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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE SHEEP & LAMB SALE
Tuesday 15th June 2021
Comparison Date 08/06/21
Yarding 7,476 - Change -627
Lamb 5,830- Change 97
Sheep 1,646 - Change -724

Numbers decreased by 627 with 7,500 head penned. In a reduced quality yarding, store lambs dominated proceedings and met strong grazier and feedlot competition, particularly for the under 20kg weight range which sold $12 to $15/head dearer. Prime trade lambs weighing 20kg plus gained $5, while ram lambs and hoggets were $15/head dearer on a better selection. Heavy mutton gained $10 with old rams up $30/head.

In the lamb market, graziers paid from $68 to $134 for 12 to 16kg lambs, up $15/head on last sale. The 16 to 20kg range sold from $130 to $163, up $12/head with both weight grades averaging near 800c/kg cwt. Lambs weighing 20 to 22kg sold to trade and feedlot buyers from $154 to $181/head, to average near 785c/kg cwt. The heavy prime lambs weighing 23kg plus, were of outstanding quality and sold from $180 to $230, gaining $5/head and averaging 810c/kg cwt.

The ram lamb supply improved with the better heavier types selling from $130 to $196, up $15/head to average 725c/kg cwt. The best of the heavy hoggets also gained $15 and sold from $130 to $226/head to average 640c/kg cwt.

The ewe mutton yarding included a mix of weights and grades, with rates generally firm on the under 30kg range. Medium weight 20 to 24kg boners sold from $100 to $147/head. The prime trade weight ewes weighing 25 to 30kg sold from $155 to $208/head, to average 650c/kg cwt. The better quality heavy weights sold $10 dearer from $200 to $230/head, averaging 630c/kg cwt. Prime heavy wethers sold firm from $163 to $210 to average 580c/kg cwt, while old rams achieved the most significant rise, gaining $30 to sell from $140 to $180/head.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Monday 14th June 2021
Comparison Date 08/06/2021
Yarding 627
Change -239

Muchea cattle market penned 627 head, down by 266 on last week in an overall reduced average quality yarding. Values softened on local yearling steers by 15c to 20c/kg. Local grown heifers over 500kg, gained 20c/kg. Heavy prime cows eased 20c with other major movers being light weight bulls to live export up 20c and heavy prime bulls to processors up 70c/kg. The local yearling heifers to the trade were mainly supplementary grain fed and were of very good quality, gaining 10c/kg.

In the weaner portion of the yarding, the local weaner steers to feeders sold firm from 370c to 594c/kg. The corresponding pastoral weaner steers sold firm from 300c to 504c/kg. Local weaner heifers sold from 370c to 498c, up 10c while the pastoral weaner heifers were also up 10c, making from 220c to 498c/kg. Yearling steers, local to the trade sold at 442c to 458c, down 20c/kg. Pastoral yearling steers sold from 202c to 388c down 15c/kg, again quality driving the prices down. Local yearling heifers to the trade were mainly grain supplementary fed and sold from 396c to 496c to be 10c/kg dearer. The pastoral yearling heifers were of inferior quality and fell 50c, selling from 250c to 328c/kg.

Grown steers over 500kg were local types and sold to 398c/kg to remain firm. Outstanding quality grown heifers were local and sold from 392c to 398c, gaining 20c/kg .

In the cow market, medium weight score 2 cows sold firm from 246c to 280c/kg. Prime heavy cows to processors sold from 270c to 346c, easing by 20c/kg with a decrease in demand. Bulls, including pastorals, light to live export and feeders, sold from 396c to 512c, up 20c/kg. Medium weights sold firm from 318c to 350c/kg. Prime heavy weights to processors sold from 328c to 404c, up 70c/kg on increased demand.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Tuesday 8th June 2021
Comparison Date 31/05/2021
Yarding 893
Change 27

Numbers were up for a total yarding of 893 mainly good quality cattle at Muchea for our sale following WA day long weekend. Pastoral types dominated the yarding with most presented in prime condition and selling at prime rates.

