Market Report – 27 March 2022

Special Weaner & Store Cattle

Total Yarding: 3049

Numbers fell for the last weaner sale which included a few cow and calf units. The quality was good and there were a mixture of weights through the weaners. Angus cattle made up over 80 percent of the yarding. There was a small run of cow and calf units and one pen of PTIC heifers. The market lifted $80 to $100/head on the last store sale.

Light weaner steers under 200kg sold from $1360 to $1825/head and the medium weights to 280kg mostly $1700 to $2200/head or 800c to 815c/kg on average for the Angus steers. Heavy weights ranged from $1920 to $2420/head. Light heifers reached $1610/head and the medium weights mainly sold from $1500 to $2160/head and heavy weights reached $2370/head.

PTIC Angus heifers sold to $3500 and cow and calf units started at $2050 to first calvers reached $3600/unit.

Photo: Steve & James Faulder ‘The Ranch’, Yass with Sally Butt, Butt Livestock sold 12 Angus Heifers (297.5kg) for $1890ph.

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