Naracoorte Cattle Report

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Meat & Livestock Australia Saleyard Reports

Report Date: 9th April 2024

Total Yarding: 851


Cattle numbers nearly doubled with 851 yarded. Quality was mostly good with pens of well presented cattle through the offering. The regular buying group were in attendance and operated keenly in a mostly dearer market. Number were made up of 645 young cattle, 150 cows, 33 bulls and 23 open auction young cattle. A stronger trend over most cattle saw young cattle firm to 10c/kg dearer, yearlings 20c to 30c /kg dearer in places. Grown steers sold 10c to 20c kg stronger, the grown heifers were 15c/kg dearer, Cows sold 10c to 20c/kg stronger and bulls improved to 20c/kg.

Vealers sold to the trade from 288c to 356c with feeders and restockers paying from 250c to 376c/kg. Yearlings sold to the trade from 300c to 360c, feeders paid from 205 to 348c/kg.

Light and medium grown steers sold from 281c to 340c with feeders paying 332c to 338c/kg. Heavier weights sold from 260c to 352c/kg. Heavier grown heifers sold from 268c to 336c with feeders and restockers paying from 280c to 336c/kg. Lighter plainer types sold from 155c to 206c/kg.

Medium cows sold from 72c to 216c, with heavy weights selling from 225c to 241c with the better covered types selling from 234c to 280c/kg. Medium bulls sold from 185c to 205c, heavy weights sold from 224 to 238c, restockers paid to 248c/kg.

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