Maitland Liveweight Report 21st May 2018

There was a yarding total of 820 liveweight cattle. Firm for Export Cattle. Firm to for top end cattle, cheaper 20c for Balance for Trade Cattle. It was a fair yarding of cattle. The top Vealers are selling well, while medium Vealers remained firm. Restocker Xbred cattle were cheaper. Best vealers 280-330 c/kg; light & medium vealers 170-240 c/kg; yearlings steers 190-270 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 120-255 c/kg; restocker steers 200-290 c/kg; restocker heifers 160-250 c/kg; Export Steers/Bullocks 230-240 c/kg; cows 80-199 c/kg; bulls 120-202 c/kg.

Maitland Liveweight Report 14th May 2018

There was a yarding total of 450 liveweight cattle. Firm for Export Cattle. Firm to 15c dearer for Trade Cattle. Best vealers dearer. Best vealers 280-342 c/kg; light & medium vealers 200-260 c/kg; yearlings steers 200-270 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 180-255 c/kg; restocker steers 210-285 c/kg; restocker heifers 180-240 c/kg; cows 60-176 c/kg (no good cow); bulls 200 c/kg.

Maitland Liveweight Report 7th May 2018

There was a yarding total of 600 liveweight cattle. 10 c cheaper for Export Cattle. Firm to 15c cheaper for trade Cattle. Fair yardings of cattle with some good lines of restocker cattle sold.  Best vealers 270-310 c/kg; light & medium vealers 200-350 c/kg; yearlings steers 200-270 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 170-265 c/kg; restocker steers 230-302 c/kg; restocker heifers 180-233 c/kg; Export Heifers: 190-215 c/kg; Export Steers/Bullocks: 210-230 c/kg; cows 100-183 c/kgbulls 123-230 c/kg.

Maitland Liveweight Report 30th April 2018

There was a yarding total of 450 liveweight cattle . 10-15 c cheaper for Export Cattle. Best Vealers firm, medium Vealer 10c easier for trade Cattle. Mixed quality, best Vealers sold to very good competition.  Best vealers 300-365 c/kg; light & medium vealers 200-255 c/kg; yearlings steers 200-326 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 160-322c/kg; restocker steers 250-310 c/kg; restocker heifers 170-240c/kg; cows 120-180 c/kg (plain yarding of cows), bulls 185-210 c/kg.

Maitland Liveweight Report 23rd April 2018

There was a yarding total of 350 liveweight cattle . Firm to 5c cheaper  trade cattle   Quality and condition overall was down/. Best vealers 320-360 c/kg; light & medium vealers 200-325 c/kg; yearlings steers 220-325 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 170-280c/kg; restocker steers 230-313 c/kg; restocker heifers 170-230c/kg; Export steers/bullocks 220-245 c/kg cows 150-200 c/kg, bulls 170-210 c/kg.

Maitland Liveweight Report 16th April 2018

There was a yarding total of 400  liveweight cattle . Firm to 10c cheaper for export and trade were firm to 10c dearer. Best vealers 290-331 c/kg; light & medium vealers 210-260 c/kg; yearlings steers 210-300 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 190-300c/kg; restocker steers 240-315 c/kg; restocker heifers 200-250 c/kg; Export steers/bullocks 200-230 c/kg cows 160-200 c/kg, bulls 200-215 c/kg.


This week Maitland Saleyards yarded 1100 cattle for a 100% clearance. Compared to last sale, quality was down, some good heavy cows and calves. Market trend was quiet and good on current market conditions. We had good local support, after the recent rains in the lower hunter as well as the regulars from away putting a reasonable floor throughout the sale.   

STEERS: Weaners: 440 head 4-11mths $350-975 to average $680 (Trend Firm)

STEERS Yearlings: 100 head 12-22mths $650 - $950 to average $850 (Trend Firm)

STEERS Grown: 40 head 2-3yrs  $900-$1240 to average $1020 (Trend +$30)

HEIFERS: Weaners: 270 head 4-16mths $300-$1500 to average $480 (Trend Firm)

PTIC: 30 head  $800- $1050 to average $950

COWS: Cows with calves: 130 head 2yrs-10yrs $700-$1820 to average $1,250 (Trend Firm to +30)

PTIC: 70 head 4yrs-10yrs $650 -$1620 to average $1000 (Trend  -$20)

Joined Cows:15 head 5yrs-10yrs $500 - $1000 (Trend  -$40)

For more of a detailed report, please contact one of the auctioneers.