Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 2074hd

Numbers improved this sale with all categories showing the increase. Quality was mixed, with some good runs of finished cattle offered along
with the plainer types. Yearlings made up the majority of the yarding along with a good offering of cows. The usual buyers were present and
competing in a fluctuating market that saw the finished cattle hold steady while feeders showed a cheaper trend.
Yearling steers to processors held firm to sell from 270c to 343c/kg. Those to feed eased 15c and more in places, with middle weights selling
from 260c to 310c and heavies from 280c to 329c/kg. The heifer portion to processors held firm to receive from 270c to 335c/kg. Those to
feed eased 20c, to sell from 230c to 287c/kg.
Heavy steers and bullocks were limited in number but sold to 340c/kg. Grown heifers made from 253c to 290c/kg. Heavy score cows eased 10c
to sell from 211c to 244c, while 3 score cows held firm to make from 235c to 272c/kg.