CAT­TLE PRICES KICK

Central and North Burnett Times - - LIVESTOCK -

EAST­ERN states cat­tle in­di­ca­tors con­tin­ued to climb this week, de­spite yard­ings lift­ing 56% week-on-week, to more than 57,000 head. The higher sup­ply fol­lows last week’s rain-re­duced sup­ply in most of the south-east re­gions. Medium steers made the strong­est gains, jump­ing 25c, to 354c/kg cwt, while heavy steers gained five cents, to 366c/kg cwt. Medium cows con­tin­ued to gen­er­ate strong in­ter­est from pro­ces­sors and were up 10c, to 291c/kg cwt.

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