Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 1908hd 

With no sale last week numbers more than doubled. The continuing hot and dry weather saw quality slip with a large percentage
of the yarding being lighter, plain cattle. Yearlings made up the majority of the offering along with an increased percentage of
cows. The usual buyers were present and competing in a cheaper market that was quality driven.
Vealer steers and heifers sold from 190c to 220c/kg. Yearling steers were 4c to 5c cheaper with medium weights selling from
220c to 300c and heavy weights from 240c to 297c/kg. Those to processors sold from 220c to 270c/kg. The heifer portion to
feed received from 217c to 254c/kg for medium and heavyweights. The few better lines to processors sold from 210c to
Heavy steers and bullocks reached 260c/kg. Grown heifers sold from 195c to 246c/kg. Cows held firm with heavy 2 scores
ranging from 165c to 203c and 3 scores from 194c to 213c/kg.