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All buyers were present and operating in a robust market with a lift of 10c to 15c in places relative to quality. Widespread rain has improved cattle condition and boosted restocker confidence. An impressive line of 415 steers, average weight 420kg, sold for 312.2c/kg. Territory Cattle from Helen Springs were also presented.
Yearling steers topped at 420c to average 360c/kg. Trade steers made to 368c to average 303c/kg. Yearling heifers made to 338c to average 313c/kg and trade heifers made to 312c to average 281c/kg.
Quality grown steers made to 288c to average 273c/kg. Cows made to a top of 240c to average 219c/kg. Young bulls sold to 358c to average 295c and heavy bulls made to 276c to average 252c/kg.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 420c/kg and averaged 375c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 380c/kg and averaged 360c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 360c/kg and averaged 322c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 325c/kg and averaged 303c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 321c/kg and averaged 301c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $1,350/unit.
Todd Cattle Co – ‘Munnaweena’ – Mitchell, sold Angus cross steers for 380c/kg at 267kg returning $1,016/head.
Tickalara Pastoral Co. – ‘Tickalara’ – Thargomindah, sold Brangus cross steers for 370c/kg at 232kg returning $859/head. The Angus heifers sold for 348c/kg at 195kg returning $680/head.
Brian Cloherty – ‘Kingull West’ – Roma, sold Santa cross steers for 358c/kg at 256kg returning $919/head. The Santa cross heifers sold for 326c/kg at 250kg returning $815/head.
D.W. & T.L. Phillips – ‘Luccombe’ – Mitchell, sold Brahman cross steers for 358c/kg at 214kg returning $769/head.
Les Baker – ‘Raceview’ – Charleville, sold Charolais cross steers for 356c/kg at 318kg returning $1,134/head.
B. & M. Hewitt – ‘Shelby-Ron’ – Roma, sold Charolais steers for 344c/kg at 255kg returning $877/head. The Charolais heifers sold for 328c/kg at 268kg returning $879/head.
Tullamore Park Pastoal Co – ‘Araluen’ – Roma, sold Santa cross steers for 321c/kg at 418kg returning $1,343/head.
Nugent Pastoral Co – ‘Tambo Station’ – Tambo, sold Santa cross steers for 312c/kg at 493kg returning $1,539/head.
Bindango Pty. Ltd. – ‘Bindango’ – Roma, sold Angus steers for 306c/kg at 473kg returning $1,448/head.
T.E. O’Brien – ‘Tyrone’ – Roma, sold Shorthorn cross steers for 300c/kg at 462kg returning $1,388/head. The Brahman cross heifers sold for 244c/kg at 463kg returning $1,129/head.
Belfast Investments – ‘Belfast’ – Winton, sold Brahman cross steers for 296c/kg at 405kg returning $1,201/head.
P.B. & D.J. Heffernan – ‘Warragai’ – Roma, sold Angus cross steers for 294c/kg at 480kg returning $1,412/head.
Tigrigie Cattle Co. – ‘Moorabinda’ – Taroom, sold EU accredited Angus cross heifers for 344c/kg at 215kg returning $742/head.
Mooga Hills Grazing Company – ‘Ok’ – Roma, sold Santa cross heifers for 276c/kg at 422kg returning $1,165/head.
Bethungra Trust – ‘Bethungra Park’ – Condamine, sold Santa cross heifers for 312c/kg at 310kg returning $967/head.
Stephen & Narelle Ward – ‘Taringa’ – Roma, sold Charbray heifers for 306c/kg at 279kg returning $854/head.
Nugent Pastroal Co – ‘Tambo Station’ – Tambo, sold Santa cross heifers for 305c/kg at 356kg returning $1,086/head.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 240c/kg and averaged 213c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 249c/kg and averaged 228c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 244c/kg, averaging 233c/kg.
S. Kidman & Co – ‘Glengyle Station’ – Birdsville, sold Brahman cross cows for 249c/kg at 466kg returning $1,161/head.
B.C. & K.A. Adams – ‘Dangerfield’ – Wandoan, sold Santa cows for 237c/kg at 569kg returning $1,350/head.
S Kidman & Co – ‘Helen Springs’ – Tennant Creek, sold Brahman cross cows for 237c/kg at 471kg returning $1,117/head.
Dart Pastoral Co. – ‘Springbok’ – Injune, sold Droughtmaster cows for 219c/kg at 398kg returning $872/head.
Bulls under 400kg topped at 374c/kg and averaged 313c/kg, while bulls in the 400- 600kg range topped at 296c/kg and averaged 258c/kg. Bulls over 600kg topped at 277c/kg, averaging 251c/kg.
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