Rain across the supply area reduced numbers at Dalby by 14%.
Light weight yearling steers to restockers were 13¢ higher on 212¢/kg cwt.
Medium weight yearling steers to feed were 1¢ lower on 190¢/kg cwt. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers were unchanged on 171¢/kg cwt.
Heavy weight grown steers were 4¢ lower on 183¢, while medium weight cows to slaughter were 2¢ higher on 148¢/kg cwt.
Numbers reduced at Casino and the yarding was mostly made up of vealers.
Medium weight vealer steers to slaughter were 2¢ higher on 212¢/kg cwt.
Light weight vealer heifers were 1¢ dearer on 190¢, while medium weight vealer heifers to processors were 4¢ higher on 212¢/kg cwt.
At the conclusion of Wednesday’s markets the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) was 0.50¢ higher on 352.75¢/kg cwt.
Trade and feeder steers were both 1¢ lower on 194¢ and 187¢/kg lwt respectively.
Medium steers were 2¢ stronger on 181¢, while heavy steers lost 1¢ to 184¢/kg lwt. The medium cow indicator finished 1¢ higher on 134¢/kg lwt.
Lamb numbers increased at CTLX and quality was mixed. Young 2 score light weight lambs to slaughter were 36¢ lower on 382¢/kg cwt.
Young trade weight 3 score lambs to processors were 11¢ cheaper on 396¢/kg cwt. Trade weight old lambs were 37¢ lower on 323¢/kg cwt.
Medium weight 3 score Merino ewes were 10¢ higher on 173¢/kg cwt.
Consignments lifted at Hamilton and quality was generally plain. Light weight young lambs to restockers averaged 246¢/kg cwt.
Light weight 2 score Merino old lambs settled on 228¢, while drafts to slaughter were 54¢ lower on 307¢kg cwt.
Trade weight old lambs to processors were 10¢ cheaper on 303¢/kg cwt. Medium weight 2 score ewes to slaughter averaged 140¢/kg cwt.
At the conclusion of Wednesday’s markets the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was 10¢ lower on 395¢/kg cwt. Merino and light lambs both lost 1¢ to 303¢ and 346¢/kg cwt respectively.
Trade lambs fell 2¢ to 375¢, while heavy lambs decreased 1¢ to 380¢/kg cwt. The mutton indicator finished 2¢ lower on 151¢/kg cwt.
Source: Argentine Beef Packers S.A.
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