Cattle sale re­port:

Southern Riverina news - - RURAL OUTLOOK -

There was an­other large yard­ing at Fin­ley last Wed­nes­day with 985 head of­fered, in­clud­ing 215 cows.

The ma­jor­ity of ex­porters and do­mes­tic buy­ers at­tended.

A large pro­por­tion of the young cattle were heifers.

There were some ex­cel­lent sup­ple­men­tary fed B and C mus­cled lines of year­lings, and prices were gen­er­ally 5c to 11c/kg cheaper on the fin­ished cattle from the pre­vi­ous fort­night.

Grown cattle num­bers were lim­ited, and prices also met cheaper trends.

A num­ber of pens of store con­di­tioned an­i­mals were un­sold.

The veal­ers sold from 302c to 328c/kg.

The year­ling steers, C and B mus­cled, made from 283c to 326c with the B mus­cled por­tion av­er­ag­ing 318c and the C3 steers av­er­ag­ing 288c/kg.

Feed­lot­ters were se­lec­tive and re­stock­ers were non-ex­is­tent.

Year­ling heifers made from 262c to 319c/kg.

The 500-600kg C3 and C4 steers made from 267c to a top of 318.6c for a pen of ex­cel­lent Angus bul­locks, and the over 600kg steers reached 296c/kg. Friesian steers made to 220c/kg. Cow prices were also eas­ier, with the beef por­tion mak­ing from 180c to 242c and the dairy cows made to 186c/kg.

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