Yarding 5890 Change -2360
Most buyers were in attendance or represented, operating in a widely ranging market with lots showing the effects of the dry season from Western Queensland and NSW through to quality feed assisted stock. There were around 2,000 steers, 3,000 heifers and just over 1,000 cows offered.
Calves made to 308c/kg. A large sample of steers under 200kg topped at 324c, to average 290c/kg. Steers in the 200-280kg range to restockers topped at 338c, to average 279c/kg. Quality yearling steers to feed reached 320c, to average 293c/kg. Yearling heifers less than 280kg topped at 310c, to average 244c/kg. Grown steers reached 246c and grown heifers made to 218c/kg.
2 score cows made 185c, to average 164c, while heavy weight cows to slaughter topped at 208c/kg. PTIC cows to the restockers topped at 218c/kg and cows with calves at foot made $1,725/unit. Restockers picked up young bulls up to 290c, to average 259c/kg and several around 450kg went to live export.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 338c/kg and averaged 287c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 332c/kg and averaged 294c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 306c/kg and averaged 281c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 296c/kg and averaged 260c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 294c/kg and averaging 251c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $1,725/unit.
Stephen Hoffman, Lynwood, Injune sold Charolais cross steers for 338c/kg at 163kg returning $553/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 284c/kg at 176kg returning $500/head.
Templeton Family Trust, Glanworth, Charleville sold Droughtmaster steers for 332c/kg at 222kg returning $739/head. The Droughtmaster heifers sold for 268c/kg at 212kg returning $568/head.
Ryan Bros, Carlow, Blackall sold Santa cross steers for 320c/kg at 264kg returning $847/head.
Wyndalma Grazing Partnership, Wyndella, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers for 318c/kg at 250kg returning $798/head. The Droughtmaster heifers sold for 259c/kg at 246kg returning $639/head.
Glengraco Grazing Co, Glenray, Yuleba sold Hereford steers for 316c/kg at 240kg returning $758/head. The Hereford cross heifers sold for 258c/kg at 265kg returning $686/head.
JA & PA Ey, Lirambenda, Roma sold Angus cross steers for 308c/kg at 271kg returning $835/head.
G & T Sherwin, Kilcowera, Thargomindah sold Droughtmaster steers for 306c/kg at 228kg returning $698/head. The Droughtmaster heifers sold for 240c/kg at 167kg returning $402/head.
AJ & KA Curtis, Scotland Downs, Lundaura sold Charolais cross steers for 302c/kg at 340kg returning $1027/head. The Charbray cross heifers sold for 250c/kg at 310kg returning $775/head.
TW Bowen, Wylpena, Morven sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 296c/kg at 366kg returning $1,086/head.
Kate Pickering, Sunnymead, Roma sold Angus steers for 294c/kg at 460kg returning $1,353/head.
J & CF Rolfe, Marie Downs, Roma sold Charolais steers for 292c/kg at 323kg returning $944/head. The Charolais heifers sold for 258c/kg at 326kg returning $842/head.
IR Andrews, Roma sold Santa cross steers for 289c/kg at 381kg returning $1,101/head.
AS, DW & NWC Wason, Hillthorne, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 294c/kg at 425kg returning $1,251/head.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 300c/kg and averaged 238c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 294c/kg and averaged 248c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 286c/kg, averaging 225c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 250c/kg, averaging 212c/kg.
WA & KE Freeman, Meeleebee, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross heifers for 300c/kg at 175kg returning $525/head.
Deane Grazing Co, Malboona Station, Corfield sold Droughtmaster heifers for 280c/kg at 181kg returning $507/head.
Warren Rural Pty Ltd, Wyangerie, Quambone sold Santa cross heifers for 256c/kg at 303kg returning $778/head.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 175c/kg and averaged 143c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 218c/kg and averaged 167c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 210c/kg, averaging 189c/kg.
Bulls under 400kg topped at 308c/kg and averaged 248c/kg, while bulls in the 400 – 600kg range topped at 234c/kg and averaged 199c/kg. Bulls over 600kg topped at 245c/kg, averaging 214c/kg.
Argylla Mountains Pastoral, Glencoe, Mount Isa sold Brangus cross mickey bulls for 308c/kg at 164kg returning $505/head.
Barbara Plains Grazing, Barbara Plains, Wyandra sold Simbrah mickey bulls for 290c/kg at 350kg returning $1,015/head.
Sources: NLRS, Roma Saleyards