There was a smaller yarding at Roma and demand outweighed supply.
There was a limited supply of yearlings.
Bullocks attracted strong competition and sold 13¢ dearer on 184¢, while heavy cows were 6¢ higher on 149¢/kg.
Yardings increased at Dubbo and younger cattle were well represented.
Medium weight vealer steers sold firm to dearer on 213¢/kg. Medium weight vealer heifers were unchanged to settle around 179¢/kg.
Medium weight yearling steers to restockers were 2¢ higher on 212¢, while light yearling heifers were slightly cheaper to average 163¢/kg. Heavy grown steers were 5¢ dearer on 198¢/kg.
The Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) was 0.50¢ higher on 378.50¢/kg cwt.
Trade steers were 1¢ lower on 205¢, while medium steers were 3¢ higher on 182¢/kg lwt.
Heavy steers were unchanged on 189¢, while the medium cow and feeder steer indicators both lifted 1¢ to settle on 135¢ and 201¢/kg lwt.
Lamb yardings at Wagga remained firm and quality was good across most grades. Trade 3 score lambs to slaughter sold from 403¢ to 500¢ to average 436¢/kg cwt.
Trade 3 score Merino lambs were 14¢ dearer on 361¢, while heavy 3 score lambs were 19¢ higher on 356¢/kg cwt.
Extra heavy 4 score lambs ranged from 343¢ to 411¢ to settle on 378¢/kg cwt. Sheep numbers declined with Medium weight 3 score Merino ewes selling 21¢ dearer on 306¢/kg cwt.
At the conclusion of Thursday’s markets the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was 18¢ lower on 407¢/kg cwt. Merino lambs increased 4¢ to 365¢, while light lambs were 1¢ higher on 408¢/kg cwt.
Trade lambs gained 1¢ to 414¢, while heavy lambs lifted 5¢ to 391¢/kg cwt. The mutton indicator finished 6¢ higher on 305¢/kg cwt.
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