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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 438c/kg and averaged 393c/kg, and weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 402c/kg and averaged 370c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 386c/kg and averaged 347c/kg, and steers in the 350- 400kg range reached 373c/kg and averaged 328c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400- 550kg range topping at 342c/kg and averaging 319c/kg.
B & S Southern – ‘Neabul Downs’, St George – sold Angus steers for 420c/kg at 160kg returning $675/head. The Angus-cross heifers sold for 370c/kg at 153kg returning $569/head.
Gall & Co Pty Ltd – ‘Glebe’, Taroom – sold Charolais-cross steers for 406c/kg at 147kg returning $598/head.
Derbyshire Downs Pastoral Co – ‘Derbyshire Downs’, Augathella – sold Angus-cross steers for 392c/kg at 235kg returning $924/head. The Angus-cross heifers sold for 343c/kg at 221kg returning $761/head.
G & G Burey – ‘Springhill’, Amby – sold Charolais-cross steers for 390c/kg at 267kg returning $1043/head. The Charolais heifers sold for 348c/kg at 245kg returning $855/head.
RH & FLO & JH Hodgen – ‘Riccartoon’, Charleville – sold Simbrah steers for 386c/kg at 266kg returning $1029/head.
Whitton Cattle Co – ‘Myrtleville’, Injune – sold Charolais-cross steers for 386c/kg at 342kg returning $1322/head.
Maranda Pastoral Co – ‘Maranda’, Barcaldine – sold Charolais-cross steers for 385c/kg at 281kg returning $1085/head. The Charolais-cross heifers sold for 362c/kg at 233kg returning $844/head.
R Richardson – ‘Nimity’, Roma – sold Angus-cross steers for 384c/kg at 258kg returning $991/head. The Angus-cross heifers sold for 350c/kg at 247kg returning $865/head.
PE Russell – ‘Willara’, Augathella – sold Charolais steers for 380c/kg at 231kg returning $877/head. The Cross-breed heifers sold for 346c/kg at 263kg returning $910/head.
J Russell – ‘Culbara’, Roma – sold Angus-cross steers for 380c/kg at 246kg returning $936/head. The Angus heifers sold at 335c/kg at 251kg returning $842/head.
Mayne Pastoral – ‘Coolamon’, Dulacca – sold Santa-cross steers for 368c/kg at 271kg returning $997/head. The Santa-cross heifers sold for 360c/kg at 222kg returning $801/head.
AC & K Day – ‘Jaccondoll’, Barcaldine – sold Charolais steers for 350c/kg at 330kg returning $1156/head.
￼￼M & NE McKay – ‘Macwood’, St George – sold Santa steers for 350c/kg at 269kg returning $942/head.
S Jukes – ‘Armadilla’, Morven – sold Santa steers for 350c/kg at 337kg returning $1181/head.
GA & MA & SA Maunder – ‘Macarra’, Wallumbilla – sold Angus-cross steers for 346c/kg at 381kg returning $1321/head.
Killarney Park Grazing – ‘Killarney Park’, Tambo – sold Santa steers for 343c/kg at 388kg returning $1333/head. The Santa heifers sold for 310c/kg at 438kg returning $1357/head.
BJ McCabe – ‘Myall Hill’, Roma – sold Charolais-cross steers for 342c/kg at 344kg returning $1179/head. The Charolais-cross heifers sold for 332c/kg at 337kg returning $1119/head.
Doce Pty Ltd – ‘Spring Water’, Injune – sold Droughtmaster steers for 334c/kg at 446kg returning $1490/head.
JH & EM & NJ McEwan – ‘Wyoming’, Roma – sold Cross-breed steers for 332c/kg at 453kg returning $1461/head.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 380c/kg and averaged 348c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 366c/kg and averaged 332c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 356c/kg, averaging 293c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 324c/kg and averaged 281c/kg.
BM & ND Bauer – ‘Arlington’, Augathella – sold Charolais heifers for 366c/kg at 241kg returning $885/head.
Gall & Co Pty Ltd – ‘Glebe’, Taroom – sold Charolais-cross heifers for 364c/kg at 192kg returning $699/head.
Killarney Park Grazing – ‘Killarney Park’, Tambo – sold Santa heifers for 360c/kg at 175kg returning $631/head.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards