Market Report 17 March 2020

17th Mar 2020

Cattle– 1130

Inverell numbers increased to 1,130 mostly good quality cattle, up 503. Young cattle and cows made up the bulk, with cows in the majority. Only three processors operated. Most young cattle sold to a cheaper trend , both to restockers and feeders. Weaners selling to restock interests saw cheaper trends of 11c to 29c/kg. Light steers to restockers saw reductions of 22c/kg, with the feeder drafts up to 20c/kg back. The medium weight steers sold from 311c to 430c/kg. Light heifers to feed sold to cheaper trends of 12c/kg. The medium weights, however, saw a dearer trend of 11c/kg. Grown steers made to 349c, while the heifer portion saw a cheaper trend of 11c/kg. Cows saw cheaper trends throughout with limited competition from the processors present. Light and medium weight cows were 4c to 20c back, while the heavy weight cows saw reductions of 25c/kg. Restocker operator competition was subdued.

Vendor

District

Stock

c/kg

kg

$

TOM CUNNINGHAM

GLEN INNES

STEERS

413.20

380kg

$1570.16

CLG DALEY– CORNALLY

TENDERDEN

STEERS

407.20

375kg

$1527

M & K BURROW

TOOBEAH

STEERS

430.20

252.5kg

$1086.26

SV & TA GRILLS

GUYRA

HEIFERS

383.20

384.4kg

$1472.93

TOM CUNNINGHAM

GLEN INNES

HEIFERS

380.0

347.9kg

$1321.86

M & K BURROW

TOOBEAH

HEIFERS

355.0

232kg

$823.60

BRAESIDE NO 2 PTY LTD

GOONDIWINDI

HEIFERS

404.20

155.8kg

$629.88

M & K BURROW

TOOBEAH

COWS

278.0

595kg

$1654.10

RT & KL CUNNINGHAM

GLEN INNES

COWS

278.20

611kg

$1699.80

BRAESIDE NO 2 PTY LTD

GOONDIWINDI

COWS

275

529.2kg

$1455.21

M & K BURROW

TOOBEAH

COWS

264.20

495kg

$1307.79

M & K BURROW

TOOBEAH

COWS

264.20

480kg

$1268.16

GLENAVON STOCK CO

WARIALDA

COWS

285.20

612.5kg

$1746.85

Sheep

Yarding– 978                  Lambs– 300                    Sheep–  678

There were 300 lambs and 678 grown sheep, to total 978, 600 less than two weeks ago. Sheep and lamb quality lifted to see a generally dearer market for all categories. All the regular buyers attended for what was another sale with limited numbers for all grades. Light trade lambs saw dearer trends, as did the trade lambs, which showed a significant rise in trends. Medium lambs sold from $170 to $200, heavy lambs also selling to dearer trends, with a lift in quality, selling from $231 to $265/head. Hoggets sold to $214/head. Grown sheep sold to dearer trends with crossbred ewes to $240 and Dorpers to $160/head. Medium weight ewes made from $124 to $240/head. A pen of heavy wethers weighing 67kg, sold to $224/head.

Vendor

District

Stock

kg

$

R & TL DIGBY

BINGARA

DORPER LAMB

51.4kg

$215

CJ ASPIRATIONS

NULLAMANNA

DORPER LAMB

47.9kg

$190

G & M ROSSITER

MUNGINDI

DORPER LAMB

36kg

$166

M & D KEMP

BUNDARRA

XB LAMB

44.6kg

$193

G & M ROSSITER

MUNGINDI

MERINO EWE

 

$140

JWB SAUNDERS

INVERELL

MERINO HOGGET

44.8kG

$165

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