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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Tuesday 14th April 2021
Comparison Date 06/04/2021
Yarding 1234
Change 742

Muchea cattle market penned 1,234 head, up by nearly 750 on last sale. It was a plain quality yarding, dominated by pastoral cattle in score 2 condition with most cattle presented in forward to prime condition. Values trended towards being firm on last week with the fluctuations quality driven.

In the weaner portion of the yarding, the local weaner steers to feeders sold from 472c to 600c, up by 20c/kg. The corresponding pastoral weaner steers sold at 340c to 434c/kg, firm. Local weaner heifers sold from 350c to 596c, a rise of 20c/kg. The pastoral weaner heifers remained firm and sold from 220c to 438c/kg. Yearling steers, local to the trade, sold at 332c to 430c, down by 20c/kg, due to a larger supply. The pastorals at 248c to 388c/kg remained firm. Local yearling heifers to the trade were mainly supplementary grain fed and remained firm. They sold from 324c to 396c/kg. The pastoral yearling heifers eased 30c, this was quality related and they sold from 200c to 400c/kg.

Grown steers 500 to 600 kg were all local and sold from 324c to 396c/kg, firm. The grown heifers were also firm at 366c/kg. In the cow market, the medium weight score 2 cows to feeders and restockers remained firm and sold from 140c to 274c/kg. Similar weights to processors sold from 240c to 260c/kg to also be firm. The prime heavy cows to processors selling firm from 260c to 330c/kg. Bulls, including pastorals, light to live export sold from 290c to 370c/kg and remained firm. Prime heavy bulls to processors sold from 278c to 320c, up by
10c/kg.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Tuesday 6th April 2021
Comparison Date 29/03/2021
Yarding 492
Change -296

Numbers were down for a small yarding of just 492 head of mixed good quality cattle at Muchea following the Easter break. All categories sold well with the limited numbers on offer. Simmental weaner steers reached 588c, while heifers topped at 482c/kg. Cow prices eased on quality selling to a top of 328c/kg.

Weaner steers weighing over 280kg sold for 512c to 550c medium weight made from 485c to 588c and light weight weaners returned 550c/kg. Local bred weaner heifers sold for 374c to 482c/kg. Local bred yearling steers sold for 480c and heifers from 350c to 400c/kg. Pastoral type steers sold from 310c to 320c, while heifers made 268c to 468c/kg.

Bullocks weighing over 600kg sold for 364c to 374c, while weights over 500kg returned 398c, and light weight pastoral steers made from 328c
to 404c/kg. Grown heifers weighing over 540kg made to 374c, and the light weights sold from 300c to 390c/kg. Heavy weight prime cows eased selling from 294c to 328c, while store cows returned from 120c to 240c/kg. Heavy weight bulls sold from 290c to 300c to processors, and medium weight bulls made from 246c to 286c, while light weight bulls sold from 320c to 466c/kg depending on quality

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE SHEEP & LAMB SALE
Tuesday 6th April 2021
Yarding 2,800- Change -3,065
Lamb -2,000 - Change-2,065
Sheep 800 - Change -1,000

The usual processor buyers were in attendance along with increased feedlot demand. The severe lack of numbers over the last fortnight had a positive effect on value. The trade and airfreight lambs gained $5 to $10 as buyers scrambled for numbers. Lighter secondary types to graziers were $10 to $20 dearer.

In the mutton market a gain of $20 for heavy weights was evident. Rams fared even better, at some $40 head dearer.

In the lamb market, air freight and trade lambs sold from 730 to 760c/kg cwt to be $5 to $10 dearer. Light 0 to 12kg lambs sold to a small number of restockers at rates $20 dearer. They sold from $45 to $68. The 13 to 16kg range received increased demand and sold from $79 to $125, up $10/head, at 740c/kg cwt. The 17 to 20kg range gained $5 and sold from $130 to $148 at near 730c/kg cwt. The latter 2 categories effected by increased feedlot competition The 21 to 22kg range sold to the trade, from $145 to $165/head at near 730c/kg cwt to be $5 dearer. The prime lambs 23 to 24kg sold from $175 to $184/head again $5 dearer at near 760c/kg cwt and were the pick of the prime lambs sold today. The very few heavier lambs sold at $185 to $186 to remain firm on quality.

The ram lamb supply saw the best of the heaviest at $139 to $177/head, firm on a poor selection. Hoggets were mainly score 2 and of a poorer quality. They sold from $120 to $140 to graziers and eased $5. The ewe mutton yarding was very light and included a mix of weights and grades, with rates $20 dearer on heavy weights. Medium weight boners 23 to 24kgs made from $120 to $143/head. The prime trade weight ewes 25 to 30kgs sold from $150 to $195, at 600c/kg cwt. The better quality heavy 30kgs plus sold at $200, near 570c/kg cwt. The best heavy wethers received 600c/kg cwt and sold from $178 to $209, up by $20 with very few penned. Rams gained $40 head and sold from $125 to $131.

