Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 1,406hd

Numbers lifted this sale, though quality continues to be very mixed. There was a larger percentage of plainer cattle penned,
along with the few better finished lines. Majority of the usual buyers were present and competing in a cheaper market.
Yearling steers to processors eased 8c to sell from 240c to 280c/kg. Those to feed were also easier, with middle weights selling
from 251c to 300c, while heavies made from 255c to 303c/kg. The heifer portion followed a similar cheaper trend. Processors
paid from 239c to 278c, while those to feed received from 230c to 250c/kg.
Heavy steers and bullocks were very limited and reached 246c/kg. Grown heifers reached 245c/kg. Cows decreased 10c, with
heavy 2 scores making from 175c to 195c, as 3 and 4 scores sold from 184c to 212c/kg.