Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 1619hd

Numbers improved this sale and quality was fair. There were some good lines of finished and grain assisted cattle on offer, along with the
plainer types suitable to feed. The usual buyers were present and competing in a stronger market, particularly on the well finished cattle.
Vealer steers and heifers sold from 270c to 296c/kg. Yearling steers to processors improved from 8c to 14c, with medium weights making from
290c to 325c, while heavy weights received from 298c to 335c/kg. Those to feed were also from 10c to 15c dearer, to sell from 270c to
340c/kg. The heifer portion to processors improved 10c, to make from 290c to 316c, while those to feed were from 10c to 20c/kg dearer.
Medium weights sold from 260c to 307c, with heavy weights making from 275c to 299c/kg.
Well finished heavy steers and bullocks attracted strong competition, increasing from 15c to 20c, to sell from 300c to 335c/kg. Grown heifers
were firm, making from 240c to 298c/kg. Cows were from 4c to 6c dearer on an improved yarding, with heavy 2 score cows selling from 226c
to 246c, and 3 scores making from 242c to 286c/kg.