Total Yarding: 425
There was a drop in numbers but an improvement in the quality at Yass cattle sale this week. There was a good run of weaners and an outstanding draft of heavy yearlings that suited both feeder and trade buyers. Grown steers and heifers were limited and there was good run of heavy cows. Young cattle sold to a dearer trend while cows were cheaper.
A better run of well breed weaners were considerably dearer with steers making from 570c to 620c and heifers making from 500c to 546c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers were limited with the bulk of heavy weights lifting by 10c to 15c, to range from 410c to 490c/kg. Heifers to feed jumped 25c with the medium weights averaging 475c and heavy weights selling from 402c to 430c/kg. Heavy trade weights lifted 10c to 20c, with steers reaching a top of 490c/kg.
Grown steers and bullocks were firm to 5c cheaper selling from 345c to 387c/kg. Most of the cows sold 5c cheaper with the medium weights selling from 270c to 316c and heavy score 3 and 4 cows making from 300c to 328c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Photo: H&P Corby sold MD & JJ Anderson for 11 Angus x Steers with MD & JJ Anderson for 579.2c/kg, av 277.3kg, $1605.96ph.
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