PRIME CATTLE REPORT
It was a mixed yarding with a good selection of young cattle suitable for the feeders and processors along with some well finished growncsteers and heifers.
Included in the yarding were large numbers of Bos Indicus cattle lacking quality and condition and there were better
numbers of young weaner cattle in plainer condition suitable for the restockers.
A full field of buyers were in attendance and operating.
Young cattle to the trade were up to 10c dearer with prime vealers selling to 468c/kg.
Prime steer yearlings sold from 375c to 450c while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 380c to 460c/kg.
Feeder steers were 8c dearer while the feeder heifers were firm to 5c/kg cheaper.
Feeder steers sold from 383c to 480c while the feeder heifers made from 370c to 478c/kg. Young cattle to the restockers were firm with the young steers selling from 420c to 528c while the young restocker heifers sold from 403c to 499c/kg.
Grown steers and heifers were 8c/kg cheaper.
Prime grown steers sold from 340c to 378c while the prime grown heifers sold from 330c to 384c/kg.
Plainer conditioned cows were 8c cheaper while the better heavy weight cows were firm.
The 2 and 3 score cows sold from 265c to 290c while the prime heavy weight cows sold from 286c to 316c to average 306c/kg.
Heavy bulls sold to 312c/kg.
(Article source: Meat and Livestock Australia).