Report Date: 17th May 2022
Total Yarding: 1412
It was a good quality yarding with good numbers of ideal young cattle to suit the feeders along with a good selection to suit the processors. There was also a good selection of grown steers and heifers and there were 330 mostly good quality cows yarded. The usual field of buyers were in attendance and operating.
Young cattle to the trade were 8c dearer with prime vealers selling to 616c/kg. Prime steer yearlings sold from 477c to 540c while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 477c to 600c/kg. Feeder cattle were firm to 5c dearer with the feeder steers selling from 450c to 632c while the feeder heifers sold from 450c to 576c/kg. The few young cattle to the restockers remain solid with the young steers selling from 580c to 699c while the young restocker heifers sold to 622c/kg.
Grown steers and heifers were 4c dearer with the prime grown steers selling from 445c to 460c while the prime grown heifers sold from 370c to 470c/kg. Prime heavy weight cows were 4c dearer while the secondary cows were cheaper. 2 and 3 score cows to the processors sold from 240c to 348c while the prime heavy weight cows sold from 335c to 384c to average 368c/kg. Cows to the restockers sold from 342c to 391c/kg. Heavy bulls sold to 337c/kg.
Market reporter; David Monk.