Inverell Market Report 4th July 2017

Cattle: Numbers increased for a yarding of 1,052 head. The yarding consisted of a good supply of young cattle and cows were well represented. The yarding of young cattle was made up of some vealers and weaners, along with some good runs of well-bred yearling steers and heifers suitable for feeders. Quality was fairly good with most cattle coming off crop.
Competition was strong with re-stocker vealer steers selling to a top of 389c and their heifer portion sold to a top of 331c/kg. The good quality offering of yearling steers met keen feeder interest resulting in a price rise of up to 10c for an average of 346c and a top price of 360c/kg for well-bred steers. The yarding of yearling heifers saw feeders sell to a top of 319c and trade yearling heifers sold to 344c/kg.
The yarding of export cattle consisted mainly of cows with only a few steers and heifers through the sale. The yarding of cows consisted of several runs of heavy high yielding cows and they were mainly crop finished. Medium and heavy weights sold from 220c to 229c/kg. Bulls continued to meet very strong competition with heavy weights selling to a top of 306c/kg.

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