Market Report – 26 February 2021

Total Yarding: 228

Cow and calf units were best supplied at the special store sale followed by yearling heifers. Weaners were limited to a few pens. Most of the cattle were presented in store condition.

Medium weight weaner steers sold from $1,300 to $1,345/head or from 572c to 619c/kg. Heavy weaners reached $1,720/head. A nice run of Limo yearling steers sold from $1,900 to $1,990/head and averaged from 440c to 460c/kg. Charolais yearling heifers weighing 396 to 445kg sold from $1,810 to $1,900/head.

Speckle Park heifers topped the PTIC heifers selling from $2,180 to $2,380/head. PTIC cows sold from $2,200 to $2,310/head. Most of the cow and calf units sold from $2,400 to $2,700 after reaching a top of $3080/unit. PTIC Charolais cows with calf at foot were the top priced article reaching $3,700/unit.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

Photo: John Sheahan, AgStock, with buyers Tony and Savannah Kelly, Wantabadgery & Kev Tangey. AgStock sold 19 Charolais x Heifers on behalf of Junction Pastoral Co for $1900ph (av. 443.9kg).

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