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Quality was exceptional with newly weaned calves in good condition after a good season dominating the market impressing the buyers, all of whom were present and operating. The majority of cows were going to processors with a small portion purchased by restockers due to the strength in the market.
Steers under 220kg made to a top of 430.2c to average 403c/kg. Steers in the 220-350kg range made to 416.2c to average 372c/kg. Steers 350-550kg made to 386.2c to average 330c/kg. Steers over 550kg made to 298.2c to average 267c/kg.
Heifers 220-350kg made to a top of 364.2c to average 361c, while heifers over 450kg made to 290c/kg. Heavy cows made to a top of 250c to average 229c/kg across the board. Cows with calves at foot topped at $1,625/head. Bulls under 400kg made to a top of 336c and heavy bulls made to a top of 268c/kg.
Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 430c/kg and averaged 402c/kg, and weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 416c/kg and averaged 380c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 399c/kg and averaged 362c/kg, and steers in the 350- 400kg range reached 386c/kg and averaged 338c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400- 550kg range topping at 344c/kg and averaging 319c/kg.
MAR Fernandes – ‘Cuttabunda’, Goodooga – sold Angus-cross steers for 420c/kg at 186kg returning $784/head. JA & JM Dann – ‘Daldowie’, Wandoan – sold Charolais-cross steers for 420c/kg at 177kg returning $746/head. The Charolais-cross heifers went for 372c/kg at 166kg returning to $619/head.
S & R White – ‘Tarree Bar’, Roma – sold Angus-cross steers for 416c/kg at 272kg returning $1135/head. The Charolais-cross heifers sold for 350c/kg at 294kg returning $1031/head. Burunga P/L – ‘Burunga’, Wandoan – sold EU Accredited Hereford-cross steers for 408c/kg at 214kg returning $873/head. The Santa-cross heifers sold for 354c/kg at 217kg returning to $771/head.
Killarney Park Grazing – ‘Killarney Park’, Tambo – sold Santa steers for 407c/kg at 223kg returning $910/head. J Russell – ‘Culbara’, Roma – sold Charolais-cross steers for 402c/kg at 249kg returning $1004/head.
KJ & SL Boyd – ‘Kira Ora’, Injune – sold Charolais steers for 400c/kg at 228kg returning $914/head. Edenhope – ‘Edenhope’, Roma – sold Angus-cross steers for 392c/kg at 265kg returning $1039/head.
DC Diamond Past – ‘Mirri Mirri’, Hannaford – sold Charolais-cross steers for 392c/kg at 268kg returning $1051/head. The Charolais heifers sold at 355c/kg for 268kg returning $951/head. B Avery – ‘Allandale’, Blackall – sold Charolais steers for 388c/kg at 309kg returning $1199/head.
G & G Burey – ‘Springhill’, Amby – sold Charolais-cross steers for 382c/kg at 277kg returning $1060/head. Bass Cattle Co – ‘Muldoon’, Mungallala – sold Santa steers for 378c/kg at 367kg returning $1388/head.
Maller Pastoral Co – ‘Waverley’, Wallumbilla – sold EU Accredited Santa-cross steers for 376c/kg at 346kg returning $1301/head. The Charolais-cross heifers went for 355c/kg at 324kg returning $1152/head.
ME Brown – ‘Benalla’, Roma – sold Limousin-cross steers for 356c/kg at 342kg returning $1221/head. The Limousin-cross heifers went for 330c/kg at 342kg returning $1130/head. B Roberts Partnership – ‘Ridgelands’, Injune – sold Charolais-cross steers for 332c/kg at 430kg returning $1428/head.
Perrett Cattle Co – ‘Sunnymead’, Roma – sold Cross-breed steers for 330c/kg at 428kg returning $1414/head.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 372c/kg and averaged 353c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 358c/kg and averaged 327c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 364c/kg, averaging 310c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 334c/kg and averaged 291c/kg.
BM & ND Bauer – ‘Arlington’, Augathella – sold Charolais-cross heifers for 350c/kg at 214kg returning $751/head. PJ & ME Brennan – ‘For Far’, Mitchell – sold Brahman-cross heifers for 350c/kg at 215kg returning $755/head.MT Cornish Grazing – ‘Norbert Park’, Barcaldine – sold Santa heifers for 342c/kg at 253kg returning $865/head.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards