Market Report 27 April 2021

27th Apr 2021

Cattle– 543

There was a total yarding of 543 head which was down by just 37 head. The yarding consisted mainly of yearlings and cows. The penning of yearlings was of fairly good quality with a large percentage of well bred steers and heifers in good 2 and 3 score condition, although there was a odd pen of cross bred cattle through the sale. Most of the young cattle went to either feeders or background buyers. The market was slightly easier in places, although competition remained strong. Heavy feeder steers sold from 369c to 437c, and restockers topped at 500c/kg. Feeder heifers sold according to quality ranging from 370c to 454c, while heifers to the trade topped at 472c/kg. The yarding of export cattle consisted of a good supply of cows, along with several pens of grown steers and heifers. Grown steers to process sold to 355c, while feeder steers topped at 410c/kg. The smaller penning of heifers sold to 363c/kg. There was mainly heavy weight cows offered in good condition, with 4 scores selling to a top of 295c, and heavy weight well bred restocker cows reaching a top price of 301c/kg.

Vendor

District

Stock

c/kg

kg

$

ELM GROVE CATTLE CO

GUYRA

STEERS

353.20

636.7kg

$2248.71

SA & DJ MCCABE

ASHFORD

STEERS

401.20

523.8kg

$2101.29

RG & SD KENNEDY

INVERELL

STEERS

399.20

472.5kg

$1886.22

INALINGA ANGUS

OAKWOOD

HEIFERS

323.20

735kg

$2375.52

KEERA LANDS

BINGARA

HEIFERS

342.20

657.5kg

$2249.97

PA CLYNCH

BINGARA

COWS

292.20

697.5kg

$2038.10

INALINGA ANGUS

OAKWOOD

COWS

288.00

685kg

$1972.80

Sheep

Yarding– 2030                Lambs–  1465                              Sheep– 565

There was a yarding of 2,030 sheep which included 1,465 lambs. There was a good quality line up of lambs consisting of several pens of light store and also trade and heavy lambs were well supplied. Restockers were active in the market as oat crops start to grow, however trade and heavy lambs to process were $10 to $12 head cheaper for some sales and more. Heavy lambs sold to a top price of $228/head. The yarding of mutton consisted of a fair supply of both ewes and wethers, some caring a good skin. The market was easier with prices up to $20 cheaper, with ewes selling to $202/head to restockers, while processors paid $186/head for Dorper ewes.

Vendor

District

Stock

kg

$

A & J TURNER

TINGHA

XB LAMBS

54.1kg

$188

N & C LAVENDER

GUM FLAT

XB LAMBS

51.6kg

$187

K & M MCMASTER

WARIALDA

DORPER LAMBS

59.8kg

$212

S & J BALLINGER

DELUNGRA

MERINO EWE

 

$156

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