Yarding 5100 Change -3100
Some extra competition, combined with a small improvement in quality and smaller numbers, resulted in light weight yearling steers to restockers or backgrounders averaging 11c to 26c/kg dearer. Medium and heavy weight yearling steers to feed remained within a few cents either way of the previous sale. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers or backgrounders also experienced a lift in price, increasing 13c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed sold to a generally firm market.
Light weight, poor condition lines dominated the cow section and sold to market 10c to 12c/kg cheaper. However, good heavy cows to export slaughter eased over 20c/kg.
Steer calves returning to the paddock made up to 290.2c, to average 277c, while most heifer calves sold around 200c, with some reaching 224.2c/kg.
Light weight yearling steers to restockers averaged 282c and made up to 300.2c, while poor quality lines averaged 247c/kg. Yearling steers in the 280-330kg weight range averaged 285c and made up to 298.2c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed averaged 286c, making up to 294.2c/kg. Heavy weights over 400kg to feed made up to 296.2c and averaged 287c/kg.
The largest numbers of light weight yearling heifers averaged 232c and made up to 252.2c, with the lesser quality lines averaging 191c/kg. Yearling heifers in the 280-330kg weight range made up to 266.2c, with most making approximately 242c/kg.
A relatively small sample of 3 score bullocks topped at 260.2c, with grown heifers reaching 223.2c and averaging 220c/kg. Light weight poor condition cows averaged 122c and made up to 132c/kg. Medium weight, 2 score cows to processors averaged 178c, with the best of the medium weights averaging 205c/kg. Good heavy cows made up to 213.2c, with most receiving approximately 209c/kg.
Heavy bulls made up to 247.2c, to average 240c/kg. Some very light weight bull calves, showing the effects off the season, sold to restockers at an average of 250c, with some reaching 282.2c/kg.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 300c/kg and averaged 269c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 298c/kg and averaged 276c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 298c/kg and averaged 276c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg
range reached 294c/kg and averaged 282c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 296c/kg and averaging 275c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $600/unit.
S & L Reiser, Tocal, Mitchell sold Charolais steers to 298c/kg, reaching a top of $889 to average $889. The Charolais heifers sold to 238c/kg, reaching a top of $616 to average $616.
DC Diamond Past, Mirri Mirri, Hannaford sold Charolais cross steers to 298c/kg, reaching a top of $826 to average $780. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 249c/kg, reaching a top of $655 to average $616.
T Dawes, Barr Park, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 296c/kg, reaching a top of $1,336 to average $1,283.
P & I Miller Family Trust, Kooringa Downs, Roma sold Charolais steers to 296c/kg, reaching a top of $815 to average $815. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 240c/kg, reaching a top of $904 to average $610.
Malcolm Burey, Back Creek, Amby sold Charolais cross steers to 296c/kg, reaching a top of $768 to average $716.
LA & GA Sellars, Montana, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $1,245 to average $858.
Sheales Pastoral Co, Mahrigong, Winton sold Santa steers to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $1,076 to average $889.
Ferguson Cattle Co, Annie-Vale, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 293c/kg, reaching a top of $1,094 to average $1,094.
DS & CL Brumpton, Richland Hill, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 292c/kg, reaching a top of $1,325 to average $953.
Rob Cornish Electrical Pty Ltd, Riverview, Mitchell sold Charolais steers to 292c/kg, reaching a top of $1,146 to average $1,103.
Abbieglassie Grazing Company, Abbieglassie, Mitchell sold Cross breed steers to 292c/kg, reaching a top of $925 to average $517.
DT & KA York Family Trust, Wattle Park, Wallumbilla sold Simbrah cross steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $1,302 to average $1,302.
PD & D Leahy, Felicia Park, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $1,258 to average $1,258.
KA & LB Kadel, Hillview, Yuleba sold Charbray cross steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $761 to average $761.
Lambert Pastoral Company, Lambert, Charleville sold Charbray cross steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $895 to average $747.
RW & MJ Rowbotham, White Park, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 288c/kg, reaching a top of $1,469 to average $1,469.
AB, HR & RN Hirsch, Caranna, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 283c/kg, reaching a top of $737 to average $647. The Santa cross heifers sold to 230c/kg, reaching a top of $626 to average $480.
Anthony Marsh, Hillsborough, St George sold Angus steers to 282c/kg, reaching a top of $1,150 to average $795. The Angus heifers sold to 224c/kg, reaching a top of $581 to average $581.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 236c/kg and averaged 206c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 252c/kg and averaged 224c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 266c/kg, averaging 226c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range
topped at 264c/kg, averaging 219c/kg.
RH, MR & FL Miller, North Kooringa, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 266c/kg,reaching a top of $1,101 to average $861.
Galloway Cattle Co, Duarran, Roma sold Brangus heifers to 264c/kg, reaching a top of $1,114 to average $1,019.
Iwona Partnership, Iwona, Mitchell sold Simbrah cross heifers to 252c/kg, reaching a top of $943 to average $695.
Cunningham Cattle Co, Ballaroo, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 236c/kg, reaching a top of $570 to average $457.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 210c/kg and averaged 121c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 208c/kg and averaged 148c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 213c/kg, averaging 187c/kg.
Sources: NLRS, Roma Saleyards