Agents penned reduced numbers with new season lambs dominating the yarding this week. The quality was very good across the lamb
yarding with additional new season light lambs on offer. A number of regular buyers were absent due
Numbers decreased marginally. The quality of the offering was fair to very good, with some yearlings finished on crops or supplementary fed.
There was most of the usual spring buying group in attendance. Competition was stronger over trade classes while export cattle prices
The best vealers gained 8c to 10c, making from 375c to 430c/kg. Yearling steers suitable for the trade sold to stronger competition gaining
14c, to average 404c/kg. The heifer portion sold to increased
A larger yarding of 257 head were presented to buyers at the Wangaratta Livestock Exchange. This was 128 more than last week and comprised of 238 young cattle and 19 cows.
A predominantly grass fed yarding with a small number of supplementary fed cattle. All buyers present today and operating on all types of trade weight cattle. Minimal amount of vealers on offer but sold well up to 418c/kg.