Feeder steers and heifers up by 10-15c/kg this week

SELX-Cattle-19-Oct

Gerrard & Partners selling Angus x Steers on behalf of Boxgum Grazing to a top of 293.2c/kg, av 327.5kg, $960.23ph.

Feeder steers and heifers were 10c to 15c dearer, the steers made 282c to 295c and heifers made 260c to 280c/kg at SELX this week.

There was a lift in the number of cattle offered and the quality was good with plenty of well-covered cattle in all categories.

Yearlings were well supplied and there was a good mix of trade and feeder cattle available. Grown steers were carrying more weight on average.

The cow run showed improved quality. There were several extra buyers operating in a dearer market.

Restocking weaner steers lifted 14c and sold from 280c to 327c/kg. The majority of the heifers ranged from 270c to 290c/kg.

Restocking heifers lifted 11c and sold to 287c/kg. Medium and heavy trade steers increased 15c and sold between 282c and 302c/kg. Heifers to the trade lifted 4c and received 260c to 280c/kg.

Grown steers and bullocks gained 10c to range from 274c to 292c/kg. Trade heifers sold from 250c to 274c/kg.

Cows improved 12c to 20c/kg on average. The 2 score cows made 190c to 218c/kg. Heavy 3 and 4 score cows made 205c to 233.2c/kg. Heavy bulls topped at 279.2c/kg.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service – CLICK HERE for full MLA report.

 

Category Weight   c / kg $ / Hd
Light Steers < 350 Top 327.2 $1,027
Av 281.1 $811
Light Heifers < 350 Top 290 $961
Av 269.3 $770
Trade Steers 351 – 500 Top 298 $1,446
Av 285 $1,202
Trade Heifers 351 – 500 Top 282 $1,365
Av 261.9 $1,086
Export Steers 501+ Top 292 $1,948
Av 279.3 $1,590
Export Heifers 501+ Top 255 $1,543
Av 241.5 $1,353
Cows   Top 246 $1,785
Av 214.6 $1,128
Bulls < 700 Top 258.6 $1,601
Av 231 $963
Bulls > 700 Top 279 $2,759
Av 253 $2,132

 

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