Report Date: 17th Aug 2022
Total Yarding: 671
There were approximately 620 export and 50 young cattle penned representing a decrease of 70 head week-on-week. There were a couple of regular orders absent however those present were competing in a dearer market. Quality was limited with prime cattle in short supply as cows represented majority of the sale. Trade cattle sold dearer on some sales for better quality while like sales were fully firm. Bullocks lifted 15c/kg. Cows sold 25c to 50c/kg dearer while heavy bulls sold firm.
A couple of vealers made 580c/kg. Yearling trade steers made between 518c and 590c/kg. Yearling heifers to the trade sold between 524c and 580c/kg. Grown steers made from 475c to 515c/kg. Bullocks sold from 475c to 495c/kg.
Most light and medium weight cows made between 270c and 368c/kg. Heavy weight cows sold mostly between 342c and 432c/kg. Heavy bulls made from 320c to 392c/kg.
Market reporter, Brendan Fletcher.