Mt Barker Regional Saleyards cattle auction.
Camera IconMt Barker Regional Saleyards cattle auction. Credit: Laurie Benson/Countryman, Laurie Benson Picture: Laurie Benson

Mt Barker Regional Saleyards yarded 2,286 head of good quality cattle on Thursday, November 19.

A pen of light weight weaners steers topped topped the sale to make 500¢ and heifers made to 440¢/kg.

Heavy cows remained firm to sell to 286¢ and a heavy bull sold to 302¢/kg.

Weaner steers weighing over 330kg sold from 375¢ to 444¢ while steers weighing 280 to 330kg made from 418¢ to 446¢ and lighter weights were firm to sell from 408¢ to 500¢/kg.

Weaner heifers weighing over 330kg made from 370¢ to 402¢ and lighter weights gained 15¢ to sell from 340¢ to 440¢/kg.

Yearling steers weighing over 400kg sold from 376¢ to 436¢ whilst lighter weights made from 386¢ to 422¢/kg.

Heavy yearling heifers sold from 345¢ to 348¢ while lighter weights returned from 388¢ to 392¢/kg.

Bullocks weighing over 600kg made to a top of 298¢ while grown steers weighing under 600kg sold from 298¢ to 350¢ with weights under 500kg selling from 348¢ to 386¢/kg.

Grown heifers weighing over 540kg made from 318¢ to 342¢ while the lighter weights sold from 300¢ to 336¢/kg.

Heavy prime cows were firm to sell from 244¢ to 286¢ while the medium weight cows sold from 252¢ to 280¢/kg.

Store cows sold from 182¢ to 246¢/kg.

Heavy bulls sold from 250¢ to 302¢ to processors, medium weight bulls made to a top of 300¢ while light weight bulls sold from 290¢ to 360¢/kg.

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