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The cattle presented were good quality with several bigger lines of weaned calves. An equal number of heifers and steers, around 2,700 head, were presented along with 1,100 cows and 70 bulls.
All buyers were in attendance with additional visiting buyers strengthening the market for feeder steers and 2 score cows to feed.
Restockers paid 308c for weaned calves weighing around 200kg and below across the four pens.
The largest section of yearling steers to restockers made to 292c while steers to feed made to 276c to average 267c/kg.
A substantial number were over 400kg to feed and reached similar money.
A run of lighter yearling heifers made to 276c to average 272c and yearling heifers to feed made to 258c to average 253c/kg.
Manufacturing steers to the processors made to 261c/kg.
Two score cows made to 195c to average 148c/kg. Young heavy cows topped at 217c to average 203c/kg in the largest run.
Some younger bulls to live export made 210c with the top price for heavy bulls being 240c/kg.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 308c/kg and averaged 281c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 292c/kg and averaged 252c/kg.
Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 292c/kg and averaged 254c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 288c/kg and averaged 258c/kg.
Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 277c/kg and averaging 269c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $1,040/unit.
Doonba Grazing Company, Doonba, Glenmorgan sold Angus cross steers to 308c/kg, reaching a top of $666 to average $623. The Angus cross heifers sold to 276c/kg, reaching a top of $584 to average $541.
AJ & SJ Smith, Openbah, St George sold Simmental cross steers to 292c/kg, reaching a top of $1,025 to average $874. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 252c/kg, reaching a top of $765 to average $696.
Nixon Pastoral Co, Wyoming, Roma sold Santa/Charolais cross steers to 276c/kg, reaching a top of $1,192 to average $1,144.
RJ Green, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 276c/kg, reaching a top of $1,123 to average $929. The Santa cross heifers sold to 250c/kg, reaching a top of $1,074 to average $798.
MR & HM Beitz, Mossview Lodge, Roma sold Santa steers to 274c/kg, reaching a top of $1,222 to average $1,222.
CA Warrian, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 272c/kg, reaching a top of $1,184 to average $1,084.
SD & MJ Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers to 272c/kg, reaching a top of $928 to average $838. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 239c/kg, reaching a top of $701 to average $643.
PJ & VA Holland, Gordons Place, Wallumbilla sold Simbrah steers to 270c/kg, reaching a top of $1,135 to average $1,113.
PF Mullins, Lagaven, Julia Creek sold Santa cross steers to 270c/kg, reaching a top of $854 to average $757. The Santa cross heifers sold to 250c/kg, reaching a top of $875 to average $637.
Larry Bidgood, Wurama, Condamine sold Angus cross steers to 259c/kg, reaching a top of $853 to average $810.
AF & MF Douglas, Springfield, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster steers to 254c/kg, reaching a top of $766 to average $766.
Layershire P/L sold Angus cross steers to 248c/kg, reaching a top of $826 to average $649. The Angus cross heifers sold to 240c/kg, reaching a top of $738 to average $546.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 276c/kg and averaged 240c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 252c/kg and averaged 225c/kg.
Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 251c/kg, averaging 219c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 255c/kg, averaging 232c/kg.
Yackatoon Grazing Co, Langrantha, Wandoan sold Droughtmaster heifers to 255c/kg, reaching a top of $1,132 to average $908.
James A Cox, Kerry, Mitchell sold Simmental cross heifers to 252c/kg, reaching a top of $548 to average $474.
JA Henricks, Kilmarnock, Injune sold Angus cross heifers to 251c/kg, reaching a top of $1,160 to average $1,018.
Gwenbrook Farms, Gwenbrook, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 246c/kg, reaching a top of $590 to average $562.
GS & CJ White, Marionvale, Surat sold Charolais cross heifers to 228c/kg, reaching a top of $754 to average $701.
PJ & CR Britton, Fairview Station, Winton sold Brahman heifers to 222c/kg, reaching a top of $919 to average $730.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 170c/kg and averaged 132c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 204c/kg and averaged 163c/kg.
Cows over 500kg topped at 217c/kg, averaging 189c/kg.
Sources: NLRS, Roma Saleyards
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