Report Date: 10th May 2022
Total Yarding: 527
The recent rain event reduced the supply of stock at the Warwick cattle sale to 527 head. All the regular export processors and wholesale operators were present along with the usual feeder buyers and local restockers. The quality of the overall yarding was not up to last weeks standard with prices for yearling steers easing along with the quality penned, yearling heifers to feed sold to a firm market, with good heavy cows improving in price.
Yearling steers in the 200 to 280kg range to restockers averaged 575c and sold to 620c/kg. Yearling steers over 330kg to feed made 530c to average 499c/kg. Heavy yearling steers to feed out sold the medium weights selling to 533c and averaged 526c/kg. Yearling heifers to feed for the domestic market averaged 537c and sold to 572c/kg. Yearling heifers over 330kg returning to the paddock averaged 537c and sold to 580c/kg. Heavy yearling heifers to the wholesale meat trade sold to 501c and averaged 451c/kg.
High yielding grown steers to processors made to 455c and averaged 428c/kg. Grown heifers to the local wholesale meat trade averaged 410c and sold to 427c/kg. Light weight cows to restockers averaged 323c and sold to 347c/kg. Good heavy cows averaged 374c and sold to 391c for high yielding cows to local wholesalers. Heavy bulls to processors made 364c to average 335c/kg.
Market Reporter Errol Luck.