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AuctionsPlus sheep report (MLA) (28/9):

Total 87,996 (+5,159), Compared to the corresponding week in 2020, the total offering across the commercial sheep and lamb sales was up 12%. (28th September 2021 10:50 PM)
Total 87,996 (+5,159),

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb offering increased by 15% this week, with a total of 112,308 head listed online. Compared to the corresponding week in 2020, the total offering across the commercial sheep and lamb sales was up 12%. The NSW Central West purchased 20% of the catalogue this week, with the NSW Riverina and Northwest Victoria securing 12% and 10% of the total offering, respectively. Prices for new season lambs continued to be tested, with numbers increasing by 25% this week. Five of the six lamb categories averaged higher than last week - a testament to the current robustness of the market and ongoing demand.

Crossbred lambs sold from $131 to $1,351, with small framed fat score 2 lambs averaging $157, down $2/head. Merino lambs sold from $103 to $332, with medium framed fat score 2 lambs averaging $155, down $7/head.

Crossbred ewes sold from $141 to $935, with medium framed fat score 2, 1- & 2-year-old ewes averaging $229, down $52/head. Merino ewes sold from $141 to $417, with large framed fat score 3, 3 & 4 year old ewes averaging $306/head.

*Please note prices and volume as of 5:00pm 14/09/21. Please head to www.auctionsplus.com.au/marketcomments for more details.
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Muchea cattle report (Nutrien) (28/9):

Yarding: 2,959. Large supplies of pastoral cows, bulls & heifers dominated the yarding with the quality of a lesser standard in general (28th September 2021 10:43 PM)
Yarding: 2,959.

Nutrien Livestock reports 2959 cattle sold at Muchea, Tuesday 28th September, with Nutrien selling 2,404 of these.
Large supplies of pastoral cows, bulls & heifers dominated the yarding with the quality of a lesser standard in general than recent sales. The small run of heavy steers and heifers were barely equal due to quality. The few local steer calves 300kg plus, were equal however a line of Angus heifers 314kg realised 548c/kg to lift 40c/kg. A large quality offering of cows saw heavyweights and medium
weights mostly firm whilst lightweights eased 20c/kg on quality. Heavy slaughter bulls eased 5-10c/kg with medium weight pastoral bulls easing up to 50c/kg due to quality. The few better quality lightweight bulls sold to 520c/kg to be equal.

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Roma Prime cattle report (MLA):

Yarding: 4,906 (-2,146). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 507 (+6) str 573 (-14). Grwn: hfs 392 (+23) str 410 (+32). MX str 356 (-21). Cows 351 (+14). Bulls 438 (28th September 2021 07:32 AM)
Yarding: 4,906 (-2,146). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 507 (+6) str 573 (-14). Grwn: hfs 392 (+23) str 410 (+32). MX str 356 (-21). Cows 351 (+14). Bulls 438 (-103).

Numbers fell by 2,145 head to see a total yarding of 4,906 at the Roma Store sale with storms looming in the local area. Heifers and cows accounted for over half of the yarding and the overall quality of the yarding was mixed with numbers from Western and North-West Queensland again yarded. A good buying panel was present and operating, including all regular processors. The market remained strong with buyers competing on quality cattle and seeking frame over condition. Light weight steers under 280kg reached the $7 mark and improved by 32c to 42c/kg. Medium weight steers were yarded in reduced numbers and fell by 38c to 75c/kg, reflective of quality. Heavy weight steers to feed improved by 33c/kg. Light weight heifers to restockers fell by 28c to 62c, while medium weight heifers to restockers improved by 16c to 18c/kg. Limited numbers of quality prime heavy weight cows were yarded, which saw prices ease by 7c to 9c/kg.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg sold to a top of 684.2c to average 621c/kg. Light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers were the largest sample of steers for the day and made to 706.2c to average 659c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 650.2c to average 583c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to a top of 580.2c to average 540c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed reached a top of 550.2c to average 480c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 670.2c to average 507c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 658.2c to average 545c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 578.2c to average 522c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers reached a top of 506.2c to average 498c/kg.
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Deniliquin sheep report (MLA):

Total 13,000 (-3,000), lambs 8,000 (-3,000), sheep 5,000 (). (28th September 2021 07:00 AM)
Total 13,000 (-3,000), lambs 8,000 (-3,000), sheep 5,000 ().

Another spring flush of numbers with 8,000 lambs and 5,000 sheep yarded. The young unshorn lambs still handled reasonably well for fat cover and finish, however they did present with drier skins and some seed in the wool. The market did start to show more price variance around quality with a wider cents per kilogram price spread recorded compared to a fortnight ago, particularly on the more abundantly supplied trade weights sized from 18kg to 24kg cwt. The heaviest young lambs sold to the strongest demand to record the highest estimated carcass cost of the sale. There was more restocking support including an order from southern Victoria for bigger-framed store lambs.

The lead pens of heavy trade weight young lambs sold from $235 to a top of $274/head to average within a few dollars of the previous sale at a ballpark 960c/kg cwt. Buyers were more selective on the medium trade weights, with the main run of 22kg to 24kg cwt showing a spread of 870c to 960c/kg cwt or $210 to $237/head. Some of the strongest sales were recorded in the latter parts of the auction. In between lambs in the 18kg to 22kg cwt range had mixed results, and agents did pass-in a couple of lines. Most sales sold from $170 to $215/head.

Restockers paid to $222 for trade weight lambs to shear, the smaller store lambs mostly made from $160 to $178/head to the paddock. Some very small Merino lambs sold from $80 to $109/head.

More sheep were penned, including some larger lines of Merino ewes off shears. A restocking order operated on some of the bigger framed and plain conditioned older ewes to grass fatten as a preferred option over higher cost store lambs. The few extra heavy sheep were cheaper at up to $220/head, while the general run recorded similar values to a fortnight ago at an estimated 620c to 660c/kg cwt over the better Merino ewe types.

Market reporter, Jenny Kelly
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Naracoorte sheep report (MLA):

Total 16,292 (+6,643), lambs 13,754 (+5,249), sheep 2,538 (+1,394). All sold to a larger field of trade and processor buyers with restockers (28th September 2021 06:58 AM)
Total 16,292 (+6,643), lambs 13,754 (+5,249), sheep 2,538 (+1,394).

Numbers climbed as agents yarded 13,754 lambs and 2,538 sheep to total 16,292 head. All sold to a larger field of trade and processor buyers with restockers actively sourcing lambs to turn out and grow on. Quality lifted this week with more conditioning in the heavier end of the market with lamb numbers now consisting of mainly new season lambs. Pricing was mixed as the new season lambs ranged from firm to a little dearer as old lambs fell away. Sheep sold to improved rates this week.

Light new season lambs ranged from $132 to $167 to the trade with lightweight trade 2 and 3 score types making from $160 to $188/head.
Restockers competed strongly for supply as they took light lambs from $50 to $130 and paid from $144 up to $225/head for the heavier pens.
Trade weight new season lambs made from $188 to $227/head with most sales from 950c to 1000c/kg cwt. Heavy lambs made from $228 to $273 with the extra heavy pens ranging from $269 to the market high of $324/head. Older lamb numbers are declining in numbers with the lighter lots making from $148 to $157, medium weights ranged from $160 to $205 with the heavy pens making from $220 to a high of $304/head.

Hoggets made from $111 to $238 as light sheep sold from $70 to $115/head. Medium weighted sheep ranged from $114 to $158 with the heavy pens making from $153 to the high of $236 while restockers turned some ewes back to pasture selling out to $202/head. Wethers made up to $190/head. Rams ranged from $52 to $124/head.

Market reporter, Peter Kerr
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IRLX Inverell sheep report (MLA):

Total 2,327 (-797), lambs 2,097 (-209), sheep 230 (-588). The yarding of lambs consisted of increased numbers of heavy and extra heavy lambs, (28th September 2021 06:56 AM)
Total 2,327 (-797), lambs 2,097 (-209), sheep 230 (-588).

There was a total yarding of 2,327 sheep yarded with lambs making up the largest percentage of the offering comprising of 2,097. The yarding of lambs consisted of increased numbers of heavy and extra heavy lambs, along with several pens of trade weights through the sale.
Quality was good with most lambs in good 3 and 4 score condition mainly crop finished. There was also an odd pen of young lambs offered.

Competition was strong with young lambs selling to a top of $225/head. Trade lambs topped at $198, while extra heavy lambs reached a top price of $300/head. There was a small penning of Dorper lambs penned and they sold to $262/head. The few hoggetts reached a top price of $280/head.

The small penning of mutton consisted of some weathers, however most sheep were ewes. Quality was good with some sheep caring a good skin. Top mutton price was $200/head.
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Muchea sheep report (MLA):

Total 7,774 (+1,637), lambs 3,343 (+394), sheep 4,431 (+1,243). Light weight lambs and young ewes were in demand from restockers both gaining (28th September 2021 06:47 AM)
Total 7,774 (+1,637), lambs 3,343 (+394), sheep 4,431 (+1,243).

