NVLX Wodonga 13 June 2023: Subdued market for 759 head

Leann Dax, 13/06/2023

File picture of selling action at Wodonga.

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Numbers declined slightly with just over 300 cows penned.

Most of the usual buyers were at the sale however processors struggled to find well finished stock.

Competition was subdued despite a few pens of grain finished young cattle.

Secondary types lacked support from buyers, causing prices to fluctuate throughout the sale.

Vealers were in short supply selling from 265 to 400c/kg.

There was little demand for grain assisted yearlings resulting in steer prices slipping 10c to average 339c/kg.

Heifers suitable for the trade dipped 13c making from 255c to 345c/kg. In the export sale, domestic and export processors competed over a small number of stock.

Heavy bullocks were unchanged making from 260c to 320c/kg.

The mixed quality offering of cows met stronger demand. The better finished heavy cows sold 6c dearer selling from 213c to 246c/kg.

Leaner D2 and D3 cows were in limited supply selling at 159c to 194c/kg.

Market reporter: Leann Dax

Source: NLRS. To view full NVLX Wodonga market report and prices click here


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