Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 2399hd

Numbers lifted though quality continues to be very mixed. There was a large percentage of plainer lighter lines on offer with only a few well
finished or grain assisted pens on offer. There was an increased offering of cows with most of these being plainer store types. The usual
buyers were present and competing in a cheaper market.
Yearling steers to processors were limited in numbers and eased 2c to sell from 276c to 315c/kg. Those to feed slipped 7c to 10c/kg with
medium weights ranging from 260c to 300c and heavy weights from 260c to 297c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to processors slipped
10c to 14c to sell from 245c to 282c/kg. Heavy weights were the exception lifting 6c to receive from 240c to 302c/kg. Those to feed were 7c
cheaper with medium weights from 200c to 260c/kg. Restockers were active on the lighter types paying from 170c to 215c/kg.
Heavy steers and bullocks were limited with the best reaching 315c/kg. Grown heifers sold from 190c to 225c/kg. A plainer yarding of cows
saw prices slip 9c to 11c/kg. Heavy 2 score sold from 185c to 223c and 3 scores received from 212c to 262c/kg.