Report Date: 10th Aug 2022
Total Yarding: 783
The yarding saw little change for a total of 783 head consisting of a good supply of young cattle and a fair penning of cows. The yarding of young cattle consisted mainly of weaners with a small penning of yearlings. Quality was very mixed with increased numbers of plain conditioned and cross bred cattle however, there was some pens of well bred weaners throughout the sale.
Competition was stronger with restocker weaners selling 10c dearer with weaner steers selling from 428c to 702c, while restocker weaner heifers ranged from 398c to 560c/kg. Yearling steers to restockers sold from 436c to 596c and the heifers sold from 402c to 512c/kg.
The yarding of export cattle consisted mainly of cows along with several pens of grown steers while there was only a few pens of heifers. Grown steers were slightly dearer selling to 352c to processors, while feeders toped at 370c/kg. Grown heifers sold to 350c to process and feeders toped at 380c/kg. The cow market improved by 10c/kg with 3 scores selling from 281c to 316c and heavy cows selling to a top of 332c/kg. Heavy bulls sold to 328c/kg.
Market Reporter, Doug Robson.