Middle weight steers to feed make to 288c/kg

SELX-cattle-April-16Middle weight steers to feed sold from 240c to 288c/kg with heavy weights from 240c to 297c/kg at SELX.
Numbers lifted this sale and quality was very mixed. There was a large percentage of plainer type cattle penned along with the few better finished lines.
There were 1,023 cows penned and the usual buyers were present and competing in a cheaper market.

Vealer steers and heifers sold from 235c to 265c/kg. Yearling steers eased 5c to 10c/kg.

The better lines to processors sold from 235c to 292c/kg.
Yearling heifers showed the biggest decrease with middle weights to processors selling from 220c to 258c/kg.
Heavy weights sold from 235c to 265c/kg. Those to feed received from 215c to 255c/kg.

Heavy steers and bullocks made from 245c to 280c/kg. Grown heifers sold from 180c to 250/kg. Cows were 10c cheaper with heavy 2 score selling from 152c to 188c and 3 and 4 score receiving 174c to 202c/kg.

Market Report:┬áMLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

 

Category Weight Qty c / kg $ / Hd
Light Steers < 350 344 Top 288.2 $948
Av 242.3 $689
Light Heifers < 350 365 Top 265 $848
Av 223.1 $587
Trade Steers 351 – 500 286 Top 297.2 $1,416
Av 270.6 $1,137
Trade Heifers 351 – 500 271 Top 258 $1,156
Av 222 $891
Export Steers 501+ 48 Top 280 $1,775
Av 243 $1,362
Export Heifers 501+ 35 Top 265 $1,507
Av 229.1 $1,255
Cows 900 Top 250 $1,538
Av 174.8 $960
Bulls < 700 15 Top 224.2 $1,402
Av 165.4 $627
Bulls > 700 10 Top 235 $2,797
Av 219.6 $2,194
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