Yarding 2900 Change 692
Recent rainfall limited the supply of local cattle with the majority of cattle drawn from South Western Queensland, and included one consignment from Broken Hill.
Despite a mixed quality yarding buyers competed strongly on all categories with most classes of steers improving by 5c to 20c/kg.
A large run of vendor bred heifers from Condamine ranging from 270 to 350kg sold to high demand making to 684.2c/kg.
Export buyers pushed rates to new heights with averages for grown steers up by 12c, and cows up by 30c to 40c/kg.
Light weight restocker steers 200 to 280kg saw a top of 810.2c to lift the average by 8c to 709c/kg. Restocker steers 280 to 330kg made to 716.2c to average 649c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers 330 to 400kg made to 638.2c averaging 602c/kg for the C muscle lines. Heavy yearling feeder steers over 400kg were in short supply selling to 587.2c to average 539c/kg.
Light weight restocker heifers under 200kg made to 696.2c with most around 674c/kg. Restocker heifers 200 to 280kg sold to 684.2 averaging 621c/kg. Restocker buyers were out in force to purchase a line of vendor bred local heifers 270 to 350kg that sold to 684.2c, with the majority averaging 648c/kg. Medium weight feeder heifers made 610.2c to average 524c, while those returning to the paddock made to 684.2c/kg. Heavy weight grown steers to processors sold to 456.2 to average 12c dearer at 464c/kg.
Grown heifers to processors made to 460c/kg.
Store cows returning to the paddock made to 342.2c/kg. Medium weight cows to processors lifted in price by 27c selling to 416.2c to average 395c/kg. Heavy weight cows over 520kg made to 420.2c to average 409c, to gain up to 38c/kg on last week.
Heavy weight bulls sold to 400c to average to average 381c/kg.
Best of the cows and calves sold to $3000/unit.
Market reporter: Sherrill Stivano
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 810c/kg and averaged 670c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 746c/kg and averaged 655c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 716c/kg and averaged 607c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 604c/kg and averaged 561c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 587c/kg and averaging 493c/kg. Cows and calves hit $3,000/unit.
Campmac Pty Ltd, Saramac Downs, Pickanjinnie sold Angus cross steers to 810c/kg, reaching a top of $1,796 to average $1,708.
BRF Southern, Breena Plains, St George sold Santa cross steers to 746c/kg, reaching a top of $1,940 to average $1,638.
Colley Grazing, Wyndella, Roma sold Angus steers to 716c/kg, reaching a top of $2,019 to average $2,019. The Angus heifers sold to 650c/kg, reaching a top of $1,581 to average $1,581.
AJ & MH Seaby, Claricevale, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 714c/kg, reaching a top of $1,450 to average $1,302. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 600c/kg, reaching a top of $1,332 to average $1,032.
RW Hacon Company, Brigalow Downs, Bollon sold Brahman cross steers to 680c/kg, reaching a top of $1,786 to average $1,608.
AR, C & NJ Hamilton, Beresford, Taroom sold Brangus steers to 676c/kg, reaching a top of $2,295 to average $1,828.
RA & BL McClymont, Myrtlemount, St George sold Santa cross steers to 670c/kg, reaching a top of $1,969 to average $1,802.
Cooloo Past Co Pty Ltd, Raymore Stn, Quilpie sold Santa cross steers to 648c/kg, reaching a top of $2,088 to average $1,972.
PC & BJ Harrison, Bungaringa, Mitchell sold Santa steers to 644c/kg, reaching a top of $2,160 to average $2,039.
Golden Pastoral Holdings, Strathmore, Dulacca sold Angus steers to 638c/kg, reaching a top of $2,195 to average $2,096.
Maller Pastoral Co, Waverley, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross steers to 587c/kg, reaching a top of $2,396 to average $2,396. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 560c/kg, reaching a top of $2,170 to average $2,170.
Mirradong Meats Pty Ltd, Moonbi, Hannaford sold Brahman cross steers to 554c/kg, reaching a top of $2,377 to average $1,947. AS, DW & NWC Wason, Hillthorne, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers to 521c/kg, reaching a top of $1,965 to average $1,914.
Bindango Pty Ltd, Bindango, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 465c/kg, reaching a top of $2,873 to average $2,571.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 696c/kg and averaged 578c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 684c/kg and averaged 554c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 684c/kg, averaging 591c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 560c/kg, averaging 484c/kg.
CA Flowers & Co, Callitris Nth, Condamine sold Santa cross heifers to 684c/kg, reaching a top of $2,255 to average $2,021.
Sutton Beef, Bundabar, Glenmorgan sold Santa cross heifers to 628c/kg, reaching a top of $1,967 to average $1,864.
DT & KA York Family Trust, Wattle Park, Wallumbilla sold Simbrah cross heifers to 610c/kg, reaching a top of $2,020 to average $2,020.
SJ & NE Ward, Taringa, Injune sold Charbray heifers to 520c/kg, reaching a top of $1,586 to average $1,428.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 410c/kg and averaged 357c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 416c/kg and averaged 393c/kg.
Cows over 500kg topped at 420c/kg, averaging 405c/kg.
Windermere Pastoral Co, Yoyo Park, Augathella sold Brahman cows to 416c/kg, reaching a top of $1,970 to average $1,527.
RM & MB Quinlan, Yanna, Charleville sold Angus cross cows and calves to $3,000/unit to average $2,826/unit.
Argylla Mountains Pastoral, Glencoe, Mount Isa sold Brangus mickey bulls to 706c/kg, reaching a top of $1,595 to average $1,315.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards