Yarding 2260 Change -1159
Useful falls of rain across parts of the supply area reduced numbers by 1,159 head to 2,260 at the Roma store sale.
Buyer attendance was generally good and all were operating.
A combination of the rain, and the reduced supply resulted in prices improving across most classes.
Light weight yearling steers to restockers gained over 40c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged 29c dearer, and heavy weight yearling steers to feed lifted in price by 13c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers to restockers were in demand to average 19c/kg better. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 10c dearer, and a relatively small sample of heavy weight yearling heifers to feed lifted in price by 40c/kg.
All classes of cows sold to a dearer trend with improvements of 3c to 12c, and up to 19c/kg on good heavy cows.
Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock made to 354.2c, with a good sample averaging 333c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed averaged 338c and made to 346.2c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 330c, and made to 332.2c, with a handful to processors reaching 329c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers to restockers or background made to 306c to average 287c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed made to 329.2c, with a good sample averaging 313c/kg. A small selection of heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to and averaged 330c/kg.
Medium weight poor condition cows averaged 202c and made to 210c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows averaged 213c and made to 221c, and 3 scores averaged 238c/kg. Good heavy cows made to 279.2c with a fair sample averaging 267c/kg.
Heavy bulls made to 299c/kg.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 354c/kg and averaged 335c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 344c/kg and averaged 322c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 346c/kg and averaged 337c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 332c/kg and averaged 324c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 329c/kg and averaging 286c/kg. Cows and calves hit $900/unit.
JG & LT Cross Partnership, Quandong, Dirranbandi sold Angus cross steers to 354c/kg, reaching a top of $771 to average $713. The Hereford cross cows sold to 210c/kg, reaching a top of $888 to average $799.
Wayne Scriven, Hawthorne, Dulacca sold Angus cross steers to 350c/kg, reaching a top of $845 to average $709.
Whitton Cattle Co, Myrtleville, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 346c/kg, reaching a top of $1,189 to average $1,152. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 329c/kg, reaching a top of $1,148 to average $1,086.
SD & MJ Russell, Wodonga, Mungalalla sold Charolais cross steers to 344c/kg, reaching a top of $1,032 to average $908. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 300c/kg, reaching a top of $749 to average $688.
RM & PS Hanna, Unity, St George sold Santa steers to 334c/kg, reaching a top of $919 to average $893. The Santa heifers sold to 296c/kg, reaching a top of $722 to average $722.
MJ Munday, Mirrabooka, sold Droughtmaster steers to 334c/kg, reaching a top of $1,772 to average $1,085.
BM & ND Bauer, Arlington, Tambo sold Simmental cross steers to 334c/kg, reaching a top of $839 to average $767. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 306c/kg, reaching a top of $853 to average $677.
GB & MS Freshwater, Overflow, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster steers to 329c/kg, reaching a top of $1,629 to average $1,629.
AJ Riley, Blue Hills Rd, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 322c/kg, reaching a top of $1,019 to average $946.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 300c/kg and averaged 254c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 306c/kg and averaged 286c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 329c/kg, averaging 294c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 330c/kg, averaging 281c/kg.
S & R White Family Trust, Mt Saltbush, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 330c/kg, reaching a top of $1,297 to average $1,180.
NR Harland & G Humphreys, Barradine, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $997 to average $997.
Wilson Grazing, Redbank, Mitchell sold Braford heifers to 306c/kg, reaching a top of $845 to average $779.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 247c/kg and averaged 200c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 272c/kg and averaged 237c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 279c/kg, averaging 265c/kg.
Kindee Pastoral Co, Muya, Mitchell sold Santa cross cows to 279c/kg, reaching a top of $1,602 to average $1,511.
JS & EM Campbell, sold Brahman cows to 278c/kg, reaching a top of $1,446 to average $1,271.
Tamarang Pastoral Co, Tamarang, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cows to 275c/kg, reaching a top of $1,513 to average $1,039.
Kindee Pastoral Co, Cowangah, Taroom sold Santa cross cows to 270c/kg, reaching a top of $1,462 to average $1,284.
Copeland LB & AS, Glencoe, Mitchell sold Angus cross cows to 267c/kg, reaching a top of $1,409 to average $1,409.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards
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