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Muchea Cattle Report

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Report Date: 16th May 2022

Total Yarding: 889

Numbers were up for a mixed quality yarding dominated by pastoral cattle. All categories eased this week with little processor demand and small butchers absent. Medium weight yearling steers topped the market at 568c/kg while processors paid a top of 300c/kg for heavy prime cows and a large yarding of store cows sold mainly to feeder buyers. Heavy bulls eased selling to a top of 328c/kg.

Local bred weaner steers sold from 460c to 528c while heifers made from 372c to 522c/kg quality dependent. Yearling steers sold from 312c to 568c/kg for local bred lines and from 258c to 290c/kg for the pastoral types. Yearling heifers returned 294c to 450c/kg for local bred lines and from 220c to 296c/kg for the pastoral heifers. Grown steers made 330c to 366c to processors and feeder steers returned 260c to 396c/kg. Grown heifers sold from 316c to 340c/kg.

Prime cows were back selling from 270c to 300c/kg while store cows sold to feeder buyers for 150c to 288c/kg.

Heavy bulls made from 250c to 328c, medium weights returned 220c to 370c depending on quality, while a mainly good quality run of light weight bullies sold from 248c to 536c/kg.

Market Report; Tracey Kilner.