Yarding 5529 Change 1931
Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area and the overall quality of the yarding was good.
A good panel of buyers was present and operating. Several larger single vendor lines were included in the yarding.
Prices were firm especially for steers and cows which saw continued improvements from the previous week with variations reflective of quality.
Light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers fell by 11c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed rose by 13c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed rose by 6c/kg.
Medium weight heifers under 280kg to restockers rose by 2c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows rose by 8c while the heavy weight 4 score cows rose by 5c/kg.
The largest sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers sold to 306.2c to average 283c/kg.
Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to background or feed sold to 308.2c to average 289c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed sold to 315.2c to average 303c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed sold to 310.2c to average 300c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers sold to 253.2c to average 234c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to feed sold to a top of 258.2c to average 247c/kg. The small number of heavy weight yearling heifers yarded sold to a top of 300.2c to average 277c/kg.
The best of the increased number of grown steers saw medium weight steers sell to a top of 320.2c to average 320c/kg. Grown heifers reached 279.2c to average 245c/kg.
Medium weight 3 score cows sold to 248.2c to average 230c while the medium weight 4 score cows made to 265.2c to average 258c/kg. Heavy weight 4 score cows sold to 258.2c to average 252c/kg.
Heavy weight bulls sold to 276.2c to average 248c/kg.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 284c/kg and averaged 262c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 306c/kg and averaged 267c/kg.
Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 313c/kg and averaged 283c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 315c/kg and averaged 302c/kg.
Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 320c/kg and averaging 298c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $520/unit.
AR Roberts, Tantatton, Wallumbilla sold Blonde D Aquitaine steers to 320c/kg, reaching a top of $1,851 to average $1,640.
M & MT Bright, Karoola Park, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 315c/kg, reaching a top of $1,248 to average $1,200.
Bright Rural Services, Surat sold Angus cross steers to 313c/kg, reaching a top of $1,120 to average $1,051.
Palmtree Grazing Co, Palmtree, Taroom sold Hereford cross steers to 312c/kg, reaching a top of $1,286 to average $1,054.
PB & DJ Heffernan, Warragai, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $1,286 to average $1,286.
SF & HE Wilkin, Everbroke, Roma sold Charolais steers to 308c/kg, reaching a top of $1,321 to average $1,321.
Skygrove Pty Ltd, Yurnga, Taroom sold Brangus cross steers to 308c/kg, reaching a top of $1,341 to average $1,196.
Crocker Farming Co, Crochdantigh, Muckadilla sold Simmental cross steers to 306c/kg, reaching a top of $1,745 to average $1,027.
JH & NJ Dingle Family Trust, Threesons, Roma sold Charolais steers to 304c/kg, reaching a top of $949 to average $949.
Layershire Pty Ltd, Koorandai, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $707 to average $682.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 234c/kg and averaged 205c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 253c/kg and averaged 225c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 264c/kg, averaging 239c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 300c/kg, averaging 252c/kg.
SL & TM Richters, Braeside, St George sold Brahman cross heifers to 279c/kg, reaching a top of $1,029 to average $669.
Stuarts Creek Pastoral Co, Stuarts Creek, Roma sold Santa cross heifers to 253c/kg, reaching a top of $633 to average $558.
LJ & SG Hanna, Terrarara, Mitchell sold Santa heifers to 242c/kg, reaching a top of $707 to average $603.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 248c/kg and averaged 182c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 286c/kg and averaged 220c/kg.
Cows over 500kg topped at 265c/kg, averaging 241c/kg.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards