Heavy weight yearling heifers reach 310c at Warwick

Heavy weight yearling heifers reach 310c at Warwick

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There was good demand for cows to process at Warwick this week.

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With mixed rains throughout the region supply was tight at Warwick this week with numbers back 268 for a yarding of 850 head.

The yarding was mostly good with fewer drought affected stock on offer. Cows and yearlings to feed were in good supply, while there was a small offering of well finished grown steers and heifers.

Cows to process saw good demand with heavy weights selling 6c to 12c/kg better on top of similar gains last week.

Light weight yearling steers to restock made to 260c averaging 246c, while medium weights to feed made to 305c averaging 278c and heavy weights to the trade made to 306c averaging 299c/kg.

The light weight yearling heifers made to 238c averaging 220c, while medium weights to the trade made to 295c averaging 271c and a small selection of heavy weights made to 310c/kg. A handful of grown steers made to 311c, while a pen of 6 tooth bullocks made to 291c/kg.

Medium weight, poorer condition cows averaged 171c, while the better 3 scores averaged 240c/kg. Good heavy cows made to 280c to average 267c/kg. Bulls made to 285c/kg.

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