Yarding 5707 Change 568
Numbers increased further this week with 5,707 head yarded at the Roma Store Sale.
Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area, with numbers continuing to arrive from the West and North-West, in a yarding of mixed quality, which was dominated by steers. A good buying panel was present and operating, including all regular processors.
Overall the market mostly eased across all categories from the previous week, with prices reflective of yarding quality, however competition on quality cattle remained strong. Medium weight steers to feed fell by 15c to 40c, while heavy weight steers to feed fell by 21c/kg. Medium weight heifers under 330kg to feed improved by 17c, while medium weight heifers under 400kg to restockers fell by 21c/kg. Store cows ell by 16c to 18c while prime cows eased by 4c/kg.
The limited numbers of light weight yearling steers under 200kg sold to a top of 646.2c to average 616c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 782.2c to average 666c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers were the largest sample for the day and sold to 676.2c to average 629c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 634.2c to average 578c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed reached a top of 572.2c to average 526c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers were also in limited supply and made to 644.2c to average 465c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 634.2c to average 591c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 648.2c to average 564c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to feed reached a top of 578.2c to average 537c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to 528.2c to average 445/kg.
Medium weight grown steers made to 412.2c to average 392c/kg. Grown heifers under 540kg made to 390.2c to average 380c/kg. A good number of single vendor PTIC red tag cows sold at open auction to a top of $2,160/head. Medium weight prime cows made to 360.2c to average 359c/kg. Heavy weight prime cows reached a top of 370.2c to average 362c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 372.2c to average 336c/kg. The reduced number of cows and calves sold to a top of $2,975/unit.
Market Reporter: Sherrill Stivano
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 782c/kg and averaged 615c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 782c/kg and averaged 620c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 676c/kg and averaged 595c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 634c/kg and averaged 559c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 616c/kg and averaging 502c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $2,975/unit.
Dalmally Grazing Co, Dalmally, Roma, sold Charolais cross steers to 782c/kg reaching a top of $1,966 to average $1,760. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 644c/kg reaching a top of $1,422 to average $1,302.
KEG & RM Burey, Yarara, St George, sold Santa steers to 676c/kg reaching a top of $2,329 to average $2183.
Joy & Renee Naish, Coralbyn, Wandoan, sold Angus cross steers to 676c/kg reaching a top of $2,316 to average $2,257. The Santa cross heifers sold to 648c/kg reaching a top of $1,961 to average $1,961.
KJ & SL Boyd, Clyde Park, Porcupine, sold cross breed steers to 674c/kg reaching a top of $2,389 to average $1,820.
LJ & SA Schelberg, Dumfries, Muckadilla, sold Angus cross steers to 750c/kg reaching a top of $1,829 to average $1,829. The Angus cross heifers sold to 634c/kg reaching a top of $1,517 to average $1,517.
John Russell, Culbara, Roma, sold Charolais steers to 700c/kg reaching a top of $2,124 to average $1,964. The Angus cross heifers sold to 586c/kg reaching a top of $1,724 to average $1,693.
David Heslin, Womblebank, Mitchell, sold Composite steers to 668c/kg reaching a top of $2,291 to average $1,580.
DH & SBM Campbell, Currawarra, Mitchell, sold Santa cross steers to 660c/kg reaching a top of $2,620 to average $1,883. The Santa cross heifers sold to 606c/kg reaching a top of $1,879 to average $1,652.
Bangor Cattle Co P/L, Bangor, Mungallala, sold Angus steers to 654c/kg reaching a top of $2,052 to average, $1,887. The Angus heifers sold to 518c/kg reaching a top of $1,575 to average $1,575.
AW & E Forster, Werna, Winton, sold Charolais steers to 632c/kg reaching a top of $2,141 to average $2,070.
SC & TC Bond, Borromore, Roma, sold Simmental cross steers to 618c/kg reaching a top of $2,413 to average $2,197.
RJ Duff & LM Jones, Greenacres, Injune, sold Angus cross steers 614c/kg reaching a top of $2,144 to average $2,144. The Angus cross heifers sold to 568c/kg reaching a top of $1,772 to average $1,772.
Dart Pastoral Co, Thirlstone, Roma, sold Charolais cross steers to 608c/kg reaching a top of $2,117 to average $2,024.
C & J Lee and GFD Lee, Trebor, Roma, sold Angus cross steers to 606c/kg reaching a top of $2,735 to average $2,250.
BV Rolfe, Nindinna, Roma, sold Charolais cross steers to 592c/kg reaching a top of $2,181 to average $2,124. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 554c/kg reaching a top of $2,041 to average $1,940.
GFD Lee, Leswalt, Roma, sold Angus cross steers to 582c/kg reaching a top of $2,541 to average $2,157.
G N Blacket, sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 526c/kg reaching a top of $2,182 to average $2,174.
Torres Park Grazing, Cherry Hills, Injune, sold Santa steers to 539c/kg reaching a top of $2,631 to average $2,494. The Santa heifers sold to 575c/kg reaching a top of $2,100 to average $2,022.
RG & B Mobbs, Wallambank, Bollon, sold Charolais cross steers to 536c/kg reaching a top of $2,337 to average $2,245.
Kindee Pastoral Co, Muya, Mitchell, sold Charolais cross steers to 534c/kg reaching a top of $2,413 to average $2,252. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 558c/kg reaching a top of $2,350 to average $2,212.
JJ & JM Shaw, 2300 Washpool Rd, Injune, sold Angus steers to 468c/kg reaching a top of $2,400 to average $2,376. Heifers under 220kg topped at 644c/kg and averaged 477c/kg, while heifers in the 220- 280kg range topped at 634c/kg and averaged 480c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 648c/kg, averaging 510c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 575c/kg, averaging 462c/kg.
Malcom Burey, Back Creek, Amby, sold Charolais cross heifers to 580c/kg reaching a top of $1,388 to average $1,271.
Mayne Pastoral, Coolamon, Dulacca, sold Santa cross heifers to 570c/kg reaching a top of $2,102 to average $1,984.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 328c/kg and averaged 266c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 360c/kg and averaged 342c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 370c/kg, averaging 352c/kg.
Institutional Investments P/L, Roma Downs, Roma, sold Brangus cows to 368c/kg reaching a top of $2,563 to average $2,292.
Palmtree Grazing Co, Palmtree, Taroom, sold Santa cross cows to 358c/kg reaching a top of $2,312 to average $2,206.
Lorraine Pastoral Co P/L, Lorraine Station, Cloncurry, sold Droughtmaster cross cows to 360c/kg reaching a top of $2,160 to average $1,829.
Bass Cattle Co, Muldoon, Mungallala, sold Santa cows to 365c/kg reaching a top of $2,501 to average $2,027.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards
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