Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 787hd

Numbers eased slightly this sale and quality was similar to that of previous weeks. There were a few lines of finished cattle offered, along with
the usual penning of plainer types, though there was less secondary cattle yarded than previous weeks. The usual buyers were present and
competing in a dearer market.
Yearling steers to processors held firm to make from 300c to 315c/kg. Those to feed were 7c to 12c better, with prices varying from 252c to
337c/kg. Yearling heifers to processors lifted 10c, making from 250c to 307c/kg. Those to feed increased 16c to 20c/kg and more in places.
Light weights sold from 256c to 285c, with middle and heavy weights making from 269c to 300c/kg.
Heavy steers and bullocks were limited, reaching 309c/kg. Grown heifers sold from 255c to 300c/kg. A good penning of cows saw light plain
cows increase 10c to 20c to make from 210c to 251c/kg. Heavy cows were 4c better, with 2 scores receiving from 226c to 247c, while 3 scores
sold from 255c to 290c/kg