Medium weight feeder steers lift 5c/kg

SELX-cattle-May-7

Trevor Corby, Taralga sold 10 Hereford Steers through Michael Hall Livestock & Property for 263c/kg, av 544.5kg, $1432.04ph.

Medium weight steers lifted 5c and sold from 255c to 288c/kg while feeder heifers gained 6c to 8c and sold from 237c to 278c/kg at SELX last week.

Cattle numbers lifted and the quality improved. There was an increase in weaners and heavy trade yearlings but feeder cattle were in the majority. Plainer grown steers under 500kg were better supplied and around 740 cows were penned.

Weaners eased 10c to 15c and sold from 200c to 260c/kg. The best of the heavy butcher vealers reached 280c/kg.

Light feeder steers eased 10c while the medium weights lifted 5c and sold from 255c to 288c/kg. Feeder heifers gained 6c to 8c and sold from 237c to 278c/kg. Heavy trade steers ranged from 260c to 280c/kg.

Grown steers over 500kg eased 9c to processors and sold from 200c to 262c/kg.

Restocking cows were up to 30c dearer selling between 115c and 162c/kg. The 2 score processing cows eased 9c to make from 130c to 152c and the heavy 3 and 4 scores were 4c to 9c cheaper to make from 152c to 195c to average 179c/kg.

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

Category Weight Qty c / kg $ / Hd
Light Steers < 350 256 Top 282 $952
Av 250.6 $713
Light Heifers < 350 223 Top 267 $876
Av 225.4 $595
Trade Steers 351 – 500 175 Top 300 $1,342
Av 263.1 $1,084
Trade Heifers 351 – 500 266 Top 290 $1,261
Av 249.5 $1,043
Export Steers 501+ 81 Top 279.2 $1,710
Av 262.5 $1,410
Export Heifers 501+ 69 Top 259.6 $1,627
Av 205.2 $1,184
Cows 724 Top 195 $1,526
Av 160.2 $869
Bulls < 700 11 Top 205.2 $1,097
Av 147.7 $677
Bulls > 700 12 Top 215 $2,623
Av 189.9 $1,830
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