Market Report – 17 November 2022

Prime Cattle

Total Yarding: 475

Numbers were back and the quality and condition of most of the cattle was good with a large percentage over 400kg in weight. Grown cattle were well supplied and there were good lines of feeders. The few light weights sold mostly to restockers and the cow run was full of prime heavy weights. The market sold to a much cheaper trend.

Restocking steers sold to a top of 632c and the heifers 554c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers were 5c softer on very limited numbers and ranged from 490c to 522c/kg, heavy weights were 30c cheaper on average and sold from 420c to 480c/kg. Heavy trade steers also fell 30c and ranged between 412c and 500c/kg. Most of the yearling heifers sold from 405c to 480c/kg.

Grown steers lost 40c and ranged from 391c to 420c and heavy bullocks were back 25c selling from 360c to 380c/kg. Grown heifers were back 40c with the heavy weights 320c to 395c/kg. cows fell 40c to 45c and the medium weights ranged from 315c to 335c and the heavy weights 325c to 368c/kg.

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Photo: 15 Angus Steers sold for 538c/kg, ave 421.3kg, $2267ph by Butt Livestock on behalf of A&C Ledger, The Mullion.