Market Report – 4 August 2022

Prime Cattle

Total Yarding: 131

Numbers more than halved with rain and windy weather in the supply area. The quality was good for the small offering and yearling steers were best supplied. There were only limited numbers of weaners and grown cattle, yearling heifers were very limited and only 20 mixed quality cows were penned. The market sold to a much dearer trend.

Weaner steers reached 533c and heifers ranged from 400c to 424c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers ranged between 480c and 520c and heavy weights 440c to 500c/kg. Medium weight trade steers sold to 455c/kg.

Full mouth bullocks ranged from 370c to 420c and heavy grown heifers 340c to 369c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows lifted 14c selling from 260c to 270c and the heavy 3 and 4 score cows 290c to 305c/kg.

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Photo: 4 Angus Bullocks sold for 420c/kg, ave 763.8kg, $3208ph by Nutrien Livestock on behalf of R&M Weaver.