Forbes Sheep Sale Market Report


Total Yarded – 30,450hd     Lambs – 23,400     Sheep – 7,050 

Numbers lifted and quality was fair. There was a good selection of grain fed finished cattle available along with the plainer types.
Yearlings made up the majority of the offering along with a handy penning of cows.
The usual buyers were present and competing in dearer market.
Yearling steers to processors lifted 10c to sell from 288c to 310c/kg for medium and heavyweights. Those to feedlots were 6c to
10c better to range from 250c to 322c/kg. The heifer portion to feed was 10c better to receive from 257c to 288c/kg. The better
finished lines to processors held firm to sell from 240 to 295/kg.
Heavy steers and bullocks were 5c to 7c dearer selling from 260c to 307c/kg. Grown heifers sold from 235c to 282c/kg. Cows
showed the biggest change and lifted 10c to 15c/kg. Heavy 2 scores sold from 176c to 203c and 3 scores received from 193c to