Market Report – 27 February 2020

Total Yarding: 987

Numbers were similar and the quality was better. There were a few weaners and good numbers of yearling suited to both feeders and restockers. Good heavy trade cattle were limited. A few well finished grown steers were penned along with a better run of heavy cows. The market sold to a firm to dearer trend.

Weaners were up to 25c dearer with steers making from 360c to 450c and heifers selling from 330c to 388c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers gained 8c selling from 312c to 375c and heavy weights made from 345c to 379c/kg. Feeder heifers were 10c stronger selling from 300c to 361c/kg. Heavy trade cattle were firm with steers reaching 350c and heifers making to 340c/kg.

Grown steers sold from 321c to 345c for those over 500kg and heavy grown heifers lifted 15c, making from 302c to 333c/kg. The 2 score cows were 5c dearer, selling from 228c to 268c and the heavy 3 and 4 score cows were firm, selling from 268c to 293c/kg. The best bull sold to 327c/kg.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

Photo: A&R Webb, Binda sold 13 Poll Hereford Steers with Duncombe & Co for 375c/kg, av 446.2kg, $1673.08ph.

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