Restocking vealer steers sold to 365c/kg while trade vealers sold from 300c to 305c/kg at SELX this week.
Numbers were back but the quality improved with most of the cattle carrying plenty of weight and condition.
Yearlings were well supplied and there was a good run of grown steers and heifers. Cows were back in volume and vealers were limited. All the buyers were operating.
Feeder steers eased 6c/kg, however more weight and condition was purchased.
Feeder steers ranged from 260c to 306c and heifers 268c to 300c/kg.
Trade cattle sold slightly dearer with steers reaching 310c and Limousin heifers made 320c/kg.
Grown steers eased 4c, to range from 260c to 290c and the heavy heifers reached 264c to processors, while the lighter weights to feed made 274c/kg.
Medium weight cows sold stronger with the 3 score cows making 215c to 232c/kg. Heavy 3 and 4 scores sold firm, from 222c to 237c, to average 230c/kg on average.
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|Category||Weight||c / kg||$ / Hd|
|Light Steers||< 350||Top||365||$1,035|
|Light Heifers||< 350||Top||320||$1,092|
|Trade Steers||351 – 500||Top||310||$1,494|
|Trade Heifers||351 – 500||Top||305||$1,274|