PRIME CATTLE REPORT
It was a mixed yarding with some outstanding high yielding B muscle vealers and yearlings, along with a good selection of ideal feeder cattle.
There was a fair line up of grown steers, heifers and cows and there were good numbers of Bos Indicus and Bos Indicus cross yearlings in
forward condition. Most of the usual buyers were in attendance and operating along with an additional feeder operator.
Young cattle to the trade were up to 20c dearer with prime vealers selling to 480c/kg. Prime steer yearlings sold from 384c to 496c while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 415c to 487c/kg.
Feeder steers and lightweight feeder heifers were 6c to 8c/kg dearer while the heavier feeder heifers were a little cheaper.
Feeder steers sold from 382c to 476c while the feeder heifers sold from 380c to 453c/kg. Young cattle to the
restockers were dearer with the young steers selling to 564c while the young heifers sold to 484c/kg.
Grown steers and heifers were firm to 5c dearer.
Prime grown steers sold from 314c to 416c while the grown heifers sold from 330c to
410c/kg. Secondary cows were a little dearer while the prime heavy weight cows were 2c/kg cheaper. 2 and 3 score cows sold from 250c to 290c while the prime heavy weight cows sold from 291c to 317c to average 305c/kg.
Heavy bulls sold to 318c/kg.