Market Report 25 June

25th Jun 2019

Cattle-

Yarding–  1548

There was an incease of 360 head in a mixed quality offering .Young cattle remained similar, but saw cow numbers rise to almost 700 head. A lift in quality in the young cattle penning and also in the cow penning saw rising trends in those categories. All the regular buyers attended and operated , along with keen restocker interest in light, one score cows . Some drafts of plainer, light weaners saw cheaper trends, while the better bred offerings saw rises of up to 18c for steers and 10c/kg for heifers. Yearling steers to feed saw a 265c average and dearer trends of 15c/kg. Heifers were similar at 10c/kg better. Trade heifers averaged 224c/kg. Grown heifers to slaughter sold 26c/kg dearer. One score cows sold to restocker competition, up to 154c, however averages on the lower categories saw trends fall by 11c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows rallied to sell to 20c dearer, the 3 scores were 28c/kg better. Heavy cows saw rising trends of 14c/kg. The best of the heavy bulls sold 9c/kg better

Vendor

District

Stock

c/kg

kg

$

JWB SAUNDERS

 

STEERS

277.20

415.7kg

$1152.36

J & D BRYANT

INVERELL

STEERS

256.20

200.40kg

$513.47

J & D BRYANT

INVERELL

HEIFERS

191.20

190.80kg

$364.87

P & V HOFFMAN

DELUNGRA

COWS

210

528.30kg

$1109.50

PE & RE CUPITT

BINGARA

COWS

217.20

631.70kg

$1371.98

PE & RE CUPITT

BINGARA

BULLS

228.20

845kg

$1928.29

Sheep- Yarding– 5011                        Lambs–2182                           Sheep– 2829

Similar numbers to a fortnight ago, with lamb quality and weight lifting to see much dearer trends throughout the lamb offering. Grown sheep saw a similar lift in values, with heavy Dorper wethers selling to $276/head. All the regular buyers attended. Light lambs saw trends rise to be $10 to $15/head dearer. Similarly, light trades lifted to values $20/head better. Trade weights saw prices of $20 better, with medium weight lambs to rising trends of $22/head. Lambs over 30kgs averaged $235/head. Hoggets made to $183 and averaged $150/head. Light ewes saw a $21 rise, with the medium weight crossbred ewes to dearer trends of $24/head. Merinos were to $3/head better, with a drop in weight .The best Merino wethers saw a $21/head rise, with a half length skin. Heavy Dorper wethers sold to $276/head

Vendor

District

Stock

kg

$

G & M BEARD

BUNDARRA

XB LAMB

48.40kg

$186

PENNINGTON & LENNON

ROB ROY

DORPER LAMB

52.0kg

$200

FJ THOMPSON & SONS

BONSHAW

XB SHEEP

 

$255

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