Prices fall by 20c/kg at Wagga cattle sale | Photos

A TOTAL of 4480 cattle went under the hammer at the Wagga market on Monday.

Quality was described as good with a lot of well-finished heifers entering the market, however, prices fell.

According to Meat and Livestock Australia market reporter Leann Dax vealer heifers were in limited numbers and most lines sold from 330c/kg to 338c/kg.

Store steers weighing 200kg to 280kg were 10c/kg cheaper to sell from 390c/kg to 418c/kg.

Feeder steers weighing 330kg to 400kg dropped by 20c/kg to sell from 348c to 366c. 

Feeder steers weighing 400kg to 500 kg made 17c/kg less than last week and ranged from 320c/kg to 365c/kg.

Trade steers made 330c/kg to 365c/kg which was 25c/kg less than the week before.

Trade heifers were back by as much as 30c/kg to return 290c to 347c. The plainer heifers made 260c to 295c.

Feeder heifers weighing 330kg to 400kg were 20c/kg cheaper and ranged from 325c/kg to 350c/kg. Heavier feeder heifers weighing 400kg to 500kg were back 5c to make 330c to 353c.

Grown steers weighing 500kg to 600kg made 300c to 355c and were back by 10c/kg.

Bullocks made 20c/kg less to sell from 300c to 322c.

Heavy heifers were 30c/kg less and heavy cows were back by 10c/kg. 


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