Total Yarding: 1,251
Numbers eased and the quality was plainer, with the majority of the cattle light weights. There were several good pens of medium and heavy feeders, but heavy trade cattle were limited. Grown steers were in short supply and approximately 350 mixed quality cows were penned in a firm to cheaper market.
Restocking weaner steers sold from 240c to 270c and heifers made from 180c to 221c/kg lwt. Light Euro steers went against the trend selling towards 15c stronger reaching 277c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers were 6c cheaper and the heavy weights remained unchanged, making from 269c to 297c/kg. Feeder heifers were mainly firm to slightly dearer on a few head, making from 240c to 271c/kg. Heavy trade steers reached 272c/kg.
The few heavy grown steers were firm and sold from 160c to 272c/kg. Cows were back 10c to 12c, with the medium weight 2 scores receiving from 161c to 194c, while the heavy 3 and 4 score cows sold from 190c to 228c/kg. Prime heavy cows averaged 215c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Photo: Landmark sold 43 Black Baldy Steers on behalf of P&P Fisher for 312.2c/kg, av 297.1kg, $927.52ph.
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