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MLC Update:

Following the Easter Public holiday, a combined cattle and sheep sale will be held at the MLC on Tuesday 6th April commencing at 8.30am.
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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE SHEEP & LAMB SALE
Tuesday 30th March 2021
Yarding 5,865- Change --7,636
Lamb 4,065 - Change-5,436
Sheep 1,800- Change -2,200

The usual processor buyers were in attendance, however there was a lack of urgency in the bidding and a general fall of $5 to $10/head in the lamb section was evident and that was possibly due to reduced processing days in the next fortnight to come. Most effected were the Damara and exotic types. Light numbers kept the mutton market buoyant with a general rise of $3 to $5/head evident.

In the lamb market, air freight and trade lambs sold from 700c to 760c/kg cwt to be $5 to $10/head easier. Light lambs to 12kg sold to a smaller number of restockers to be $20 easier, they sold from $40 to $70/head. The 13 to 16kg range received reduced demand and made from $75 to $126, down $10/head, at 730c/kg cwt. The 17 to 20kg range also eased $5 to $10 to sell from $115 to $148 to average 730c/kg cwt. The latter 2 categories effected by a lack of feedlot competition. The 21 to 22kg range sold to the trade, from $135 to $167 to average 700c/kg cwt or to ease by $5/head easier. The prime lambs 23 to 24kg sold from $169 to $191 to remain firm to $4/head easier to average 760c/kg cwt and were the pick of the prime lambs sold today. The very few heavier lambs sold at $203/head to remain firm. The ram lamb supply saw the best of the heaviest make from $130 to $145, to ease by $20/head on a poorer selection. Hoggets were of superior quality and met strong demand. The heaviest 25kg plus sold from $155 to $190, up by $10/head.

The ewe mutton yarding was very light and included a mix of weights and grades, with rates mainly $3 to $5/head dearer. Medium weight boners 23 to 24kg made from $128 to $145/head to average 575c/kg cwt. The prime trade weight ewes 25 to 30kg sold from $150 to $170/head to average 560c/kg cwt. The better quality heavy 30kg plus types sold from $175 to $186/head. The best heavy wethers received 600c/kg cwt and sold from $179 to $199/head, with very few penned.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Tuesday 14th April 2021
Comparison Date 06/04/2021
Yarding 1234
Change 742

Muchea cattle market penned 1,234 head, up by nearly 750 on last sale. It was a plain quality yarding, dominated by pastoral cattle in score 2 condition with most cattle presented in forward to prime condition. Values trended towards being firm on last week with the fluctuations quality driven.

In the weaner portion of the yarding, the local weaner steers to feeders sold from 472c to 600c, up by 20c/kg. The corresponding pastoral weaner steers sold at 340c to 434c/kg, firm. Local weaner heifers sold from 350c to 596c, a rise of 20c/kg. The pastoral weaner heifers remained firm and sold from 220c to 438c/kg. Yearling steers, local to the trade, sold at 332c to 430c, down by 20c/kg, due to a larger supply. The pastorals at 248c to 388c/kg remained firm. Local yearling heifers to the trade were mainly supplementary grain fed and remained firm. They sold from 324c to 396c/kg. The pastoral yearling heifers eased 30c, this was quality related and they sold from 200c to 400c/kg.

Grown steers 500 to 600 kg were all local and sold from 324c to 396c/kg, firm. The grown heifers were also firm at 366c/kg. In the cow market, the medium weight score 2 cows to feeders and restockers remained firm and sold from 140c to 274c/kg. Similar weights to processors sold from 240c to 260c/kg to also be firm. The prime heavy cows to processors selling firm from 260c to 330c/kg. Bulls, including pastorals, light to live export sold from 290c to 370c/kg and remained firm. Prime heavy bulls to processors sold from 278c to 320c, up by
10c/kg.

SOURCE NLRS
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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Tuesday 6th April 2021
Comparison Date 29/03/2021
Yarding 492
Change -296

Numbers were down for a small yarding of just 492 head of mixed good quality cattle at Muchea following the Easter break. All categories sold well with the limited numbers on offer. Simmental weaner steers reached 588c, while heifers topped at 482c/kg. Cow prices eased on quality selling to a top of 328c/kg.

Weaner steers weighing over 280kg sold for 512c to 550c medium weight made from 485c to 588c and light weight weaners returned 550c/kg. Local bred weaner heifers sold for 374c to 482c/kg. Local bred yearling steers sold for 480c and heifers from 350c to 400c/kg. Pastoral type steers sold from 310c to 320c, while heifers made 268c to 468c/kg.

