Wagga sale 29 May 2023: Weaners 10-15c cheaper

Leann Dax, 29/05/2023

Yarding 3750 Change +1480

Numbers lifted and the quality improved slightly with an increased number of good trade cattle and grown steers.

There were several large drafts of weaners that returned to the paddock and just over 1100 cows were penned.

All the usual buyers were operating but prices eased upto 30c on average across some categories.

Weaner steers back to the paddock were 10c to 15c cheaper and most ranged from 290c to 412c/kg. Weaner heifers reached 320c/kg.

Feeder steers were 30c cheaper with the medium weights generally selling from 230c to 320c with a sale out to 364c/kg heavy weights sold up to 342c/kg.

Heifers to feed were 25c cheaper selling between 250c and 310c with restockers paying to 332c for heavy weights to go onto crop.

Trade steers were around 10c softer with most 310c to 345c/kg and heifers slipped 5c to 10c with the better supplied medium weights 270c to 320c/kg.

Grown steers and bullocks were 8c softer 256c to 319c and the best of the young grown heifers reached 300c/kg.

Cows were a good 30c cheaper on the heavy weights which sold from 200c to 238c/kg. the leaner medium weights ranged from 130c to 190c/kg.

Market reporter: Leanne Dax

Source: NLRS Click here to view full Wagga report on NLRS website.


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