Numbers were up for a total yarding of 7,774 head of sheep and lambs at Muchea this week. Light weight lambs and young ewes were in demand from restockers both gaining while heavy lambs and heavy ewes eased with demand. The best old lambs returned $187 while restockers paid up to $183/head for young ewes.

In the lamb market, the under 16kg cwt lambs sold from $70 to $120 while heavier air freight weights made from $100 to $145/head. Old trade weight lambs eased $20 returning from $125 up to $165, while new season lines made from $136 to $181/head. Heavier lambs made from $169 to $187/head. Merino wether lambs were in demand selling from $130 to $175 to processors and from $120 to $154/head to restockers. Ram lambs sold from $60 up to $150/head in a lesser quality yarding.

The ewe mutton yarding saw values trend down, light store ewes sold for $68 to $108, heavier better quality store ewes made from $90 to $135/head with restocker interest. Prime trade weight ewes dressing between 25kg to 30kgs sold from $137 to $180/head with a full fleece.
Heavy 30kg cwt plus lines followed the trend selling from $150 to $165/head. The best heavy wethers returned $180 and mature rams gained with processor competition selling from $30 to $178/head depending on age and weights.

Market Reporter, Tracey Kilner
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CVLX Ballarat sheep report (MLA):

Total 14,972 (+1,618), lambs 8,601 (+184), sheep 6,371 (+1,434). The quality was mixed, ranging from plain to very good. (28th September 2021 06:44 AM)
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Muchea sheep report (Nutrien):

Total 7,774. The yarding was comprised of 2056 old season Lambs, 787 sucker lambs and 3651 ewe mutton. (28th September 2021 06:14 AM)
Total 7,774.

A slightly bigger offering this week at Muchea with 7774 head offered in total on the backend of the long weekend with yet again a lack of quality throughout. Nutrien accounted for 2413 head of the total yarding. The yarding was comprised of 2056 old season Lambs, 787 sucker lambs and 3651 ewe mutton.

There were very few heavy weight suckers offered throughout the yarding. What was available sold at rates of $185 to $200. Genuine trade sucker lambs sold at rates of
$170 to $185 to remain similar, the light trade and feeders finished stronger on the back of increase feeder and grazier support with the majority selling at rates of $120 to
$150 per head.

There were some bigger lines of ewe mutton yarded this week but did lack quality.
Heavy trade types sold slightly easier at rates of $145 to $190 with the genuine trades selling at rates of $110 to $140 per head finishing slightly easier alsp, Boners sold slightly dearer with graziers and agents supporting select lines with most selling at rates of $90 to $115 with very light boners to a low of $60 per head.

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Jarrad Hubbard - Auctioneer
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SA Livestock Exchange cattle report (MLA):

Yarding: 250 (-65). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 545 (+74) str 548 (+37). Grwn: hfs 410 (-14) str 502 (+28). Bulls 390 (+67). (28th September 2021 05:54 AM)
Yarding: 250 (-65). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 545 (+74) str 548 (+37). Grwn: hfs 410 (-14) str 502 (+28). Bulls 390 (+67). Veal: hfs 613 (+46) str 611 (+19).

Numbers reduced as agents offered 100 liveweight cattle and 150 pastoral cattle from the Port Augusta area by open auction. Local trade quality improved this week with prices generally 20c to 40c/kg dearer than the previous week for type and condition, as the mostly 2 score pastoral cattle of mainly Santa Gertrudis breeding sold to strong restocker competition.

Vealer steers sold from 550c to 632c as vealer heifers ranged from 576c to 640c/kg.Light and medium weight yearling steers sold from 420c to 604c with heavy weights selling from 500c to 550c/kg. Yearling heifers of mostly heavy weights sold from 518c to 570c/kg.

Grown steers sold from 468c to 520c, as grown heifers ranged from 380c to 460c/kg. Light weight yearling bulls sold to 390c/kg. Pastoral cattle of mostly Santa Gertrudis breeding estimated to weigh from 175-275kg liveweight ranged from $1050 to $1390/head.

Market Reporter: John Traeger
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Forbes sheep report (MLA):

Total 25,600 (-7,500), lambs 20,400 (-5,150), sheep 5,200 (-2,350). Audio available. Lamb quality was mixed with a handy offering of finished lambs (28th September 2021 05:38 AM)
Total 25,600 (-7,500), lambs 20,400 (-5,150), sheep 5,200 (-2,350).

Numbers dropped with both lamb and mutton showing the change. Lamb quality was mixed with a handy offering of finished lambs available although there was a lot less weight yarded than the previous week. Most of the usual buyers were present and competing in a dearer market.

There was 6,800 new season lambs penned and prices lifted $5/head and more in place particularly on some of the plainer lambs. Trade lambs to 26kg sold from $202 to $268/head. Heavy lambs received from $248 to $288/head. Carcase prices averaged 980c to 1035c/kg cwt.
Old lambs were also dearer with those to 26kg selling from $200 to $266 with export lambs ranging from $249 to $300/head. Merino lambs sold from $193 to $260/head.

Mutton quality was mixed but prices followed the dearer trend. Heavy Merino ewes sold from $170 to $245 with crossbred ewes ranging from $150 to $244/head. Merino wethers reached $240/head.
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SA Livestock Exch sheep report (MLA):

Total 14,300 (+800), lambs 9,500 (+500), sheep 4,800 (+300). Quality was extremely mixed with very few ideally conditioned young lambs (28th September 2021 05:31 AM)
Total 14,300 (+800), lambs 9,500 (+500), sheep 4,800 (+300).

Numbers remained similar as agents offered 9,500 lambs and 4,800 sheep. Quality was extremely mixed with very few ideally conditioned young lambs coming forward with the balance of the lamb offering again comprising a large percentage of 2 score Merino lambs and young lambs showing dryness in the skin. The usual buying group was in attendance and all were operating and competition was fair to good in an erratic sale result that saw light lambs easing $5 to $10/head as the few better trade lambs sold either side of firm on the previous sale.
Mutton quality was again extremely good with all weights and grades represented with prices generally easing further under indifferent competition.

Extremely light young lambs sold from $68 to $115, light descriptions ranged from $96 to $148 with light trade weights selling from $139 to $190/head. Medium trade weights sold from $182 to $234 with the few heavy trade weights sold from $210 to $260/head.

Light older lambs sold from $115 to $148, light trade weights ranged from $116 to $186 as medium trade weights sold from $196 to $226/head. Heavy and extreme heavy weights were few in number and sold from $230 to $262/head. Small butchers pushed light hoggetts to $205 with most sales from $101 to $234 as heavy weights sold from $158 to $188/head.

Processors were active on light and heavy ewes from $105 to a top of $170 as wethers of mostly heavy weights sold from $120 to $180/head.
A generally fair to poor quality selection of young Merino ewes sold from $115 to $170/head. Rams sold from $100 to 198/head.

Market Reporter, John Traeger.
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CTLX Carcoar prime cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 1,375 (+198). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 537 (+41) str 556 (-4). Grwn: hfs 462 (-8) str 474 (-18). MX str 381 (-14). Cows 397 (-15). (28th September 2021 05:27 AM)
Yarding: 1,375 (+198). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 537 (+41) str 556 (-4). Grwn: hfs 462 (-8) str 474 (-18). MX str 381 (-14). Cows 397 (-15). Bulls 326 (-18). Veal: hfs 655 (+67) str 803 (+136).

It was a good quality yarding with a good selection of young cattle to suit the feeder and processors along with some good runs of well finished grown steers and heifers. There were 115 cows yarded which were mostly prime heavy weights and there were a couple of small lines of weaners to suit the restockers. Most of the usual buyers were in attendance along with the return of a feeder operator from the south.

Young cattle to the trade were 6c to 9c dearer with prime vealers selling to 580c/kg. Prime steer yearlings sold from 465c to 556c, while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 460c to 544c/kg. Feeder steers were 12c cheaper while the feeder heifers were 10c dearer and more in places.
Feeder steers sold from 470c to 578c, while the feeder heifers sold from 450c to 557c/kg. Weaners to the restockers were up to 30c dearer with the young steers selling from 558c to 888c, while the young heifers going back to the paddock sold from 450c to 858c/kg. Steer yearlings to the backgrounders were considerably dearer selling from 549c to 696c/kg.

Grown steers and heifers were up to 10c dearer with the prime grown steers selling from 440c to 495c/kg. Prime grown heifers sold from 425c to 500c/kg. Cows were 7c cheaper with the 2 and 3 scores selling from 260c to 385c/kg. Prime heavy weight cows sold from 370c to 420c to average 409c/kg. Heavy weight bulls sold to 346c/kg.

Market Reporter, David Monk.
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Scone cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 630 (-70). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 555 (+51) str 570 (+15). Grwn: hfs 372 (-24) str 426 (-14). Cows 347 (-13). Bulls 338 (-6). Veal: hfs 629 (28th September 2021 04:03 AM)
Yarding: 630 (-70). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 555 (+51) str 570 (+15). Grwn: hfs 372 (-24) str 426 (-14). Cows 347 (-13). Bulls 338 (-6). Veal: hfs 629 (-19) str 713 (+4). Calves 657 (-43).

