NVLX CATTLE MARKET REPORT 22 JAN 2020

YARDING 900
CHANGE -600

Numbers decreased moderately. The cattle market found another gear, with prices buoyant over most categories. Vealers were well supplied along with a mixed selection of yearling steers and heifers. Heavy cattle numbers decreased, and quality was good to fair. It was the usual group of buyers in attendance along with two Queensland processors. Adding pressure to the trade market was the shortage of well finished stock. Demand for vealers was significantly stronger throughout the sale.

The pick of the vealers sold from 280c to 316c/kg. Well finished trade weight steers sold to strong demand with prices lifting 16c to average 279c/kg. Trade weight heifer prices surged 38c averaging 270c/kg. The heavy export market sold to steady competition with some companies operating occasionally. Heavy C3 steers were unchanged making from 260c to 300c/kg

NVLX CATTLE MARKET REPORT 21 JAN 2020

YARDING 637
CHANGE 142

Numbers lifted considerably in a good quality yarding, with only limited leaner types offered. Most of the usual processors were at the rail. The better finished beef cows sold to robust competition selling at 243c to 268c gaining 30c/kg. The D2 and D3 medium weight types were keenly sought selling from 198c to 250c/kg. A good selection of bulls sold to the usual group of processors. The better shaped bulls made from 240c to 288c/kg.