Throughput at Toowoomba eased by 27% as rain across the supply area helped reduce numbers.
The majority of calves offered sold from 175¢ to 207¢, while vealer heifers averaged 203¢/kg.
Light yearling C2 steers to feed topped at 216¢ to make 209¢ while light yearling heifers to slaughter sold from 180¢ to 193¢/kg. Heavy C4 grown steers lifted 2¢ to 185¢ as bullocks remained firm on 184¢/kg.
Medium D1 cows to slaughter averaged 110¢, back 2¢, while heavy D4 lines were steady on 148¢/kg.
Wagga’s throughput declined by 25% with a mixed selection of yearling steers and heifers yarded.
Heavy yearling steers to feed were up 2¢ on average to make 190¢, while C3 lines to slaughter were unchanged averaging 193¢/kg.
Heavy yearling C2 heifers to feed lifted 11¢ on 177¢ while the majority of heavy grown steers sold from 175¢ to 198¢/kg.
Heavy weight C4 grown heifers topped at 182¢ to be unchanged on 173¢/kg. Heavy D4 cows to slaughter were steady on 141¢/kg.
Supply at Tamworth was reduced with a mixed quality yarding of yearlings and cows. Light yearling C2 steers to restock orders lifted 2¢ on 198¢ while the heifer portion sold from 142¢ to 158¢/kg.
The majority of bullocks made from 172¢ to 190¢ while light grown C3 heifers lifted 9¢ to average 175¢/kg.
Heavy D2 dairy cows topped at 128¢ to make 119¢, while D3 beef cows ranged in price from 130¢ to 147¢/kg.
At the close of Monday’s markets the Eastern Young cattle Indicator (EYCI) was unchanged on 349.75¢/kg cwt. The trade steer indicator was up 2¢ on 197¢ while feeders steers eased 1¢ on 186¢/kg lwt.
Medium steers were back 1¢ to make 178¢ while heavy steers remained unchanged on 185¢/kg lwt. Medium cows lifted slightly to finish on 133¢/kg lwt.
There was a reduced yarding at Dubbo and quality was mixed.
Light weight 2 score young lambs to slaughter were 32¢ lower on 356¢, while trade weight 3 score young lambs to processors were 39¢ cheaper on 373¢/kg cwt.
Light weight 2 score old Merino lambs were 44¢ lower on 233¢, while trade weight 3 score old lambs to slaughter were 14¢ dearer on 361¢/kg cwt.
Heavy 3 score old lambs to processors were 37¢ higher on 366¢/kg cwt.
Light weight 2 score Merino ewes were 8¢ dearer on 174¢, while medium weight 3 score Merino ewes were 3¢ lower on 174¢/kg cwt.
Lamb consignments increased at Bendigo with the majority being new season lambs.
Light weight 2 score restocker young lambs were 15¢ lower on 450¢, while light weight 2 score Merino young lambs were 48¢ higher on 301¢/kg cwt.
Trade weight 3 score young lambs to slaughter were 6¢ cheaper on 373¢, while heavy weight 3 score young lambs to processors were 11¢ lower on 387¢/kg cwt.
At the conclusion of Monday’s markets the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was 3¢ lower on 422¢/kg cwt. Merino lambs lost 7¢ to 307¢, while light lambs decreased 5¢ to 354¢/kg cwt.
Trade lambs fell 1¢ to 379¢, while heavy lambs were 2¢ lower on 381¢/kg cwt. The mutton indicator was unchanged to finish on 155¢/kg cwt.
Source: Argentine Beef Packers S.A.
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