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Young steer and heifer categories trend higher in 19,500 head online offering

From Forbes NSW, this line of 50 Shorthorn weaned steers 9-10 months averaging 290kg returned 771.6c/kg or $2240/head.

AN increased offering of light steers was matched by strong buyer interest out of southern Queensland this week, as overall AuctionsPlus commercial cattle numbers jumped eight percent to 19,543 head.

Given the recent rain through Queensland it was no surprise that competition kicked into high gear this week for the lighter lines, with nine-out-of-ten young steer and heifer categories averaging higher.

Given the very wet May through many parts of Queensland, a surge in…

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