Market Report 9 June 2020

9th Jun 2020

Cattle– 380

Numbers reduced once more to pen 148 head less, in a penning of 380 head where just over 100 cows were offered. A major processor returned after a short absence and all other operators competed in a dearer market. Light steer weaners saw a much dearer trend to restockers, as did the heifer portion, as much as 40c/kg. Light yearling steers saw significantly dearer trends to backgrounders, with feeder steers showing dearer trends of 13c/kg. Medium weight steers, however did see a cheaper trends, back 12c/kg. Very light yearling heifers saw substantial rises, again to restockers. Trade heifers experienced good rises. Limited numbers of grown steers sold to 358c/kg. Grown heifers saw rises of as much as 19c, topping at 320c/kg. Medium weight cows sold to dearer trends of 14c/kg. D3 cows also saw saw rises of 6c/kg. The bull market sold to dearer trends, with heavy bulls selling to 27c/kg better.

Vendor

District

Stock

c/kg

kg

$

ROB & SUE DAVIS

GRAVESEND

STEERS

417.20

329.40kg

$1374.15

WILL MCLACHLAN

INVERELL

HEIFERS

364.20

405kg

$1475.01

ROB & SUE DAVIS

GRAVESEND

COWS

283.20

565kg

$1600.08

LB KNIGHT

INVERELL

COWS

281.20

490kg

$1377.88

DW & G MEEHAN

GLEN INNES

COWS

270.0

466.30kg

$1258.88

GLENAVON STOCK CO

GRAMAN

BULL

317.20

845kg

$2680.34

Sheep

Yarding–  1940                           Lambs–  1105                              Sheep–  835

The penning for lambs increased to 1,105 lambs and 835 grown sheep for a total of 194 sheep and lambs. Quality improved and weight increased through the lamb offering to see trends improve, to see a generally dearer market than two weeks ago. Sheep varied to see some classes sell to cheaper trends. All the regular buyers attended to see competition on plainer, lesser conditioned lambs meet strong demand to head to the Central West of the state to finish. Light lambs sold to restockers to average $145/head. Light trade lambs sold to dearer trends, up $11/head. Trade lambs also saw a dearer trend of $8 to $13/head. Heavy trades also sold to dearer trends, as did heavy lambs, up $9/head. Extra heavies topped at $300/head. The best hoggets sold to $233/head. Medium weight crossbred ewes sold to a significantly dearer trend, while the heavier drafts were cheaper. Heavy crossbred wethers made to $230/head.

Vendor

District

Stock

kg

$

LANGDON & MCKINNON

NARRABRI

DORPER LAMBS

58.9kg

$222

INVICTUS PARTNERSHIP

DELUNGRA

DORPER LAMBS

46.3kg

$190

THOMPSON FAMILY TRUST

NORTH STAR

XB LAMBS

50.5kg

$205

FJ THOMPSON & SONS

BONSHAW

XB LAMBS

53.7kg

$190

FJ THOMPSON & SONS

BONSHAW

MERINO EWES

 

$170

P & V HOFFMAN

DELUNGRA

MERINO WETHERS

 

$220

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