Report Date: 16th Aug 2022
Total Yarding: 611
It was a pretty good quality yarding with some good young cattle to suit the processors along with fair numbers to suit the feeders. There were limited numbers of grown steers, fair numbers of grown heifers and there were 140 cows yarded. Most of the usual buyers were in attendance and operating in pretty strong market.
Young cattle to the trade were up to 10c dearer with prime vealers selling to 540c/kg. Prime steer yearlings sold from 500c to 551c while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 470c to 547c/kg. Feeder steers were up to 9c dearer while the feeder heifers were firm to 5c/kg dearer. Feeder steers sold from 470c to 551c while the feeder heifers sold from 440c to 536c/kg.
Young cattle to the restocker sold at similar rates with the young steers selling from 400c to 651c while the young restocker heifers sold from 385c to 540c/kg.
Grown steer and heifers were 5c dearer with the prime grown steers selling from 460c to 540c/kg. Prime grown heifers sold from 430c to 515c/kg. Cows were 9c to 15c dearer with the 2 and 3 scores selling from 250c to 395c/kg. Prime heavy weight cows sold from 372c to 416c to average 402c/kg. Heavy bulls were dearer selling to 361c/kg.
Market Reporter, David Monk.