Inverell market Report 20th June 2017

Cattle: The yarding totaled 1,060 head this week, an increase of 420 on last week. Yearlings made up a large percentage of the yarding and cows were well supplied. The yarding of young cattle consisted mainly of yearlings, along with a small penning of vealers. Quality was good with most cattle off crop, and there were also some good runs of well-bred cattle offered, that were suitable for feeders and re-stockers.
The market varied with feeder and re-stocker yearling steers selling 10c dearer, while feeder steers sold to 364c, to average 342c and re-stockers topped at 395c/kg. Yearling heifers were down by 10c, selling to 324c for feeders and up to 338c/kg for trade heifers. Re-stocker vealers steers sold up to 417c for well-bred steers and up to 351c/kg for the heifer portion.
The yarding of export cattle was made up mainly of cows with insufficient numbers of steers for a quote, while there were a few pens of heifers. Grown heifers sold to a top of 270c/kg. The cow market varied with heavy weights down by 10c to 15c, while medium weight cows were 6c/kg cheaper. Medium weight 3 score cows averaged 213c, while heavy cows sold to a top of 225c/kg. Local sales: J & C Hyatt steers 365kg 350.2 c/kg $1278.

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