PHOTO: Daryl & Anne Looker sold this pen of Limousin X heifers and steers through J & J Kelly at the WVLX Prime Market, which topped the market at 405c/kg. The heifer returned $1944ph while the steers averaged $1964ph.

Total Yarding: 1,421

Numbers increased to 1,420, quality was mixed throughout the yarding with over half penned were cows. All the usual buying group attended, but bidding was lacking any intensity across all categories. Overall the market had mixed results across the yarding. Young cattle sold mostly firm, grown steers and heifers gained 5c to 8c, Cows were to 10c cheaper to the trade with the exception of a line of Angus cows PTIC sold to a restocker from 270c to 326c/kg.  

The better-quality young cattle sold from 340c to 405c to the trade and feeders and restockers paid from 320c to 380c for the better quality and secondary types from 255c to 310c/kg. Grown Steers made from 310c to 391c to the trade and feeders from 255c to 380c/kg. Grown heifers made from 244c to 360c/kg. Young dairy steers sold from 150c to 316c/kg.  

Heavy cows sold to the trade from 250c to 312c, medium weights from 190c to 262c/kg. Feeders paid 182c to 275c with restockers paying 245c to 326c/kg.  Heavy Dairy cows from 232c to 278c, medium weights from 165c to 264c and the light weights from 100c to 150c/kg.  Heavy beef bulls sold from 230c to 260c while younger and lighter weight bulls made from 169c to 360c/kg. 

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