Report Date: 11th Aug 2022
Total Yarding: 1646
It was a pretty good quality yarding with yearlings making up a large percentage along with some good runs of well finished grown steers and heifers. There were 390 cows yarded which were mostly prime heavy weights and there were also good numbers of young bulls in from the far west. The usual field of buyers were in attendance and operating.
Young cattle to the trade were firm to 6c dearer with prime steer yearlings selling from 422c to 545c/kg. Prime heifer yearlings sold from 410c to 538c/kg. Feeder steers and heifers were 10c to 15c dearer with the feeder steers selling from 432c to 548c/kg. Feeder heifers sold from 380c to 518c/kg. Young cattle to the restockers continue their dearer trend with young steers selling from 510c to 642c while the young restocker heifers sold from 450c to 590c/kg. Steer yearlings to the backgrounders were also dearer selling from 532c to 598c/kg.
Grown steers and heifers were up to 18c dearer with the prime grown steers selling from 440c to 480c/kg. Prime grown heifers sold from 424c to 460c/kg. Cows were up to 23c dearer with the 2 and 3 scores selling from 260c to 376c/kg. Prime heavy weights sold from 365c to 419c to average 395c/kg. The top priced cows were Charolais’s which had been PTIC. The restockers paid 322c and 389c/kg for cows to fatten. Heavy bulls were dearer selling to 356c/kg.
Market Reporter, David Monk.