The breed and quality remained fair to good and numbers decreased, with the majority younger cattle and suitable for the restocker orders.
There were a few younger cattle in prime condition and suitable for the butchers and processors, while the export cattle were limited in supply, with the cows making up the bulk offered. Competition was very strong throughout the younger cattle, especially the online buyers who competed for a variety of categories.

The over 200kg vealer steers to the restockers lifted 7c and ranged from 600c to 772c, and up to 795c/kg for the lighter end. The same weight heifer portion also to the restockers sold close to firm to make from 580c to 666c/kg. The yearling steers also sold to strong competition, with the light weights to the restockers receiving from 470c to 672c, and the medium weights to feed and the restockers ranging from 484c to 604c/kg. The good quality heavy weights to the lot feeders reached 538c/kg. The yearling heifers to feed and the restockers trended dearer, with the light weights reaching 678c, as the medium weights ranged from 536c to 548c/kg. The younger cattle in prime condition and purchased by the butchers again sold well and reached 554c/kg.

The heavy weight cows trended 1c to 6c cheaper and sold from 330c to 390c/kg. The best heavy weight bull topping at 330c/kg. Cows with calves received from $2550 to $3500/unit.

Please note that this market was reported remotely without the physical presence of the NLRS Livestock Market Reporter.
Market Reporter, Neil Geddes
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IRLX Inverell cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 737 (-263). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 493 (-12) str 550 (+24). Grwn: hfs 394 (-4) str 405 (-17). Cows 366 (-17). Bulls 304 (-33). Veal: hfs 508 (28th September 2021 03:40 AM)
Yarding: 737 (-263). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 493 (-12) str 550 (+24). Grwn: hfs 394 (-4) str 405 (-17). Cows 366 (-17). Bulls 304 (-33). Veal: hfs 508 (-45) .

There was a yarding of 737 head, which was down by 263. The yarding consisted mainly of a good supply of yearlings, and a fair penning of cows. The yarding of young cattle was made up mainly of yearlings that were of good quality consisting of several pens of well bred steers and heifers that were suitable for feeders and backgrounders.

Competition was strong with feeder steers selling firm to 10c dearer, depending on weight and breed, selling to a top of 560c with medium weights averaging 509c and restocker steers toped at 598c/kg. Yearling heifers met a strong market selling to 568c/kg for feeders.

The yarding of export cattle consisted mainly of cows, along with a few pens of grown steers and heifers. Grown steers held firm ranging from 399c to 422c, while the heifers sold to 416c to process and feeders toped at 432c/kg. The cow yarding was a little more mixed this week, although there was several pens of well finished 3 and 4 score cows offered. The market was down by 10c with the plainer cows loosing more. Medium weight 3 score cows averaged 375c, while heavy 4 score cows sold to a top price of 392c/kg. Best of the heavy weight bulls toped at 315c/kg.

Market Reporter, Doug Robson
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Naracoorte cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 671 (-70). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 549 (+38) str 572 (+27). Grwn: hfs 463 (+25) str 492 (+1). Cows 386 (-14). Bulls 317 (+2). Veal: str 570 (NQ) (28th September 2021 03:25 AM)
Yarding: 671 (-70). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 549 (+38) str 572 (+27). Grwn: hfs 463 (+25) str 492 (+1). Cows 386 (-14). Bulls 317 (+2). Veal: str 570 (NQ).

Numbers eased a little as agents yarded 671 head of liveweight and open auction cattle. These sold to a larger field of trade and processor buyers however not all of these were fully active throughout the offering, while feeder and restocker orders continue to be strong. Quality was mixed over the pens as the majority of the market ranged from firm to dearer in price, while cows received less demand to sell to softer rates.

A small number of vealers came forward to sell from 564c to 576c/kg. Yearling steers to the trade ranged from 523c to 573c, with similar heifers making from 505c to 600c/kg. Feeders were strong here on steers from 526c to 580c, and on heifers from 500c to 555c/kg. Restockers sought steers from 500c to 638c, and heifers from 570c to 601c/kg.

Grown steers and bullocks were of better quality this week as they made from 485c to 490c to the trade, with feeder activity from 460c to 524c/kg. The grown heifers to feed made from 430c to 501c, with trade activity from 409c to 488c/kg. Heavy weight cows eased 15c, as they returned from 370c to 416c, with the light weight pens making from 310c to 366c/kg. Restockers were active to 370c and feeders to 334c/kg.
Bulls ranged from mainly 280c to 338c/kg.

Market Reporter, Peter Kerr.
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Shepparton cattle report (MLA):

Yarding: 1,100 (-100). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 507 (+37) str 513 (-11). Grwn: hfs 413 (+37) str 446 (-3). MX str 363 (-22). Cows 336 (-19). Bulls 420 (-4 (28th September 2021 03:22 AM)
Yarding: 1,100 (-100). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 507 (+37) str 513 (-11). Grwn: hfs 413 (+37) str 446 (-3). MX str 363 (-22). Cows 336 (-19). Bulls 420 (-48). Veal: str 602 (+35).

There were 925 exports and 250 trade cattle offered, with over half of the exports being cows. The usual buyers were at the rails however even with the tight supply, prices weakened across the grown steer and bullock grades by 4c to 15c/kg. Heavy weight dairy cows traded firm to 4c/kg back, while the beef cows took the biggest hit of the day to be 10c to 30c/kg lower. It was a real mixed bag in the trade cattle section, numbers were low and very few lines of finished young cattle were penned.

Some light weight vealers returning to the paddock made to 602c/kg. Processors had to pick through the yard as very few pen lots were available. Feedlotters secured greater numbers of the young cattle. The yearling steers B and C muscled made from 470c to 584c/kg. The yearling heifer portion making from 420c to 571c/kg.

The 400 to 500kg steers ranged from 425c to 516c/kg. The 500 to 600kg steers made from 430c to 462c, to be 10c to 15c/kg cheaper. The 600kg plus bullocks reached 465c to be 4c/kg back. There was a good quality line of Friesian steers with finish that made from 368c to 390c/kg. Light weight dairy cows were 7c to 9c down on last sale, while the heavier portion remained firm to only 4c/kg lower. The heavy Friesian cows ranged from 320c to 380c/kg. The heavy weight beef cows made from 368c to 403c/kg.

Market Reporter, Nichole Varley
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Warwick cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 749 (-172). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 455 (-55) str 561 (+21). Grwn: hfs 391 (+15) str 411 (+9). Cows 343 (-9). Bulls 393 (-17). (28th September 2021 03:20 AM)
Yarding: 749 (-172). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 455 (-55) str 561 (+21). Grwn: hfs 391 (+15) str 411 (+9). Cows 343 (-9). Bulls 393 (-17).

The supply of cattle reduced by 170 head to 749 at Warwick. All the regular export processors were in attendance and operating along with the usual feeder operators and local and interstate restockers. The overall quality of the yarding was good with well finished crop cattle and excellent lines of weaner yearling steers and heifers presented. A new top price for Warwick of 804.2c/kg was set for a line of well bred angus yearling steers returning to the paddock.

Yearling steers in the 200-280kg range to restockers sold to 804.2c and averaged 681c/kg. Yearling steers over 280kg also to restockers made 604c to average 583c/kg. Yearling steers in the 330-400kg range to background averaged 531c and made to 588c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 487c and sold to 504c/kg. Yearling heifers to restockers or background sold to 600c and averaged 545c/kg. Yearling heifers to feed for the domestic market averaged 456c and made to 486c, with the wholesale meat trade paying to 483c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made 466c to average 433c/kg.

Crop finished grown steers to processors averaged 415c and sold to 423c/kg. Grown heifers to processors made 421c to average 407c/kg.
Good heavy score 4 cows sold from 368c to 383c with the occasional sale to 394c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made 363c/kg. Cows and calves made $2440/unit.

Market Reporter, Errol Luck.
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Gunnedah cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 1,187 (-183). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 536 (-9) str 546 (-29). Grwn: hfs 411 (-15) str 467 (-60). MX str 359 (-30). Cows 370 (-14). (28th September 2021 03:18 AM)
Yarding: 1,187 (-183). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 536 (-9) str 546 (-29). Grwn: hfs 411 (-15) str 467 (-60). MX str 359 (-30). Cows 370 (-14). Bulls 299 (+3). Veal: hfs 555 (-140) str 658 (+21).

There was a small reduction in numbers. Yearlings and heavy cattle were well supplied. The quality and condition of the offering was mostly good. There was a greater percentage of Bos indicus feeder cattle penned, some having been HGP treated. The full field of buyers were in attendance along with some extra feedlot competition. The appearance of a Southern cow processor last week was a one off affair.

