Market Report 31 March 2020

31st Mar 2020

Cattle– 908

Numbers decreased slightly to see cows in the majority. Most processors were present along with the regular restocker and feeder orders, although on a restricted market trend. There was a return of competition from North of the border. Weaner steers and heifers sold to a cheaper trend, with steers 362c to 388c, and the heifer portion made to 344c/kg. Light weight yearling steers also sold to cheaper trends, making to 342c/kg. Heavy weight drafts of yearling steers sold to 370c/kg to feeder interests. The trade purchased yearling heifers from 360c to 390c, and the medium weight feeders sold to 352c/kg . Grown steers and heifers were to small in numbers to reliable quote. Cows experienced the brunt of the corrections. Light weight cows made from 202c to 218c/kg. The medium weight drafts of cows made to 246ckg. The better lines of heavy cows sold from 240c to 269c/kg. Bulls sold to cheaper price trends topping at 270c/kg.

 

Vendor

District

Stock

c/kg

kg

$

ELM GROVE CATTLE CO

LLANGOTHLIN

STEERS

310.0

498kg

$1546

HOTTES AGRICULTURE

NULLAMANNA

STEERS

396.20

287kg

$1139

RA & SA HOUSTON

MUNGINDI

COWS

259.20

586kg

$1521

RG & SD KENNEDY

INVERELL

COWS

255.0

650kg

$1657

PE & RE CUPITT

BINGARA

COWS

266.20

597kg

$1591

ELM GROVE CATTLE CO

LLANGOTHLIN

COWS

243.20

538kg

$1309

GC & R MOORE

WELLINGROVE

COWS

244.20

512kg

$1250

ELM GROVE CATTLE CO

LLANGOTHLIN

BULLS

270.20

799kg

$2159

PE & RE CUPITT

BINGARA

BULLS

261.20

965kg

$2520

Sheep

Yarding–                         Lambs–                           Sheep– 

Inverell yarded slightly less numbers at 315 lambs and 789 grown sheep. Weight in the lambs was reduced, seeing a generally cheaper trend throughout. All the regular buyers attended. Light lambs sold to slightly cheaper trends $115 to $140/head. Trade lambs saw a weight variation to sell from $166 to $205/head. Heavy lambs sold to a cheaper trend from$188 to $220, with the extra heavy drafts selling to $222/head. Hoggets made to $222/head. Light ewes to the trade saw a dearer trend, making to $110/head. Medium weight ewes made to $160 and the heavy ewes sold from $150 to $220/head. Heavy crossbred wethers sold to $220, with Merino rams to $120/head.

 

Vendor

District

Stock

kg

$

LONE PINE AGRICULTURE

NULLAMANNA

MERINO WETHERS

 

$185

G & M ROSSITER

MUNGINDI

XB SHEEP

 

$200

JM & PA BURLEY

MOREE

XB SHEEP

 

$178

SD & CJ MARSHALL

LITTLE PLAIN

XB LAMBS

52.8kg

$210

JM & PA BURLEY

MOREE

XB LAMBS

47kg

$188

G & M ROSSITER

MUNGINDI

XB LAMBS

60.3kg

$190

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