Boyanup sale report
The Boyanup store sale on July 6 was a sale of two parts with Friesian cattle being the most sought after retaining and improving on recent prices.
The beef bred types did not sell as well. The first section incorporated 320 head of live weight beef bred and Friesian yearling and vealer cattle with condition score and poorer quality to the previous sale.
A good selection of Friesian steers maintained their price to remain firm.
Beef bred types eased 15c to 40c/kg as a limited number of buyers operated due to recent rain.
Friesian yearling steers were firm from 188c to 208c to average 198c/kg. The beef bred vealer steers sold from 240c to 320c to average 293c, down 20c/kg.
Beef bred vealer heifers made from 160c to 268c to average 222c, easing 15c/kg.
The beef bred yearling steers sold from 188c to 296c to average 237c, down 20c with beef bred yearling heifers down 40c due mainly to quality to sell from 200c to 238c to average 219c/kg.
The second part of the sale was the unweighed cattle, the majority being Friesian light weight steers.
The market finished higher as prices changed dramatically to be $45 to $65/head dearer on increased demand for these light weights.
The 12-15 month olds sold from $580 to $740 to average $650, up $45/head.
The 6-12 month olds sold from $400 to $585 to average $485, up by $65/head.
The under 6 month olds made from $255 to $400 to average $350, up $50/head.