Demand was strong from restockers in the light and medium weight classes of young cattle. Yearling steers under 330kg posted strong gains on the highly sought lines. The breed variation accounting for a large spread in prices. The medium and heavy weight yearling steers to feed saw averages down with breed and treated cattle contributing factors. The market trend was firm to marjinally cheaper. Heavy trade yearling steers sold to dearer trends with strong competition from feedlots on the well finished lots. Breed was also a factor in price change through the yearling heifers to feed. Trends were firm to dearer. Trade heifers saw little but a quality related change.

There was a greater supply of heavy grown steers penned. Suitable to both processors and feedlots alike. The feeder steers over 500kg and including the milk and 2 tooth lines sold to dearer trends with strong gains for breed quality. The heavy weight steers to process saw a firm to dearer market trend with some quality improvement. The cow market varied with the leaner condition medium weight cows selling to a much dearer market trend. Yield potential also much higher. The heavy weight cows sold on a slightly cheaper market trend.

Market Reporter, James Armitage.
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Camperdown cattle report (MLA):

Yarding: 366 (+89). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 332 (+27) str 472 (+62). Grwn: hfs 330 (NQ) . Cows 301 (-25). Bulls 321 (-23). (28th September 2021 01:52 AM)
Yarding: 366 (+89). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 332 (+27) str 472 (+62). Grwn: hfs 330 (NQ) . Cows 301 (-25). Bulls 321 (-23).

There were 366 mixed quality cattle penned, 89 head more, for the usual following of buyers. Prices were mostly 10c to 20c/kg cheaper for the improved selection of young cattle, and unchanged to easier for the main run of cows. Beef and dairy bulls were very close to last weeks rates.
The yarding comprised of 17 steers, 25 heifers, 262 cows and 62 bulls.

The odd few better bred yearlings to the trade sold at 330c, 340c, 420c and 429c/kg. Restockers paid 440c, 450c and then 592c/kg for three light weight steers. Plainer and dairy bred yearlings were from 270c to 350c/kg.

Two sales of beef cows made 366c and 400c, while the dairy cows sold between 350c and 395c/kg. Leaner dairy cows were from 292c to 358c, and the poor to plain conditioned cows made from 240c to 320c, with very poor from 180c/kg. Beef bred bulls were again of good to very good quality. and sold between 330c and 395c, with the dairy bulls from 276c to 345c and three very good bulls topped at 352c/kg.

Market Reporter: Erich Gstrein.
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NVLX Wodonga cattle report (MLA) (Tuesday):

Yarding: 1,000 (). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 516 (+47) str 547 (+18). Grwn: hfs 428 (+8) str 501 (+28). MX str 369 (-23). Cows 408 (+17). Bulls 369 (+11). (28th September 2021 01:21 AM)
Yarding: 1,000 (). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 516 (+47) str 547 (+18). Grwn: hfs 428 (+8) str 501 (+28). MX str 369 (-23). Cows 408 (+17). Bulls 369 (+11). Veal: hfs 551 (+14) str 564 (+17).

Numbers remained similar to the previous sale. Trade cattle were very mixed in quality, with a percentage selling to restockers and feedlots.
Heavy weight export cattle made up a larger portion of the offering, and quality was excellent. A full field of buyers were at the rail and demand fluctuated depending on finish.

The mixed supply of trade cattle produced fluctuating sales. Vealers sold to stronger demand for the pick, which distorted price trends due to the limited supply. The best of the well finished vealers made from 520c to 595c/kg. Yearlings to the trade were in limited numbers and competition was very strong at times. The trade steers were unchanged in price averaging 529c/kg. Trade heifers were in short supply selling from 455c to 578c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers were keenly sought, the bulk making from 450c to 588c/kg. Light weight heifers and suitable to feed on, were mostly well-bred, resulting in a price lift of 17c, making from 452c to 584c/kg.

Heavy weight steer and bullock numbers were similar, and a big group of buyers were in attendance. Heavy C3 steers 500 to 600kg sold to stronger demand resulting in a price gain of 23c to average 496c/kg. Bullock competition increased with domestic buyers joining in. Prices improved 11c to average 468c/kg. In the cow market buyers were prepared to chase the market for well finished lines. Heavy cows sold 10c dearer making from 390c to 440c/kg. Leaner condition types sold from 340c to 404c/kg.

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Dubbo sheep report (MLA):

Total 22,570 (-5,630), lambs 17,640 (-2,960), sheep 4,930 (-2,670). There were odd pens of well finished heavy weight old lambs (27th September 2021 07:43 AM)
Total 22,570 (-5,630), lambs 17,640 (-2,960), sheep 4,930 (-2,670).

It was a good quality yarding with a good selection of new season lambs both trade weights and heavy weights. There were odd pens of well finished heavy weight old lambs and good numbers of Merino lambs and exotic lambs yarded. A full field of buyers were in attendance and operating.

Trade weight new season lambs were $9 dearer selling from $160 to $262/head to average between 930c and 995c/kg cwt. Trade weight old lambs were up to $15 dearer selling from $154 to $258/head. Heavy weight lambs were $10 dearer with the 24kg to 30kg lambs selling from $250 to $310 while the lambs over 30kg sold from $300 to $342/head to average 960c/kg cwt. Heavy weight new season lambs sold from $246 to $296/head. Merino Lambs were up to $20 dearer with the trade weights selling from $152 to $220 while the heavy weight Merino lambs over 24kg sold from $220 to $269/head.

Restocker lambs were $5 to $8 dearer selling from $85 to $178/head. Hoggetts sold to $255/head for both crossbreds and Merinos.
There were some very good sheep along with odd pens of plainer types in a fair to good quality yarding of mutton. The very best of the Merino sheep were $5 dearer while the balance of the sheep were firm to $3/head cheaper. Merino ewes sold from $80 to $270 while crossbred ewes sold from $146 to $240/head. Merino wethers sold from $130 to $252/head. The restockers paid from $113 to $214/head for Merino ewes.

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Dubbo sheep report (MLA):

Total 22,570 (-5,630), lambs 17,640 (-2,960), sheep 4,930 (-2,670). There were odd pens of well finished heavy weight old lambs (27th September 2021 07:41 AM)
Total 22,570 (-5,630), lambs 17,640 (-2,960), sheep 4,930 (-2,670).

It was a good quality yarding with a good selection of new season lambs both trade weights and heavy weights. There were odd pens of well finished heavy weight old lambs and good numbers of Merino lambs and exotic lambs yarded. A full field of buyers were in attendance and operating.

Trade weight new season lambs were $9 dearer selling from $160 to $262/head to average between 930c and 995c/kg cwt. Trade weight old lambs were up to $15 dearer selling from $154 to $258/head. Heavy weight lambs were $10 dearer with the 24kg to 30kg lambs selling from $250 to $310 while the lambs over 30kg sold from $300 to $342/head to average 960c/kg cwt. Heavy weight new season lambs sold from $246 to $296/head. Merino Lambs were up to $20 dearer with the trade weights selling from $152 to $220 while the heavy weight Merino lambs over 24kg sold from $220 to $269/head.

Restocker lambs were $5 to $8 dearer selling from $85 to $178/head. Hoggetts sold to $255/head for both crossbreds and Merinos.
There were some very good sheep along with odd pens of plainer types in a fair to good quality yarding of mutton. The very best of the Merino sheep were $5 dearer while the balance of the sheep were firm to $3/head cheaper. Merino ewes sold from $80 to $270 while crossbred ewes sold from $146 to $240/head. Merino wethers sold from $130 to $252/head. The restockers paid from $113 to $214/head for Merino ewes.

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TRLX Tamworth sheep report (MLA):

Total 4,000 (-600), lambs 2,400 (-600), sheep 1,600 (). The quality of the lambs was fair to good with young lambs in fair supply. (27th September 2021 07:16 AM)
Total 4,000 (-600), lambs 2,400 (-600), sheep 1,600 ().

There was a reduced penning of lambs, however the sheep supply remained the same. The quality of the lambs was fair to good with young lambs in fair supply. The condition and weight varied considerably, suiting all buyers.

Demand for light weight young lambs from restockers was again strong with market trends mostly firm. There were odd sale of very light weights that were dearer. Well finished young lambs to the trade sold on a firm to dearer market trend. The lighter weight classes unchanged, while the heavy weights sold to a dearer trend, up to $10/head. Trends varied through the old lambs. Those up to 24kg were firm to a shade cheaper. The heavy and extra heavy weights recovered all of last weeks losses and more to record a significantly dearer market trend.

The condition of the sheep on offer varied considerably. There was not a lot of change in the light and medium weight ewes, despite a lack of restocker competition. Well finished sheep were well received by processors to record dearer trends through the heavy and extra heavy weight classes. Merino wethers sold strongly to also record a dearer trend.

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Bendigo sheep report (MLA):

Total 27,000 (+1,000), lambs 20,000 (+2,000), sheep 7,000 (-1,000). Young unshorn lambs now make up 90% of the yarding (27th September 2021 07:12 AM)
Total 27,000 (+1,000), lambs 20,000 (+2,000), sheep 7,000 (-1,000).

