SINGLETON FAT CATTLE SALE 19/09/2018
Mick Dillon from Dillon and Sons reported a total yarding of 735 head at Singleton last week, 35 head more than the previous sale.
Numbers were steady in the yards. Quality was mixed with well bred fresh cattle selling stronger week on week however plainer cattle struggled for bids. All of the regular buyers were there competing in a varied market. Quality contributed to some price variations
In the trade yarding prices for restockers were up with the best young steers reaching $3.12 kilo while the pick of the heifers topped at $2.70.
Prices for the pick of young butcher calves were up reaching $3.40 a kilo while grain assisted yearlings purchased by processors topped at $3.38.
In the export yarding prices for grown steers were steady reaching $2.70 while the grown heifers topped at $2.76.
Prices for cows were back reaching $2.19 a kilo while grown bulls topped at $2.20.
The draw for next week's sale, Wednesday 26th October, Dillon and Sons and Baileys will be 3rd sale.