Inverell Market Report 12th Sept 2017

Cattle: There was a decrease in numbers of 372 in a mostly good quality penning to yard 1290 head despite the continuing dry weather. Yearling cattle were again in numbers although there was a reduced yarding of yearling steers and an increase in heifer numbers. Grown steers, heifers and cows, all showed an increase in numbers. All processor and feeder orders were in place.
Weaners were in short numbers although the limited steer offering showed a dearer trend, the heifers slightly less. Best light weight yearling steers sold to a firm trend, with operators being select in their purchasers, but keeping last week’s levels static. The medium weights were firm, with sales of the better finished cattle just showing a dearer trend. The heavier portion showed a cheaper trend of 10c to 15c/kg. Yearling heifers showed a firm trend, particularly the medium weights, with the better finished grades slightly dearer 2c to 3c/kg. Again, the heavy weights showed a cheaper trend by 3c/kg.
Grown steers showed a dearer trend of 10c to 15 c/kg, the heifers cheaper slightly cheaper. Cows showed a firm trend, while bulls were dearer.

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