Wagga sale 12 Sep 2016: Prices firm for secondary types

Prices generally stayed firm for secondary cattle despite the market facing a shortage. Heavy rain last week deterred producers and hampered the movement of stock in a similar size yarding of 2,200. It must be noted it was the smallest penning of cows recorded with only 157 yarded. Price results on Monday showed well finished yearling cattle received limited support from some domestic processors. Yearling trade steers sold at 351c-391c easing 6c to average 377c/kg. In the heifer run buyers competed sporadically at times for the heavier portion 400-500kg causing rates to drop 12c/kg. The main run of medium weight…

Source: Beef Central
Wagga sale 12 Sep 2016: Prices firm for secondary types