Total Yarding: 307
Numbers fell and the quality improved. There was a very good run of heavy feeder steers and heavy 3 score cows. No grown steers were penned and the quality of the grown heifers was back. Young light cattle were limited. The market sold to a dearer trend with most of the usual buyers active this week.
Heavy butcher vealers sold to 453c/kg. Heavy feeder steers lifted 25c ranging from 400c to 445c/kg. A limited number of heavy feeder heifers gained a similar amount reaching 421c/kg. Heavy trade steers followed the dearer trend ranging from 410c to 450c/kg and heavy weight yearling heifers to the butchers reached 467c/kg.
Grown heifers were 7c cheaper with quality and age the factors, and they sold between 310c and 336c/kg for all weights and grades. Heavy cows jumped 10c to 17c, with the 3 and 4 score cows selling from 294c to 318c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Photo: I&J Woolcock sold 11 Angus Steers with Butt Livestock & Property for 438c/kg, av 525.9kg, $2303.48ph.
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