Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 434 Hd 

Numbers halved this sale and quality continues to be mixed. There was both finished and plainer cattle penned with fewer Bos Indicus types than the previous sales. The usual buyers were present and competing in a dearer market.

Yearling steers to feed regained last weeks fall lifting 15 to 20c/kg to receive from 420 to 509c/kg. Those to processors jumped 20c to sell from 482 to 520c/kg. The heifer portion was also 20 to 30c better with feeders paying from 420 to 465c/kg. Medium and heavyweights to processors sold from 424 to 480c/kg.

Heavy steers and bullocks reached 470c/kg. Grown heifers sold from 330 to 450c/kg. Cows were 20c/kg better with heavy 2 score selling from 318c to 348c/kg with 3 and 4 score ranging from 349c to 372c/kg.