There was a reduction in numbers to 574 at Warwick this week. All the regular export processors was present and operating along with the usual feeder buyers and local and interstate restockers. The overall quality of the yarding was good with several lines of well bred cattle on offer.
Yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 542c and made to 616c/kg. Yearling steers in the 280-300kg range to feed for the domestic market made 512c to average 494c, and to restockers at 519c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg to feed sold to 497c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 431c and made to 489c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers returned to the paddock at 656c/kg. Yearling heifers to feed for the domestic market averaged 467c and sold to 502c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made 470c to average 451c/kg.
Bullocks to processors averaged 352c and made to 369c/kg. Cows to restockers made 280c, with good heavy weight cows to processors firm on last week and sold to 307c, with an average of 298c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 326c to average 304c/kg.