Yarding 2826 Change 396
Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area and the quality of the yarding was good. The regular buying panel was present and operating and included feedlots, processors and restockers.
Demand remained firm across most of the steers, while heifers fluctuated and cows improved across the board.
Prices variations were reflective of quality.
The limited number of light weight steers yarded saw prices ease, however prices improved for medium weight yearling steers under 400kg by 27c to 43c, and heavy weight steers improved by 12c/kg. Medium weight heifers under 400kg improved by 4c to 40c, however heavy weight yearling heifers fell by 14c to 36c/kg.
Medium weight cows improved by 4c to 36c, while heavy weight cows improved by 30c/kg.
The limited numbers of light weight yearling steers under 200kg sold to a top of 624.2c to average 624c/kg. A good sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 640.2c to average 583c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 570.2c to average 537c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 520.2c to average 485c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed reached a top of 446.2c to average 427c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 530.2c to average 414c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 598.2c to average 527c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 514.2c to average 498c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers reached a top of 502.2c to average 444c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers over 400kg to feed made to a top of 456.2c to average 384c/kg.
The best of the heavy weight grown steers sold to 400.2c to average 376c/kg.
The best of the grown heifers sold to a top of 380.2c to average 365c/kg. Medium weight PTIC cows to restockers sold to 336.2c to average 336c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows to processors made to 300.2c to average 297c/kg. Heavy weight 4 score cows reached a top of 310.2c to average 305c/kg. The best of the heavy weight bulls to processors made to 325.2c to average 312c/kg. Cows and calves reached a top of $2980/unit.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 640c/kg and averaged 600c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 606c/kg and averaged 557c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 570c/kg and averaged 503c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 516c/kg and averaged 466c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 446c/kg and averaging 410c/kg. Cows and calves hit $2,980/unit.
James Rennick, Gumbardo, Cheepie sold Senepol cross steers to 624c/kg, reaching a top of $2,064 to average $1,374.
JS & DR Nichols, Bendemeer, Winton sold Santa cross steers to 606c/kg, reaching a top of $1,848 to average $1,419.
CR & CT Boughen, Norton, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 606c/kg, reaching a top of $1,741 to average $1,515.
Bangor Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Bangor, Mungallala sold Brangus steers to 600c/kg, reaching a top of $1,344 to average $1,288. The Brangus heifers sold to 530c/kg, reaching a top of $1,038 to average $1,038.
PJ & CR Britton, Franklin Station, Winton sold Angus cross steers to 590c/kg, reaching a top of $2,031 to average $1,752. The Angus heifers sold to 506c/kg, reaching a top of $1,647 to average $1,409.
KG & DH Allen & Allbro Discretionary Trust, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 586c/kg, reaching a top of $1,387 to average $1,387.
Barbara Plains Grazing, Barbara Plains, Wyandra sold Simbrah steers to 580c/kg, reaching a top of $1,922 to average $1,731. The Simbrah heifers sold to 480c/kg, reaching a top of $1,703 to average $1,447.
Sandlewood Valley Partnership, Sandlewood Valley, Injune sold Angus steers to 570c/kg, reaching a top of $1,809 to average $1,792.
EJ & CF Rolfe, Marie Downs, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 548c/kg, reaching a top of $1,773 to average $1,636. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 510c/kg, reaching a top of $1,631 to average $1,528.
Seawright Investments, Comet Downs, Injune sold Santa cross steers to 540c/kg, reaching a top of $1,777 to average $1,777.
Brian Cloherty, Kingull West, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 534c/kg, reaching a top of $1,442 to average $1,442.
RA & CL Bain, Mt Eden, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 520c/kg, reaching a top of $1,747 to average $1,664.
RW & KE Thorne, Holmleigh, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 514c/kg, reaching a top of $1,865 to average $1,766.
JS Grazing, Double J, Injune sold Angus steers to 478c/kg, reaching a top of $1,914 to average $1,914.
C A Warrian, Roma sold Charbray steers to 442c/kg, reaching a top of $2,113 to average $2,108.
Gardiner & Sons, Collaroy, Charleville sold Angus steers to 442c/kg, reaching a top of $2,038 to average $1,844.
D & R Sargood, North Yarrawonga, Charleville sold Angus cross steers to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $1,829 to average $1,829. The Angus cross heifers sold to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,809 to average $1,809. The Angus cross cows sold to 304c/kg, reaching a top of $1,800 to average $1,800.
Prudence J Kendall, Dunrobin, Dulacca sold Santa cross steers to 426c/kg, reaching a top of $1,631 to average $1,631.
LA & GA Sellars, Montana, Injune sold Brahman cross steers to 424c/kg, reaching a top of $1,887 to average $1,885.
CF & D Walsh, Townsend, Roma sold Hereford cross steers to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $2,136 to average $2,023.
Noogilla Cattle Co, Woodlands, Mitchell sold Simmental cross steers to 382c/kg, reaching a top of $1,994 to average $1,954.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 598c/kg and averaged 488c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 532c/kg and averaged 420c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 514c/kg, averaging 430c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 470c/kg, averaging 388c/kg.
Borehead Past Co, Malakoff, Cloncurry sold Charolais cross heifers to 598c/kg, reaching a top of $1,418 to average $1,156.
PB & RM O’Brien, Ivanhoe, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 472c/kg, reaching a top of $1,602 to average $1,602.
Baldy Bay Pty Ltd, Alroy Downs, Tennant Creek sold Brahman cross heifers to 428c/kg, reaching a top of $1,259 to average $1,014.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 360c/kg and averaged 262c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 336c/kg and averaged 296c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 310c/kg, averaging 294c/kg.
HR & DJ Harrison, Dunrobin, Dulacca sold Santa cows to 303c/kg, reaching a top of $2,019 to average $1,904.
The Santa cows and calves sold to $2,980.
MFT, Bowood, Mitchell sold Charbray cross cows and calves to $2,425.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards