INVERELL CATTLE & SHEEP SALE MARKET REPORT – TUESDAY 30TH APRIL 2024

  • Location: Inverell
  • Date: April 30, 2024

Cattle – 1034

Inverell penned 1034 mixed quality cattle, an increase of 454 head. There was a slight increase in the Cow numbers. The regular buyers attended and operated in full to a much dearer market. Weaners were considerably dearer with restockers active resulting in that market 12c/kg dearer for Steers at 7c/kg better for Heifers. Steer vealers to the trade were significantly dearer selling to 240c/kg. Light Steers to background to 30c/kg better as were the similar class feeders to substantially dearer trend and selling to 344.2/kg. Medium feeders firm to slightly dearer as were the heavy feeders gaining 6c/ kg. Similarly, the heifer classes resulted in dearer trends light backgrounders 23c/kg dearer the light feeders to 8c/kg better and medium weight feeder Heifers to 11c/kg dearer. Cows saw the best improvement with medium weights selling to 178.2c/kg. Heavy cows also rallied to be 20c/kg better and topped at 228.2c/kg. Restockers strong at a rise of 14c/kg the better drafts to 204c/kg. Best Bulls sold to a rise of 6c/kg.

VENDOR DISTRICT STOCK C/KG KG $
HIGHLANDER GRAZING BEN LOMOND SHORTHORN BULLS 251.2 960 $2411
J & FJ CRADDOCK BINGARA ANGUS X STEERS 4 TOOTH 276.2 710 $1961
HIGHLANDER GRAZING BEN LOMOND LIMOUSIN STEERS 4 TOOTH 274.2 720 $1974
SA & DJ MCCABE INVERELL ANGUS X STEERS 346.2 294 $1018
HIGHLANDER GRAZING BEN LOMOND ANGUS X STEERS 368.2 242 $891
DK & CF HOGAN ST GEORGE BRANGUS HEIFERS 244.2 680 $1660
SA & DJ MCCABE INVERELL ANGUS X HEIFERS 270 310 $837
DK & CF HOGAN ST GEORGE BRAHMAN X COWS 226.2 578 $1308
HIGHLANDER GRAZING BEN LOMOND ANGUS X COWS 212.2 605 $1283

Sheep

Yarding – 2137           Lambs – 1261        Sheep – 876

Inverell penned 1261 Lambs and 876 grown Sheep 783 head less than sale. The regular buyers attended in full to a dearer market. The Lamb quality was very good. Light Lambs back to the paddock were $35/head dearer selling to $115/head. Trade Lambs sold $130 to $144/head for an increase of $22/ head. Heavy trade Lambs were up slightly and heavy Lambs under 30kg cwt $14/head dearer selling $170 to $174/head. Extra heavy Lambs sold for $210/head. Limited Hoggets made to $90/head. Grown Sheep were dearer with medium weight Ewes by $11/head and crossbreds $10/head. The Dorper drafts $8/head dearer selling from $65 to $78/head.

VENDOR DISTRICT STOCK KG $
NKP PTY LTD ST GEORGE CROSSBRED MUTTON 82 $120
NKP PTY LTD ST GEORGE CROSSBRED LAMBS 66 $200
KATHY HOGAN EMMAVILLE CROSSBRED LAMBS 56 $184
GEOFFREY HOGAN EMMAVILLE CROSSBRED LAMBS 51 $162
MARK THOMPSON EMMAVILLE CROSSBRED LAMBS 45 $134
DK & CF HOGAN ST GEORGE DORPER LAMBS 53 $164
RJ & M MAUNDER PALLAMALLAWA DORPER EWES   $78