Market Report – 7 October 2021

Total Yarding: 659

Numbers lifted and the quality and condition of a large percentage of the cattle was lighter and plainer. There was a selection of good cattle which suited the trade and feeders and the plainer lines for an active restocking group and some feeders. Grown steers were limited and there was a larger selection of heifers. Around 80 cows were penned. Lighter and younger cattle were dearer while export cattle were cheaper.

Restocking weaners were stronger 616c to 763c and heifers 550c to 630c/kg. Feeder steers were firm to 5c dearer on the heavy weights 528c to 640c/kg. heifers sold from 480c to 540c/kg for medium and heavy weights. Trade cattle were upto 20c dearer with steers 445c to 550c for lighter weights and heifers ranged between 480c to 535c/kg.

Grown steers and bullocks were cheaper 430c to 466c and heifers dropped 20c selling from 380c to 460c/kg for the younger heifers. Cows were 2c to 6c cheaper with the 2 score cows 310c to 330c and the heavy 3 and 4 score cows 370c to 420c/kg.

Photo: Knoxs Farms, Crookwell, sold 6 Simmental X Steers with Jim Hindmarsh & Son for 702.2c/kg, ave 260.8kg, $1832 ph.

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