Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 1121hd

Numbers lifted this sale, though quality continues to be mixed. There were a few handy supplementary fed lines on offer, along
with an increased run of plainer types. Cows made up the majority of the yarding and most of the usual buyers were present and
competing in a cheaper market.
Vealer steers and heifers sold from 125c to 145c/kg. Yearling steers to processors were limited and received from 237c to
269c/kg. Those to feed slipped 5c to 10c, with middle weights selling from 200c to 245c and heavy weights ranging from 220c to
255c/kg. The heifer portion to processors dropped 5c to 10c to receive from 200c to 252c/kg. Those to feed were 25c cheaper to
sell from 160c to 200c/kg.
Heavy steers and bullocks were limited in number and reached 220c/kg. Grown heifers sold from 148c to 200c/kg. Cows showed
the biggest change falling 40c/kg. Heavy 2 score cows sold from 80c to 131c and 3 score cows from 112c to 146c/kg