Casino cattle report: Demand for vealers rises
CATTLE numbers rose 108 to 756 for Casino's weekly sale.
Competition was stronger with most vealers selling 20-30ckg dearer.
Light weights sold from 297-306ckg, medium weights from 289-317ckg and yearlings topped at 305ckg.
Restocker cattle sold 30-40ckg dearer, with steers from 264-356ckg.
Grown steers topped at 315.2ckg and heifers to 285ckg.
Medium weight cows sold to 10ckg dearer, averaging 238ckg, while demand for heavy cows eased, with the top price paid being 267ckg.