Total Yarding: 441
Numbers lifted and the quality was back with a larger percentage of plainer medium weight yearlings. There was a good run of weaners and heavy feeder steers. Grown steers were limited and around 90 cows penned.
Weaner steers to background buyers sold to a top of 566c and light heifers under 200kg reached 680c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers were 10c cheaper selling from 520c to 540c and heavy weights returned from 430c to 539c/kg. Feeder heifers were limited and sold to a similar trend of 430c to 480c/kg. Heavy trade cattle were cheaper on plainer quality and ranged from 400c to 480c/kg.
Grown steers and bullocks lifted 12c and sold from 418c to 445c and grown heifers to process jumped 30c ranging from 340c to 425c/kg depending on age. Cows were 11c stronger with the medium weight score 2 cows making from 280c to 308c and heavy score 3 and 4 cows selling to a top of 376c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Photo: Elders sold 8 Angus Cows on behalf of M Gorrell for 376.2c/kg, ave 701.9kg, $2640 ph