Market Report – 21 July 2022

Prime Cattle

Total Yarding: 565

There was an increase in numbers but the quality was condition of most of the cattle was plainer. There were plenty of weaners and a good number of heavy feeder steers while heavy trade and gown cattle were in short supply. Only 50 cows were offered in a much cheaper market that reflexed the quality and cheaper trends in the market place.

Weaner steers back to the paddock sold from 380c to 500c/kg and the heifers 345c to 405c/kg. Restockers purchased most of the light and medium weight yearling steers and sold from 380c to 472c/kg. Heavy feeder steers eased 6c and averaged 470c/kg and heifers to feed 330c to 376c/kg. Heavy trade steers and heifers ranged from 360c to 370c/kg.

Grown heifers to process sold from 284c to 320c and 2 and 4 tooth heifers to feed on reached 370c/kg. Cows were 17c cheaper on the heavy weights and sold from 266c to 290c and medium weight 2 scores 230c to 272c/kg.

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Photo: 15 Charolais Steers sold for 490c/kg, ave 382kg, $1873ph by AgStock on behalf of JL Edgerton & Sons, Jugiong.