Mt Barker Sale re­port

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A well-pre­sented, good-qual­ity yard­ing of 583 head, down by 120 head week on week, saw feed­lot­ters ac­tive for the first time this sea­son and so medium weight veal­ers im­proved 10c to 30c/kg, with the push to­wards younger cat­tle, and year­lings eased 20c/kg.

Man­u­fac­tur­ing types eased 20c/kg on weaker de­mand.

Light­weight vealer steers un­der 280kg sold from 280c to 352c/kg to av­er­age 335c/kg to re­main firm.

Heav­ier weight veal­ers gained 30c/ kg and sold at 270c to 330c/kg to av­er­age 328c/kg.

Light­weight vealer heifers un­der 280kg sold from 238c to 296c/kg to re­main firm.

Heav­ier weight heifers sold from 250c to 320c/kg, up by 10c/kg.

Year­ling steers un­der 400kg sold from 212c to 324c/kg to av­er­age 298c/ kg to re­main firm.

Heav­ier steers sold from 270c to 298c/kg to av­er­age 261c/kg, down 20c/ kg.

Year­ling heifers un­der 400kg sold at 250c to 320c/kg to av­er­age 297c/kg and were down 20c/kg, with heav­ier weights sell­ing from 220c to 262c/kg to av­er­age 248c/kg, also re­main­ing firm.

Grown steers 500-700kg sold from 175c to 258c/kg to be firm. Grown heifers made from 180c to 200c/kg, also firm.

Bul­locks 700kg-plus sold from 140c to 180c/kg, down 20c/kg.

Prime cows made from 154c to 182c/ kg, firm.

Medium weight score twos were down 20c/kg at 120c to 150c/kg and stores rose 20c/kg on ad­di­tional de­mand at 120c to 208c/kg.

Light­weight bulls were down 8c/kg at 170c to 260c/kg, medium weights were from 140c to 160c/kg, firm, and prime heavy­weights eased 10c/kg at 128c to 160c/kg.

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