Forbes Cattle Sale Market Report


Total Yarding – 1356hd

Numbers eased slightly this sale and quality was similar to previous weeks. There was a handy offering of well finished cattle which attracted
strong competition, along with the plainer types more suited to feed. The usual buyers were present and competing in a predominantly dearer
Yearling steers to processors attracted strong competition, improving from 8c to 12c/kg. Middle weights sold from 319c to 325c, with heavy
weights making from 312c to 344c/kg. Those to feed fluctuated, with middle weights selling from 295c to 328c, and heavy weights from 305c
to 344c/kg. The heifer portion to processors were firm to 5c/kg dearer. Middle weights made from 250c to 304c, while heavy weights sold from
301c to 33c/kg. Those to feed held steady, making from 235c to 291c/kg.
Heavy steers and bullocks were limited, but sold to 344c/kg. Grown heifers sold from 260c to 305c/kg. One less buyer saw cows ease from 4c
to 5c/kg and more on the better types. Heavy 2 score cows sold from 215c to 262c, with the 3 scores making from 258c to 269c/kg.