Report Date: 28th June 2023
Total Yarding: 1,200
There was a few less cattle this week for a yarding of 1,200 head with young cattle again well supplied along with a fair penning of cows. The yarding of young cattle consisted mainly of vealers and weaners with a small offering of yearlings. Quality was very mixed with several pens of well bred steers and heifers through the sale, however there was increased numbers of plain conditioned weaner steers and heifers sold. Buyer participation was restricted at times depending on quality.
Restocker young cattle struggled to reach last weeks prices with weaner steers selling from 210c to 352c, while most of the restocker weaner heifers ranged from 182c to 300c/kg. The limited number of yearling steers toped at 306c while yearling heifers sold to 250c/kg.
The yarding of export cattle consisted mainly of cows, along with a few pens of grown steers and heifers. Heavy grown steers reached a top price 262c and the heifers sold to 240c/kg. There was a plainer yarding of cows with not the number of well finished heavy cows penned this week. Medium weight 2 score cows sold from 144c to 198c, while 3 score medium weights averaged 192c and heavy 4 score cows ranged from 202c to 220c/kg.