Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 597 Hd 

Numbers lifted this sale though quality continues to be very mixed. There were some good pens of finished cattle available along with a large percentage of feeder and secondary cattle penned. The usual buyers were present and competing in a firm to dearer market.

Yearling steers to feed lifted 10c with middleweights selling from 550c to 668c/kg. Heavyweights ranged in price from 460c to 631c/kg. The better finished types to processors received from 462c to 611c/kg. The heifer portion to feed was firm to slightly better to sell from 480c to 570c/kg. The finished types to processors sold from 448c to 614c/kg. Grown heifers received from 400c to 445c/kg.

Approximately 100 cows saw a dearer trend with heavy 3 score selling from 343 to 385c while the plainer cows sold from 329c to 354c/kg.