Market Report – Prime Cattle – 10 November

Numbers reduced to 669 head at the SELX Prime Cattle sale today, but produced a firm to dearer market. An Increased number of bulls saw a firm market topping at $2.55 for larger bulls and up to $3.40 for younger bulls.

The 200 cows penned met strong competition to be fully firm on last week, topping at $2.46, with most cows $2.30-$2.40. Heavy steers and heifers were firm on last week with heavier steers making $2.68- $3.10, depending on teeth and weight.

Young cattle to re-stockers were limited in supply but met strong demand with up to $4.24 for lightweight Angus steers and Angus heifers up to $3.90 to return to the paddock.

Market Report: Nick Harton, Jim Hindmarsh & Co.

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Photo: Nick Harton of Jim Hindmarsh & Co sold Angus x steers on behalf of P&G Schofield, Taralga, 272cpk, averaging 798kg, $2,170.56ph.