Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 944hd

Numbers halved this sale, though quality was improved from the previous sale. There was a better offering of finished and
supplementary fed cattle available, along with the usual plainer types. Cows made up a large percentage of the yarding. The
usual buyers were present and competing in a cheaper market.
Yearling steers eased 8c to 10c/kg. Processors paid from 220c to 267c/kg for medium and heavy weights. Those to feed received
from 220c to 280/kg. A better offering of finished heifers saw prices hold firm to 4c better to make from 220c to 260c/kg. Those
to feed were 10c easier to receive from 220c to 245c/kg.
Grown heifers sold from 180c to 230c/kg. Cows were 2c to 5c easier, with heavy 2 score making from 153c to 193c, while 3
scores sold from 186c to 204c/kg.