Light weight local bred yearling steers topped the market at 586c while weaner heifers topped at 484c/kg. Weaner steers weighing under 280kg sold for 518c for pastoral types, and up to 580c for local bred lines. Weaner heifers made from 364c to 484c, while pastoral classes sold from 320c to 440c/kg. Local bred yearling steers sold from 438c to 586c depending on quality, and heifers sold from 376c to 480c/kg. Pastoral yearling steers sold from 312c to 400c for light weights, while pastoral heifers made from 280c to 450c depending on quality.

Grown steers weighing 400-500kg sold for 350c to 400c, while over 500kg returned 300c to 380c/kg. Grown heifers weighing under 540kg made 294c to 370c and heavy weight heifers sold for 352c/kg. Good runs of pastoral cows dominated this category with light weight cows selling from 280c to 300c/kg. The heavy weight prime cows sold from 260c to 376c/kg in an easier market. Heavy weight bulls sold from 270c to 336c/kg to processors. Medium weight bulls made from 272c to 344c to processors & export. Light weight bulls experience strong demand to gained 14c, and sold from 310c to 472c/kg depending on quality.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE SHEEP & LAMB SALE
Tuesday 8th June 2021
Comparison Date 01/06/21
Yarding 8,103 - Change 1,115
Lamb 5,733- Change 1,045
Sheep 2,370 - Change 70

Numbers increased by 1,115 with 8,103 head penned. The quality eased slightly however rates remained relatively firm throughout. Heavy wethers were the exception, gaining $30 on short supply.

In the lamb market, values were firm throughout. The light weight 0 to 12kg lambs sold to graziers from $30 to $80 with the 12 to 16kg
range lambs to graziers making from $70 to $125/head. The 16 to 20kg range sold from $122 to $153/head to average 750c/kg cwt. The 21 to 22kg range lambs sold to the trade and feedlots from $145 to $177/head, to average 770c/kg cwt.

The 23kg plus prime lambs were of outstanding quality and sold from $172 to $220/head, averaging near 810c/kg cwt and were the pick of the lambs. The ram lamb supply was similar, with the better heavier types making from $145 to $165/head. The best of the heavy hoggets sold from $140 to $212/head, averaging firm at near 600c/kg cwt.

The ewe mutton yarding included a mix of weights and grades, with rates again generally firm. The medium weight boners weighing 20 to 24kg, sold from $100 to $150/head. The prime trade ewes weighing 25 to 30kg sold from $150 to $204/head to average 650c/kg cwt. The better quality heavy 30kg plus ewes sold from $185 to $220/head, averaging 620c/kg cwt. Prime heavy wethers sold from $192 to $237, up $30/head on a short supply firm. Old rams remained firm and sold from $104 to $150/head for heavy weights over 30kg.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Monday 31st May 2021
Comparison Date 24/05/2021
Yarding 866
Change 61

Muchea cattle market penned 865 head an increase from last week in an average quality yarding. Values softened on both local and pastoral yearling steers by 40c and the local yearling heifers were easier by 20c/kg with quality the influencing factor. On a positive note, local weaner steers gained 15c and heavy prime cows and bulls were up by some 13c/kg due to stronger demand.

In the weaner portion of the yarding, the local weaner steers to feeders sold from 358c to 548c improving some 15c/kg. The corresponding pastoral weaner steers sold from 270c to 410c/kg selling to a firm market. Local weaner heifers sold from 380c to 480c/kg again reflecting a firm market. The pastoral weaner heifers sold from 232c to 412c/kg.

Yearling steers to the trade sold from 330c to 380c a reduction of some 40c/kg on the previous market. Pastoral yearling steers sold from 280c to 350c again back 40c/kg with quality being the influencing factor. Local yearling heifers to the trade were mainly supplementary fed with grain and sold from 366c to 400c to ease by 20c/kg. Good quality pastoral yearling heifers remained firm selling from 280c to 390c/kg.

Grown pastoral steers over 500kg sold from 320c to 332c while the grown local heifers were selling to 322c/kg both categories were firm on the previous sale. A firm cow market witnessed medium weight 2 score cows selling from 200c to 290c/kg. The prime heavy cows to processors sold from 300c to 338c up 13c/kg on increased demand.

