Market Report 3 August 2021

3rd Aug 2021

Cattle– 721

There was a few more cattle yarded this week for a total of 721 head with most classes increasing in number. The yarding of young cattle consisted of a few pens of vealer steers and heifers, while there was a good offering of yearling steers and heifers suitable for backgrounders and feeders. Quality was good with several runs of well-bred cattle throughout the sale. There was a good contingent of buyers competing which resulted in a strong market. Local restockers paid up to 703c/kg for vealer steers. Feeder cattle sold firm to 7c dearer, with medium weight feeder steers selling to 559c to average 505c, and heavy feeder steers selling to a top of 500c to average 455c/kg. Medium weight feeder heifers sold from 436c to 536c and heavy feeder heifers averaged 440c/kg. The yarding of export cattle consisted of several pens of grown steers and heifers and a good supply of cows, with several pens of well finished score 3 and 4 medium and heavy weight cows sold. The market improved by 8c to 10c with medium weight cows averaging 335c and heavy cows selling to a top price of 352c/kg. The good offering of bulls sold to a top of 349c/kg.

 

Vendor

District

Stock

c/kg

kg

$

WAMERAWA PASTORAL CO

BINGARA

STEERS

343.20

788.3kg

$2705.56

AW & FL PATON

INVERELL

STEERS

391.20

568.5kg

$2223.97

SA & DJ MCCABE

ASHFORD

STEERS

500.00

498.3kg

$2491.67

RG DAVIS & MW GRAY

GLEN INNES

STEERS

451.20

461.7kg

$2083.04

EC WITHERS & CO

WARIALDA RAIL

STEERS

517.20

416.3kg

$2152.85

EC WITHERS & CO

WARIALDA RAIL

STEERS

559.20

390kg

$2180.88

REWLET PTY LTD

MT RUSSELL

STEERS

480.00

346.7kg

$1664

AC & PA WORGAN

ROB ROY

HEIFERS

393.20

378.1kg

$1486.79

EC WITHERS & CO

WARIALDA RAIL

HEIFERS

514.20

365kg

$1876.83

NE HARVEY

ASHFORD

HEIFERS

450.20

439.2kg

$1977.13

RD & SD KENNEDY

INVERELL

HEIFERS

536.20

348.8kg

$1870

SA & DJ MCCABE

ASHFORD

HEIFERS

536.20

273.8kg

$1467.85

SA & DJ MCCABE

ASHFORD

HEIFERS

566.20

256.7kg

$1453.25

FJ THOMPSON & SON

BONSHAW

HEIFERS

590.20

232.5kg

$1372.22

EC WITHERS & CO

WARIALDA RAIL

COWS

352.00

640kg

$2252.80

CLYDE GARDNER

NORTH STAR

COWS

.329.20

518.3kg

$1706.35

THOMPSON FAMILY TRUST

NORTH STAR

COWS

340.00

540kg

$1836

DANIELLE FAINT

BARRABA

COWS

350.00

685kg

$2397.50

Sheep

Yarding– 3845                Lambs– 2050                  Sheep– 1795

There was a increased yarding of 3,845 sheep, of which there was 2,050 lambs. The yarding of lambs was of good quality with a large percentage being crop finished or supplementary fed. There was a fair number of trade lambs, however heavy and extra heavy lambs were in larger numbers. Competition was strong with all the usual buyers operating which saw a dearer market for all lamb classes. Trade lambs sold to a top of $227, while heavy lambs toped at $252 and extra heavy lambs over 30kg sold to a top price of $292/head. The yarding of mutton consisted of a good supply of both ewes and wethers, with some caring a good skin and in score 3 condition. The market was strong with ewes selling to a top of $212 and wethers to $200/head.

 

Vendor

District

Stock

kg

$

AD & FJ LIVINGSTONE

INVERELL

XB LAMBS

62.1kg

$262

DN WILKINSON

MT RUSSELL

XB LAMBS

63.9kg

$260

FIBRES AUSTRALIA

CHERRY TREE

XB LAMBS

60.2kg

$233

GN & E MCKENZIE

BINGARA

MERINO LAMBS

51.7kg

$184

K & M MCMASTER

WARIALDA

DORPER LAMBS

56.2kg

$239

CHEYPAE FARMING

BINIGUY

DORPER LAMBS

57.3kg

$195

KE & JR UEBERGANG

INVERELL

SHEEP

 

$210

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