Video market report from Ray White Eastern Rural’s Peter Bird
Yarding 3736 Change -198
There was a small reduction in supply to 3,736 head and light rain fell as the sale progressed.
A fair panel of buyers was present and most were operating across all classes. Prices responded to the rain with a number of categories experiencing some price improvements.
Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 4c/kg dearer. Medium weight yearling steers to feed gained 13c and heavy weights averaged 6c/kg dearer.
The better end of the light weight yearling heifers received a small improvement however the lesser quality lines were cheaper. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed and the local trade market averaged around 20c/kg dearer. Heavy grown steers and bullocks lifted in price by 18c to 20c/kg.
Cows also sold to a dearer trend with average prices improving by 7c to 10c/kg. Some heifer calves returning to the paddock made to 250.2c to average 236c/kg.
Light weight yearling steers sold to restockers at an average of 262c with a few pens to 286.2c while poor quality lines averaged 223c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed made to 298.2c with most around 281c/kg. A large supply of heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed averaged 275c and made to 289.2c and the better lines averaged 284c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers sold around 238c with sales to 251.2c and the lesser quality lines average 191c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 239c and the better condition lines made to 272.2c while some to restockers reached 293.2c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 267c and made to 276.2c/kg. Heavy grown steers to export slaughter made to a top of 298.2c to average 287c and the bullock portion made to 300.2c to average close to 294c/kg.
Medium weight plain condition cows to restockers averaged 160c with a few PTIC classes reaching 198.2c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows to processors averaged 176c and made to 181.2c/kg. Good heavy cows made to 227.2c a large sample averaging 216c/kg.
Heavy bulls to slaughter made to 234.2c and one well-bred heavy bull returned to the paddock at 362.2c/kg.
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Grant Daniel Long report:
The sale was made up of mostly local cattle, with some cattle from the Jundah area included in the line-up. The wet weather saw a jump in the prices from 20 to 25c in places. Top cows reached 227.2c and good young bullocks made up to 300c. Jordan Wenham, GDL Dalby
Heifers up to 400kg – lowest 182.2c/kg, highest 294.2c/kg, Av 264c/kg
Heifers over 400kg – lowest 240c/kg, highest 276.2c/kg, Av 267.4c/kg
Cows up to 400kg – lowest 70c/kg, highest 200.2c/kg, Av 150.3c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg – lowest 138c/kg, highest 208.2c/kg, Av 184.2c/kg
Cows over 500kg – lowest 175.2c/kg, highest 227.2c/kg, Av 216.2c/kg
Steers & Bullocks up to 500kg – lowest 230.2c/kg, highest 262.2c/kg, Av 246.2c/kg
Steers & Bullocks over 500kg – lowest 246.2c/kg, highest 300.2c/kg, Av 294c/kg
Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers 200kg to 280kg – lowest 200.2c/kg, highest 286.2c/kg, Av 262.5c/kg
Steers 280kg to 400kg – lowest 252.2c/kg, highest 298.2c/kg, Av 281c/kg
Feeder steers 400kg+ – lowest 260.2c/kg, highest 298.2c/kg, Av 274.8c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 320kg – lowest 177.2c/kg, highest 251.2c/kg, Av 238.2c/kg
Heifers 320kg to 370kg – lowest 226.2c/kg, highest 293.2c/kg, Av 260c/kg
Simmental X steers sold by DWJ & JC Bradshaw of Wandoan to feedlotters 288.2c, 481kg, $1388
Simmental X steers sold by KW, R & J Pattinson of Kingaroy to re-stockers 290c, 363kg, $1054
Simmental X heifers sold by KW, R & J Pattinson of Kingaroy to re-stockers 272.2c, 331kg, $901
Santa X cows sold by JC & GM Worsfold of Wandoan to processors 218.2c, 622kg, $1357
Angus X steers sold by Yuma Pastoral Co of NSW to feedlotters 276.2c, 491kg, $1356
Santa bulls sold by DC Wilson of Tara to processors 223.2c, 975kg, $2176
Santa cows sold by DC Wilson of Tara to processors 224.2c, 717kg, $1607
Brangus heifers sold by PJ & CC Trebbin of Burrandowan to processors 263.2c, 542kg, $1427
Brangus X steers sold by PJ & CC Trebbin of Burrandowan to processors 298.2c, 586kg, $1750
Source: NLRS, Grant Daniel Long, Ray White Eastern Rural
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