Total Yarding: 362
Numbers decreased, with the quality remaining plain and light. There were reasonable numbers of weaners and a few good feeder yearlings, but numbers were limited. There were only a couple of grown steers and nearly 50 cows penned. With fewer numbers and plain quality the market trend was cheaper.
Most weaner steers to restockers sold from 190c to 250c/kg. Heifers made from 150c to 200c/kg. Light and medium weight feeder steers sold from 230c to 264c and feeder heifers made from 210c to 240c/kg.
Grown steers and bullocks reached 240c/kg and 2 tooth grown heifers to feed in forward condition sold from 230c to 255c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows made from 158c to 185c and heavy weight cows held firm, making from 180c to 218c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Photo: This Murray Grey Steer topped today’s sale ($/ph), sold by Elders for 240c/kg, 675kg, $1620 on behalf of Reynders Gysbertos Martinus.
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