Fin­ley cat­tle sale:

Southern Riverina news - - RURAL OUTLOOK -

Num­bers re­mained at sim­i­lar lev­els to the pre­vi­ous sale a fort­night ago at last Wed­nes­day’s cat­tle sale.

There were 530 head of com­bined trade and ex­ports and 92 cows penned at the Fin­ley sa­le­yards.

There was a large pro­por­tion of ex­cep­tion­ally good qual­ity B mus­cled sup­ple­men­tary fed year­ling steers and heifers, along with sev­eral top vealer calves.

A large show­ing of ex­port and do­mes­tic buy­ers were present with sev­eral new faces and com­pe­ti­tion was ex­tremely strong on the light and medium trade weighted grades which sold from 15c to 30c/kg dearer than the pre­vi­ous Fin­ley sale. The veal­ers ranged from 315c to 362c/kg. The year­ling steers B and C mus­cled made from 287c to 359c to av­er­age 325c/kg for the B mus­cled por­tion with the sup­ple­men­tary fed steers lift­ing the tone of the mar­ket.

The year­ling heifers ranged from 270c to 347c with the 330-400kg heifers av­er­ag­ing 318c and the heavy C4 heifers av­er­ag­ing 280c/kg.

Re­stock­ers and feed­lot­ters were qui­eter as the pro­ces­sors dom­i­nated, al­though the usual feed­lot or­ders still op­er­ated.

The ex­port prices were firm to a few cents dearer also but failed to have the sting of the trade cat­tle prices.

The 500-600kg steers ranged from 270c to 292c, while the 600kg plus bul­locks made to 290c/kg. There were some well cov­ered heavy Friesian steers that made to 254c/kg.

Very few dairy cows were of­fered and prices ranged from 218c to 232c/kg for the 520kg plus Friesians. The beef cows made from 220c to 245c/kg.

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