Yarding 4037 Change -1438
Cattle continue to be drawn from the usual supply area and the overall quality was down on the previous week, however numbers of heavy steers and quality finished cows were yarded again.
A good buying panel was present and operating with all regular processors active.
Steers and heifers mostly improved with some variations in places.
Light weight steers improved by 6c to 29c, while medium weight steers to feed fell by 36c/kg.
Heavy weight steers to feed improved by 25c/kg.
Light weight heifers to restockers improved by 28c/kg. Medium weight heifers to restockers improved by 15c, while heavy weight heifers to feed improved by 60c/kg.
Cows saw solid gains with medium weight prime cows up by 10c to 11c, and heavy weight prime cows up by 6c to 10c/kg.
Light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 872.2c to average 781c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 772.2c to average 696c/kg.
Yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 682.2c to average 599c/kg.
Heavy weight yearling steers to feed reached a top of 620.2c to average 574c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers made to 750.2c to average 689c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280 kg made to 700c to average 660c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 682.2c to average 632c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to feed reached a top of 610.2c to average 590c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to 612.2c to average 558c/kg.
The best of the grown steers made to 465.2c to average 451c/kg. The best of the grown heifers made to 488.2c to average 464c/kg. Medium weight prime cows made to 408.2c to average 406c/kg. Heavy weight prime cows reached a top of 413.2c to average 407c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 394.2c to average 378c/kg.
Cows and calves sold to a top of $3,360/unit.
Market Reporter: Sherrill Stivano
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 872c/kg and averaged 705c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 860c/kg and averaged 741c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 772c/kg and averaged 665c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 664c/kg and averaged 589c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 630c/kg and averaging 552c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $3,360/unit
Scott Ridley, Talegar, Coonamble sold Brangus cross steers to 872c/kg reaching a top of $2,190 to average $1,927. The Brangus heifers sold to 750c/kg reaching a top of $1,862 to average $1,475.
PD & DD Edwards, Possamunga, Quilpie sold Santa cross steers to 868c/kg reaching a top of $1,799 to average $1,776.
AF, GR & LA Seawright, Inverary, Yuleba sold Hereford cross steers to 808c/kg reaching a top of $2,179 to average $2,084. The Hereford cross heifers sold to 670c/kg reaching a top of $1,769 to average $1,557.
AR & TM Marsh, Hillsborough Station, St George sold Angus cross steers to 772c/kg reaching a top of $2,368 to average $2,209.
Kelvin Hafey, Mt Blunt, Tambo sold Santa cross steers to 728c/kg reaching a top of $2,695 to average $2,341.
Narada Grazing Co, Narada, Tambo sold Angus cross steers to 702c/kg reaching a top of $2,098 to average $1,758.
MJ & TC York, Hyde Park, Wallumbilla sold Simmental cross steers to 688c/kg reaching a top of $2,356 to average $2,243. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 652c/kg reaching a top of $2,464 to average $2,201.
KS Fein, Crowman, Injune sold Simmental cross steers to 670c/kg reaching a top of $2,341 to average $2,258.
RJ & LD Ferguson, Gumgully, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 670c/kg reaching a top of $2,300 to average $1,901.
PJ & JB O’Neill sold Santa cross steers to 636c/kg reaching a top of $2,523 to average $2,340.
AE & JP Cleland, Angry Jungle, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross steers to 620c/kg reaching a top of $2,481 to average $2,318.
Tory Latham, Litani, Yuleba sold Charolais cross steers to 622c/kg reaching a top of $2,358 to average $2,252.
PD & JL Fisher, Quilberry, Charleville sold Charolais cross steers to 610c/kg reaching a top of $2,584 to average $2,388. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 644c/kg reaching a top of $2,162 to average $2,070.
RH & RJ West, Roleen, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 604c/kg reaching a top of $2,718 to average $2,643.
Benelgram Grazing Co, Balmacarra, Charlieville sold Shorthorn cross steers to 590c/kg reaching a top of $2,699 to average $2,244.
Spiven PTY LTD, Roma sold Brahman cross steers to 566c/kg reaching a top of $2,374 to average $2,322.
Cunningham Cattle Company PTY LTD, Ballaroo, Roma sold Brahman steers to 548c/kg reaching a top of $2,329 to average $2,039.
Yorkaringa Farming Trust, Yorkaringa, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 465c/kg reaching a top of $3,035 to average $2,456.
Atkins Cattle Company, Spion Kop, Taroom donated two Santa steers to the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The steers sold to 446c/kg reaching a top of $2,855 to average $2,855.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 750c/kg and averaged 660c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 700c/kg and averaged 624c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 682c/kg, averaging 598c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 612c/kg, averaging 517c/kg.
DW & JA Laverty, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 676c/kg reaching a top of $1,555 to average $1,508.
TL & JV Kehl, Patersons, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross heifers to 668c/kg reaching a top of $2,073 to average $1,844.
J & S Sparrow, North Tullamore Station, Alpha sold Droughtmaster heifers to 650c/kg reaching a top of $2,003 to average $1,806.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 376c/kg and averaged 339c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 428c/kg and averaged 375c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 421c/kg, averaging 398c/kg.
DBR Grazing, Burenda, Mt Tabor, Augathella sold Angus cross cows to 413c/kg reaching a top of $2,778 to average $2,547.
Raceview Pastoral Co, Raceview, Charleville sold Santa cross cows to 410c/kg reaching a top of $2,765 to average $2,530.
Reynella Grazing Co, Reynella, Charleville sold Droughtmaster cross cows to 409c/kg reaching a top of $2,433 to average $2,215.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards
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