Numbers dropped by approximately 900 head at this week’s prime cattle market, however big numbers of drought affected cattle continue to run through the Dubbo Regional Livestock Market.
Young cattle to the trade were 12c dearer with prime steer yearlings selling from 294c to 333c while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 256c to 317c/kg.
Feeder cattle were 6c to 10c cheaper with the feeder steers selling from 220c to 304c while the feeder heifers sold from 208c to 290c/kg.
Grown steers and heifers were 4c to 8c dearer with the prime steers selling from 284c to 336c while the grown heifers sold to 329c/kg.
Cows were 4c to 8c dearer with the light conditioned cattle selling from 137c to 218c/kg. The better conditioned cows sold from 200c to 269c with the prime heavy weights averaging 248c/kg.
Bulls sold to 280c/kg.