It was a mixed yarding with a number of plainer quality cattle mixed throughout the yarding.
There were odd lots of well finished trade cattle along with a few pens of good feeder cattle. There were good numbers of cows along with a fair selection of grown steers and heifers. Not all the regular buyers were present with the absence of a major export processor.
Young cattle to the trade were 4c dearer with vealers selling to 416c while the prime steer yearlings sold from 340c to 415c/kg. The prime heifer yearlings sold from 345c also to 415c/kg.
Feeder steers and light weight feeder heifers were up to 15c dearer while the heavier feeder heifers were 6c/kg cheaper. Feeder steers sold from 342c to 425c while the feeder heifers sold from 359c to 405c/kg.
Limited young cattle to the restockers were firm to dearer with the young steers selling from 394c to 538c while the young restocker heifers sold from 368c to496c/kg.
Prime grown steers and heifers were around firm with the steers selling from 300c to 392c while the grown heifers sold from 304c to 372c/kg.
Cows were 10c to 13c cheaper with the light and medium weight cows selling from 248c to 275c to the processors and 295c/kg to the restockers.
Prime heavy weight cows sold from 279c to 303c to average 288c/kg. Bulls sold to 318c/kg.

(Article source: Meat and Livestock Australia)

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