Yarding 9000 Change 2500
The highlight of the sale was a vendor bred line of close to 1500 head of annual weaner cattle from the Murray family’s Kindee Pastoral Company.
The overall quality of the yarding was generally good and this attracted a larger number of buyers into the saleyards.
Buyers appreciated the large numbers of good quality runs and prices generally improved across a number of categories.
A fair sample of cows were also penned an average prices increased especially the plain condition lines.
The largest number of steer calves returned to the paddock at an average of 283c with some to 308.2c/kg. A large selection of light weight yearling steers sold to restockers an average of 275c with sales to 297.2c/kg. Yearling steers in the 280-330kg range were in demand and averaged 281c with sales to 310.2c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed or restockers sold around 276c to 281c with some to 300c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed averaged in the early to mid 270c range with sales to 281.2c/kg.
The largest numbers of light weight yearling heifers sold to restockers or backgrounders at an average of 251c and made to 272.2c/kg. Yearling heifers in the 280-330kg range reached a top of 276.2c with the largest numbers at 253c/kg. The better end of the medium weight yearling heifers to feed made to 268.2c to average 249c/kg. Heavy weights to the trade reached 249.2c to average 242c/kg.
A handful of bullocks made to 267.2c to average 265c/kg. Medium weight plain condition cows sold to restockers at an average of 174c and made to 179.2c/kg. Medium weight 3 scores to processors averaged 186c and made to 188.2c/kg.
Good heavy cows made to 216.2c with most around 212c/kg. Heavy bulls made to 249.2c/kg.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 308c/kg and averaged 273c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 297c/kg and averaged 274c/kg.
Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 310c/kg and averaged 275c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 300c/kg and averaged 279c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 281c/kg and averaging 268c/kg. Cows and calves hit $1,020/unit.
Kindee Pastoral Co, Muya, Mitchell sold Charolais cross steers to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $1,078 to average $917. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 276c/kg, reaching a top of $1,162 to average $767.
Gall & Co Pty Ltd, Glebe, Taroom sold Angus cross steers to 308c/kg, reaching a top of $1,126 to average $695. The Cross breed heifers sold to 258c/kg, reaching a top of $786 to average $566.
Golden Pastoral Holdings, Nullin, Yuleba sold Santa cross steers to 297c/kg, reaching a top of $785 to average $724. The Santa cross heifers sold to 258c/kg, reaching a top of $743 to average $668.
Killarney Park Grazing Pty Ltd, Killarney, Tambo sold Santa steers to 291c/kg, reaching a top of $838 to average $752.
Derbyshire Downs Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, Derbyshire Downs, Augathella sold Santa cross steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $1,002 to average $934. The Santa cross heifers sold to 259c/kg, reaching a top of $969 to average $697.
CN & SH Nason, Banoona, Roma sold Composite steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $870 to average $776.
G & L Smith, Iona, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross steers to 289c/kg, reaching a top of $1,149 to average $1,019.
S & R White Family Trust, Balboa, Roma sold Angus steers to 286c/kg, reaching a top of $1,257 to average $925.
RBE & EN Cloherty, Reben Downs, Injune sold Santa steers to 286c/kg, reaching a top of $1,128 to average $1,128.
R Loughnan, Alicker, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 286c/kg, reaching a top of $1,013 to average $847.
JM & SA Allen, Pok-A-Long, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 285c/kg, reaching a top of $908 to average $908. The Santa cross heifers sold to 253c/kg, reaching a top of $719 to average $698.
Nixon Pastoral Co, Wyoming, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 282c/kg, reaching a top of $1,050 to average $1,004.
W & K Brown sold Angus steers to 282c/kg, reaching a top of $991 to average $874.
Sheppard Pastoral, Amby Downs, Amby sold Angus steers to 280c/kg, reaching a top of $978 to average $894.
Seawright Investments, Comet Downs, Injune sold Santa steers to 280c/kg, reaching a top of $973 to average $851.
Glenrowan Grazing, Glenrowan, Morven sold Braford steers to 277c/kg, reaching a top of $748 to average $683.
Reynella Grazing Co, Reynella, Charleville sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 276c/kg, reaching a top of $1,357 to average $1,239.
R & L Mohr, Erndale, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 275c/kg, reaching a top of $1,124 to average $1,124.
S & L Reiser, Tocal, Mitchell sold Charbray steers to 275c/kg, reaching a top of $1,022 to average $979.
Bangor Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Bangor, Mungallala sold Charbray steers to 274c/kg, reaching a top of $975 to average $893.
JA & CJ Kyle, McKinlay Common, McKinlay sold Brahman cross steers to 270c/kg, reaching a top of $1,218 to average $1,073.
N Simmons, Langley, Dulacca sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 270c/kg, reaching a top of $674 to average $633. The Droughtmaster cross heifers sold to 233c/kg, reaching a top of $557 to average $517.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 258c/kg and averaged 219c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 272c/kg and averaged 241c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 276c/kg, averaging 243c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 268c/kg, averaging 240c/kg.
W & K Brown Trust, Ardentrive, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 272c/kg, reaching a top of $806 to average $740.
LT & ML Price, Mt Hope, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 252c/kg, reaching a top of $913 to average $741.
Brown & Sons, Beenfield, McKinlay sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 240c/kg, reaching a top of $791 to average $668.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 227c/kg and averaged 143c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 227c/kg and averaged 182c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 219c/kg, averaging 206c/kg.
Sources: NLRS, Roma Saleyards