Market Report 21 January 2020

21st Jan 2020

Cattle– 320

Numbers reduced by 60% on last sale due to rain events through the drawing area. All categories saw the change and included some very good offerings of trade and feeder yearlings. There was a limited penning of heavy cows. All the regular buyers attended, with the absence of one exporter. Limited weaner and vealer numbers saw dearer trends of 20 to 40c/kg. Light yearling steers top feed saw rises of 14c, also heavy feeders experiencing significant rises of 20c/kg. Heifers saw much the same rises. Light feeders were up 11c and the medium weights experienced a dearer trend of 10c/kg. Well finished trade heifers saw the medium weights rise 10c to 20c, selling from 290c to 308c/kg . Light store cows sold from 170c to 201c/kg. Medium weight trade cows saw rises of 19c to 24c, with the well finished heavy cows, 11c/kg better. An improvement in bull quality saw that category rise, up to 30c, selling to 281c/kg .

 

Vendor

District

Stock

c/kg

kg

$

COOLOOTAI PASTORAL CO

COOLATAI

STEERS

311.20

342.2kg

$1065

CA MARSHALL

GLEN INNES

STEERS

305.0

410kg

$1250.50

LH & LF FLETCHER

GLEN INNES

STEERS

284.20

270kg

$767.34

COOLOOTAI PASTORAL

COOLATAI

HEIFERS

308.20

321.9kg

$992.02

PJ & VA O’KEEFE

WARIALDA

COWS

242.0

519.7kg

$1257.64

CLYDE GARDNER

NORTH STAR

COWS

236.20

655kg

$1547.11

PE & RE CUPITT

UPPER HORTON

BULLS

265.20

1035kg

$2744.82

KEERA LANDS

BINGARA

BULLS

273.20

667.5kg

$1823.61

Sheep

Yarding– 780                                Lambs–  180                                Sheep–  600

The offering reduced to 180 lambs and 600 grown sheep. Lamb quality declined for the trade types, although the heavy lambs saw a good selection, even though there were quite a few single sales. All the regular buyers attended. There were a few pens of good new season lambs on offer to see prices make from $184 to $223/head. Light old lambs saw trends rise $10, however, prices eased slightly for the trade types. Heavy lambs sold from $170 to $180, with the extra heavy drafts selling to $230/head. Plainer drafts of hoggets sold to $110/head. Grown sheep sold to dearer trends throughout. Light ewes sold to $10/head better and medium weights significantly were dearer, making from $120 to $150/head. Heavy ewes sold from $160 to $190/head. Heavy wethers saw quality rise and prices responded accordingly, selling from $160 to $190/head.

Vendor

District

Stock

kg

$

WJ BURNETT

GUM FLAT

XB LAMB

 

$220

LANGDON & MCKINNON

NARRABRI

DORPER LAMB

46.2kg

$170

NE HARVEY

ASHFORD

XB EWES

 

$145

LANGDON & MCKINNON

NARRABRI

DORPER EWES

 

$152

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