Market Report – 3 November 2022

Prime Cattle

Yarding: 242

A rain disrupted sale had only a limited numbers penned, the quality was fair to good with yearling best supplied. Feeders were the strength with some trade buyers absent. Grown heifers were well represented while prime grown steers and vealers were very limited. Around 60 mostly heavy cows were penned. The market sold to a firm to slightly cheaper trend.

The few weaners to the paddock sold from 480c to 534c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers eased 3c and ranged from 520c to 560c and heavy weights slipped 4c selling from 462c to 478c/kg. Feeder heifers were firm with most ranging from 470c to 510c/kg. Heavy trade steers sold from 500c to 530c/kg.

The few prime grown steers over 500kg sold from 475c to 482c/kg. Grown heifers to feed were firm and those to process lifted 10c with the bulk ranging from 460c to 481c/kg. Heavy cows were 5c to 8c cheaper with a buyer absent and heavy cows sold from 360c to 408c/kg. The best price for a bull reached 360c/kg.

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Photo: 10 Angus Heifers sold for 482c/kg, ave 529.5kg, $2552ph by Nutrien Livestock on behalf of R&N Royds, Bungendore.