Total Yarding: 399
Numbers eased and the quality was good. There was a very good run of weaners and a few heavy vealers. Heavy feeder cattle were well supplied but heifers were limited as were trade yearling cattle. Grown steers remained in reasonable numbers while heifers were in short supply and only 27 cows were penned. The market continues to sell to stronger trends.
Weaners were 30c to 50c dearer depending on weight and breed with the steers making from 528c to 672c and heifers topping at 602c/kg. Heavy butcher vealers ranged from 520c to 541c/kg. Medium weights feeder steers sold firm making from 530c to 586c, and heavy feeders lifted 25c on the better covered lines, selling to 500c/kg. The few feeder heifers remained firm reaching 462c and light weight heifers to a restocking order reached 519c/kg.
Grown steers were 11c to 15c dearer selling between 418c and 481c and bullocks lifted 6c to reach a top of 380c/kg. Heavy cows were 2c to 3c stronger but the quality was plainer and sold from 310c to 344c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Photo: J, A & J Fisher, Goulburn sold 17 Angus Steers with Elders for 644.2c/kg, 341.5kg, av $2199.75ph.
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