INVERELL CATTLE & SHEEP SALE MARKET REPORT – TUESDAY 28TH MAY 2024

  • Location: Inverell
  • Date: May 28, 2024

Cattle – 1276

Inverell penned 1276 mixed quality cattle, however not all buyers attended to varied market trends. Light yearling steers to background up 15c/kg with similar weights to feed on were 4c/kg better and selling 224c to 368c/kg. Steers in the 280 to 330kg bracket sold to cheaper trends of 23c/kg with plainer quality types affecting the averages. Medium weight feeders were 9c/kg dearer to top at 340c/kg. Yearling heifers sold to a mostly cheaper trends with a lack of quality a factor. Light heifers to restockers and backgrounders resulted in a 24c/kg loss 230c to 280c/kg. Medium weight feeders slipped 18c/kg. Grown heifers significantly cheaper selling 200c to 246c/kg. All cows were subject to negative corrections. Medium weights back substantially and the heavy three and four score drafts averaging losses of 12c/kg selling 187c to 222c/kg. Buying demand for cows to the paddock slipped 23c/kg but still topped at 209c/kg.

VENDOR DISTRICT STOCK C/KG KG $
GLENAYR PASTORAL CO BINGARA SANTA X STRS 286.2 660KG $1888
DG HORWOOD INVERELL HEREFORD X STRS 330.2 501KG $1654
EC WITHERS & CO GINEROI SANTA X STRS 332.2 305KG $1013
EC WITHERS & CO GINEROI HEREFORD X HFRS 246.2 480KG $1181
DG HORWOOD INVERELL ANGUS X COWS 215 640KG $1376
DR & GL BURLING MOREE SHORTHORN X COWS 219.2 555KG $1216
EC WITHERS & CO GINEROI SANTA X COWS 217.2 615KG $1335
EC WITHERS & CO GINEROI SANTA X COWS 217.2 570KG $1238
KELSEY LEA P/L COPETON BRANGUS PTIC COWS 196.2 488KG $957

Sheep

Yarding – 3304        Lambs – 1600        Sheep – 1704

Inverell penned 1600 lambs and 1704 grown sheep totaling 1089 less than a fortnight ago. The offering consisted mostly of trade lambs with the odd pen of heavy lambs and large drafts of grown sheep principally ewes. The regular buyers attended a mixed market. Very light lambs to process $14/ head dearer selling to $100/head. Restocker lambs sold to cheaper trends $55 to $100/head. Trade lambs were firm making to $152/head and heavy lambs slipped $5/head $187 to $191/head. No big numbers of extra heavy lambs and these were back $18/head to make $200/head. Hoggets sold $48 to $100/head. Cross bred ewes were dearer selling $66 to $100/head. Dorper ewes $56 to $70/head and a draft of Merino wethers sold to $110/head.

VENDOR DISTRICT STOCK KG $
GLEN HAMMOND MOREE CROSSBRED EWES   $110
DJ COLLEY INVERELL MERINO WETHER HOGGETS   $72
RJ & SL VOSS ASHFORD CROSSBRED LAMBS 37KG $75
GLEN HAMMOND MOREE CROSSBRED HOGGETS   $80
FOREHILL PTY LTD NEW VALLEY CROSSBRED EWES   $59
K & M MCMASTER WARIALDA DORPER LAMBS 59KG $191
GAINSBOROUGH FARMING PALLAMALLAWA DORPER LAMBS 46KG $147
GAINSBOROUGH FARMING PALLAMALLAWA DORPER EWES   $75