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Export cattle market is lagging behind in parts of the state | The Land



The young cattle market continues to fire however, the export market is lagging behind in some parts of the state.


Christie and Hood agent Paul Alchin, Dubbo, said the heavy cow market at Dubbo had held firm during the past three weeks, with the best cows making 300 cents a kilograms to 310c/kg.

“That is an improvement on earlier in the year when it opened up a bit flat,” Mr Alchin said.

Mr Alchin said there were very few cows coming through the saleyards, but those offered were well-finished, heavier weight articles.

“Anything that’s worthy of going around again another year is being held back.”

Meanwhile, the grown steer and heifer market was 8c/kg cheaper at Dubbo last week: steers selling for a top of 378c/kg and…

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