Market Reports

                                                         HRLX CATTLE SALE 30-06-2021

Numbers lifted with good runs of well-bred vealers suitable for the restockers in the market. There were also pens of very high yielding vealers suitable for the butchers. The yearlings were limited in number however those penned where well-bred and suited for the restockers,
lot feeders and trade buyers.

The export cattle consisted of mainly cows and the market trend throughout was considerably dearer with online competition very solid this week.

The over 200kg vealer steers to the restockers trended considerably dearer with breed and quality contributing in places as prices ranged from 504c to 614c with the lighter weights topping at 624c/kg.

The same weight heifer portion also to the restockers gained much the same in value with the over 200kg pens making from 510c to 554c/kg.

The yearling steers to the restockers and feeder orders also trended dearer, again breed and quality improved with the lighter weights topping at 540c while the medium weights ranged from 478c to 526c and the best heavy weight reached 510c/kg.

The high yielding vealers and yearlings purchased by the butchers reached 562c/kg, this was attained for well muscled vealer heifers.

The grown steers to the processors reached 362c as the lighter weights identified with 2 teeth were purchased by the lot feeders topped at 494c/kg.

Cows sold to strong competition with the better covered heavy weights to the processors ranging from 310c to 328c with restockers paying up to 358c/kg.