Yarding 2813 Change -578
Cattle were mostly drawn from the local supply area with a large single vendor line from Windorah.
A good panel of buyers including restockers was present and operating to strong demand.
Steers and heifers were yarded in equal number, and the quality of the yarding was good and included a large number of PTIC heifers.
Prices remained firm on last week’s sale, with steers and heifers improving in some categories, with heavy weight cows remaining at similar levels.
The limited numbers of light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers sold to a top of 478.2c to average 472c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to feed sold to a top of 436.2c to average 433c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed made to a top of 424.2c to average 414c/kg.
The small number of light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers sold to a top of 458.2c to average 458c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to feed or background reached a top of 422.2c to average 409c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to feed made to a top of 410.2c to average 400c/kg. There were limited numbers of grown steers yarded. The best of the grown heifers made to 348.2c to average 344c/kg.
Medium weight 4 score cows sold to 306.2c to average 304c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 297c to average 287c, while the 4 score heavy weight cows reached a top of 315c to average 306c/kg.
The best of the heavy weight bulls made to 335c to average 324c/kg.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 478c/kg and averaged 407c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 462c/kg and averaged 418c/kg.
Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 436c/kg and averaged 414c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 430c/kg and averaged 406c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 424c/kg and averaging 400c/kg.
Deepend L/Stock & Trading, Deepend, Miles sold Santa cross steers to 478c/kg, reaching a top of $919 to average $919. The Santa heifers sold to 460c/kg, reaching a top of $855 to average $855.
Aus-Zea Pty Ltd, Boxvale, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 462c/kg, reaching a top of $1,333 to average $1,120.
Jeremy Walsh, Dynambarin, Injune sold Brahman cross steers to 448c/kg, reaching a top of $1,174 to average $1,107.
Barry Smith Transport, Calabra, Windorah sold Angus cross steers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,812 to average $1,435. The Angus heifers sold to 414c/kg, reaching a top of $1,410 to average $1,169.
Joy & Renee Naish, Coralbyn, Wandoan sold Angus cross steers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,248 to average $1,248. The Angus cross heifers sold to 422c/kg, reaching a top of $1,066 to average $1,066.
F C McKerrow, Weona, Winton sold Droughtmaster steers to 434c/kg, reaching a top of $2,625 to average $1,311. The Brahman cows sold to 296c/kg, reaching a top of $1,446 to average $1,216.
LJ & SG Hanna, Terrarara, Mitchell sold Santa steers to 430c/kg, reaching a top of $1,583 to average $1,464. The Santa heifers sold to 398c/kg, reaching a top of $1,194 to average $1,194.
DA & CBM Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala sold Charolais cross steers to 430c/kg, reaching a top of $1,462 to average $1,379.
RH & RJ West, Roleen, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross steers to 424c/kg, reaching a top of $1,886 to average $1,850.
D & C McInnerney, Combarngo, Yuleba sold Angus steers to 422c/kg, reaching a top of $1,601 to average $1,570.
Jessica Taylor, Lying Downs, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 422c/kg, reaching a top of $1,393 to average $1,027.
William Taylor, Lying Downs, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 422c/kg, reaching a top of $1,356 to average $1,356.
LJ & LE Cormack, Crystalbrook, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 365c/kg, reaching a top of $1,981 to average $1,780. The Angus cross heifers sold to 354c/kg, reaching a top of $1,785 to average $1,785. The Charolais cross cows sold to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $2,353 to average $2,353.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 460c/kg and averaged 388c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 430c/kg and averaged 397c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 418c/kg, averaging 374c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 380c/kg, averaging 341c/kg.
CF & D Walsh, Venturah, Roma sold Santa cross heifers to 430c/kg, reaching a top of $1,475 to average $1,103.
Leumeah Grazing, Leumeah, Injune sold Angus heifers to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $1,264 to average $1,230.
RM & PS Hanna, Unity, St George sold Santa heifers to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $963 to average $893.
Todd Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Munnaweena, Mitchell sold Angus cross heifers to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $1,099 to average $1,099.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 281c/kg and averaged 259c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 338c/kg and averaged 280c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 315c/kg, averaging 292c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $1,920/unit.
Hancock Family Trust, Ardentrive, Roma sold Cross breed cows to 338c/kg, reaching a top of $1,633 to average $1,336.
Keddstock Pty Ltd, Moongool, Yuleba sold Charolais cross cows to 315c/kg, reaching a top of $1,945 to average $1,666.
JH & NJ Dingle Family Trust, Threesons, Roma sold Brahman cross cows to 306c/kg, reaching a top of $1,584 to average $1,481.
LT & ML Price, Mt Hope, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross cows to 304c/kg, reaching a top of $1,581 to average $1,581.
Cleveland Ag, Nockatunga Stn, Thargomindah sold Brahman cross cows to 302c/kg, reaching a top of $1,532 to average $1,437.
R & C Smith, Roma Feedlot, Roma sold Charolais cross cows to 292c/kg, reaching a top of $1,345 to average $1,186.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards