Report Date: 29th November 2023
Total Yarding: 399
Numbers increased to 399 yarded of mixed quality. All the usual buying group attended and operated in a stronger market across all weights and grades. Young cattle gained 25c for the better quality and the secondary types sold to 10c/kg better. Grown steers and heifers sold to 30c stronger. Heavy cows sold to 25c dearer and more in places, the lighter weights and secondary types gained 10c to 20c/kg. Heavy bulls sold to 10c dearer and the light weights and young bulls were mostly firm.
Young cattle sold from 192c to 245c for the better quality and 80c to 175c/kg for the secondary types. Grown Steers made from 170c to 220c, grown heifers sold from 216 to 220c for the better quality and the secondary types made from 120c to 174c/kg. Manufacturing Beef steers made from 160c to 186c, and the dairy steers sold from 100c to 180c, gaining 20c/kg.
The better quality heavy cows sold from 180c to 232c, the secondary types from 170c to 192c/kg. Medium and light weight cows sold from 120c to 178c/kg. Heavy bulls sold from 180c to 220c and the lighter and young bulls from 110c to 180c/kg.
Market Reporter, Sheona Lamb