Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 2068hd

Numbers lifted though quality continues to be very mixed. There were some handy lines of finished cattle offered along with a larger
percentage of plainer types. Yearlings made up the majority of the yarding along with a handy penning of cows. The usual buyers were
present and competing in a fairly steady market that fluctuated with quality offered.
Yearling steers to feed lifted 5c to 10c/kg with medium weights selling from 250c to 290c and heavy weights ranging from 260c to 280/kg.
Those to processors were limited in number and received from 288c to 329c/kg. Yearling heifers to processors eased 5c with medium weights
selling from 225c o 319c/kg. The heavier portion sold from 240c to 329c/kg. Those to feed lifted 25c on an improved offering to receive from
215c to 280c/kg for medium and heavy weights.
Heavy steers and bullocks held fairly steady to sell from 251c to 329c/kg. Grown heifers ranged from 215c to 305c/kg. Cows were firm to 6c
dearer, particularly on the secondary cows. Heavy 2 score sold from 190c to 228c and 3 scores sold from 220c to 250c/kg.