Total Yarding: 451
Numbers were steady and the quality was good. There were a few more medium weight yearlings but heavy weights were best supplied. A few pens of heavy vealers were offered along with 58 cows. Prime grown heifers were limited. The market sold to a dearer trend.
A light weaner steer sold to 500c to a restocker. Heavy butcher vealer steers reached 460c and the heifers 445c/kg. Feeder steers were 10c/kg dearer with breed considered. Medium weights made from 411c to 444c and heavy feeders sold from 370c to 443c/kg. Feeder heifers were 3c to 10c/kg stronger with crossbred heifers having the biggest rise. Medium weights sold from 390c to 438c/kg. Heavy trade steers lifted 6c and made from 378c to 425c/kg. Grown steers and bullocks were firm selling from 360c to 390c/kg. A limited supply of heavy grown heifers eased slightly selling from 342c to 365c/kg.
Most cows were heavy weights and gained 2c to 5c to make from 282c to 312c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Photo: A&B McRae sold 6 Angus Steers with Jim Hindmarsh & Son for 460c/kg, av 400kg, $1840ph.
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