Yarding 2848 Change 590
The usual panel of feed and trade buyers were in attendance, however one major export processor was absent from the buying panel.
A large number of local and interstate restockers were very active in the market.
Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock continued to improve in price. Medium and heavy weight yearling steers to feed experienced only quality related price changes.
Light weight yearling heifers to restockers or background sold to very solid demand and yearling heifers to feed followed a similar trend.
Most classes of cows experienced very little change in price compared to the previous sale.
Yearling steers under 200kg made to a top of 678c to average 616c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg made to 632c with a large number averaging 582c/kg. Yearling steers under 330kg to feed averaged 512c, however the restocker lines averaged 533c and made to a top of 566c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg to feed averaged 460c and made to 500c, with a handful returning to the paddock making to 524c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to the occasional 508c, averaging 447c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers returning to the paddock made to 594c to average 523c/kg. Yearling heifers under 330kg to feed averaged 484c and made to 520c, with some restocker lines making to 590c to average 540c/kg. Yearling heifers to feed for the domestic market made to 460c to average 440c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to a top of 450c to average 419c/kg.
A small selection of heavy weight grown steers to export processors made to 371c to average 367c/kg.
Medium weight plain condition cows returning to the paddock averaged 294c and made to 301c/kg. Medium weight score 2 cows to export processors averaged 275c, and scores 3 cows averaged 289c/kg. Heavy weight cows made to a top of 307c, with a good sample averaging 299c/kg.
Heavy weight bulls made to 349c/kg.
Market Reporter: Trevor Hess
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A strong attendance of buyers and some more winter rainfall saw all categories sell to a firm to dear market.
Heifers up to 400kg – Lowest 340c/kg, highest 400c/kg, Av 380.2c/kg
Heifers over 400kg – Lowest 290c/kg, highest 400c/kg, Av 372.9c/kg
Cows up to 400kg – Lowest 260c/kg, highest 276c/kg, Av 274.8c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg – Lowest 266c/kg, highest 301c/kg, Av 293.9c/kg
Cows over 500kg – Lowest 291c/kg, highest 307c/kg, Av 298.7c/kg
Steers & bullocks up to 500kg – Lowest 370c/kg, highest 380c/kg, Av 378.8c/kg
Steers & bullocks over 500kg – Lowest 330c/kg, highest 384c/kg, Av 366.6c/kg
Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers up to 200kg – Lowest 520c/kg, highest 678c/kg, Av 616.5c/kg
Steers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest 468c/kg, highest 632c/kg, Av 581.8c/kg
Steers 280kg to 330kg – Lowest 458c/kg, highest 566.2c/kg, Av 533.2c/kg
Steers 330kg to 400kg – Lowest 425c/kg, highest 524c/kg, Av 465c/kg
Feeder steers over 400kg – Lowest 404c/kg, highest 508.2c/kg, Av 447.2c/kg
Heifers up to 200kg – Lowest 520c/kg, highest 582c/kg, Av 551.1c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest 448c/kg, highest 594.2c/kg, Av 523.1c/kg
Heifers 280kg to 330kg – Lowest 422c/kg, highest 590.2c/kg, Av 540.1c/kg
Heifers 330kg to 400kg – Lowest 380c/kg, highest 460c/kg, Av 439.5c/kg
Feeder heifers over 400kg – Lowest 380c/kg, highest 450c/kg, Av 419.1c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls – Lowest 354c/kg, highest 440c/kg, Av 402.5c/kg
Slaughter Bulls – Lowest 290c/kg, highest 349c/kg, Av 316.8c/kg
Angus Bulls sold by Talwood Station Pty Ltd of Talwood to processors 295.2c/kg, 950kg, $2,804.
Charolais X Cows sold by Creagh Cattle Co of Meandarra to processors 302.2c/kg, 630kg, $1,903.
Santa X Heifers sold by SK & AK Cullen of Kingaroy to processors 340.2c/kg, 551kg, $1,875.
Santa X Heifers sold by JC & GM Worsfold of Wandoan to feedlotters 458.2/kg, 395kg, $1,809.
Droughtmaster X Steers sold by DS & JM McClymont of Goondiwindi to processors 371.2c/kg, 546kg, $2,030.
Angus Steers sold by P Patzwald of Crows Nest to feedlotters 460.2c/kg, 410kg, $1,886.
Angus Ylg Steers sold by Creagh Cattle Co of Meandarra to restockers 678.2c/kg, 186kg, $1,261.
Simmental Ylg Heifers sold by Perkins & Crouch of Chinchilla to feedlotters 582.2c/kg, 220kg, $1,280.
Sources: NLRS, Grant Daniel Long, Eastern Rural