Cattle were of good quality for those who still have oats in the paddock or feed as the gap widens for those hanging on for Spring rain.
All the usual buyers were present and operating in a market rewarding quality, however the dry of winter is now evident. The cow market was mostly affected as growers lighten off and batten down the hatches, hopeful for early spring rain.
The variables of forthcoming climate indications and grain costs elevating is key to the slide of up to 20c/kg.
All buyers were present and operating in a market that remained easier, strengthening at times throughout the day however overall the market eased.
All buyers were in attendance and taking into consideration quality comparison to last week, there was unmentionable change, however with the rise in grain prices the feedlot entry money was back slightly.
All buyers were present with additional restockers active in a market attracted by the class of the weaners consisting of large runs of exceptional quality and superior lines.
The market held strong early in the sale but eased as it progressed, the majority of the yarding being weaners with approximately 1,000 cows sold.
The lanes were humming with the anticipation of a market kick due to quality runs of the Kindee high performing cattle.
All the usual buyers were present and operating with a multitude of tourists and kids on school holidays relishing the action of a market holding strong, the majority of the yarding being weaners with just a handful of cows and calves up for sale.
Quality is showing the signs of the early effects of winter with top prices being paid for lighter conditioned steers for those with good crops of feed or oats in their paddocks. Feedlot entry cattle, or those just needing a little finishing, are being purchased at a lesser weight for future slaughter indicating supply volatility and demand strong.