A larger and top quality yarding of mainly feeder and restocker cattle at the Silverdale Liveweight Cattle Sale on November 29 saw the market again fully firm with very strong demand.
Export cattle were slightly easier and no grain trade to quote.
Cows went five cents higher than last week, to 244.2c, with R D’Adona reaching $1221, but dairy culls dropped by 10c to 203.2 with the highest going for $1296 for B R H & K Lehmann.
Meatwork bulls dropped significantly, from 290.2c last week to 258.2 this week, with A Kay receiving 2040 for a 790kg animal.
Pasture ox went to 278.2c with RJ Green getting $1495 for a beast, and pasture steers claimed 312.2c.
L & G Freeman scored $1185 for heavy feeder steers at 318.2c while B & P Cooke took 322.2c for light feeder steers.
Pens of restocker steers went to 351.2c for D&C Greenwell, while D&J Geck received 339.2 for their restocker steers.
Pasture heifers went to $931 for Teis & Nolan at 313.2c and feeder heifers for Rugby Farms were priced at 311.2c.
Vealer heifers dropped 10c from last week, with RD Gehrke receiving $747 for a 233kg animal at 321.2.
Restocker heifers went to 325.2c for D & J Geck who got $785 for an animal at 242kg.
D & C Hines were able to score 348.2c for their vealer steers to go to $644.
The next Silverdale liveweight sale will be on Wednesday, December 6, starting at 8.30am
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