Slight lift lamb in lamb numbers to 20,000 head, 2,000 more. Young unshorn lambs now make up 90% of the yarding, and quality did improve this week with the lead runs showing more carcass finish and hardness as the season matures. All the regular buyers attended, and the sale opened dearer before easing. Heavy young lambs over 26kg cwt were the most eagerly sought, and about 18 pens sold from $300 to a top of $325 - the most sales above $300/head this centre has seen. Heavy young lambs did record the highest carcass price averages ahead of the trade lamb categories which trended cheaper than a week ago.

The heaviest young lambs from $275 to a top of $325/head at an estimated cost of 1020c/kg cwt. The majority of young lambs coming through were trade weights which sold in a price bracket of $220 to $270/head to processors. The best fat score 4 crossbreds in the 24kg to 26kg cwt range averaged $260, and the size down at 22kg to 24kg averaged $238/head. The estimate for the bulk of sales was 920c to 970c/kg cwt. Ballarat restockers stepped into bigger lambs this week, paying to $235/head for trade lambs to shear. The bulk of the more genuine sized store lambs, 16kg to 20kg cwt, sold from $155 to $198 to the paddock, while very small young lambs made $115 to $145/head.

Very few decent lines of old lambs were available, and sold according to quality and presentation but were generally cheaper.
Few less sheep numbers with 7,000 yarded. Buying was dominated by a northern-based processor at rates $10 to $30/head dearer. Heavy sheep sold from $180 to a top of $240/head for big crossbred ewes. The average run of light and medium mutton sold from $120 to $170/head. Good lines of sheep were estimated in a range of 620c to 720c/kg cwt.

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Corowa sheep report (MLA):

Total 16,420 (+4,120), lambs 11,240 (+2,740), sheep 5,180 (+1,380). The quality was mixed this week with feedlots very active across the light trade (27th September 2021 07:07 AM)
Total 16,420 (+4,120), lambs 11,240 (+2,740), sheep 5,180 (+1,380).

Agents penned increased numbers with 9,500 new season lambs offered. The quality was mixed this week with feedlots very active across the light trade weight category. Not all regular buyers were present operating in a in a firm to dearer market.

A mixed quality of new season trade lambs were available to processors. The bulk of the lambs were light and medium trade weights. The competition was strong with feedlot buyers active on these lines. Lambs weighing form 18.1kg to 22.1kg gained $10 selling from $185 to $232/head. Good quality was available across the heavy trade lambs, processors operating in a firm market. Lambs making from $232 to $268/head to average just over 1000c/kg cwt. Lambs between 16.1kg and 22kg sold to feedlot buyers from $176 to $215/head. Heavy lambs were unchanged making from $250 to $275/head. Additional weight was available across the export types with lambs selling from $280 to $290/head.

Numbers slipped on old lambs along with prices with the exception of the odd freshly shorn pen. Heavy export type lambs sold from $254 to $278/head. Merino lambs were in reasonable supply, however, less weight was on offer. Heavy trade weights slipped $3 selling up to $220/head.

Mutton was quality was mixed with all weights and grades on offer. Heavy lines saw gains of $6 to $10 with heavy Crossbred ewes selling from $178 to $228 and Merino ewes from $162 to $223/head.

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Mortlake cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 361 (-116). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 502 (+56) str 539 (+31). Grwn: hfs 432 (-12) str 490 (+28). MX str 395 (-11). Cows 336 (-21). Bulls 337(-40) (27th September 2021 03:53 AM)
Yarding: 361 (-116). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 502 (+56) str 539 (+31). Grwn: hfs 432 (-12) str 490 (+28). MX str 395 (-11). Cows 336 (-21). Bulls 337 (-40). Veal: hfs 700 (+140) str 651 (+38).

It was like a store sale here today as most young cattle and the grown steers were purchased to go back on feed. The yarding of 361 cattle, 116 less, were mostly of average to good quality and sold to the usual following of buyers. Prices were generally 20c to 50c/kg dearer for young cattle but mainly equal to slightly higher for the grown steers. Beef cows sold 10c easier and the poorest quality dairy cows made on average 20c/kg less.

The few pens of vealers all sold for further feeding and made between 599c and 706c/kg. The yearling steers also went to fed on and were from 497c to 568c/kg. The yearling heifers to further feed on made 448c to 570c while the odd few that sold to the trade were from 442c to 490c/kg. There were very few plain and dairy bred yearlings this week.

Beef bred grown steers made 450c to 523c and mainly went to restockers. The odd few dairy steers made 380c and 400c/kg.

Beef cows sold between 365c and 430c with the poor to plain conditioned dairy cows from 216c to 348c/kg. There were too few of the lean or better conditioned dairy cows penned this week. Beef bulls made 300c to 340c/kg.

Market Reporter, Erich Gstrein.
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Forbes cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 952 (+245). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 526 (-7) str 530 (-12). Grwn: hfs 437 (-8) str 463 (+17). Cows 400 (-11). Bulls 344 (+9). (27th September 2021 03:51 AM)
Yarding: 952 (+245). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 526 (-7) str 530 (-12). Grwn: hfs 437 (-8) str 463 (+17). Cows 400 (-11). Bulls 344 (+9).

Numbers lifted and quality also improved. There were some excellent runs of heavy finished cattle on offer along with a good pen of cows. The usual buyers were present and competing.

Yearling steers to feed held fairly steady to sell from 480c to 576c/kg. Those to processors slipped 10c to 15c o receive from 450c to 533c/kg. Yearling heifers to processors were also back 10c to 15c to sell from 410c to 570/kg. Those to feed lifted slightly ranging in price from 480c to 550c/kg.

A quality offering of heavy steers and bullocks lifted 10c to range in price from 445c to 510c/kg. Grown heifers sold from 400c to 460c/kg. Cows held firm to 2c/kg better. Heavyweight 3 and 4 score cows sold from 396c to 427c/kg.

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TRLX Tamworth cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 988 (+18). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 492 (-24) str 567 (+6). Grwn: hfs 386 (NC) str 464 (+18). MX str 386 (NQ). Cows 364 (+1). Bulls 387 (+100). (27th September 2021 03:50 AM)
Yarding: 988 (+18). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 492 (-24) str 567 (+6). Grwn: hfs 386 (NC) str 464 (+18). MX str 386 (NQ). Cows 364 (+1). Bulls 387 (+100).

Numbers remained steady with a good supply of yearlings and a fair supply of well finished heavy weight grown steers. Cow numbers also increased. The quality of the offering was very mixed with few lines available, mostly smaller lots. All regular buyers were in attendance and operating. Restockers were active on the lighter weights.

Market trends varied through the yearlings with the better quality steers showing little change in all weight classes. The secondary and plainer steers sold to cheaper trends, particularly noticeable in the lighter weights. The variation in breed and quality accounting for the large price variation. The trends were similar through the yearling heifers to restock and feed where the best heifers remained firm. Well finished heavy weight yearling steers to the trade saw a firm to slightly dearer trend in the steers, while the heavy weight heifer yearlings were a little cheaper.

Heavy weight steers over 500kg sold on a firm to slightly dearer market trend with the younger milk and 2 tooth lines included. Both domestic and export processors operating on the steers up to 4 teeth. The cow market saw a firm to slightly cheaper market trend, the lower yielding cows easing.

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Wagga cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 2,350 (-5). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 545 (+26) str 579 (+7). Grwn: hfs 489 (+39) str 516 (+29). MX str 367 (+18). Cows 394 (-8). Bulls 373 (+21). (27th September 2021 03:48 AM)
Yarding: 2,350 (-5). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 545 (+26) str 579 (+7). Grwn: hfs 489 (+39) str 516 (+29). MX str 367 (+18). Cows 394 (-8). Bulls 373 (+21). Veal: hfs 570 (+17) str 703 (+143). Calves 669 (-76).

Numbers remained steady in a mixed quality offering. There was a reduced selection of trade heifers and trade steers were again in limited supply. Heavy export numbers were similar, with a fair percentage purchased by lot feeders. The regular buyers were in attendance however not all export or domestic processors operated fully

Trade cattle supplies were limited, and domestic processors struggled to match prices given by feedlots. Steers suitable for the trade were mostly unchanged averaging 533c/kg. Trade heifers sold to stronger competition improving 14c, to average 510c/kg. Well-bred steers 280kg to 330kg slipped 12c/kg due to the plainer quality. The bulk returning to the paddock averaged $1826/head.

Buying activity for secondary steers 330kg to 400kg was solid averaging 594c/kg. Quality lines of well-bred steers 400kg to 500kg were keenly sought by several major feedlots which resulted in a price gain 14c to average 567c/kg. Buying activity for secondary steers 330kg to 400kg was solid averaging 594c/kg. Feeder heifer numbers declined which pressured buyers to up the ante for well-bred lines. Prices jumped 30c with the medium weights making from 480c to 555c/kg.

Heavy steers 500kg to 600kg sold to solid demand from processors with the bulk selling to strong feedlot demand. Steers suitable for domestic processors made from 460c to 521c/kg. Bullocks were limited selling at 450c to 510c/kg. Heavy heifers were well supplied, with major buyers chasing all younger milk and two tooth types. Prices surged ahead 26c to 36c making from 450c to 536c/kg.

In the cow market a small group of buyers operated. Heavy well finished cows sold 2c to 4c easier making from 386c to 415c/kg. Leaner medium weight types were in short supply.
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Pakenham cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 553 (-133). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 472 (-28) str 515 (-27). Grwn: hfs 425 (+2) str 477 (-17). MX str 374 (-75). Cows 335 (-16). Bulls 351 (-41) (27th September 2021 03:47 AM)
Yarding: 553 (-133). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 472 (-28) str 515 (-27). Grwn: hfs 425 (+2) str 477 (-17). MX str 374 (-75). Cows 335 (-16). Bulls 351 (-41). Veal: hfs 513 (+14) str 490 (-66).

Agents penned 553 cattle of mixed quality ranging from plain to very good, with the usual buying group present in a generally firm market with sales either side of firm dependent on weight and quality. Young cattle sold mostly firm to a few cents easier, heavy grown cattle were mostly firm and cows were firm to 10c/kg dearer in places.

The few vealers offered sold to feeders to go back to the paddock, made from 485c to 540c/kg. Yearlings steers sold to the trade from 482c to 546c and feeders paid from 440c to 559c, while the heifer portion made from 450c to 530c to the trade and restockers paid 440c to 551c/kg.

Grown steers sold from 388c to 503c/kg. Grown heifers sold from 340c to 500c/kg. Manufacturing steers sold from 340c to 418c/kg. Heavy cows sold from 389c to 442c, Medium weight cows sold 322c to 390c and light weights sold from 210c to 285c/kg. Heavy dairy cows sold from 318c to 384c and the lighter weights sold from 166c to 338c and heavy bulls sold from 306c to 346c/kg.

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Toowoomba cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 355 (+124). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 516 (-14) str 556 (-10). Grwn: hfs 356 (+8) str 391 (+6). MX str 369 (NQ). Cows 317 (-6). Bulls 469 (-26). (27th September 2021 03:44 AM)
Yarding: 355 (+124). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 516 (-14) str 556 (-10). Grwn: hfs 356 (+8) str 391 (+6). MX str 369 (NQ). Cows 317 (-6). Bulls 469 (-26). Veal: hfs 488 (NC) .

Numbers increased by 124 head to 355 at the Toowoomba cattle sale. A fair panel of export processors was present and operating plus the usual feed and trade buyers as well as local and interstate restockers. There was a wide variation in quality, and this was also reflected in prices, however all classes were in demand and sold to very strong competition for the standard available.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg made to 690c to average 678c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg made to 610c to average 563c/kg. Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market continued to receive very strong support and averaged from 554c to 571c with sales to 608c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 530c to average 473c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg made to 584c to average 580c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg returning to the paddock made to 580c to average 549c, with a few to feed making to 546c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged from 502c to 527c and sold to 566c/kg.

A handful of 3 score bullocks made to 366c, and full mouth bullocks made to 370c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows averaged 347c and made to 369c, and over condition lines averaged from 328c to 344c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 371c/kg to return $3821/head.

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CVLX Ballarat cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 195 (-95). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 426 (-23) str 461 (-57). Grwn: hfs 440 (+13) str 467 (+6). MX str 424 (+87). Cows 373 (+29). Bulls 364 (+23). (27th September 2021 03:24 AM)
Yarding: 195 (-95). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 426 (-23) str 461 (-57). Grwn: hfs 440 (+13) str 467 (+6). MX str 424 (+87). Cows 373 (+29). Bulls 364 (+23). Veal: hfs 517 (+12) str 493 (-66).

Agents yarded 195 cattle at Ballarat this week where the quality was plain to mixed, in an offering that was dominated by beef bred cows and most of the young plain cattle were purchased for the paddock, in an market that was firm on the previous sale. Most of the regular buyers were in attendance. Cows made to 450c/kg for the better heavy and clean end.

Vealers to the trade topped at 564c/kg. Yearling Steers back to the paddock topped at 588c/kg. Grown steers made to 504c/kg. Manufacturing steers to 424c/kg. Vealers to the trade made from 460c to 564c/kg. Yearling steers and heifers made from 410c to 490c/kg.

Grown steers and heifers from 442c to 504c/kg. Heavy cows sold from 360c to 450c/kg. Medium cows made from 300c to 360c and light cows sold from 260c and 320c/kg. Bulls topped at 434c/kg.

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Muchea store cattle report (MLA) (24/9):

Yarding: 3,017. The yarding consisted of 956 steers, 668 weaner bulls and 1,393 heifers. (27th September 2021 12:33 AM)
Yarding: 3,017.

Numbers were up over 2,000 head of excellent quality cattle for the monthly store sale in Muchea. The yarding consisted of 956 steers, 668 weaner bulls and 1,393 heifers. The sale was held in conjunction with Auctions Plus with local buyers dominating the bidding.

Weaner steers sold from 506c for a pen of pastoral shorthorn calves to 590c/kg for Angus weaners. Weaner heifers made from 368c for pastoral types, 562c for Santa Gertrudis light weights and 570c/kg for Angus lines.

Yearling steers saw Brahman lines sell at 400c, lightweight Droughtmasters at 586c while a pen of heavy Charolais steers returned $2,350/head. Yearling heifers sold for 330c for light weight pastoral up to 552c/kg for Angus lines.

PTIC pastoral heifers sold from 250c to 408c while a pen of Angus heifers running with bulls sold for 650c and their Murray Grey sisters made 640c/kg.

The next store sale will be held 29th October.

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AWI Weekly Report:

EMI 1368 +16 and 992us +2 as Mer lines up 20 to 30c thanks to currency changes and stronger European demand (24th September 2021 07:01 AM)
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Powranna store cattle report (MLA) (23/9):

Yarding: 1,852 (+560). The quality for this time of the year was very good with a bigger line-up of yearling steers with more weight (24th September 2021 06:16 AM)
Yarding: 1,852 (+560).

There were 1,852 store cattle yarded at Powranna on Thursday. The quality for this time of the year was very good with a bigger line-up of yearling steers with more weight while the weaner cattle were also impressive with many good lines of mainly Angus calves. Cattle came the Northwest, Northeast, Northern Midlands and Southern areas while most buyers came from the north of the state. There was limited Victorian competition on heifer weaners. Prices were generally similar to last sale although there were some heifers that eased slightly.

The best steer weaners (330kg+) made from $1,650 to $2,100 (average 570c/kg live), medium (280-330kg) from $1,760 to $2,000 (630c/kg), light (200-280kg) from $1,100 to $1,860 (670c/kg) and a few very small (under 200kg) made from $940 to $1,280/head. The heavy heifer weaners made from $1,500 to $1,820 (480c/kg), medium from $1,580 to $1,700 (545c/kg), light from $1,140 to $1,650 (580c/kg). There were a few dairy cross steers that made from $680 to $1,240 and heifers from $700 to $1,100/head.

Heavy yearling steers (over 400 kg) made from $1,880 to $2,400 and medium from $1,880 to $2,020/head. Yearling heifers made from $1,540 to $2,200/head.

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Griffith sheep report (MLA):

Total 16,050 (+4,350), lambs 10,450 (+2,800), sheep 5,600 (+1,550). The quality was a little mixed with some lambs drier than others. (24th September 2021 06:06 AM)
Total 16,050 (+4,350), lambs 10,450 (+2,800), sheep 5,600 (+1,550).

Lamb numbers lifted and the rise was in the 7,500 new season lambs. The quality was a little mixed with some lambs drier than others. All weights were represented from light store lambs to well supplied heavy trade lambs to some very heavy new season lambs. The market eased $6 to $7/head across most lambs.

New season trade lambs sold from $190 to $258/head or 950c to 980c/kg cwt on average. Heavy weights ranged from $241 to $300 averaging 960c/kg cwt and extra heavy lambs reached $335/head.

Old season trade lambs sold from $210 to $234 and heavy weights $250 to $293 and extra heavy lambs $300 to $319/head. Shorn new season lambs to restock and feed ranged from $124 to $190/head.

Numbers lifted and there were mostly heavy sheep offered. Prices were stronger by $12 to $13/head on the heavy weights. Medium weight ewes sold from $135 to $175 and heavy crossbred ewes $188 to $231 and heavy Merinos $192 to $225/head.

