Livestock Sales



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.

Maitland Liveweight Report 26th March 2018

There was a yarding total of 300  liveweight cattle . Firm to 3c cheaper for export and Vealers were 10-15c dearer. Not many cattle after the rain. Best vealers 300-349 c/kg; light & medium vealers 270-375 c/kg; yearlings steers 265-318 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 225-312c/kg; restocker steers 290-350 c/kg; restocker heifers 255-295 c/kg; Export steers/bullocks 240-255 c/kg cows 170-195 c/kg, bulls 200-225 c/kg.

Maitland Liveweight Report 19th March 2018

There was a yarding total of 350  liveweight cattle . Firm for export and trade cattle.Quality and condition was mixed.

Best vealers 300-343 c/kg; light & medium vealers 270-338 c/kg; yearlings steers 260-320 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 225-310 c/kg; restocker steers 290-340 c/kg; restocker heifers 240-280 c/kg; Export Heifers 220-240 c/kg; Export steers/bullocks 245-300 c/kg cows 120-210 c/kg, bulls 210-255 c/kg.

Maitland Liveweight Report 12th March 2018

There was a yarding total of 350  liveweight cattle . Firm to 5c dearer for export cattle.2c to 8c dear for trade cattle. Quality was mixed.

Best vealers 300-348 c/kg; light & medium vealers 290-430 c/kg; yearlings steers 270-320 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 250-320 c/kg; restocker steers 300-350 c/kg; restocker heifers 270-330 c/kg; Export steers/bullocks 230-240 c/kg cows 150-235 c/kg, bulls 215-250 c/kg.

Maitland Liveweight Report 5th March 2018

There was a yarding total of 250  liveweight cattle + 35 calves. Firm to 4c dearer for export cattle. 5c to 20 c dear for trade cattle. Smaller yarding due to the sale on Saturday and the rain on Sunday.

Best vealers 300-341 c/kg; light & medium vealers 290-332 c/kg; yearlings steers 270-315 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 250-310 c/kg; restocker steers 300-332 c/kg; restocker heifers 270-310 c/kg; Export steers/bullocks 220-240 c/kg cows 187-209 c/kg, bulls 180-220 c/kg.

Maitland Liveweight Report 26th February 2018

There was a yarding total of 500 liveweight cattle. Firm to 3c dearer for Export Cattle. 5c to 20 c dear for Trade Cattle. Numbers back after rain quality and condition down.

Best vealers 280-320 c/kg; light & medium vealers 270-330 c/kg; yearlings steers 260-304 c/kg;  yearlings heifers 240-300 c/kg; restocker  steers 280-387 c/kg; restocker heifers 250-290 c/kg; Export steers/bullocks 220-240 c/kg cows 170-212 c/kg, bulls 180-240 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.