SINGLETON FAT CATTLE SALE 15/11/2017
Mick Dillon from Dillon and Sons reported a total yarding of 950 head at Singleton this week, 450 head more than last week’s sale.
Numbers were up thanks to some big drafts. Quality was mixed with plenty of young cattle suitable for restocker and feed lot buyers however cows and grown cattle were scarce. All the regular buyers were there competing in a firm to cheaper market.
In the trade yarding prices for restockers were back with the best angus weaners reaching $3.88 a kilo while the pick of the remaining breeds topped at $3.48.
Prices for the pick of young butcher calves were steady reaching $3.60 a kilo while grain assisted yearlings purchased by processors topped at $3.48.
In the limited export yarding prices were steady with grown steers reaching $2.96 a kilo while grown heifers topped at $2.70.
Prices for cows were steady reaching $2.32 a kilo while the grown bulls topped at $2.46.