Bulls suitable for live export and to feed, including pastoral types, sold from 336c to 420c/kg. Prime heavy bulls to processors sold from 320c to 360c being some 13c/kg dearer on increased demand.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE SHEEP & LAMB SALE
Tuesday 15th June 2021
Comparison Date 08/06/21
Yarding 7,476 - Change -627
Lamb 5,830- Change 97
Sheep 1,646 - Change -724

Numbers decreased by 627 with 7,500 head penned. In a reduced quality yarding, store lambs dominated proceedings and met strong grazier and feedlot competition, particularly for the under 20kg weight range which sold $12 to $15/head dearer. Prime trade lambs weighing 20kg plus gained $5, while ram lambs and hoggets were $15/head dearer on a better selection. Heavy mutton gained $10 with old rams up $30/head.

In the lamb market, graziers paid from $68 to $134 for 12 to 16kg lambs, up $15/head on last sale. The 16 to 20kg range sold from $130 to $163, up $12/head with both weight grades averaging near 800c/kg cwt. Lambs weighing 20 to 22kg sold to trade and feedlot buyers from $154 to $181/head, to average near 785c/kg cwt. The heavy prime lambs weighing 23kg plus, were of outstanding quality and sold from $180 to $230, gaining $5/head and averaging 810c/kg cwt.

The ram lamb supply improved with the better heavier types selling from $130 to $196, up $15/head to average 725c/kg cwt. The best of the heavy hoggets also gained $15 and sold from $130 to $226/head to average 640c/kg cwt.

The ewe mutton yarding included a mix of weights and grades, with rates generally firm on the under 30kg range. Medium weight 20 to 24kg boners sold from $100 to $147/head. The prime trade weight ewes weighing 25 to 30kg sold from $155 to $208/head, to average 650c/kg cwt. The better quality heavy weights sold $10 dearer from $200 to $230/head, averaging 630c/kg cwt. Prime heavy wethers sold firm from $163 to $210 to average 580c/kg cwt, while old rams achieved the most significant rise, gaining $30 to sell from $140 to $180/head.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Monday 14th June 2021
Comparison Date 08/06/2021
Yarding 627
Change -239

Muchea cattle market penned 627 head, down by 266 on last week in an overall reduced average quality yarding. Values softened on local yearling steers by 15c to 20c/kg. Local grown heifers over 500kg, gained 20c/kg. Heavy prime cows eased 20c with other major movers being light weight bulls to live export up 20c and heavy prime bulls to processors up 70c/kg. The local yearling heifers to the trade were mainly supplementary grain fed and were of very good quality, gaining 10c/kg.

In the weaner portion of the yarding, the local weaner steers to feeders sold firm from 370c to 594c/kg. The corresponding pastoral weaner steers sold firm from 300c to 504c/kg. Local weaner heifers sold from 370c to 498c, up 10c while the pastoral weaner heifers were also up 10c, making from 220c to 498c/kg. Yearling steers, local to the trade sold at 442c to 458c, down 20c/kg. Pastoral yearling steers sold from 202c to 388c down 15c/kg, again quality driving the prices down. Local yearling heifers to the trade were mainly grain supplementary fed and sold from 396c to 496c to be 10c/kg dearer. The pastoral yearling heifers were of inferior quality and fell 50c, selling from 250c to 328c/kg.

Grown steers over 500kg were local types and sold to 398c/kg to remain firm. Outstanding quality grown heifers were local and sold from 392c to 398c, gaining 20c/kg .

In the cow market, medium weight score 2 cows sold firm from 246c to 280c/kg. Prime heavy cows to processors sold from 270c to 346c, easing by 20c/kg with a decrease in demand. Bulls, including pastorals, light to live export and feeders, sold from 396c to 512c, up 20c/kg. Medium weights sold firm from 318c to 350c/kg. Prime heavy weights to processors sold from 328c to 404c, up 70c/kg on increased demand.

SOURCE NLRS
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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Tuesday 8th June 2021
Comparison Date 31/05/2021
Yarding 893
Change 27

Numbers were up for a total yarding of 893 mainly good quality cattle at Muchea for our sale following WA day long weekend. Pastoral types dominated the yarding with most presented in prime condition and selling at prime rates.

