Yarding 8276 Change 1454
All buyers were present and operating in a market that remained easier, strengthening at times throughout the day however overall the market eased.
The majority of the yarding was split evenly between heifers and steers. Weaner steers in the 200-280kg range made to a top of 365.2c to average 332c/kg. Steers in the 280-400kg range made to a top of 364c, to average 327c/kg.
Grown steers, 4 to 6 tooth, made to a top of 280c to average 276c/kg. Yearling heifers made to 298.2c to average 283c and feedlot entry weight heifers made to 274c to average 271c/kg. 1,300 cows were presented, some of which were in in prime slaughter condition, young cows sold for 258c and the average for store condition cows was 218c/kg. Cow and calf units made to a top of $1390/unit. Most bulls under 400kg headed back to the paddock and topped at 350c/kg.
Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 402c/kg and averaged 370c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 388c/kg and averaged 351c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 356c/kg and averaged 335/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 338c/kg and averaged 312c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 330c/kg and averaging 306c/kg.
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Cows and calves hit $1540/unit.
ED Cattle Co – ‘Redcliffe’, Torrens Creek – sold EU Accredited Droughtmaster-cross steers for 402c/kg at 190kg returning $766/head.
Esalex Pty Ltd – ‘Langdale’, Longreach – sold Charolais-cross steers for 398c/kg at 199kg returning $793/head. The Santa-cross heifers sold for 360c/kg at 203kg returning $731/head.
Marscroft Pty Ltd – ‘Whitehill’, Longreach – sold Angus steers for 398c/kg at 167kg returning $664/head. The Angus heifers sold for 360c/kg at 220kg returning $794/head.
K & C Beitz – ‘Middle Ridge’, Amby – sold Santa-cross steers for 364c/kg at 278kg returning $1014/head.
D & C Collinson – ‘West Myall’, Roma – sold Angus steers for 362c/kg at 220kg returning $798/head. The Angus heifers sold for 324c/kg at 221kg returning $717/head.
R & S Rural – ‘Middle Glen’, Flinton – sold Charolais-cross steers for 356c/kg at 330kg returning $1175/head. The Charolais-cross heifers sold for 316c/kg at 293kg returning to $927/head.
Jobe Rose – ‘Newholme’, Bymount – sold Limousin-cross steers for 352c/kg at 226kg returning $795/head. The Limousin-cross heifers sold for 322c/kg at 273kg returning $881/head.
R & K Thorne – ‘Holmleigh’, Mitchell – sold Santa-cross steers for 351c/kg at 262kg returning $922/head.
N & S Courtice – ‘Ladas Downs’, Glenmorgan – sold Angus-cross steers for 350c/kg at 277kg returning $970/head.
Wallabella – ‘Wallabella’, Wallumbilla – sold Angus-cross steers for 350c/kg at 283kg returning $993/head.
R & J Davidson – ‘Hillandale’, Wandoan – sold Santa-cross steers for 346c/kg at 262kg returning $908/head. The Santa-cross heifers went for 320c/kg at 242kg returning $775/head.
J & J Bell – ‘Kinnoul’, Taroom – sold Santa-cross steers for 340c/kg at 327kg returning $1115/head.
A Cann – ‘Khyber’, Augathella – sold Charolais-cross steers for 338c/kg at 270kg returning $913/head. The Charolais-cross heifers sold for 289c/kg at 335kg returning $970/head.
Dart Pastoral Co – ‘Thirlstone’, Roma – sold Droughtmaster steers for 332c/kg at 336kg returning $1117/head.
G & L Smith – ‘Iona’, Wallumbilla – sold Romagnola-cross steers for 332c/kg at 378kg returning $1258/head.
R & R West – ‘Roleen’, Wallumbilla – sold Charolais-cross steers for 330c/kg at 407kg returning $1344/head.
I Duff – ‘Duffields’, Roma – sold Limousin-cross heifers for 320c/kg at 385kg returning $1232/head.
M McClymont – ‘Trnro’, Hughenden – sold Brahman-cross steers for 316c/kg at 372kg returning $1179/head.
N & N Dickson – ‘The Lake’, Aramac – sold Braford steers for 292c/kg at 438kg returning $1279/head.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 360c/kg and averaged 325c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 360c/kg and averaged 308c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 316c/kg, averaging 277c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 320c/kg, averaging 275c/kg.
J & M Collinson – ‘West Myall’, Roma – sold Simmental-cross heifers for 312c/kg at 238kg returning $745/head.
Noogilla Cattle Co – ‘Woodlands’, Mitchell – sold Cross-breed heifers for 308c/kg at 243kg returning $748/head.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 228c/kg and averaged 193c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 240c/kg and averaged 208c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 235/kg, averaging 221c/kg.
RLP Investments Pty Ltd – ‘Lillianfells’, Longreach – sold Santa-cross cows for 232/kg at 581kg returning $1349/head.
J Kingston – ‘Kingull’, Roma – sold Santa-cross cows for 220c/kg at 574kg returning $1264/head.
Bulls under 400kg reached 370c/kg and averaged 316c/kg.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards