SINGLETON FAT CATTLE SALE 11/10/2017
Mick Dillon from Dillon and Sons reported a total yarding of 660 head at Singleton this week, 10 head less than last week’s sale.
Quality was very mixed and numbers remained similar to last weeks sale. There was a good selection of prime conditioned vealers however most of the yarding suited restocker buyers. All the regular buyers were there competing in a dearer market.
In the trade yarding prices for restockers were up with the best angus weaners reaching $3.68 a kilo while the pick of the remaining breeds topped at $3.54.
Prices for the pick of young butcher calves were up reaching $3.48 a kilo while grain assisted yearlings purchased by processors topped at $3.44.
In the limited export yarding prices lifted with grown steers reaching $2.60 a kilo while grown heifers topped at $2.42.
Prices for cows were up reaching $2.28 a kilo while the grown bulls topped at $2.45.