Report Date: 17th May 2022
Total Yarding: 582
Numbers eased as agents yarded 582 head of liveweight and open auction cattle. These sold to the usual field of trade and processor buyers along with the normal feeder and restocker activity. Quality dipped a little on the previous weeks sale, as pricing ranged from firm to a little cheaper in places.
A small offering of vealers made from 580c to 616c/kg, with both the trade and feeders active. Yearling steers to the trade made from 530c to 597c, with similar heifers making from 380c to 589c/kg. Feeders sought yearling steers from 528c to 625c, and heifers from 460c to 585c/kg.
Grown steers were small in number with both the trade and feeders operating from 498c to 530c/kg. The grown heifers attracting the trade from 369c to 471c, and feeders were active from 345c to 522c/kg. Heavy weight cows lost up to 8c as they made from 335c to 377c/kg. The light weight types ranged from 282c to 326c, as feeders continue to be strong from 292c to 396c/kg. Bulls returned vendors from 288c to 322c/kg.
Market Reporter, Peter Kerr.