Yarding 5881 Change 2976
The quality yarding included a number of larger single vendor lines which were mostly drawn from the local supply area. A good buying panel that included both restockers and feedlots was present and operating, with all regular processors also now operating. Southern processors continue to maintain a presence. Strong competition and feedlotter activity saw steer prices improve across all categories, however heifers mostly eased, while cows held firm. Light weight steers rose by 34c to 45c, medium weight steers to improved by 1c to 138c, while heavy feeders rose by 27c/kg. Light weight heifers under 280kg to restockers fell by 26c, while medium weight heifers fell by 15c to 29c/kg. Heavy weight prime cows fell by 1c while heavy bulls improved by 72c/kg.
Light weight steers under 200kg made to 722.2c to average 719c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 718.2c to average 667c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers reached 666.2c to average 618c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 614.2c to average 562c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed reached a top of 512.2c to average 485c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg made to 576.2c to average 528c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 628.2c to average 539c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 610.2c to average 521c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers reached a top of 500.2c to average 480c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to restockers made to 486.2c to average 457c/kg.
Limited numbers of grown steers and heifers were yarded which saw grown steers reach 413.2c to average 392c/kg and grown heifers reach 395.2c to average 382c/kg. Heavy weight prime cows made to 397.2c to average 381c/kg. A selection of heavy weight bulls made to 359.2c to average 332c/kg. PTIC Red tag cows sold at open auction to $2,050/head while the small number of cows and calves sold to a top of $2,325/unit.
Market Reporter: Sherrill Stivano
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Weaner steers under 200kg topped at 722c/kg and averaged 717c/kg, weaner steers in the 200-280kg range reached 718c/kg and averaged 660c/kg. Steers in the 280-330kg range reached 666c/kg and averaged 611c/kg, and steers in the 330-400kg range reached 614c/kg and averaged 554c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-500kg range topping at 518c/kg and averaging 476c/kg.
FI & MJ Taylor, Lying Downs, Injune, sold Charolais cross steers to 712c/kg reaching a top of $1,859 to average $1,791.
Camelot Grazing Co, Camelot, Yuleba sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 696c/kg reaching a top of $1,863 to average $1,699. The Angus cross heifers sold to 516c/kg reaching a top of $1,214 to average $1,038.
Warren Point Pastoral Company, Warren Point, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 684c/kg reaching a top of $2,176 to average $1,847. The Hereford cross heifers sold to 456c/kg reaching a top of $1,272 to average $1,123.
JG Gobbert TA/ Lowan Hills Pastoral Co, Lowan Hills, Mitchell sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 684c/kg reaching a top of $1,963 to average $1,788.
Callum Crozier, Daranbar, Charleville sold Angus cross steers to 674c/kg reaching a top of $1,760 to average $1,637.
KC Chandler, Glentulloch, Injune sold Simmental cross steers to 672c/kg reaching a top of $2,170 to average $1,890. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 578c/kg reaching a top of $1,569 to average $1,450.
DJ & NH Chandler, Cobbadah, Injune sold Simmental cross steers to 662c/kg reaching a top of $2,025 to average $1,870. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 568c/kg reaching a top of $1,660 to average $1,500.
Sutton Beef sold Angus cross steers to 656c/kg reaching a top of $2,103 to average $1,921.
Wythburn Grazing, Echo Hills, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 648c/kg reaching a top of $2,070 to average $1,951. The Angus cross heifers sold to 582c/kg reaching a top of $1,868 to average $1,694.
Boxvale Cattle Co, Boxvale, Taroom sold steers to 642c/kg reaching a top of $2,465 to average $1,759.
Brett & Sandy Southern, Neabul Downs, St George sold Angus cross steers to 638c/kg reaching a top of $1,847 to average $1,619.
Glenrowan Grazing Co 2, Glenrowan, Morven sold Braford steers to 634c/kg reaching a top of $2,015 to average $1,952.
TJ & JA Sorensen, Westerdale, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 628c/kg reaching a top of $2,126 to average $2,024.
Yambutta Pastoral Co sold Simmental cross steers to 602c/kg reaching a top of $2,141 to average $2,108.
EJ & CF Rolfe, Nindinna, Roma sold Charolais steers to 576c/kg reaching a top of $1,921 to average $1,833. The Charolais heifers sold to 520c/kg reaching a top of $1,627 to average $1,587.
AR, C & NJ Hamilton, Beresford, Taroom sold Brangus cross steers to 566c/kg reaching a top of $1,890 to average $1,872.
EST J W Golden, Dragon Crest, Yuleba sold Hereford steers to 552c/kg reaching a top of $2,302 to average $2,020. The Hereford heifers sold to 500c/kg reaching a top of $1,960 to average $1,739. The Hereford cows sold to 369c/kg reaching a top of $2,619 to average $2,453.
Ambo Grazing Co, Ambo Station, Longreach sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 508c/kg reaching a top of $2,287 to average $2,088. The Santa Gertrudis cows sold to 386c/kg reaching a top of $2,849 to average $2,605.
Noogilla Cattle Co, Woodlands, Mitchell sold Charolais cross steers to 490c/kg reaching a top of $2,119 to average $2,070.
Heifers under 200kg topped at 610c/kg and averaged 508c/kg, while heifers in the 200- 280kg range topped at 628c/kg and averaged 524c/kg. Heifers in the 280-330kg range topped at 610c/kg, averaging 496c/kg. Heifers in the 330-400kg range topped at 500c/kg, averaging 429c/kg. Heifers in the 400-500kg range topped at 486c/kg, averaging 437c/kg.
FL & MR Miller, North Kooringa, Roma sold Angus heifers to 628c/kg reaching a top of $1,727 to average $1,479.
Cows in the 330-400kg range reached 324c/kg and averaged 276c/kg. Cows in the 400- 500kg range topped at 370c/kg, averaging 307c/kg. Cows in the 500-600kg range topped at 386c/kg, averaging 355c/kg. Cows over 600kg topped at 397c/kg, averaging 374c/kg.
Palmtree Grazing Co., Palmtree, Taroom sold Santa Gertrudis cows to 384c/kg reaching a top of $2,578 to average $2,260.
JH & SM Mulcahy, Pringle Downs, Roma sold Charolais cows to 382c/kg reaching a top of $2,799 to average $2,359.
Taylor Grazing, Kevington, Injune sold Santa Gertrudis cross cows to 381c/kg reaching a top of $2,537 to average $2,271.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards