Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 770 Hd 

Numbers more than doubled this sale and quality was mixed but fair. There was an increased offering of Bos Indicus cattle penned along with some good runs of well finished and feeder types cattle. The usual buyers were present and competing in a buoyant market. 

Yearling steers to feed lifted in price to sell from 530c to 699c/kg. Those to processors sold from 475c to 615c/kg. An excellent run of vendor bred steers sold back to the paddock and reached 725c/kg. A very good offering of yearling heifers jumped 20c with feeders paying from 540c to 600c/kg. The finished types to processors sold from 480c to 614c/kg. 

Grown heifers sold from 430c to 482c/kg. Cows also jumped 25c and more with heavy cows selling from 358c to 375c/kg. The secondary types received from 328c to 345c/kg.