Yarding 9021 Change 5903
Several consignments of young cattle were yarded from drought affected properties in NSW topping up the numbers for Roma Store Sale to 9,021 head, almost 6,000 up on week. All buyers, including several local restockers, were bidding in an easier market with extremes of quality. Supply and demand rewarded the robust superior lines obviously off good feed and those looking for a margin to capture on the lighter condition young cattle had plenty to select from.
Mixed sex calves topped at 386c to average 283c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg topped at 354c to average 332c/kg. Steers weighing 280-330kg topped at 328c to average 303c/kg. Quality steers over 400kg topped at 298c to average 288c/kg. Yearling heifers made 310c to average 275c/kg.
Grown heifers made to 246c to average 233c/kg. Light weight cows back to the paddock made 160c/kg. Cows to slaughter topped at 221c to average 208c/kg in the larger runs. A small number of bulls, some to live export, topped at 280c while bulls to the restockers made 288c to average 282c/kg.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 386c/kg and averaged 326c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 348c/kg and averaged 313c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 330c/kg and averaged 301c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 311c/kg and averaged 281c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 311c/kg and averaging 284c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $1,460/unit.
BG & JM O’Dell, Toarbee, Jericho sold Charolais cross steers for 386c/kg at 181kg returning $702/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 310c/kg at 171kg returning $531/head.
MS Rush Pty Ltd, Holdbon, Warren sold Charbray cross steers for 354c/kg at 127kg returning $451/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 310c/kg at 179kg returning $557/head.
AS & BA Currans, Morella, Nymagee sold Santa cross steers for 348c/kg at 251kg returning $876/head.
Haddon Rig Pty Ltd, Haddon Rig, Warren sold Angus steers for 344c/kg at 214kg returning $738/head. The Angus heifers sold for 288c/kg at 212kg returning $613/head.
Athelstane Pastoral Co, Althelstane Station, Winton sold Charbray steers for 326c/kg at 283kg returning $924/head. The Brahman heifers sold for 264c/kg at 242kg returning $639/head.
Dart Pastoral, Springbok, Injune sold Charolais cross steers for 326c/kg at 270kg returning $883/head.
JE & JL Creevey, Lucknow, Augathella sold Brahman steers for 320c/kg at 271kg returning $867/head. The Charolais heifers sold for 276c/kg at 272kg returning $753/head.
SJ Todd Constructions P/L, Brigalow Downs, Bollon sold Santa cross steers for 314c/kg at 318kg returning $999/head.
Whitton Cattle Co, Myrtleville, Injune sold Charolais cross steers for 311c/kg at 402kg returning $1,252/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 268c/kg at 353kg returning $947/head.
Mayne Pastoral, Coolamon, Dulacca sold Santa cross steers for 310c/kg at 313kg returning $970/head.
Luke B Copeland, Glencoe, Mitchell sold Brangus steers for 302c/kg at 330kg returning $999/head.
RH & RJ West, Roleen, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross steers for 291c/kg at 456kg returning $1,330/head.
Nugent Pastoral Co, Tambo Station, Tambo sold Santa steers for 290c/kg at 480kg returning $1,394/head.
Lyndale Grazing P/L, Lyndale, Roma sold Simmental cross steers for 288c/kg at 473kg returning $1,364/head.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 310c/kg and averaged 260c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 286c/kg and averaged 256c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 276c/kg, averaging 245c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 270c/kg, averaging 248c/kg.
Albury Pastoral Co sold Charolais cross heifers for 276c/kg at 259kg returning $715/head.
Torres Park Grazing, Cherry Hills, Injune sold Santa heifers for 240c/kg at 344kg returning $827/head.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 215c/kg and averaged 174c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 233c/kg and averaged 198c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 230c/kg, averaging 213c/kg.
M Manning, Rosemount Station, Barcaldine sold Charolais cows for 221c/kg at 560kg returning $1,238/head.
Bulls under 400kg topped at 335c/kg and averaged 268c/kg, while bulls in the 400 – 600kg range topped at 268c/kg and averaged 241c/kg. Bulls over 600kg topped at
254c/kg, averaging 237c/kg.