Market Report 10 July

10th Jul 2018

Cattle- 1107

There was a penning of an extra 648 head of very mixed quality cattle on the back of dearer trends from last sale. All categories rose in number, young cattle more so. The regular gallery of buyers, processors, feeders and restockers attended. Winter conditions and quality saw weaners experience cheaper trends of 11c to 17c/kg. Numbers of plainer conditioned yearling steers came forward and saw cheaper trends of 12c/kg to restockers. Feeder orders operated on the better conditioned light weight steers and these sold to dearer trends of 9c/kg. Medium weight steers to feed also saw rises of 6c and the heavy weights rose by 18c/kg. Light yearling heifers to the trade showed slightly cheaper trends, however, heavy heifers to feed were 8c/kg better. Medium weight heifers to the trade saw rises of 20c/kg. Heavy steers to processors reached 284c, with heavy quality grown heifers seeing a rise in trends of 7c/kg, also to the trade. Light 1 score cows saw dearer trends, as did medium weights. These showed a rise in trends of 30c, with heavy 3 score cows to 9c/kg dearer. High yielding 4 score cows experienced dearer trends of 22c/kg. The quality of the bull offering improved to see the best heavy bulls reach 244c/kg.

Vendor

District

Stock

c/kg

kg

$

BC LEADER

ROB ROY

STEERS

287.20

417kg

$1198

R & T DIGBY

BINGARA

STEERS

292.20

340kg

$993

FIBRES AUSTRALIA

CHERRY TREE HILL

STEERS

277.20

317kg

$881

BC LEADER

ROB ROY

HEIFERS

268.20

364kg

$976

R & T DIGBY

BINGARA

HEIFERS

248.20

299kg

$743

TJ & M LEADBEATTER

MYALL CREEK

VLR STEERS

285

210kg

$598

TJ & M LEADBEATTER

MYALL CREEK

VLR HEIFERS

215.20

205kg

$442

EC WITHERS & CO

WARIALDA RAIL

COWS

238

$646kg

$1538

DAVID FAMILY

BUNDARRA

COWS

228.20

499kg

$1139

THOMPSON FAMILY TRUST

NORTH STAR

BULL

248.20

1220kg

$3028

Sheep-

Yarding– 2483              Lambs– 1295              Sheep–1188              

There was a reduced penning of 1,295 lambs and a slightly increased penning of 1,188 grown sheep for this sale. It included a good yarding of supplementary fed lambs and Dorper sheep. All the regular buyers attended. There was restocker competition on light lambs, although most went through the trade. Trade lambs saw dearer trends of $9 to $18, with heavy trade lambs rising $8/head. Heavy lambs also sold to dearer trends of $15/head. Extra heavy lambs topped at $220/head, remaining firm on the last sale. Better condition and limited numbers saw heavy hoggets make $150/head. Light ewes sold to firm trends and medium weight ewes saw a price decrease of $10/head. Heavy Dorper ewes made $170, a cheaper trend of $10/head. There were no crossbred ewes to quote. Medium weight Merino wethers sold to a dearer trend of $5 and heavy wethers were cheaper experiencing a $5/head decrease.

 

Vendor

District

Stock

kg

$

A & J TURNER

TINGHA

XB LAMBS

55.20kg

$175

FIBRES AUSTRALIA

CHERRY TREE HILL

DORPER LAMBS

52.60kg

$170

WILLIAN & MILLER

WARIALDA

DORPER LAMBS

50kg

$176

MOSSGROVE PASTORAL CO

GRAMAN

MERINO EWES OFF SHEARS

 

$62

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