INVERELL CATTLE & SHEEP SALE MARKET REPORT – TUESDAY 11TH JUNE 2024

  • Location: Inverell
  • Date: June 11, 2024

Cattle – 1039

Numbers increased by 604 for a yarding of 1,039 head consisting of a good supply of young cattle and cows were also well supplied, while there was a small penning of grown steers, and there were several pens of grown heifers. The yarding of young cattle consisted of a larger percentage of weaners and light yearlings, however there were several pens of heavy yearling steers and heifers suitable for feeders. The quality was good with several runs of well-finished and well-bred young cattle offered, along with some plainer cattle through the sale. The market varied considerably with buyers selective in their purchases. Light weaners and light yearlings were most affected, while the heavier end of the yearling steers and heifers that were suitable for entry to the feed lots sold strongly. Restocker weaner steers ranged from 245c to 400c, while restocker weaner heifers ranged from 208c to 312c/ kg. Light yearling steers to backgrounders sold firm to 20c cheaper depending on breed ranging from 244c to 398c, while heavier feeder steers were 8c dearer selling from 312c to 388c/kg. Feeder heifers were back by 10c selling from 280c to 318c/kg. The yarding of export cattle saw grown steers sell slightly easier topping at 265c, while grown heifers toped at 280c/kg. The cow market held generally firm with 3 score cows averaging 196c while heavy 4 score cows sold from 190c to a top of 235c/kg.

VENDOR DISTRICT STOCK C/KG KG $
RMI PTY LTD GOONDIWINDI SANTA X STEERS 254.20 632.86KG $1608.72
G & M PARTRIDGE GUM FLAT ANGUS X STEERS 322.20 480KG $1546.56
SA & DJ MCCABE ASHFORD CHAROLAIS X STEERS 318.20 406.67KG $1294.01
AB & JA TURNER TINGHA SANTA X STEERS 322.20 393.33KG $1267.32
FXR PTY LTD INVERELL ANGUS X STEERS 328.20 343.33KG $1126.82
LR & JM DUFF INVERELL ANGUS X STEERS 400.20 228KG $912.46
MG & CB MCLACHLAN BUNDARRA ANGUS X STEERS 396.20 220KG $871.64
RMI PTY LTD GOODNIWINDI ANGUS HEIFERS 280 510KG $1428.00
RMI PTY LTD GOONDIWINDI ANGUS HEIFERS 316.20 380.77KG $1203.99
SA & DJ MCCABE ASHFORD CHAROLAIS X HEIFERS 294.20 360KG $1073.52
LCL PASTORAL BINGARA BRANGUS HEIFERS 250.20 420KG $1050.84
RMI PTY LTD GOONDIWINDI ANGUS COWS 233.20 647.50KG $1509.97
R & L MCKINNON NARRABRI CHAROLAIS X COWS 224.20 563.64KG $1263.67
DUNGARVAN PAST CO BELLATA ANGUS X COWS 220 650KG $1430
D & E BOURKE MOREE SANTA X COWS 174.20 475KG $827.45

Sheep

Yarding – 3017           Lambs – 1723     Sheep – 1294

There was a yarding of 1,723 lambs consisting of a good supply of heavy and trade weights, and a limited number of light lambs. Quality was good with the largest percentage of lambs well finished. The market was strong with trade weights ranging from $120 to $150 and heavy lambs sold from $160 to $178 while extra heavy lambs reached a top price of $230/head. Dorper lambs top at $195 and hoggets sold at $95/head. The good quality yarding of 1,294 head of mutton consisted mainly of ewes. The market was stronger compared to the sale two weeks ago with ewes selling from $30 to $100 and the few wethers toped at $85/head.

VENDOR DISTRICT STOCK KG $
FOREHILL PTY LTD NEW VALLEY CROSSBRED EWES   $52
R & K SWAIN DELUNGRA MERINO WETHERS   $60
G & M PARTRIDGE GUM FLAT CROSSBRED LAMBS 66.20KG $215
KATHY HOGAN EMMAVILLE CROSSBRED LAMBS 54.78KG $165
GEOFFREY HOGAN EMMAVILLE CROSSBRED LAMBS 51.68KG $158
GINEROI PASTORAL CO BINGARA DORPER LAMBS 61.86KG $195
KOKODA PARTNERSHIP SWAN VALE DORPER LAMBS 50.65KG $162
M & T HOPE DELUNGRA DORPER LAMBS 55.70KG $170