Demand drops for most cattle
A HEAVIER yarding of cattle was offered at Roberts’ Quoiba sale on Wednesday.
This week’s sale saw lower prices across the yarding, with the exception of exceptionally well-finished tradeweight cattle lots.
The sale high of 352c/kg was for the best pen of trade heifers.
Prices for processing cows eased this week after a strong recent run.
Heavy beef cows reached a top of 232c/kg and were selling from 180c/kg.
Dairy-breed cows sold from 100c/kg to 182c/kg.
Trade steers sold from 260c/kg to a top of 330c/kg.
Trade heifers made from 270c/kg to 352c/kg.
Bullocks sold from 220c/kg to 264c/kg while heavy trade steers made from 270c/kg to 334c/kg. Heavy heifers made 250c/kg to 320c/kg.