Market Report 19 June

19th Jun 2018

Cattle Sale- 1779

There was a larger yarding of 1,779 head, which was an increase of 750 head. The yarding consisted of a large percentage of weaners and yearling cattle, along with a good supply of cows. The yarding of young cattle consisted of a large number of weaners, with heifers in the majority, steers were also well represented, and there was a good supply of yearling steers and heifers. Quality was fairly plain with the majority of the cattle in plain 1 and 2 score condition, only an odd pen suitable for the trade. There were several runs of well-bred steers and heifers that were suitable for feeders and backgrounders. The market for restocker weaner steers was slightly easier selling to a top of 248c, however restocker weaner heifers were 10c dearer topping at 258c/kg. Feeder and restocker yearling steers sold to an improved market selling to a top of 304c/kg for feeder steers. Feeder heifers were 10c dearer selling to 254c/kg. The yarding of export cattle consisted mainly of cows and a small penning of grown steers and heifers. Grown steers topped at 248c, and heifers made to 231c/kg. The yarding of cow consisted of several pens of medium and heavy 3 and 4 scores, however there was a large number of plain conditioned 1 and 2 scores through the sale. The market improved by 6c to 10c with 1 and 2 score cows selling from 67c to 188c, while 3 score medium weights averaged 170c and heavy cows sold to a top of 210c/kg.

Vendor

District

Stock

c/kg

kg

$

L & A MOORE

INVERELL

STEERS

248.20

650kg

$1613

K & R MASON PARTNERSHIP

INVERELL

STEERS

269.20

417kg

$1123

FIBRES AUSTRALIA

CHERRY TREE HILL

STEERS

271.20

430kg

$1168

NA SIMPSON

BARRABA

STEERS

260

430kg

$1118

PJ & VA O’KEEFFE

WARIALDA

HEIFERS

258.20

405kg

$1046

LIMEVALE DOWNS

TEXAS

HEIFERS

242.20

317kg

$768

MCDONALD & LUCKETT

BUKKULLA

VLR STEERS

258.20

208kg

$538

CLYDE GARDNER

YALLAROI

VLR HEIFERS

214.20

248kg

$531

S & S WEBBER

BINGARA

COWS

178.20

545kg

$971

TJ & MG HANN

CROOBLE

COWS

173.20

567kg

$982

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