Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report

Total Yarding – 960hd


Numbers almost halved this sale and quality remained similar to that of previous sales. There were some good runs of supplementary fed
cattle on offer, along with the plainer types. There was an improved offering of cows available. The usual buyers were present and competing,
along with competition from restockers in a dearer market.
Yearling steers to processors lifted 6c to make from 260c to 312c/kg. Those to feed were 10c to 15c/kg better. Middle weights varied in price
from 260c to 329c and heavies sold from 280c to 334c/kg. Restockers were active on the lighter types, paying from 240c to 270c/kg. The
heifer portion to processors was 8c better to receive from 246c to 320c/kg. Those to feed increased 25c to 30c to make from 268c to 288c/kg.
Heavy steers and bullocks were limited, making from 240c to 310c/kg. Grown heifers received from 230c to 280c/kg. Cows increased 15c to
20c, with heavy 2 scores receiving from 202c to 245c, as 3 scores sold from 236c to 276c/kg.