Inverell Livestock Sale 12 Jan 2016

There was just over 900 head of cattle yarded, consisting mainly of yearlings and cows. The quality of the young cattle was mixed with several runs of well-bred cattle available for feeders and re-stockers. There was increased numbers of light yearlings offered, along with a fair number of medium weights and a fairly limited supply of heavy cattle.
Competition was very strong from re-stockers and back grounders for the light end of the yearlings, while feeder cattle were also in strong demand. Re-stocker vealer steers sold to a top of 369c, while re-stocker yearling steers topped at 367c/kg to be 20c/kg dearer and more in places. Medium weight feeder steers were up by 10c/kg to average around 332c/kg. Trade yearling heifers sold to a top of 315c/kg and feeder heifers topped at 319c/kg.
In the export section there was insufficient numbers of grown steers for a quote, however heifers sold to a top of 296c/kg. Cows were firm to 6c/kg dearer with medium weights averaging around 221c/kg and heavy cows sold to a top of 239c/kg.Local results: J & J Panuccio light bull calves 278.2c/kg 275kg $765**** M Spence hfr vealers 300c/kg 235kg $705. Next combined cattle and sheep sale 19th January.

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