Market Report – 4 March 2021

Total Yarding: 451

Numbers dropped and the quality was fair to good. Weaners were limited with most of the yarding yearlings, purchased by feeders. There were good numbers of grown heifers but steers were limited. Just over 100 cows were offered and most were heavy 3 and 4 scores. Light and medium weight restocking cattle sold to a cheaper trend while the medium and heavy cattle to feed and trade buyers were dearer.

Weaner steers sold from 450c to 500c and heifers 450c to 560c/kg. Feeder steers were 7c dearer with the medium and heavy weights selling from 380c to 450c/kg. Medium weight feeder heifers lifted 4c ranging from 410c to 447c and heavy weights jumped 12c making 392c to 443c/kg. Trade steers sold from 430c to 460c/kg.

Grown steers lifted 2c to 3c and ranged from 340c to 384c and heavy grown heifers were firm 320c to 361c/kg. Cows averaged 10c dearer with 3 and 4 scores selling between 285c and 325c/kg. Heavy B muscled bulls were firm 285c to 305c/kg.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

Photo: R Browne sold 12 Angus x Steers with MD & JJ Anderson for 488.2c/kg, av 342.9kg, $1674.12ph.

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