Market Reporter: Graeme Richard
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Whyalla Feedlot (Qld):

Steers (300-350kg): Black Ang. 615c (+10). Black Ang. Brit X 605c (+10). Wagyu X Angus & FB Wagyu POA. Del 29 Sep - 13 Oct. Click here for more info (24th September 2021 02:27 AM)
Prices up $0.10. Delivery to 29 September - 13 October (Grid: 2139)

Black Angus (Steers, 0-2 T, heifers POA)
300-350kg $6.15 (up $0.10)
351-380kg $5.80 (no change)
381-480kg $5.80 (up $0.10)
481 500kg $5.80 (up $0.10)
501-520kg $5.30 (up $0.10)
521-550kg $4.80 (up $0.10)
551-600kg $3.20 (up $0.10)

Black Angus British X (Steers, 0-2 T, heifers POA)
300-350kg $6.05 (up $0.10)
351-380kg $5.70 (no change)
381-480kg $5.70 (up $0.10)
481 500kg $5.70 (up $0.10)
501-520kg $5.20 (up $0.10)
521-550kg $4.70 (up $0.10)
551-600kg $3.10 (up $0.10)

Wagyu X Angus (Steers, 0-2 T, heifers less $0.50)
300-350kg POA (no change)
351-380kg POA (no change)
381-480kg POA (no change)
481 500kg POA (no change)
501-520kg POA (no change)
521-600kg POA (no change)

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Wagga sheep report (MLA):

Total 47,250 (+1,250), lambs 38,250 (+6,250), sheep 9,000 (-5,000). (23rd September 2021 07:29 AM)
Total 47,250 (+1,250), lambs 38,250 (+6,250), sheep 9,000 (-5,000).

Lamb numbers increased while sheep supplies declined slightly. New season lamb numbers slipped to 26,470 head. Quality across new season heavy export was excellent while trade lambs there were increased supplies of trade lambs requiring more finish. New season store lambs were well supplied offering buyers a very good selection of well-bred types. Old trade and heavy export lamb quality was fair to very good. A full field of domestic buyers were operating however not all export buyers operated.

The new season lamb market continued its impressive run, with the top pens of well finished trade lambs selling above 1000c/kg cwt. Lambs 22kg to 24kg sold from $200 to $277/head to average 1029c/kg cwt. Extra Heavy young lambs met strong demand from southern processors sold from $275 to $315 while over 30kg recorded a top price of $340/head to average 970c/kg cwt. There was a very good selection of wellbred young lambs suitable for restockers and feedlots. Prices increased slightly for store lambs, buyers travelled from Ballarat, Cowra, Griffith and the local area. Lambs with weight and frame sold from $144 to $220/head.

Old trade lamb quality was plain to very good with buyers upping the ante for shorter skinned types. Lambs weighing 22kg to 24kg averaged 984c/kg cwt.

A reduced field of export buyers were in attendance and competed over a better-quality yarding to the previous sale. Lambs 26kg to 30kg sold to stronger competition from both northern and southern buyers to average 984/kg cwt. Old lambs estimated to weight more than 30kg carcass weight again ignited the bidding to record a top price of $377/head and average 1007c/kg cwt.

It was a mixed quality yarding of mutton that was offered to a small group of buyers. Heavy crossbred ewes sold to very weak demand making from $172 to $220/head to average 598c/kg cwt. Heavy Merino ewes gained $14/head to average 631c/kg.
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Blackall cattle report (MLA):

Yarding: 1,450 (-450). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 429 (+1) str 538 (+46). Grwn: hfs 356 (+32) str 367 (+14). Cows 352 (+16). Bulls 382 (-13). (23rd September 2021 06:39 AM)
Yarding: 1,450 (-450). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 429 (+1) str 538 (+46). Grwn: hfs 356 (+32) str 367 (+14). Cows 352 (+16). Bulls 382 (-13).

A total of 1,450 head of cattle were yarded at the weekly Blackall prime and store sale. The yarding was dominated by prime cattle that included another large run of heavy and feeder bulls, alongside some very good pens of heavy 3 score local cows. Pens of restocker and feeder cattle were in short supply and buyers bought selectively.

Light weight restocker steers under 280kg sold to 662.2c to average 587c, restocker steers 280kg to 330kg made to 548.2c to average 504c and medium weight steers 330kg to 400kg returning to the paddock sold to a top of 538.2c to average around 420c/kg. A small sample of heavy feeder steers saw a reduction in price due to numbers selling to 484.2c to average 469c/kg. Light weight restocker heifers were selling to 542.2c to average 481.2c/kg. Medium weight heifers to feed sold to 412.2c to average 389c/kg.

Heavy bullocks made to 392.2c to average 370c and heavy heifers over 520kg to the processor held firm selling to 378.2c to average 371c/kg.

PTIC store cows were selling to 380.2c while a run of medium and light store cows sold to 394c/kg. Medium cows under 520kg to the processor sold to 354.2c at an average of 337c and heavy cows held firm selling to 367.2c to average 353c/kg. Heavy bulls were similar to last week with the top bull to the processor making to 339.2c and those feed sold to 366.2c/kg.

The best of the cows and calves sold to $2400/unit.

Market Reporter, Sam Hart
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Emerald cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 2,072 (+171). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 462 (-6) str 523 (-8). Grwn: hfs 391 (+3) str 416 (-14). Cows 329 (-4). Bulls 351 (-41). (23rd September 2021 06:38 AM)
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Dubbo cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 4,400 (+350). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 497 (+44) str 535 (-4). Grwn: hfs 433 (-4) str 465 (NC). Cows 386 (-3). Bulls 392 (+24). (23rd September 2021 06:33 AM)
Yarding: 4,400 (+350). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 497 (+44) str 535 (-4). Grwn: hfs 433 (-4) str 465 (NC). Cows 386 (-3). Bulls 392 (+24). Veal: hfs 588 (+9) str 692 (+105).

It was a good quality yarding with good numbers of well finished grown steers and heifers along with a good selection of young cattle to suit the feeders and processors. There were fair numbers of cows yarded and once again there were some large consignments of Bos Indicus cattle which mostly presented in good fresh condition. A full field of buyers were in attendance and operating. Young cattle to the trade were firm to 6c dearer with prime vealers selling to 580c/kg. Prime steer yearlings sold from 480c to 524c while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 466c to 558c/kg. Feeder steers and heifers were 9c dearer and more in places with the feeder steers selling from 460c to 596c while the feeder heifers sold from 408c to 578c/kg. Young cattle to the restockers were up to 20c dearer with the young steers selling from 478c to 790c while the young restocker heifers sold to 650c/kg. Yearling steers to the backgrounders sold from 578c to 665c/kg.

Grown steers and heifers were around firm with the prime grown steers selling from 430c to 489c/kg. Prime grown heifers sold from 405c to 476c/kg. Cows were 2c to 5c/kg cheaper. 2 and 3 score cows sold from 290c to 385c while the prime heavy weight cows sold from 365c to 420c to average 396c/kg. Heavy bulls were dearer selling to 350c/kg.

Market Reporter, David Monk
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Mount Barker cattle report (MLA):

Yarding: 712 (+177). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 457 (+26) str 536 (+72). Grwn: hfs 384 (-2) str 442 (-14). Cows 313 (-3). Bulls 334 (NC). (23rd September 2021 06:32 AM)
Yarding: 712 (+177). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 457 (+26) str 536 (+72). Grwn: hfs 384 (-2) str 442 (-14). Cows 313 (-3). Bulls 334 (NC). Veal: hfs 510 (-38) str 587 (+16).

Numbers were up for a total yarding of 712 head of good quality cattle at Mt Barker. Prices gained on young cattle with price adjustments only on quality. Medium weight weaner steers sold to top of 626c/kg. Trade weight cattle gained with demand while cow prices trended down with only two processors operating.

Weaner steers sold from 500c to 626c while heifers sold from 436c to 556c depending on quality. Yearling steers gained selling from 486c to 572c while heifers fluctuated returning 400c to 510c/kg depending on quality.

Grown Steers weighing under 500kg made 398c to 498c, under 600kg weights made from 350c to 410c/kg. Grown heifers weighing under 540kg sold for 348c to 438c and heavier heifers sold for 346c to 376c/kg.

Heavy prime cows sold for 300c to 366c with lesser quality cows as low as 250c while medium weight cows returned 318c to 340c/kg. Store cows eased as well returning 220c to 260c/kg.

Light weight bulls sold from 380c to 472c while prime heavy bulls sold for 200c for extra heavy weights to 356c/kg.

Market Reporter, Tracey Kilner
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Mount Barker cattle report (Nutrien):

Yarding: 712. Prices gained on young cattle with price adjustments only on quality. (23rd September 2021 05:58 AM)
Yarding: 712.

Numbers were up for a total yarding of 712 head of good quality cattle at Mt Barker.
Prices gained on young cattle with price adjustments only on quality. Medium weight weaner steers sold to top of 626c /kg. Trade weight cattle gained with demand while
cow prices trended down with only two processors operating.

Weaner steers sold from 500c to 6626c while heifers sold from 436c to 556c depending on quality. Yearling steers gained selling from 486c to 572c while heifers
fluctuated returning 400c to 510c depending on quality.

Grown Steers weighing under 500kg made 398c to 498c, under 600kg weights made from 350c to 410c/kg. Grown heifers weighing under 540kg sold for 348c to 438c and
heavier heifers sold for 346c to 376c/kg.

