Market Report – 16 June 2022

Prime Cattle

Total Yarding: 555

Numbers lifted and the quality improved in both breed and condition. There was a much better run of medium and heavy feeders only a few heavy trade cattle and a lighter offering of grown steers and heifers. Around 125 cows were penned. The market trend lifted on the better quality offering of young cattle but eased on the lighter and plainer grown cattle and cows.

The best of the Vealers reached 560c/kg and a better line up of feeder steers lifted with medium weights selling from 500c to 606c and heavy weights ranged from 480c to 580c/kg. Feeder heifers lifted 5c selling between 480c and 510c/kg. The few heavy trade steers received 490c to 540c/kg.

The limited number of prime grown steers ranged from 450c to 460c/kg and 2 tooth heifers 484c/kg. heavy 3 and 4 score cows were 2c cheaper selling from 300c to 342c/kg and the lighter and plainer cows had little competition falling 30c selling from 240c to 310c and restockers paid to 358c/kg.

Photo: 20 Angus Steers sold for 590c/kg, ave 372.2kg, $2196ph by AgStock on behalf of S&P Jermyn, Rye Park.

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