Market Report – 2 September 2021

Total Yarding: 670

Numbers doubled and the quality improved. There was a very good run of well bred heavy feeder steers along with more medium weight weaners and a better selection of trade cattle. Yearling heifers were in short supply as were grown steers and heifers. Around 45 cows were penned and a small run of cow and calf units which sold at open auction. The market trend was firm to dearer.

Weaner steers ranged from 540c to 738c and the heifers made from 553c to 667c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers were 6c dearer, selling from 495c to 559c and heavy feeder steers leaped 30c, selling from 472c to 570c/kg. Feeder heifers were firm, making from 465c to 510c/kg. Heavy trade steers were 10c stronger ranging from 469c to 530c and heavy trade heifers gained 5c, making from 450c to 470c/kg.

A very limited supply of grown steers and bullocks were 20c cheaper, selling from 430c to 453c and heavy heifers were dearer by 20c selling from 346c to 475c/kg for 2 tooth heifers. Cows were 15c to 18c dearer with the medium weights making from 340c to 365c and heavy 3 and 4 score cows ranging from 360c to 400c/kg. Cow and calf units sold from $2,700 to $3,500/unit.

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