Gunnedah Market Report 17th January 2017

Cattle: Yarding 2365.  It was only a fair quality yarding with a good selection of well finished cows and only a very limited selection of prime conditioned young cattle throughout. There was a good selection of young cattle suitable for the re-stockers and feeders.
The few cattle suitable for the trade were 5c dearer with vealers selling to 340c and the prime heifer yearlings selling from 301c to 335c/kg. The feeder steers were firm to 5c/kg dearer, while the feeder heifers were around firm. The feeder steers sold from 315c to 364c, while the feeder heifers sold from 260c to 328c/kg. Young steers to the re-stockers were 15c dearer selling to 436c, while the re-stocker heifers sold to 416c/kg.
Grown steers were 5c dearer with the few prime medium weights selling from 272c to 293c/kg. Grown heifers were firm selling to 305c/kg. Cows were firm to 3c cheaper, with the 2 scores selling from 170c to 206c/kg. The better 3 and 4 scores sold from 200c to 254c, with the 4 score heavy weights averaging 238c/kg. Bulls sold to 283c/kg.

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