Throughput at Toowoomba increased slightly with a good quality yarding of heavy steers and bullocks.
Heavy yearling steers to slaughter topped at 198¢ to make 190¢ while light weight C2 heifers lifted 3¢ to average 192¢/kg.
The majority of the heavy weight grown steers sold from 183¢ to 192¢ while bullocks topped at 193¢ to make 188¢/kg.
Heavy weight D4 cows strengthened slightly to be 6¢ higher on 156¢/kg.
Wagga experienced a large increase in yardings however quality throughout the sale was plain.
Heavy vealer steers to feed averaged 185¢ while medium weight vealer heifers topped at 206¢ to finish 200¢/kg.
Heavy C3 yearling steers were firm on 208¢ while medium C3 heifers eased by 10¢ to settle on 192¢/kg.
Heavy C3 grown steers made from 165¢ to 218¢ while heavy D4 cows averaged 151¢, back 2¢/kg.
Yardings at Tamworth almost doubled as quality remained mixed across all categories. Light yearling steers to restockers lifted slightly to make 209¢ while the heifer portion ranged from 149¢ to 189¢/kg.
The majority of the heavy weight grown steers topped at 193¢ to make 182¢ while medium weight D2 cows sold from 113¢ to 132¢/kg.
At the conclusion of Monday’s market the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) finished on 374.75¢ back 1.25¢/kg cwt week-on-week.
The trade steer indicator eased slightly to make 208¢ while medium steers were relatively firm on 187¢/kg.
The heavy steer indicator was unchanged on 194¢ while medium cows lifted 1¢ to average 137¢/kg. Feeder steers were steady on 201¢/kg lwt.
Lamb numbers lifted at Dubbo with new season lamb supply doubled.
Trade weight 3 score young lambs to slaughter were 20¢ higher on 460¢/kg cwt.
Light 2 score Merino old lambs were 9¢ lower on 314¢, while trade weight 3 score old lambs to slaughter were 24¢ dearer on 399¢/kg cwt.
Heavy 4 score lambs to processors were 24¢ higher on 402¢, while extra heavy 4 score lambs lifted 17¢ to 406¢/kg cwt.
Medium weight 3 score Merino ewes increased 9¢ to average 242¢/kg cwt.
There was a large increase in numbers at Bendigo with around 14,700 head of new season lambs offered.
Light 3 score young lambs to slaughter were 50¢ cheaper on 447¢, while trade weight young lambs to slaughter were 3¢ lower on 467¢/kg cwt. Heavy 3 score young lambs to processors were 3¢ cheaper on 453¢/kg cwt.
Heavy 3 score old lambs were 9¢ lower on 396¢/kg cwt. Medium weight 3 score Merino ewes were 10¢ dearer on 245¢/kg cwt.
At the conclusion of Monday’s markets the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was 2¢ higher on 436¢/kg cwt. Merino lambs lifted 2¢ to 334¢, while light lambs were 5¢ stronger on 374¢/kg cwt.
Trade lambs increased 1¢ to 443¢, while heavy lambs gained 3¢ to settle on 426¢/kg cwt. The mutton indicator finished 1¢ higher on 246¢/kg cwt.
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