Total Yarding: 755
There was a slight drop in numbers and the quality of the young trade cattle improved. There were still plenty of feeder cattle but there were not as many heavy weights offered. Grown steers and bullocks were better supplied and in better condition. Around 200 cows were offered to the usual group of buyers.
Light restocking steers reached 360c/kg. Young trade cattle sold from 6c to 8c/kg dearer but the quality improved. Vealers sold to 350c and trade steers made from 327c to 334c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers eased 6c to range from 270c to 339c, averaging 315c/kg. Heifers to feed eased by 3c, selling from 290c to 300c/kg.
Grown steers and bullocks were firm, receiving from 285c to 295c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows were firm on a better run, ranging from 180c to 220c/kg. Heavy 3 and 4 scores were 4c cheaper selling from 225c to 243c, to average 235c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
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Photo: Michael Hall Livestock & Property topped the Trade Steer market with Angus x Steers sold on behalf of RA & SF McLean, Crookwell to a top of 339.2c/kg, av 383.1kg, $1299.56ph.