Grown steers top at 275c/kg and heavy heifers to 255c/kg

SELX-cattle-may-25

Jim Hindmarsh & Co selling 5 XB Steers on behalf of IG Wind for 284.2c/kg, av 425kg, $1207.85ph.

Grown steers sold from 236c to 275c and the best of the heavy grown heifers reached 255c/kg at SELX on Thursday.

Numbers increased and the quality was mostly plain. There was an increase in light weaners and a mixed run of around 700 cows.
There were only a few good pens of yearlings but most of these went to feeder orders. The market was cheaper.

Weaners to restock and feed were 30c to 40c/kg cheaper. Plain steers started at 140c to better runs of black steers which reached 260c/kg.

Heifers sold from 112c to 225c/kg. The vealers reached 240c/kg. Bred and quality was a factor in the average declining 20c on the feeder steers but the better bred steers eased around 10c/kg.
Medium weights made from 200c to 288c with a pen of heavy feeder steers reaching 292c/kg. Feeder heifers eased 15c to 20c and sold from 228c to 268c/kg.

Most cows reduced 6c to 10c with the very plain cows easing 20c/kg.

The 2 score processing cows sold from 120c to 179c and the heavy 3 and 4 scores made from 155c to 214c/kg. Prime heavy weights averaged 194c/kg. Restockers paid from 180c to 199c/kg for PTIC cows.

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

 

Category Weight Qty c / kg $ / Hd
Light Steers < 350 375 Top 280 $976
Av 214.4 $537
Light Heifers < 350 371 Top 242 $828
Av 168.8 $426
Trade Steers 351 – 500 132 Top 292 $1,346
Av 261.1 $1,080
Trade Heifers 351 – 500 222 Top 270 $1,295
Av 227.9 $944
Export Steers 501+ 26 Top 285 $1,888
Av 245.6 $1,442
Export Heifers 501+ 30 Top 255 $1,556
Av 241.6 $1,392
Cows 741 Top 255 $1,892
Av 169.5 $898
Bulls < 700 31 Top 200 $1,227
Av 147.7 $460
Bulls > 700 10 Top 225 $2,340
Av 213.6 $1,856
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