Heavy prime cows sold for 300c to 366c with lesser quality cows as low as 250c while medium weight cows returned 318c to 340c/kg. Store cows eased as well returning 220c to 260c/kg.

Light weight bullies sold from 380c to 472c while prime heavy bulls sold for 200c for extra heavy weights to 356c/kg.

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Swan Hill cattle report (MLA):

Yarding: 640 (-77). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 508 (-17) str 542 (-8). Grwn: hfs 447 (-37) str 465 (-37). Cows 358 (+8). Bulls 364 (-77). (23rd September 2021 04:56 AM)
Yarding: 640 (-77). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 508 (-17) str 542 (-8). Grwn: hfs 447 (-37) str 465 (-37). Cows 358 (+8). Bulls 364 (-77). Veal: hfs 604 (+38) str 608 (+15).

Similar supply at 640 head, but a much more mixed quality yarding with a bigger component of pastoral cattle from as far afield as Broken Hill in NSW. There was also reasonable numbers of young store conditioned calves in the line-up, meaning the selection of good quality trade and export slaughter cattle was quite limited. Price trends were cheaper with falls of 5c to 20c/kg common, while secondary cattle came back by 30c/kg and more with breed quality often a contributing factor. Demand for light store calves under 280kg remained strong with price averages to the paddock dearer at times.

Domestic processors paid to 575c for the pick of the vealer steers, while the better shaped and higher yielding fed yearlings mostly sold in a range of 520c to 560c/kg. A reasonable percentage of the young cattle sold to feedlot orders at 500c to 572c/kg for the better presented Angus and European sired lines. But plainer yearlings fluctuated between 450c to 500c, and secondary heifers were discounted the hardest by buyers at 405 to 450c/kg. The majority of the young store calves sold above 600c/kg for both steers and heifers, with orders from both the local area and north-east Victoria operating.

Quality in the grown steer section was very mixed with more pastoral lines included, leading to a price spread of 380c to a top of 518c/kg for the weight range of 500kg to 600kg. Heavy beef cows were cheaper at 385c to 419c, easing 5c to 6c/kg on a fortnight ago.

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Wingham Beef Exports (NSW):

MSA: HGP & AB free 800c, MSA Cow 730c. Non-MSA: Jap Ox 700c. Grass YG 685c. Cows 700c. Bulls 520c. 27 Sep - 1 Oct. Click here for more (23rd September 2021 04:28 AM)
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Dent $/kg Change

MVNB Steers (Heifers -$0.05) - MSA 54.5+, HGP & AB free
0-4 $8.00 (no change)

MVN Steers (Heifers -$0.05) - MSA 54.5+& HGP free
0-2 $7.70 (no change)

MSA Blue Steers (Heifers -$0.05) - MSA 50+ & HGP free (HGP Treated -$0.30)
0-4 $7.50 (no change)
5-6 $7.45 (no change)
7-8 $7.40 (no change)
Cows $7.30 (no change)

JAP OX
0-4 $7.00 (no change)
5-6 $6.95 (no change)
7-8 $6.90 (no change)

TRADE & EXPORT GRADES (Heifers -$0.05)
Veal $4.50 (no change)
Y & YG $6.85 (no change)
YP $6.80 (no change)
PR $6.75 (no change)
Ox $6.70 (no change)

Manufacturing Steers & Ox
0-8 $6.40 (no change)

Cows $7.00 (no change)

Bulls $5.20 (no change)

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SELX Yass cattle report (MLA, inc audio):

Yarding: 275 (-340). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 462 (-69) str 575 (-6). Grwn: hfs 415 (-22) str 540 (+46). MX str 390 (NQ). Cows 377 (-6). Bulls 324 (-29). (23rd September 2021 03:00 AM)
Yarding: 275 (-340). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 462 (-69) str 575 (-6). Grwn: hfs 415 (-22) str 540 (+46). MX str 390 (NQ). Cows 377 (-6). Bulls 324 (-29). Veal: hfs 633 (+104) str 648 (+13).

Numbers were low but the quality was very good with an excellent run of medium and heavy feeder steers which made up the majority of the young cattle. There were only a few pens of weaners and all heifers were in very short supply. Trade cattle were also very limited and there were around 40 mostly heavy 4 score cows. The market trend was dearer for the restocking weaners and feeder steers while cows eased.

Weaner steers sold from 620c to 720c and heifers 570c to 720c/kg. Feeder steers sold 17c to 19c stronger with medium weights 512c to 600c, restockers paid to 630c/kg for similar weights. Heavy feeder steers sold from 460c to 585c/kg. Medium weight heifers to restocking orders reached 612c/kg.

Grown steers to feed were 10c dearer with most from 500c to 580c and the grown heifers to process reached 480c/kg. Heavy cows were 9c softer with the 3 and 4 score D muscles from 365c to 390c and C muscled Limousin cows reached 400c/kg.

Market Reporter, Graeme Richard
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Charters Towers cattle report (MLA) (22/9):

Yarding: 3,048 (+1,328). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 396 (+21) str 431 (+57). Grwn: hfs 335 (+9) str 376 (-4). MX str 358 (-26). Cows 315 (+8). (23rd September 2021 12:33 AM)
Yarding: 3,048 (+1,328). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 396 (+21) str 431 (+57). Grwn: hfs 335 (+9) str 376 (-4). MX str 358 (-26). Cows 315 (+8). Bulls 323 (+9). Veal: hfs 438 (NQ) str 498 (NQ).

A combined prime and store sale attracted 3,046 mixed quality cattle. Some good lines of grown steers and prime cows were presented, along with good lines of store steers and heifers. The supply of lesser lines of northern pastoral continued. All regular processors were in attendance and operating at similar rates, with the regular gallery operating at softer rates than last week and notably there was no live export activity.
Grown steers and heifers eased by 3c, bullocks fell 12c, medium weight cows eased 6c, while heavy cows to processors were firm to 4c higher and heavy bulls averaged up to 15c/kg lower. Cattle were drawn from Mt Isa, Burketown, Normanton, Georgetown, Ingham, local and coastal areas.

Light weight vealer steers returning to grass reached 602c to average 546c, with heavier types to feed averaging from 440c to 468c/kg. Vealer heifers to the trade topped at 480c to average near 453c/kg. A good sample of heifers returning to grass reached 572c, with most averaging between 456c and 492c/kg. Heavy yearling steers above 400kg returning to grass sold to 462c to average 452c/kg. A good supply of yearling heifers above 280kg to feed topped at 458c multiple times to average 392c/kg. Heifers to backgrounders and restockers sold to 414c to average 390c/kg.

A good supply of heavy grown steers met strong demand with heavy steers to the trade topping at 410c to average 386c and steers to feed reached 408c to average 360c/kg. Good quality grown heifers to the trade sold to 372c to average 332c and a small sample of grown heifers to feed made to 385c to average 342c/kg. A small number of heavy full-mouthed bullocks to export slaughter topped at 388c, to average 370c/kg. Processor demand for cows continues to be very strong.
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CQLX Gracemere cattle report (MLA, inc audio) (22/:

Yarding: 4,658 (+1,191). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 480 (-16) str 568 (-14). Grwn: hfs 425 (+22) str 417 (-23). Cows 342 (-3). Bulls 457 (-76). (23rd September 2021 12:31 AM)
Yarding: 4,658 (+1,191). Ave c/kg: Yrlng: hfs 480 (-16) str 568 (-14). Grwn: hfs 425 (+22) str 417 (-23). Cows 342 (-3). Bulls 457 (-76). Veal: hfs 521 (-10) . Calves 600 (NQ).

Numbers at CQLX Gracemere sale increased by 1,191 head to 4,658 following a week with no sale due to stud sale commitments. Quality and condition are still very good despite drying conditions in many areas. There was a strong field of restockers along with one extra processor and the usual feeders present. Cattle were drawn from local areas and as far north as Mareeba. Grown heifers and medium weight yearling steers showed some improvement, however, most descriptions eased a little on the previous sale two weeks ago.

A few calves on offer sold to 683c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg made to 651c, recording averages from 555c to 618c/kg. Medium weight pens averaged between 511c and 553c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers sold to a top of 557c to restockers with yearling processor heifers averaging from 462c to 483c/kg. Medium weight pens sold to 515c to be shared between restockers and feeders to average from 445c to 505c/kg.

Grown steers were mostly purchased by feeders that paid to a top of 479c and averaged from 414c to 446c/kg. Grown heifers sold to feed to return averages from 419c to 443c, selling to a top of 487c/kg. Cows were again strong with the best 2 score cows selling to 353c and averaging from 312c to 328c/kg. Heavy 4 score cows averaged 357c/kg to be unchanged. Heavy bulls were bought by processors mostly to average 299c/kg. Cow and calf units sold from $2,060 to $2,900/unit. PTIC cows sold from $2,125 to $2,800/head.

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Charters Towers cattle report (QLD Rural) (22/9):

Yarding: 2,828. Cattle consisting of 1960 Prime Cattle and 868 Store Cattle. (22nd September 2021 11:36 PM)
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