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Yarding 3507 Change -579
Cattle were mostly drawn from the local supply area with some Western Queensland cattle yarded.
A good buying panel was in attendance with both exporter and trade buyers present and operating.
The overall quality of the yarding was good. Demand was strong across the board which saw prices improve overall.
Particularly for yearling steers, bulls to feed and cows. Medium weight steers to feed improved by 10c/kg. Heavy weight cows improved by 11c to 14c/kg. Light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers made to 534.2c to average 472c/kg. A large sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers also reached a top of 534.2c to average 441c/kg.
Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to feed or background sold to 452.2c to average 420c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 420.2c to average 403c/kg. A good sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 438.2c to average 401c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to feed or background sold to 394.2c to average 375c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made to 404.2c to average 389c/kg. There were limited numbers of grown steers yarded. The best of the grown heifers reached a top of 341.2c to average 332c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows sold to a top of 296.2c to average 282c, while heavy weight 3 score cows made to a top of 311.2c to average 308c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 294.2c to average 284c while the heavy weight 4 score cows sold to a top of 313.2c to average 305c/kg.
The best of the light weight weight bulls made to 368.2c to average 341c/kg.
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A good buying panel of exporters, feedlotters, restockers and backgrounders. Young heavy bullocks to 370c. Heavy Cows to 305.5c. Heavy Feeder Steers to 418c. Heavy Bulls to 339c. Feed Bulls to 394c. Very few trade yearlings in the market.
Heifers up to 400kg – Lowest 263.2c/kg, highest 341.2c/kg, Av 305.6c/kg
Heifers over 400kg – Lowest 305.0c/kg, highest 341.2c/kg, Av 291.2c/kg
Cows up to 400kg – Lowest 210.0c/kg, highest 278.2c/kg, Av 256.2c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg – Lowest 210.0c/kg, highest 311.2c/kg, Av 282.2c/kg
Cows over 500kg – Lowest 273.2c/kg, highest 313.2c/kg, Av 284.2c/kg
Steers & bullocks – Lowest 300.2c/kg, highest 310.2c/kg, Av 328.2c/kg
Steers & bullocks – Lowest 291.2c/kg, highest 370.2c/kg, Av 342.2c/kg
Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest 408.2c/kg, highest 538.2c/kg, Av 472.1c/kg
Steers 280kg to 400kg – Lowest 358.2c/kg, highest 533.2c/kg, Av 441.2c/kg
Feeder steers over 400kg – Lowest 320.2c/kg, highest 424.2c/kg, Av 400.1c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 320kg – Lowest 340.1c/kg, highest 438.2c/kg, Av 401.2c/kg
Heifers 320kg to 370kg – Lowest 250.2c/kg, highest 404.2c/kg, Av 342.2c/kg
Feeder heifers over 370kg – Lowest 320.2c/kg, highest 370.2c/kg, Av 338.2c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls – Lowest 280.2c/kg, highest 370.4c/kg, Av 389.2c/kg
Kill Bulls – Lowest 250.2c/kg, highest 333.2c/kg, Av 310.2c/kg
Speckle Park Yearling Steers sold by B & T Forde of Mt Tyson to restockers 438.2c/kg, 184kg, $806.
Speckle Park Yearling Heifers sold by B & T Forde of Mt Tyson to restockers 438.2c/kg, 182kg, $801.
Angus & Angus Yearling Steers sold by JT & KL Brennan of Leyburn to feedlotters 408.2c/kg, 306kg, $1252.
Charolais X Yearling Steers sold by KN & MJ Davies of Miles to restockers 432.2c/kg, 214kg, $926.
Charolais X Yearling Heifers sold by KN & MJ Davies of Miles to restockers 418.2c/kg, 185kg, $773.
Santa X Yearling Steers sold by Amip Tucker of Kumbia to feedlotters 418.2c/kg, 283kg, $1186.
Santa X Yearling Heifers sold by Amip Tucker of Kumbia to feedlotters 396.2c/kg, 276kg, $1096.
Angus & Angus Yearling Steers sold by K Fraser of Kaimkillenbun to feedlotters 418.2c/kg, 380kg, $1592.
Angus & Angus Cows sold by MG & TJ Wales of Meandarra to processors 298.2c/kg, 777kg, $2318.
Angus & Angus Cows sold by D Gibson of Dalby to processors 308.2c/kg, 548kg, $1689.
Santa Cows sold by Greenup P/L of Kumbia to processors 298.2c/kg, 556kg, $1659.
Charolais X Cows sold by GT & CE Patteson of Kingaroy to restockers 269.2c/kg, 496kg, $1337.
Brahman X Cows sold by BH & BE Cavanagh of Kumbia to processors 269.2c/kg, 433kg, $1166.
Droughtmaster Bulls sold by McCormack Family Trust of Condamine to processors 326.2c/kg, 985kg, $3213.
Angus X Bulls sold JB Compagnoni of Mitchell to processors 356.2c/kg, 375kg, $1335.
Sources: NLRS, Grant Daniel Long Ray White Eastern Rural