Mt Barker sale re­port

Countryman - - LIVESTOCK -

Num­bers were up for a to­tal yard­ing of 1973 mainly prime cat­tle at Mt Barker sa­le­yards last week.

Weaner steer calves topped the mar­ket at 375¢/kg, while a pen of Euro­pean-cross heavy weaner heifers sold for 304¢/kg. A large yard­ing of cows on of­fer sold to a top price of 188¢/kg.

Heavy­weight weaner steers sold for 290¢ to 318¢/kg, to av­er­age 310¢/ kg, medium weights (280-330kg) for 276¢ to 375¢/kg, to av­er­age 307¢/kg, and lighter weights for 276¢ to 342¢/kg, to av­er­age 323¢/kg.

Weaner heifers sold for 235¢ to 304¢/kg, to av­er­age 269¢/kg. Year­ling steers sold from 260¢ to 316¢/ kg, to av­er­age 296¢/kg, while year­ling heifers sold for 150¢ to 292¢/kg, to av­er­age 264¢/kg.

Grown steers (600-750kg) sold for 230¢/kg, and the lighter 500-600kg steers for 245¢ to 262¢/kg. Steers weigh­ing 400-500kg sold for 250¢ to 278¢/kg. Grown heifers weigh­ing over 540kg sold for 180¢ to 246¢/kg, av­er­ag­ing 213¢/kg, while heavy prime cows sold for 170¢ to 188¢/kg, to av­er­age 177¢/kg.

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