Market Report – 7 November 2019

Total Yarding: 1,342

Numbers decreased and the quality was mixed. Yearlings were best supplied and there was a good run of prime trade cattle, some large drafts of feeders and an increase in plainer heifers. Grown steers were again limited and around 180 cows were offered in a dearer market.

Calves to Restockers sold to 324c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers lifted 4c selling from 260c to 302c and a restocker paid to 314c/kg for the same weight. Heavy feeder steers improved 12c and made from 273c to 307c/kg. Medium and heavy feeder heifers also lifted 12c, selling from 255c to 278c/kg. Trade cattle were firm to 3c cheaper on average with breed a factor selling from 276c to 310c/kg.

Grown steers sold from 268c to 282c/kg. Heavy grown heifers were 5c stronger reaching 290c/kg. The medium weight 2 score cows were firm, selling from 180c to 222c/kg. Heavy cows were 10c to 15c stronger, selling to a top of 274c to average 256c/kg.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

Photo: Michael Hall Livestock & Property sold 2 Angus Cows on behalf of S&L Keyworth, Gunning for 255c/kg, av 590kg, $1504.5ph.

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