Yarding 2912 Change -945
Cattle were drawn from the South West Qld region with quality local lines yarded that included heavy steers and cows and calves in increased numbers.
A competitive buying panel of restockers and lot feeders was operating, and all regular processors were present, however not all were operating.
Overall the market mostly improved across the smaller yarding with fluctuations in places.
Medium weight steers under 330kg improved by 36c to 60c/kg. Heavy weight steers to feed eased by 1c/kg.
Heifers made good gains with light weight heifers improving by 6c to 95c, and the lead of the medium weight heifers improving by 7c to 98c/kg.
Medium weight prime cows improved by 14c, while heavy weight prime cows improved by 3c/kg.
Light weight yearling steers under 200kg made to a top of 914.2c to average 854c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg to restockers also reached 914.2c to average 772c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 762.2c to average 703c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 726.2c to average 617c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed reached a top of 652.2c to average 549c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to reached a top of 745.2c to average 720c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 744.2c to average 680c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 704.2c to average 658c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers reached a top of 680.2c to average 645c/kg.
The best of the grown heifers made to 461.2c/kg.
Cows were yarded in increased numbers which saw medium weight prime cows to processors sell to 378.2c to average 361c/kg.
Heavy weight prime cows reached a top of 380.2c to average 366c/kg. Heavy weight bulls reached a top of 330c to average 323c/kg.
PTIC red tag cows sold at open auction for $2550/head, while the increased number of cows and calves made to a top of $3700/unit.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 914c/kg and averaged 767c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 914c/kg and averaged 718c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 762c/kg and averaged 690c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 670c/kg and averaged 585c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 652c/kg and averaging 541c/kg. Cow and calves hit $3,700/unit.
PJ & WM Taylor T/A Layershire P/L, Warida, Mungallala sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 914c/kg reaching a top of $2,102 to average $1,831.
RA & CA Bain, Mt. Eden, Roma sold Angus steers to 856c/kg reaching a top of $2,166 to average $2,054. The Angus heifers sold to 706c/kg reaching a top of $2,073 to average $1,938.
D & K Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala sold Charolais cross steers to 824c/kg reaching a top of $2,328 to average $2,259.
JW Blackburn, Mt Bindango, Roma sold Charolais steers to 794c/kg reaching a top of $2,333 to average $2,228. The Charolais heifers sold to 664c/kg reaching a top of $1,900 to average $1,722.
Albury Pastoral Co, sold Santa cross steers to 762c/kg reaching a top of $2,400 to average $2,179.
Lachlan Bryant, Albury, Mungallala sold Charolais cross steers to 762c/kg reaching a top of $2,274 to average $2,159.
AT & PL Byrne, Pinelands, Injune sold Angus steers to 758c/kg reaching a top of $2,806 to average $2,200. The Angus heifers sold to 686c/kg reaching a top of $1,914 to average $1,914.
EW Hoffman, Boreview, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross steers to 744c/kg reaching a top of $2,531 to average $2,355.
AR & SM Russell, Glenrowan, Augathella sold cross breed steers to 740c/kg reaching a top of $2,246 to average $2,161.
AR & TM Marsh, Hillsborough Station, St George sold Angus cross steers to 702c/kg reaching a top of $2,001 to average $1,958. The Angus cross heifers sold to 668c/kg reaching a top of $1,924 to average $1,752.
IJ & CE Wilson, Wyreema, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 698c/kg reaching a top of $2,550 to average $2,232. The Angus cross heifers sold to 684c/kg reaching a top of $2,148 to average $2,022.
IR & DL Andrews, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 690c/kg reaching a top of $2,334 to average $2,334.
LJ & LE Cormack/Cormack Clan PTY LTD, Chrystalbrook, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 680c/kg reaching a top of $2,480 to average $2,361.
Defiance Cattle Co, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 654c/kg reaching a top of $2,536 to average $2,488.
DC Diamond Past, Mirri Mirri, Hannaford sold Brahman steers to 644c/kg reaching a top of $2,254 to average $2,034.
DEC & PL Volz, Fortland, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 640c/kg reaching a top of $2,240 to average $2,136.
John R Bodkin, Kamaruka, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 602c/kg reaching a top of $2,540 to average $2,285.
Ross Pitkin, Bungaban Park, Taroom sold cross breed steers to 576c/kg reaching a top of $2,661 to average $2,587.
JH & SM Mulcahy, Pringle Downs, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers to 558c/kg reaching a top of $2,344 to average $2,246.
TC & MB Busiko, Ross Creek, Roma sold Brahman steers to 534c/kg reaching a top of $2,555 to average $2,473.
Pitkin Family Trust, Wandoan sold cross breed steers to 530c/kg reaching a top of $2,421 to average $2,394.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 745c/kg and averaged 689c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 730c/kg and averaged 646c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 704c/kg, averaging 631c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 630c/kg, averaging 544c/kg.
RGL Tully, Homebush Lane, Mitchell sold Santa heifers to 678c/kg reaching a top of $2,034 to average $2,034.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 340c/kg and averaged 250c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 386c/kg and averaged 347c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 380c/kg, averaging 360c/kg.
RL & JD Davidson, Hillandale, Wandoan sold Santa cross cows to 380c/kg reaching a top of $2,720 to average $2,720.
Lyndale Grazing 2 PTY LTD, Lyndale, Roma sold Brahman cross cows to 371c/kg reaching a top of $2,133 to average $2,036.
The Estate of Perry Benecke, Bora, Jackson sold Droughtmaster cross cows and calves to $3,700/unit. AR, C & NJ Hamilton, Beresford, Taroom sold Angus cows and calves to $3,425/unit.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards
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