NLRS sale commentary
Yarding 6000 Change 0
Yarding numbers remained the same as the previous sale. The quality of steers penned was plainer and buyers were more selective when purchasing. Extra feedlot buyer competition helped boost light and medium weight yearling heifer prices by 8c to 11c/kg.
A line of good quality PTIC cows found plenty of restocker buyer demand and sold to 276c/kg. Light early weaner steers sold to 410c and averaged 385c, down 6c, while heifer calves topped at 372c and averaged 350c, up 10c/kg. Light weight yearling steers earned to 410c and averaged between 348c and 366c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed sold to 338c and averaged 327c, down 2c, while those to restockers topped at 354c and averaged 340c, down 3c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 334c and averaged 326c, down 1c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers sold to 364c and averaged between 305c and 332c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed reached 322c and averaged 308c, up 11c/kg. Store cows sold between 185c and 193c, while medium weight 3 score cows sold to 238c and averaged 227c/kg. Heavy weight 4 score cows sold to 270c and averaged 244c/kg to be unchanged in price.
Brahman-cross cows with 2 to 6 month old Charbray calves at foot sold to $1,510 and across the board cows and calves averaged $1,329/unit.
Weekly Roma store press report:
Roma PTIC cows make $1275/head
A total of 6000 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale.
Weaners under 220kg topped at 410c/kg and averaged 373c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 410c/kg and averaged 354c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 360c/kg and averaged 339c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 346c/kg and averaged 327c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 334c/kg and averaging 318c/kg.
R & J Tarry, Kenmore, Charleville, sold Cross bred steers to 410c/kg for 242kg to return $993/head. The Cross bred heifers sold to 348c for 193kg to return $674.
P & N Nichol, Sutton Veney, Roma, sold Angus steers to 394c for 222kg to return $877.
Kevin Bredhauer, Rosevale Station, Wyandra, sold Charolais-cross steers to 394c for 207kg to return $818.
L Clover & T Mackie, Bonella, Charleville, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 388c for 207kg to return $805.
John Burey Investments, Spring Creek, Wyandra, sold Droughtmaster steers to 382c for 227kg to return $868.
B & J O’Dell, Toarbee, Jericho, sold Charolais-cross steers to 370c for 268kg to return $992.
Scott Keating, Sylea Lea, Mitchell, sold Angus-cross steers to 358c for 268kg to return $960.
Muller Family Trust, Kia Ora, Injune, sold Charolais-cross steers to 354c for 320kg to return $1133.
Cargara Cattle Co, Cargara, Augathella, sold Braford steers to 345c for 312kg to return $1077.
Wilson Grazing, Taroela, Taroom, sold Braford steers to 334c for 480kg to return $1604.
Bill Roberts Partnership, Ridgelands, Injune, sold Charolais-cross steers to 332c for 454kg to return $1509.
Ryrie Pastoral, Lumeah, Blackall, sold Charolais-cross steers to 330c for 383kg to return $1265.
P & S Joliffe, Walhallow, Amby, sold Santa steers to 324c for 518kg to return $1679.
Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 320c/kg and averaged 286c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 339c/kg and averaged 308c/kg. Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 344c/kg and averaged 309c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 372c/kg and averaged 335c/kg.
Iwona Partnership, Iwona, Mitchell, sold Simmental-cross heifers sold to 339c for 301kg to return $1020.
Athelstane Pastoral Co, Marionvale, Surat, sold Charbray-cross heifers to 338c for 206kg to return $699.
T & B Boyle, North Quibet, Roma, sold Charolais-cross heifers to 326c for 305kg to return $994.
Murphy Grazing Trust, Mossvale, Yuleba, sold Charolais-cross heifers to 316c for 241kg to return $763.
A & R Richardson, Nimity, Roma, sold EU Angus-cross heifers to 312c for 410kg to return $1282.
Cows over 500kg sold to 271c/kg and averaged 237c/kg, while cows 400-500kg topped at reached 276c/kg and averaged 240c/kg. Cows in the 300-400kg sold to 227c/kg and averaged 186c/kg.
PTIC 4 to 5-year-old cows that were 4 to 6 months in calf sold to 276c/kg for 462kg to return $1275/head.
A pen of Brahman-cross cows with Charbray calves at foot made to $1510/unit and across the board cows and calves averaged $1,329/unit.
Bulls up to 400kg reached 378c/kg and averaged 304c/kg.