Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 824hd 

Numbers eased slightly this sale and quality continues to be mixed, although was improved slightly from the previous sale. There were some
good lines of supplementary fed finished cattle offered, along with a better offering of plainer unfinished types. The usual buyers were present
and competing in a dearer market.
Yearling steers to processors lifted 8c to make from 290c to 317c/kg. Those to feed were 10c to 15c better on an improved offering. Middle
weights sold from 270c to 319c and heavy weights received from 280c to 326c/kg. The heifer portion to processors was firm to 4c better to
vary in price from 275c to 307c/kg. The plainer types to feed were 10c better and more in places, with price varying from 240c to 301c/kg.
Heavy steers and bullocks sold from 265c to 300c/kg. Grown heifers received from 244c to 287c/kg for the better types. Cows lifted 8c to 10c,
with heavy 2 scores making from 208c to 241c, as 3 scores sold from 236c to 282c/kg. The best heavy bull reached 268c/kg.