Bullocks weighing over 600kg sold for 364c to 374c, while weights over 500kg returned 398c, and light weight pastoral steers made from 328c
to 404c/kg. Grown heifers weighing over 540kg made to 374c, and the light weights sold from 300c to 390c/kg. Heavy weight prime cows eased selling from 294c to 328c, while store cows returned from 120c to 240c/kg. Heavy weight bulls sold from 290c to 300c to processors, and medium weight bulls made from 246c to 286c, while light weight bulls sold from 320c to 466c/kg depending on quality

SOURCE NLRS
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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE SHEEP & LAMB SALE
Tuesday 6th April 2021
Yarding 2,800- Change -3,065
Lamb -2,000 - Change-2,065
Sheep 800 - Change -1,000

The usual processor buyers were in attendance along with increased feedlot demand. The severe lack of numbers over the last fortnight had a positive effect on value. The trade and airfreight lambs gained $5 to $10 as buyers scrambled for numbers. Lighter secondary types to graziers were $10 to $20 dearer.

In the mutton market a gain of $20 for heavy weights was evident. Rams fared even better, at some $40 head dearer.

In the lamb market, air freight and trade lambs sold from 730 to 760c/kg cwt to be $5 to $10 dearer. Light 0 to 12kg lambs sold to a small number of restockers at rates $20 dearer. They sold from $45 to $68. The 13 to 16kg range received increased demand and sold from $79 to $125, up $10/head, at 740c/kg cwt. The 17 to 20kg range gained $5 and sold from $130 to $148 at near 730c/kg cwt. The latter 2 categories effected by increased feedlot competition The 21 to 22kg range sold to the trade, from $145 to $165/head at near 730c/kg cwt to be $5 dearer. The prime lambs 23 to 24kg sold from $175 to $184/head again $5 dearer at near 760c/kg cwt and were the pick of the prime lambs sold today. The very few heavier lambs sold at $185 to $186 to remain firm on quality.

The ram lamb supply saw the best of the heaviest at $139 to $177/head, firm on a poor selection. Hoggets were mainly score 2 and of a poorer quality. They sold from $120 to $140 to graziers and eased $5. The ewe mutton yarding was very light and included a mix of weights and grades, with rates $20 dearer on heavy weights. Medium weight boners 23 to 24kgs made from $120 to $143/head. The prime trade weight ewes 25 to 30kgs sold from $150 to $195, at 600c/kg cwt. The better quality heavy 30kgs plus sold at $200, near 570c/kg cwt. The best heavy wethers received 600c/kg cwt and sold from $178 to $209, up by $20 with very few penned. Rams gained $40 head and sold from $125 to $131.

SOURCE NLRS
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MLC Update:

Following the Easter Public holiday, a combined cattle and sheep sale will be held at the MLC on Tuesday 6th April commencing at 8.30am.
... See MoreSee Less

MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE SHEEP & LAMB SALE
Tuesday 30th March 2021
Yarding 5,865- Change --7,636
Lamb 4,065 - Change-5,436
Sheep 1,800- Change -2,200

The usual processor buyers were in attendance, however there was a lack of urgency in the bidding and a general fall of $5 to $10/head in the lamb section was evident and that was possibly due to reduced processing days in the next fortnight to come. Most effected were the Damara and exotic types. Light numbers kept the mutton market buoyant with a general rise of $3 to $5/head evident.

In the lamb market, air freight and trade lambs sold from 700c to 760c/kg cwt to be $5 to $10/head easier. Light lambs to 12kg sold to a smaller number of restockers to be $20 easier, they sold from $40 to $70/head. The 13 to 16kg range received reduced demand and made from $75 to $126, down $10/head, at 730c/kg cwt. The 17 to 20kg range also eased $5 to $10 to sell from $115 to $148 to average 730c/kg cwt. The latter 2 categories effected by a lack of feedlot competition. The 21 to 22kg range sold to the trade, from $135 to $167 to average 700c/kg cwt or to ease by $5/head easier. The prime lambs 23 to 24kg sold from $169 to $191 to remain firm to $4/head easier to average 760c/kg cwt and were the pick of the prime lambs sold today. The very few heavier lambs sold at $203/head to remain firm. The ram lamb supply saw the best of the heaviest make from $130 to $145, to ease by $20/head on a poorer selection. Hoggets were of superior quality and met strong demand. The heaviest 25kg plus sold from $155 to $190, up by $10/head.

The ewe mutton yarding was very light and included a mix of weights and grades, with rates mainly $3 to $5/head dearer. Medium weight boners 23 to 24kg made from $128 to $145/head to average 575c/kg cwt. The prime trade weight ewes 25 to 30kg sold from $150 to $170/head to average 560c/kg cwt. The better quality heavy 30kg plus types sold from $175 to $186/head. The best heavy wethers received 600c/kg cwt and sold from $179 to $199/head, with very few penned.

SOURCE NLRS
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Date Description
31/03/2020 COVID-19 Update
11/03/2020 EOI – Sheep Grazing Land – Muchea