Market Report – 6 October 2022

Prime Cattle

Yarding:  390

Cattle numbers eased and there was more variation in condition and breed. Yearlings were best supplied and both trade and feeders were active. The drop in numbers come mostly in the grown cattle and cows which coincided with an export buyer being absent. Weaners were again limited. Young cattle sold to similar rates, only breed effecting the average. Grown steers and heifers were firm and cows eased 3c to 5c/kg.

Weaner steers sold from 595c to 674c, and heifers reached 622c/kg. Medium and heavy feeder steers ranged from 560c to 590c/kg and heifers 420c to 492c/kg. Heavy trade steers topped at 570c/kg.

Grown steers and bullocks were firm selling from 410c to 459c/kg and heavy grown heifers 432c to 450c/kg. Heavy 3 and 4 score cows were best supplied and slipped 3c to 5c selling from 370c to 408c and medium weight 2 score cows ranged from 340c to 345c/kg.

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Photo: 13 Angus X Heifers sold for 495.2c/kg, ave 519.2kg, $2571ph by AgStock on behalf of K&K Ray, Jugiong.