SINGLETON FAT CATTLE SALE 12/06/2019
There was a total yarding of 1170 head at Singleton this week, a total of 220 head more than last week’s sale.
Consignments increased this week as the breed and quality remained fair to good. There was a reasonable number of prime conditioned younger cattle spread throughout the yarding, however, the bulk were more suited for the restocker and feed lot orders
The market trend this week overall was fully firm starting with the 200kg + restocker steers returning to the paddock reaching 290c/kg. The same weight heifers reached a top of 262c/kg.
The pick of the yearling steers to the restocker and feed lot orders were slightly dearer with top pens making 292c/kg while the heifer portion selling to the same were 4c to 6c dearer reaching a top of 258c/kg.
The best vealers to the trade this week reached a top price of 318c with the majority of the prime yearlings selling between from 240c to 280c/kg.
In the export yarding heavy weight grown steers to process this week reached 260c while the older heifers topped at 248c/kg.
Cows lifted several cents per kilo this week with the plainer 1 and 2 scores making from 150c to 186c/kg. The heavier better covered cows sold from 178c to 215c while the best heavy weight bulls topped at 210c/kg.