Market Report – 30 November 2023

Prime Cattle

Total Yarding: 747

Numbers were steady and the quality remains good with plenty of weight through the sale. There was a very limited supply of weaners and light yearlings with the bulk medium and heavy weights. The export run was larger, well supplied by prime grown heifers and steers and close to 150 mostly heavy 3 and 4 score cows were offered. There was a larger group of buyers operating and competing, the market sold to stronger trends.

The few weaners sold between 224c and 262c/kg. Feeder steers were 50c stronger on the medium and heavy lines and ranged from 242c to 309c/kg. Feeder heifers gained 45c on the better bred lines and the secondary heifers lifted 30c/kg. Most sold from 230c to 278c/kg. The limited supply of trade cattle sold from 234c to 255c/kg.

Grown steers were 23c better and heavy bullocks gained 17c and sold from 232c to 242c/kg. Heavy grown heifers lifted 15c ranging between 208c and 240c/kg. Cows were 20c dearer with the heavy 3 and 4 score cows ranging from 180c to 234c/kg. Best heavy bull reached 220c/kg.

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Photo: 19 Angus Cows sold for 233.2c/kg, ave 754.7kg, $1760ph by Elders on behalf of Macarthur Onslow.