Market Report – 15 April 2021

Total Yarding: 932

Numbers were similar and the quality good with a large percentage of heavy weight yearlings steers. There was a number of lighter cattle throughout the sale, including a few pens of light calves. Prime grown steers were better supplied and around 250 mostly good quality heavy cows were penned.

Calves reached 620c and weaner steers 599c/kg. Medium weight steers were 10c cheaper to restocking orders selling from 436c to 490c, the same weights to feed making 420c to 465c/kg. There were several runs of heavy feeder steers and the leaner 2 scores were firm, selling from 418c to 470c and the more covered 3 score, lost 5c ranging from 382c to 452c/kg. Feeder heifers lost 10c selling from 370c to 433c/kg. Heavy trade steers lifted 11c on limited numbers ranging from 440c to 460c/kg.

Grown steers slipped 7c selling between 344c and 390c and light grown heifers to feed reached 390c/kg. Cows were 3c to 6c softer with the heavy weights 280c to 318c/kg.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

Photo: Addej Investments sold 14 Angus Heifers with MD & JJ Anderson for 558.2c/kg, av 273.6kg, $1527.08ph.

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