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Wagga sale 20 March 2017: Hot, dry conditions add to supply pressure

Guest Author, 21 March 2017

Hot dry conditions continue to put supply pressure on the market, with producers mostly offloading secondary condition stock.

Wagga sale 13 March 2017: Feeder market continues to find traction

Guest Author, 14 March 2017

Trade cattle benefited from increased competition and posted dearer rates, while secondary cattle prices varied according to quality and breeding. Trade steers lifted 10c making from 312-350c/kg. Plainer conditioned steers to slaughter sold at 295-310c/kg.

Wagga sale 7 Mar 2017: Hot, dry conditions fuel supply pressure

Guest Author, 07 March 2017

Plainer cattle bore the brunt of the cheaper trend with buyers discounting mixed breeds up to 49c/kg.

Wagga sale 27 Feb 2017: Deteriorating feed pushes cattle forward

Guest Author, 28 February 2017

Price results tended to be mixed, reflecting supplies and the mixed quality on offer.

Wagga sale 20 Feb 2017: Restocker competition underpins market

Guest Author, 21 February 2017

Steady NSW and Victorian restocker competition helped underpinned demand for weaner steers and heifers at Wagga on Monday.

Wagga sale 13 Feb 2017: Wet conditions constrain yarding

Guest Author, 14 February 2017

Less processor and feedlot bidding meant most yearling categories showed easier price trends.

Wagga sale 6 Feb 2017: Numbers lift to 4200

Guest Author, 07 February 2017

Young vealers and yearlings were pushed along by backgrounders and restockers, while slaughter cattle varied according to quality.

Wagga sale 30 Jan 2017: Hot weather restricts numbers

Guest Author, 31 January 2017

The market seemed to lose some heat, with easier prices trends over some yearling categories. There were signs at the market that feedlots are for the moment, not prepared to keep pushing the market upwards, particularly at the plainer end of those categories.

Wagga sale 23 Jan 2017: Small buying panel leads to softer trend

Guest Author, 24 January 2017

The cheaper trend was obvious at the commencement of the sale with only two export processors operating, while feedlot competition was selective easing 3c/kg for the feeder steer portion.

Wagga 16 Jan 2017: Rates spike 10-26c for various categories

Guest Author, 17 January 2017

The red-hot cattle market continued to fire this week in a larger yarding of 4,700.