Market Report – 19 September 2019

Total Yarding: 869

Cattle numbers eased slightly and the quality improved. There was a very good run of one mark heavy cows and a draft of calves which sold $ /head. Yearlings were limited but the quality improved. Grown cattle were again in short supply. There was added restocking activity which saw light cattle selling to a much dearer trend.

The few weaners sold from 260c to 278c/kg for the steers. Restocking yearling steers made from 270c to 295c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers were 6c dearer, selling from 270c to 305c/kg. Heavy weights made a top of 296c/kg. Quality was reflected by the price increase in the feeder heifers, which sold from 269c to 282c/kg. Trade cattle increased 9c and received from 280c to 311c/kg.

The limited supply of grown steers and bullocks reached a top of 310c/kg and C muscled grown heifers sold from 268c to 271c/kg. Heavy cows eased 4c on average, selling from 208c to 247c/kg. The 2 score cows were stronger, making from 196c to 212c on limited numbers. The calves sold to $285/head for the steers and $235/head for heifers.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

Photo: Agstock sold a total of 218 Angus Cows on behalf of Bundarbo Station, Jugiong, to a top of 247.2c/kg, av 658.7kg, $1628.32 ph.

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