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Warwick Cattle Report

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Report Date: 28th November 2023

Total Yarding: 912

Commentary

Agents at Warwick penned 912 head a lift of 699 compared to last weeks rain affected yarding. The yarding was dominated by well finished cattle suited to the export processors and the local wholesale meat trade which saw prices lift across these classes from 18c to 35c and more in places. The smaller penning of restocker and feeder lines also saw prices lift by 32c to 66c on suitable pens of yearlings.

Light weight yearling steers back to the paddock sold to 402c and averaged 358c/kg. Yearling steers over 280kg to restockers made 350c to average 332c/kg. Yearling steers in the 330-400kg range to restockers made 320c to average 303c with those to feed also topping at 320c/kg. Heavy yearling steers to feed made 280c with those to the wholesale meat trade at 318c to average 293c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers to background averaged 288c and sold to 308c/kg. Yearling heifers in the 280-330kg range to restockers made 274c to average 267c/kg. Yearling heifers over 330kg to feed made 254c to average 250c with those suited to the local meat trade topping at 316c/kg. Heavy yearling heifers to the wholesale trade made 328c to average 277c/kg.

Bullocks in the 500-600kg range made 321c to average 302c with those over 600kg topping at 309c/kg. Grown heifers to processors made 298c to average 287c/kg. Light weight cows to restockers sold from 169c to 190c with those to processors topping at 218c/kg. Good heavy cows to processors averaged 228c and sold to 246c/kg. Heavy bulls to processors made 270c to average 248c/kg.

Market Reporter Errol Luck.