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Roma store sale 6 Nov 2018: Light Blackall heifers to 330c/kg

by Beef Central, 07 November 2018

Nat Currie, Elders Blackall with the Enniskillen Pastoral Co Santa heifers. The heifers sold to 330c/kg, reaching a top of $513 to average $443.

 

Yarding 9420 Change 920

Cattle were drawn predominantly from Western Queensland with a large run from Alice Springs.

A good panel of buyers was present and operating. Once again, the yarding was dominated by young cattle of mixed quality, and demand for better lines of cattle remained strong.

The yarding experienced quality related price changes across all categories.

Light weight yearling steers to restockers increased by 11c to 29c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to background or feed sold 5c dearer, while heavy weight yearling steers to feed increased by 4c to 7c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers increased by 12c to 27c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows increased 3c to 13c, however 3 score medium weight cows eased 10c/kg. A good sample of light weight yearling steers to restockers sold to 332.2 to average 322c/kg. A large sample of yearling steers to restockers in the 200-280kg weight category sold to 328.2c to average 319c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to domestic feed sold to 316.2c to average 311c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed sold to 314.2c to average 311c/kg.

A large sample of yearling heifers to restockers in the 200-280kg weight category sold to 304.2c to average 289c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to restockers made to 308.2c to average 294c/kg. Grown Steers and heifers were present in small numbers. Medium weight 2 score cows sold to 234.2c to average 216c/kg, while the medium weight 3 score cows made to 255c to average 243c/kg. A small sample of heavy weight 3 score cows sold to 260.2c to average 251c/kg.

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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 314c/kg and averaged 267c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 335c/kg and averaged 285c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 335c/kg and averaged 294c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 318c/kg and averaged 298c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 314c/kg and averaging 286c/kg. Cows and calves hit $1,240/unit.

Redman Pastoral Co, Wattamolla, Mitchell sold Angus cross steers to 335c/kg, reaching a top of $1,133 to average $982. The Shorthorn heifers sold to 276c/kg, reaching a top of $821 to average $821.
C & D Gauld, Bethlee, Drillham sold Santa steers to 318c/kg, reaching a top of $1,238 to average $1,238.
Seawright Investments, Comet Downs, Injune sold Santa cross steers to 318c/kg, reaching a top of $1,129 to average $1,031.
RG & RG Becker, Old Bogandilla, Dulacca sold Angus steers to 318c/kg, reaching a top of $1,033 to average $997.
Dalco Pastoral, Sugarloaf, Wallumbilla sold Santa steers to 316c/kg, reaching a top of $1,319 to average $944.
The Enniskillen Past Co, Mt Enniskillen, Blackall sold Santa steers to 316c/kg, reaching a top of $1,274 to average $1,053.
Ryrie Grazing, Mount Pleasant, Tambo sold Charolais steers to 316c/kg, reaching a top of $797 to average $797. The Charolais heifers sold to 275c/kg, reaching a top of $899 to average $674.
Sam Timms, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 315c/kg, reaching a top of $1,747 to average $1,747.
Elrose Family Trust, Elrose Station, Boulia sold Charbray cross steers to 315c/kg, reaching a top of $1,225 to average $1,037.
W & D Saul, Coolibah, Mitchell sold Angus cross steers to 315c/kg, reaching a top of $982 to average $982.
Gwenbrook Farms sold Charolais steers to 314c/kg, reaching a top of $760 to average $712. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 274c/kg, reaching a top of $895 to average $616. Pink Hills Pastoral Co, Mayfair, Winton sold Droughtmaster steers to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $1,146 to average $1,018.
Quilberry Pastoral Co, Quilberry, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $1,078 to average $804. The Santa cross heifers sold to 280c/kg, reaching a top of $880 to average $749.
Ben Avery, Allandale, Blackall sold Charolais steers to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $1,048 to average $798. The Charolais heifers sold to 285c/kg, reaching a top of $871 to average $653.
Rotherfield Grazing Co, Rotherfield, Longreach sold Santa cross steers to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $926 to average $788. The Santa heifers sold to 266c/kg, reaching a top of $788 to average $626.
Belfast Investments, Belfast, Winton sold Brahman cross steers to 296c/kg, reaching a top of $1,244 to average $1,084.
Julie Morrow, Belmore Station, Longreach sold Brahman cross steers to 296c/kg, reaching a top of $1,047 to average $882. Heifers under 220kg topped at 330c/kg and averaged 238c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 286c/kg and averaged 252c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 302c/kg, averaging 261c/kg.
Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 304c/kg, averaging 263c/kg.
The Enniskillen Past Co, Boongoondoo, Jericho sold Santa heifers to 330c/kg, reaching a top of $513 to average $443.
Usher Past Co, Norwood, Wandoan sold Angus cross heifers to 286c/kg, reaching a top of $801 to average $691.
TJ & JA Sorensen, Westerdale, Roma sold Charolais heifers to 282c/kg, reaching a top of $724 to average $724.
Burunga P/L, Burunga, Wandoan sold Santa cross heifers to 270c/kg, reaching a top of $754 to average $641.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 250c/kg and averaged 187c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 251c/kg and averaged 212c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 251c/kg, averaging 237c/kg.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards



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