Inverell Market Report 14th June 2016

Cattle: There was a yarding of 900 head, up by 330 from last week and consisted mainly of young cattle and cows. The yarding of young cattle was made up of a good supply of weaners and yearlings, with a few more light yearlings offered. Quality was very mixed, with the exception of a small number of yearlings suitable for the trade and most cattle were acquired by feeders and backgrounders.
Competition was strong with weaner steers selling 10c dearer topping at 349c, while the heifer portion was firm to 5c dearer selling to a top of 312c/kg. Trade yearling steers topped at 318c and heifers sold to a top of 332c/kg. Re-stocker and feeder yearling steers were up by 10c to 20c topping at 341c for well-bred steers, and heifers sold to 319c/kg.
The yarding of export cattle was made up mainly of cows, along with a few grown steers and heifers. Steers sold to a top of 301c and heifers to 270c/kg. The cow market improved by 8c to 15c, with medium weights averaging 240c and heavy cows sold to a top of 262.2c/kg.

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