&V Royds, Binalong.