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Bairnsdale Cattle Report

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Report Date: 11th Aug 2022

Total Yarding: 220

There were approximately 200 export and 20 young cattle penned representing an increase of 80 head from the sale of a fortnight ago. Most of the usual buying group was present and operating in a mixed market. Quality improved with a handful of prime cattle on offer while cows represented 2 thirds of the sale. A few vealers sold a dearer prices for better quality. A sprinkling of grown cattle sold firm. Cows sold a little easier as supply increased. Heavy bulls sold firm.

Vealers sold from 527c to 580c/kg. Grown steers and bullocks made between 422c and 475c/kg. Heavy grown heifers reached 434c/kg. Manufacturing steers sold between 366c and 410c/kg. Most light and medium weight cows made from 224c to 320c/kg. Heavy weight cows sold mostly from 305c to 390c/kg. Heavy bulls to processors made between 340c and 355c with one returning to the paddock at 369c/kg.

Market reporter, Brendan Fletcher.