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Overall quality was reported to be generally good across a number of classes.
All the regular export buyers was present and operating in a dearer market.
The usual line up of feeder operators were in attendance, and the larger panel of restocker buyers included some additional support from interstate.
Young light weight cattle sold to a much dearer market to average 18c to 30c/kg better.
Cows were noticeably dearer with the top end quality lines close to 20c/kg dearer.
A fairly large sample of mixed sex calves returned to the paddock at an average of 419c, with steer calves reaching 464.2c/kg.
Light weight yearling steers sold restockers to a top of 462c with a large number averaging 426c/kg.
Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged from 361c to 392c, with occasional sales to 428c/kg.
Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 378c to average 349c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers or background made to 412c to average 360c/kg.
Yearling heifers to feed for the domestic market averaged in the mid 330c/kg range and made to 370c/kg.
Heavy weight yearling heifers to the local trade market made to 347c to average 334c/kg.
A handful of bullocks to export processors made to 372c to average 320c/kg.
Light weight cows averaged 231c, and medium weights averaged 260c and made to 292c/kg.
A large sample of heavy cows averaged 284c, with occasional sales to 298.2c/kg.
Heavy bulls made to 330c/kg.
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Grant Daniel Long report
Very strong sale today. Good quality line of cows making top price of 298.2c. Feeder cattle on the rise with the weaner market very strong. Southern and local buyers all trying to restock. All export buyers in attendance.
Heifers up to 400kg – Lowest 270.0c/kg, highest 370.0c/kg, Av 334.0c/kg
Heifers over 400kg – Lowest 222.0c/kg, highest 334.0c/kg, Av 278.0c/kg
Cows up to 400kg – Lowest 150.0c/kg, highest 250.0c/kg, Av 231.0c/kg
Cows 400kg to 500kg – Lowest 181.0c/kg, highest 290.0c/kg, Av 260.0c/kg
Cows over 500kg – Lowest 220.0c/kg, highest 298.0c/kg, Av 283.0c/kg
Steers & bullocks – Lowest 310.0c/kg, highest 462.0c/kg, Av 425.0c/kg
Steers & bullocks – Lowest 282.0c/kg, highest 372.0c/kg, Av 318.0c/kg
Store & Feeder Quotes
Steers 200kg to 280kg – Lowest 328.0c/kg, highest 462.0c/kg, Av 425.0c/kg
Steers 280kg to 400kg – Lowest 310.0c/kg, highest 428.0c/kg, Av 361.0c/kg
Feeder steers over 400kg – Lowest 321.0c/kg, highest 378.0c/kg, Av 348.0c/kg
Heifers 200kg to 320kg – Lowest 260.0c/kg, highest 412.0c/kg, Av 359.0c/kg
Heifers 320kg to 370kg – Lowest 270.0c/kg, highest 370.0c/kg, Av 359.0c/kg
Feeder heifers over 370kg – Lowest 222.0c/kg, highest 334.0c/kg, Av 261.0c/kg
Feeder/Boat Bulls – Lowest 200.0c/kg, highest 374.0c/kg, Av 328.0c/kg
Kill Bulls – Lowest 246.0c/kg, highest 330.0c/kg, Av 298.0c/kg
Santa Bulls sold by The Herbert Bruggemann Family Trust of Taroom to processors 310.2c/kg, 943kg, $2925.
Brahman Yearling Bulls sold by DM Rasmussen & MM Hansen of Kingaroy to feedlotters 320.0c/kg, 530kg, $1696.
Charolais Cows sold by RE & CT Huth of Millmerran to processors 298.2c/kg, 560kg, $1672.
Shorthorn Cows sold by Deepwater Farming Company P/L of Meandarra to processors 294.2c/kg, 650kg, $1912.
Shorthorn Heavy Heifers sold by Deepwater Farming Company P/L of Meandarra to processors 301.2c/kg, 569kg, $1713.
Limousin X Heavy Steers sold by Darr Creek Pastoral of Darr Creek to processors 372.2c/kg, 665kg, $2475.
Santa Yearling Feeder Steers sold by GM & JA Bodkin Pty Ltd of St George to feedlotters 376.2c/kg, 399kg, $1501.
Charolais Light Yearling Steers sold by LG Kerkow of Kingaroy to restockers 442.2c/kg, 220kg, $972.
Simmental X Light Yearling Steers sold by GT & CE Patteson of Kingaroy to restockers 462.2c/kg, 207kg, $959.
Simmental X Light Yearling Heifers sold by GT & CE Patteson of Kingaroy to restockers 412.2c/kg, 222kg, $917.
Sources: NLRS, Grant Daniel Long Ray White Eastern Rural