Total Yarding: 539
Numbers eased and the quality was mixed but still contained a very good run of weaners and yearlings in forward to prime condition. There were more grown cattle that were lacking weight and finish along with a good run of heavy cows. The market sold to varying trend depending on breed and cover.
Weaner steers were dearer selling from 395c to 486c while weaner heifers were 10c cheaper with a few orders not operating and made from 370c to 409c/kg. Light and medium weight feeder steers lifted 10c, selling from 377c to 410c and heifers to feed were firm on breed making from 376c to 385c/kg. Medium weight trade yearlings lifted 12c/kg while heavy weights were firm. Steers sold from 386c to 424c and heifers made from 374c to 408c/kg.
Grown steers to process made from 340c to 386c and to restock and feed from 378c to 392c/kg. Most of the grown heifers made from 335c to 378c/kg. Medium weight cows were 4c cheaper selling from 230c to 274c and heavy 3 and 4 scores were firm, making from 264c to 300c/kg.
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Photo: KB Scott, Murrumbateman sold 9 Angus x Steers with Gerrard & Partners for 440c/kg, av 288.9kg, $1271.11ph.
Click here to download the full SELX Market Report – Prime Cattle sale – 11 June 2020.