Yarding 2700 Change – 100
Wagga agents mustered a few less cattle this week yarding 2700.
There were a few bursts of buying activity across the market for heavy cattle and secondary steers. But overall, the market remained in a holding pattern as it awaits rain.
Good price lift of 20c were recorded for trade heifers amid tight supplies of trade cattle.
Trade heifers sold from 320c to 380c/kg.
Trade steers were few and prices weakened 20c which was quality related.
The better covered steers to the trade made from 360c to 390c/kg.
Feeder steers sold to the usual buying group and Angus steers out paced all other breeds. Feeder steers 400-500kg were unchanged making from 360-410c/kg.
Lighter weight feed steers gained 20c selling from 360c to 463c/kg.
Feeder heifer buyers were few and prices slipped back 3c to 5c/kg.
The bulk selling from 338c to 390c/kg.
Heavy steers and bullocks sold firm to 8c cheaper, with feedlot buyers cementing a floor in prices.
The best lines selling from 322c to 385c/kg.
The cow market remained solid despite not all processors operating.
Heavy cows were unchanged making from 285c to 310c/kg.
Leaner grades ranged from 234c to 274c/kg.
Market reporter: Leann Dax
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