Significant rain fall across the supply area resulted in approximately 5,000 less sheep and lambs penned. The quality was mixed quality with very few well finished export types offered. The regular field of buyers were present with domestic processors clinging to the
There was strong upward price direction over all categories in a reduced offering. The usual group of buyers were at the rail along with the
inclusion of a major domestic processor after a lengthy absence.
The season remains the biggest influence on cattle values, and in recent weeks price trends have been driven up, where an abundance of feed
and water have given local producers confidence to hold back stock.
The best trade steers and heifers to suit domestic processors