INVERELL CATTLE & SHEEP SALE MARKET REPORT – TUESDAY 2ND APRIL 2024

  • Location: Inverell
  • Date: April 2, 2024

Cattle – 559

It was another mixed quality offering with an increase of 292 head to 559 and included a lift in quality for the cow penning . Most buyers attended to a variable market. Light steers to feed on down 23c/kg with similar transactions through the other feeder sales. Medium

weights back 28c/kg to average 288c/kg. Light yearling steers to background were considera- bly dearer to average 340c/kg. Steers to process were substantially dearer. Light yearling he ers to restockers were 4c to 8c/kg dearer with the light feeders 230c to 284c/kg and medium weights to 280c/kg. Heavy cows were 3c to 7c/kg better and topped at 238c/kg. Sales of tw score cows back 5c/kg. Heavy bulls were slightly dearer to 246c/kg.

Vendor District Stock c/kg Kg $
WD CROKER TINGHA BRANGUS STEERS 276.2 570 $1574
DK & CF HOGAN ST GEORGE BRANGUS STEERS 280 500 $1400
PM & DE SWAN INVERELL ANGUS X STEERS 282.2 550 $1552
PM & DE SWAN INVERELL ANGUS X HEIFERS 272.2 555 $1510
PM & DE SWAN INVERELL DROUGHTMASTER COWS 238 628 $1495

Sheep

Yarding – 2736           Lambs – 1601        Sheep – 1135

Inverell penned 1601 lambs and 1135 grown sheep 656 less than a fortnight ago. It was a good quality offering of heavy lambs as well as light and medium trade lambs. The regular buyers attended to a dearer market. Light Dorper lambs to restockers were $11/head dearer Light Dorper lambs to the trade sold to $20/head better selling to $115/head. Trade Dorpers were slightly dearer and heavy trades lifted $12/head selling to $169/head. Heavy crossbred lambs back $6/head and extra heavy drafts sold $198 to $209/head. Heavy hoggets up to

$34/head dearer. Medium Merino ewes sold $30 to $38/head and the heavy drafts to $60/ head. Heavy Dorpers made $84/head and crossbreds to $100/head. A heavy draft of cross- bred wethers sold to $90/head and meat rams to $25/head.

Vendor District Stock Kg $
L & J FRAZER WANDSWORTH MERINO EWES   $58
P & R ROGERS ASHFORD MERINO EWES   $48
MILLER EQUIPMENT PTY LTD GUM FLAT CROSSBRED LAMBS 61 $206
B & C SEAGROTT TINGHA CROSSBRED LAMBS 48 $140
FA & LJ LEADBEATTER DELUNGRA DORPER LAMBS 56 $148
IW & VD NEWTON MYALL CREEK DORPER LAMBS 51 $160
FA & LJ LEADBEATTER DELUNGRA DORPER EWES   $84
IW & VD NEWTON MYALL CREEK DORPER EWES   $78