Light weight local bred yearling steers topped the market at 586c while weaner heifers topped at 484c/kg. Weaner steers weighing under 280kg sold for 518c for pastoral types, and up to 580c for local bred lines. Weaner heifers made from 364c to 484c, while pastoral classes sold from 320c to 440c/kg. Local bred yearling steers sold from 438c to 586c depending on quality, and heifers sold from 376c to 480c/kg. Pastoral yearling steers sold from 312c to 400c for light weights, while pastoral heifers made from 280c to 450c depending on quality.

Grown steers weighing 400-500kg sold for 350c to 400c, while over 500kg returned 300c to 380c/kg. Grown heifers weighing under 540kg made 294c to 370c and heavy weight heifers sold for 352c/kg. Good runs of pastoral cows dominated this category with light weight cows selling from 280c to 300c/kg. The heavy weight prime cows sold from 260c to 376c/kg in an easier market. Heavy weight bulls sold from 270c to 336c/kg to processors. Medium weight bulls made from 272c to 344c to processors & export. Light weight bulls experience strong demand to gained 14c, and sold from 310c to 472c/kg depending on quality.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE SHEEP & LAMB SALE
Tuesday 8th June 2021
Comparison Date 01/06/21
Yarding 8,103 - Change 1,115
Lamb 5,733- Change 1,045
Sheep 2,370 - Change 70

Numbers increased by 1,115 with 8,103 head penned. The quality eased slightly however rates remained relatively firm throughout. Heavy wethers were the exception, gaining $30 on short supply.

In the lamb market, values were firm throughout. The light weight 0 to 12kg lambs sold to graziers from $30 to $80 with the 12 to 16kg
range lambs to graziers making from $70 to $125/head. The 16 to 20kg range sold from $122 to $153/head to average 750c/kg cwt. The 21 to 22kg range lambs sold to the trade and feedlots from $145 to $177/head, to average 770c/kg cwt.

The 23kg plus prime lambs were of outstanding quality and sold from $172 to $220/head, averaging near 810c/kg cwt and were the pick of the lambs. The ram lamb supply was similar, with the better heavier types making from $145 to $165/head. The best of the heavy hoggets sold from $140 to $212/head, averaging firm at near 600c/kg cwt.

The ewe mutton yarding included a mix of weights and grades, with rates again generally firm. The medium weight boners weighing 20 to 24kg, sold from $100 to $150/head. The prime trade ewes weighing 25 to 30kg sold from $150 to $204/head to average 650c/kg cwt. The better quality heavy 30kg plus ewes sold from $185 to $220/head, averaging 620c/kg cwt. Prime heavy wethers sold from $192 to $237, up $30/head on a short supply firm. Old rams remained firm and sold from $104 to $150/head for heavy weights over 30kg.

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MUCHEA LIVESTOCK CENTRE CATTLE SALE
Monday 31st May 2021
Comparison Date 24/05/2021
Yarding 866
Change 61

Muchea cattle market penned 865 head an increase from last week in an average quality yarding. Values softened on both local and pastoral yearling steers by 40c and the local yearling heifers were easier by 20c/kg with quality the influencing factor. On a positive note, local weaner steers gained 15c and heavy prime cows and bulls were up by some 13c/kg due to stronger demand.

In the weaner portion of the yarding, the local weaner steers to feeders sold from 358c to 548c improving some 15c/kg. The corresponding pastoral weaner steers sold from 270c to 410c/kg selling to a firm market. Local weaner heifers sold from 380c to 480c/kg again reflecting a firm market. The pastoral weaner heifers sold from 232c to 412c/kg.

Yearling steers to the trade sold from 330c to 380c a reduction of some 40c/kg on the previous market. Pastoral yearling steers sold from 280c to 350c again back 40c/kg with quality being the influencing factor. Local yearling heifers to the trade were mainly supplementary fed with grain and sold from 366c to 400c to ease by 20c/kg. Good quality pastoral yearling heifers remained firm selling from 280c to 390c/kg.

Grown pastoral steers over 500kg sold from 320c to 332c while the grown local heifers were selling to 322c/kg both categories were firm on the previous sale. A firm cow market witnessed medium weight 2 score cows selling from 200c to 290c/kg. The prime heavy cows to processors sold from 300c to 338c up 13c/kg on increased demand.

Bulls suitable for live export and to feed, including pastoral types, sold from 336c to 420c/kg. Prime heavy bulls to processors sold from 320c to 360c being some 13c/kg dearer on increased demand.

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