Market Report – 28 April 2022

Total Yarding: 952

Numbers lifted and the quality was good but there was a larger mix of breeds which related price to some price differences. Yearlings were well supplied and feeders were the strength. Grown cattle were limited and around 220 mostly heavy caws were penned.

Weaner steers were dearer selling from 550c to 697c/kg and heifers reached 576c/kg. feeder steers were firm with only breed variances effecting the average price. Medium weights sold from 520c to 645c and heavy weights mostly 480c to 580c/kg. Feeder heifers were also steady 470c to 538c/kg for the majority. The few trade cattle were dearer and ranged from 470c to 541c/kg.

Grown steers to 600kg were 20c stronger while heavier bullocks were 20c cheaper. Grown steers sold to 500c/kg and bullocks ranged from 402c to 460c/kg. Grown heifers were 20c cheaper ranging from 370c to 450c/kg. Most of the cows were prime heavy weights and were 6c dearer on average and ranged from 352c to 381c/kg.

Photo: 5 Angus Heifers sold for 600c/kg, ave 216kg, $1296ph by KMWL on behalf of A Stewart, Young.

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