Heavy steers gain 8c/kg at SELX Yass

SELX-cattle-Jan-29

John Sheahan, Agstock sold 14 Hereford Steers on behalf of Tim Smith ‘Mungi Mungi’, Coolac for 289.2c/kg, av 425kg, $1229.1ph.

Feeder steers eased 9c on the medium weights, but were up to 8c dearer on the heavy steers at SELX last week.

Cattle numbers eased and the quality was mixed. There were a few weaners, which sold to re-stockers. Yearlings were well supplied but trade cattle were limited.
There was a good run of grown steers and bullocks and only a limited number of cows.

Weaner steers sold to 322c for lightweights and heifers reached 304c/kg.

Heavy weights sold from 230c to 290c, averaging 279c/kg. Feeder heifers eased 9c to 10c with most selling from 235c to 263c/kg. The few trade cattle sold to 270c/kg.

Grown steers were back 4c selling from 238c to 250c/kg. Cows were 10c to 15c cheaper on a very small run. The medium weight 2 score cows made from 148c to 170c/kg. The heavy 3 and 4 scores made from 175c to 190c/kg.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
Category Weight c / kg $ / Hd
Light Steers < 350 Top 320 $1,013
Av 269.3 $807
Light Heifers < 350 Top 322.5 $952
Av 258.2 $717
Trade Steers 351 – 500 Top 289.2 $1,351
Av 267.7 $1,142
Trade Heifers 351 – 500 Top 263.4 $1,210
Av 240 $948
Export Steers 501+ Top 272 $1,405
Av 251.6 $1,339
Export Heifers 501+ Top 245 $1,262
Av 245 $1,262
Cows Top 190 $1,292
Av 171.6 $911
Bulls < 700 Top 215 $1,484
Av 180.9 $687
Bulls > 700 Top 230 $2,120
Av 223.6 $1,937
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