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CTLX Carcoar 23 Oct 2018: All sections dearer

David Monk, 24/10/2018

Yarding 1150 Change 240

All sections were dearer with cows enjoying the best rises in another pretty good yarding of cattle.

Numbers lifted by 240 for a yarding of 1150.There were some top runs of cows in good condition with cows responsible for 45 percent of the yarding. There was also some good trade cattle mixed throughout along with good numbers of ideal feeder cattle and young splitter calves. A full field of buyers were in attendance and operating.

NLRS advises young cattle to the trade were firm with prime steer vealers selling from 292c to 307c while the prime steer yearlings to the trade sold from 280c to 299c/kg. Prime heifer yearlings sold from 284c to 300c/kg.

Young feeder cattle were 15c to 20c dearer with the feeder steers selling from 270c to 316c with the large number of medium weights averaging 315c while the heavier weights averaged 307c/kg. The feeder heifers sold from 250c to 291c with the medium weights averaging 285c/kg.

Young splitter calves to the restockers were up to 20c dearer selling from 312c to 330c/kg. There were very few other young cattle to suit the restockers.

A couple of lots of grown steers were firm with the prime medium weights selling from 284c to 292c to average 289c/kg. A couple of lots of grown steers to the feeders sold from 268c to 289c/kg. Grown heifers were 10c dearer with the better types selling from 260c to 276c with the heavier weights averaging 271c/kg. A couple of very plain quality grown heifers in store condition sold to the restockers for 120c/kg.

Plainer conditioned cows were 12c to 20c dearer while the properly finished heavy weight cows were 8c/kg dearer. 2 and 3 score cows sold from 170c to 241c with the 2 scores averaging 203c and the heavy weight 3 scores averaged 233c/kg. The properly finished heavy weight cows sold from 226c to 262c to average 251c/kg.

Bulls were firm to 3c dearer with the well-muscled heavy weights selling from 210c to 256c to average 235c/kg. A few young bulls to the restockers sold from 160c to 220c/kg.

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