Light weight yearling steers to restockers hit 659c at Warwick

Light weight yearling steers to restockers hit 659c at Warwick

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Feeder and restocker buyers were active at Warwick.

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There was a small increase to 1103 head at Warwick on Tuesday.

All export processors were present however not all were operating fully. The regular panel of feeder and restocker buyers were present and very active.

Light weight yearling steers were keenly sought after by restockers reaching a new high level for Warwick saleyards. Light weight yearling heifers also received strong competition from restockers. Feeder steers and heifers for the domestic market sold to a dearer trend. Heavy grown steers sold to a very solid market. Cows struggled to maintain the improved prices of the previous week.

Light weight yearling steers sold to restockers at an outstanding price of 659.2c to average 546c/kg. Yearling steers in the 280-330kg range sold to 494c to average 466c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers sold to 465c to average 442c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 437c to average 424c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers sold to a top of 588c, and a large sample sold between 432c to 504c/kg. Heavy weight feeder heifers made to 418c, and sold to wholesalers at 395c/kg. Heavy weight grown steers sold to processors at a top 393c to average 386c/kg. Heavy weight grown heifers sold to processors for an average of 347c and sold to a top of 360c/kg.

Medium weight cows went to restockers at 328c, and to processors at an average of 285c/kg. A large sample of heavy weight cows sold to 324c to average 316c/kg. Heavy bulls sold to 348c/kg.

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