Total Yarding: 642
Numbers were back and buyers were presented a good quality yarding with several large drafts of ideal feeder weight steers and heifers and high quality heavy trade cattle for competition. There were a few weaners in the market and a better line up of 2 and 4 tooth grown steers. Grown heifers were in very limited numbers and around 170 mostly heavy cows were penned. The market sold to a much stronger trend with the young cattle gaining in excess of 20c/kg in places. Cows improved in value by around 15c/kg.
Light weaner steers reached 570c/kg and heifers 472c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers sold from 450c to 460c/kg and heavy weights 400c to 485c/kg. Feeder heifers ranged between 412c and 457c/kg. Heavy trade steers 461c to 480c/kg and heavy 402c to a top of 496c/kg.
Grown steers ranged from 376c to 417c/kg and bullocks reached 372c/kg. The 2 score cows sold from 267c to 288c/kg and the heavy 3 and 4 scores 270c to 318c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Photo: Hanworth Station, Taralga sold a total of 59 Angus Heifers with Elders for 445.2c/kg, with the heaviest pen averaging 422.7kg, $1881.98ph.
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