Market Report 21 April 2020

21st Apr 2020

Cattle–  342

Numbers increased slightly, to see equal numbers through all categories. All the regular buyers attended to a mostly cheaper market, with a variation of quality factoring in. Light steer and heifer weaners saw dearer trends, selling to 500c and 470c/kg respectively. Light yearling steers sold to cheaper trends, with the very light end seeing a reduction in quality. Medium weights, on the other hand saw trends improve for restocker categories, while feeder drafts saw a reduction of 4c/kg. Similarly, medium weight yearling heifers saw a significant improvement in the feeder drafts, with light restockers going the same way as the steer portion to see a much cheaper trend. Trade heifers also experienced a rise in trends in the lighter drafts. Grown heifers sold to a dearer trend, up 26c/kg. Medium weight cows sold to a dearer trend of 8c/kg, with heavy cows, perhaps not showing enough finish to sell 11c/kg back. Restocker cows also saw reduced competition to be 12c/kg cheaper. The best of the heavy bulls sold to 275c/kg.

Vendor

District

Stock

c/kg

kg

$

D & K SUTTON

GUYRA

STEERS

356.20

415kg

$1478

AC & PA WORGAN

ROB ROY

HEIFERS

364.20

404kg

$1473

M & C MCLACHLAN

BUNDARRA

HEIFERS

390.20

253kg

$987

PJ & BJ THOMAS

ELSMORE

COWS

239.20

690kg

$1650

PJ & BJ THOMAS

ELSMORE

BULLS

262.20

995kg

$2608

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