PHOTO: Two of the Angus bullocks in this pen topped the bullock run today at 533c/kg when they went under the Nutrien Ag hammer, returning $2825ph for JR & JM Murphy.

Total Yarding: 667

Prices over most categories of cattle regained and improved further on their losses of last week. Vealers lifted 30c/kg and more in places while yearlings were 20c to 25c/kg dearer. Grown steers averaged equal to higher on the previous market. Cows sold generally 10c to 20c/kg dearer and bulls made a little more than last week. The yarding of 667 head were of plain to quite good quality and sold to the usual field of buyers along with strong restocker competition.

The few vealers to the trade made 510c to 560c/kg while restockers paid 520c to 584c/kg for most with a top sale of 598c/kg. Restockers paid 460c to 540c/kg for yearlings with a top price of 562c/kg for steers.

Grown steers to restockers were between 442c and 478c while lighter weights went up to 533c/kg. Beef bred grown heifers sold from 390c to 444c/kg with a restocker paying to 456c/kg.

Beef cows sold between 320c and 348c/kg with restockers paying mainly between 336c to 384c/kg to a top 408c/kg. Heavy weight beef bulls witnessed  prices between 264c and 310c/kg.   

Market Report: Reproduced courtesy of Meat & Livestock Australia Limited.  Click HERE for full WVLX market report.