Inverell Market Report 23rd May 2017

Cattle: There was a smaller yarding of 680, a reduction of 326 head on last week. Yearlings were well supplied, especially heifers and there was a fair penning of cows. The yarding of young cattle consisted mainly of yearlings, along with a few pens of vealers.Quality was fairly good with several pens of well-bred steers and heifers offered that attracted keen feeder and re-stocker interest.
Competition remained strong with re-stocker vealer steers selling to a top of 408c for light weights under 200 kg and heifers making to 357c/kg. Feeder steers were up to 8c dearer, especially for the well-bred steers, to sell up to 364c to average 355c/kg. Feeder heifers sold up to 339c to average 317c/kg.
The yarding of export cattle was mainly made up of cows, along with a few pens of grown steers and heifers. Grown steers sold to 289c and heifers reached 284c/kg. The cow market saw little change with 3 score medium weights under 500kg averaging 218c and heavy cows selling to a top of 230c/kg.

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