Market Report – 25 January

Total Yarding: 634

Cattle numbers eased and the quality was mixed. There were a few weaners, which sold to re-stockers. Yearlings were well supplied but trade cattle were limited. There was a good run of grown steers and bullocks and only a limited number of cows.

Weaner steers sold to 322c for lightweights and heifers reached 304c/kg. Feeder steers eased 9c on the medium weights, but were up to 8c dearer on the heavy steers. Heavy weights sold from 230c to 290c, averaging 279c/kg. Feeder heifers eased 9c to 10c with most selling from 235c to 263c/kg. The few trade cattle sold to 270c/kg.

Grown steers were back 4c selling from 238c to 250c/kg. Cows were 10c to 15c cheaper on a very small run. The medium weight 2 score cows made from 148c to 170c/kg. The heavy 3 and 4 scores made from 175c to 190c/kg.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

Photo: John Sheahan, Agstock sold 14 Hereford Steers on behalf of Tim Smith ‘Mungi Mungi’, Coolac for 289.2c/kg, av 425kg, $1229.1ph.

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