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Market Report

 Thursday 23rd June 2022

Weaner Sale

A large line-up of just under 2400 head for Kempsey Stock & Land’s 2nd feature weaner sale of the year, saw good competition from Queensland and NSW backgrounders and restockers, who were represented by several commission buyers on the day. Prices were in line with statewide trends throughout the week, but many agreed that the market for good quality Angus and Angus cross steers on the day was stronger than most other sales held recently. The top end of the heifer market was firm.

Only a small yarding of heavier yearling type steers over 330kg saw the best sell for 610.2c, while good Angus steers from 280-330kg topped at 640.2c. Just under 850 steers from 200-280kg were keenly sought after, especially the good lines of Angus, British and Euro lines sold to 695.2 for a pen of black Limo x calves, Lightweight weaner steers under 200kg topped at 800.2c for some good quality Angus types.

A mixed quality penning of around 870 heifers saw some good lines of British & Euro type heifers attract strong competition from restockers. Charolais heifers topped this section at 655.2c while Shorthorn and Speckle Park cross heifers sold to 625.2c. Most Angus lines sold in the 540-580c range. Lightweight heifers under 200kg topped at 770.2c with most 650-740c

A large line-up of just under 2400 head for Kempsey Stock & Land’s 2nd feature weaner sale of the year, saw good competition from Queensland and NSW backgrounders and restockers, who were represented by several commission buyers on the day. Prices were in line with statewide trends throughout the week, but many agreed that the market for good quality Angus and Angus cross steers on the day was stronger than most other sales held recently. The top end of the heifer market was firm.

Only a small yarding of heavier yearling type steers over 330kg saw the best sell for 610.2c, while good Angus steers from 280-330kg topped at 640.2c. Just under 850 steers from 200-280kg were keenly sought after, especially the good lines of Angus, British and Euro lines sold to 695.2 for a pen of black Limo x calves, Lightweight weaner steers under 200kg topped at 800.2c for some good quality Angus types.

A mixed quality penning of around 870 heifers saw some good lines of British & Euro type heifers attract strong competition from restockers. Charolais heifers topped this section at 655.2c while Shorthorn and Speckle Park cross heifers sold to 625.2c. Most Angus lines sold in the 540-580c range. Lightweight heifers under 200kg topped at 770.2c with most 650-740c

 

Saturday 25th June 2022

Store & Breeder Sale

Some nice lines of Preg-Tested and joined females were the highlights of Saturdays Store & Breeder Sale, where 360 cattle were presented. Buyers from the local Macleay, Hastings and Nambucca Valleys were active on the better lines of females, while Hunter Valley and central west NSW buyers also competed on cows & calves.

Around 50 steers saw the best pen of weaners make $1720, while a nice Angus bull topped this section at $4250. Only 30 cows and calves were penned, but sold were, with young Angus units selling to $3850.

The bulk of the yarding consisted of PTIC & Joined cows and heifers, with a high quality line-up of Angus females – account JTS Auto. These created strong demand among Mid North Coast buyers, with the best pen making $4100, and most selling for $3400 plus. The overall cows & heifer average was around $2200. Weaner heifers sold $1260

 


 

 

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