Total Yarding: 779
Numbers lifted this week for a good quality yarding with the market selling to an overall dearer trend. There was a very good run of feeder steers which made up the bulk of the penning while heifers were limited in numbers. Trade cattle were better supplied, however prime grown steers were limited. Most of the 215 cows were heavy score 3 and 4 types.
Light weaner steers sold from 491c to 592c with heifers reaching a top of 536c/kg. Vealers lifted 10c to range from 480c to 490c/kg. Feeder steers jumped 15c to 20c, with the medium weights making from 450c to 498c and heavy weights reaching a top of 491c/kg. Medium weight feeder heifers lifted 14c, making form 430c to 450c/kg. Trade cattle sold 13c to 15c stronger, ranging from 400c to 450c/kg.
Prime grown steers sold 14c better and made from 391c to 400c, while heavy bullocks made from 376c to 395c/kg. The price of heavy weight cows was 7c to 11c dearer and ranged from 285c to 329c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Photo: John & Kathryn Klem ‘Bethania’, Bannister sold 13 Angus Steers with Elders for 477.2c/kg, av 455.4kg, $2173.10ph.
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