Inverell Market Report 19th June 2018

Cattle: There was a larger yarding of 1,779 head, which was an increase of 750. The yarding consisted of a large percentage of weaners and yearling cattle, along with a good supply of cows. The yarding of young cattle consisted of many weaners, with heifers in the majority, steers were also well represented, and there was a good supply of yearling steers and heifers. Quality was plain with most of the cattle in plain 1 and 2 score condition, only an odd pen suitable for the trade. There were several runs of wellbred steers and heifers that were suitable for feeders and backgrounders.
The market for re-stocker weaner steers was slightly easier selling to a top of 248c, however re-stocker weaner heifers were 10c dearer topping at 258c/kg. Feeder and re-stocker yearling steers sold to an improved market selling to a top of 304c/kg for feeder steers. Feeder heifers were 10c dearer selling to 254c/kg.
The yarding of export cattle consisted mainly of cows and a small penning of grown steers and heifers. Grown steers topped at 248c, and heifers made to 231c/kg. The yarding of cow consisted of several pens of medium and heavy 3 and 4 scores, however there was many plain conditioned 1 and 2 scores through the sale. The market improved by 6c to 10c with 1 and 2 score cows selling from 67c to 188c, while 3 score medium weights averaged 170c and heavy cows sold to a top of 210c/kg.                                                     Epping Past Co Pilliga cows 160c/kg 478kg $764* Louise Clark Walcha bulls 200.2c/kg 820kg $1642

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