PRIME CATTLE REPORT
It was a pretty good quality yarding with some good pens of ideal feeder cattle along with some well finished trade cattle. There was also a pretty good selection of grown steers and heifers along with good numbers of cows. There was not the numbers of young Bos Indicus cattle compared to previous sales although there was a large consignment of Bos Indicus cows. Most of the usual buyers were in attendance and operating.
Young cattle to the trade were 10c dearer with prime vealers selling to 540c/kg.
Prime yearling steers sold from 430c to 550c while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 436c to 556c/kg.
Feeder steers were 12c dearer selling from 420c to 559c, while the feeder heifers were 2c to 5c cheaper, making 400c to 528c/kg.
Young cattle to the restockers were up to 30c cheaper with the young steers selling from 500c to 625c and young heifers making from 434c to 595c/kg.
Grown steers were up to 8c/kg cheaper while the grown heifers held firm.
Grown steers sold from 400c to 452c while the prime grown heifers sold from 400c to 460c/kg.
Cows were 8c dearer with the 2 and 3 scores selling from 220c to 374c/kg.
Prime heavy weight cows sold from 350c to 410c to average 388c/kg.
Heavy bulls sold to 342c/kg.
(Article source: Meat and Livestock Australia).