Inverell Market Report 9th February

Cattle: 790 cattle yarded , 25 less than last week and consisted of a good supply of yearlings, there was a small penning of vealers and cows dominated the grown cattle section. Quality of the young cattle was fairly good with several runs of well-bred steers and heifers offered in mainly good conditioned 2 and 3 scores.
The market varied and was noticeable especially on breed quality, with the better bred vealer and yearling steers and heifers making premium prices. Re-stocker vealer steers sold firm to a dearer trend on the well-bred steers selling to a top of 360c/kg. Vealer heifers to slaughter held firm topping at 320c/kg. Feeder and re-stocker yearling steers sold either side of firm depending of quality. Medium weight feeder steers sold to a top of 327c to average 320c/kg. Trade yearling heifers sold to a top of 305c, while feeder heifers sold to 315c to average 298c/kg.
The yarding of export cattle consisted of a small penning of grown steers and heifers and a few less cows. The few grown steers sold to 280c, while heifers held firm selling to 285c/kg. The cow market eased by 4c to 8c with medium weights averaging 214c and heavy cows sold to a top of 224c/kg.  Next Inverell cattle and sheep sale 16th February.

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