Wangaratta Fat Cattle Market – 17/10/2019

Yarding 441 Change +113

A heavier yarding of 444 head were presented to buyers at Wangaratta Livestock Exchange. This was just 113 more than last week and comprised of 416 young cattle, 25 cows and 1 Bulls.
Quality was not up to that of last week with fewer grown steers and heifers penned, there were no lot fed yearlings on offer and only a few milk vealers. 25 cows were on offer.
Demand was limited for the grown steers and heifers with values easier by 5 cents. Vealers sold at firm rates while the cows sold firm on last week’s sale.

Quotations:
Bullocks +550 265.0 to 293.2
Steers 450-550 276.6 to 305.0
Steers -450 288.0 to 300.0
Heifers +500 266.6 to 298.0
Heifers -500 270.2 to 300.0
Milk Vealers   288.0 to 315.0
Cows   166.6 to 244.2
Bulls   235.0