Market Report 8 May

8th May 2018

Cattle- 960

 The number of cattle yarded was down by 500 for a total of 960 head. Yearlings and cows made up the largest percentage of the yarding. The yarding of young cattle consisted of a fair penning of weaners, and yearlings were well supplied, with both steers and heifers well represented. Quality was very mixed with most cattle in plain 1 and 2 score condition, however there was several runs of well bred cattle through the sale. Buyers were very selective in their purchases, with plain conditioned and mixed bred cattle struggling to attract much interest. The market was generally easier with restocker weaner steers down by 30c, selling to 253c, while weaner heifers sold to a top of 220c/kg. Feeder steers were 14c cheaper to average 251c, topping at 269c/kg. Feeder heifers, however went against the market trend to hold firm, selling to 263c for an average of 241c/kg. The yarding of export cattle consisted of a good supply of cows and a fair penning of heifers, while there were insufficient numbers of grown steers for a quote. Grown heifers held firm selling to 222c/kg. The cow market was down by 10c to 20c, with a large number of plain conditioned cows through the sale. Medium weight 3 score cows averaged 170c and heavy cows sold to a top of 187c/kg.

 

Vendor

District

Stock

c/kg

kg

$

KESTON PARTNERSHIP

WANDSWORTH

STEERS

271.20

485

1315

R & K ZIESEMER

INVERELL

STEERS

275.20

291

803

P & D MYHILL

INVERELL

HEIFERS

204

370

888

HILLTOP PARTNERSHIP

BINGARA

COWS

187.20

557

1043

DAVID FAMILY

BUNDARRA

COWS

184.20

529

974

TJ & M LEADBEATTER

MYALL CREEK

COWS

183.20

573

1049

R & S KENNEDY

OAKWOOD

COWS

186.20

605

1126

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