Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 497 Hd 

Numbers fell and the quality and condition was mixed. There still was a large Bos- Indicus presence, mostly grown heifers, along with some good grown steers and bullocks and a small run of well breed feeder cattle. Around 65 cows were offered.

Medium weight feeder steers were cheaper selling from 580c to 648c/kg and heavy weights were firm 520c to 620c/kg. Feeder heifers were limited and the medium weights were 10c stronger ranging from 540c to 571c/kg and heavy weights firm 497c to 563c/kg. Heavy trade heifers were similar with only breed increasing the price spread and ranged from 480c to 580c/kg.

Grown steers and bullocks were 20c dearer 490c to 515c/kg. Best of the grown heifers reached 520c with the bulk of the Bos- Indicus heifers 360c to 457c/kg.

Medium weight cows were 5c dearer 300c to 332c/kg and heavy weights firm to slightly dearer 364c to 380c/kg.