Yarding 7964 Change 876
Cattle were mostly drawn from the local supply area with the exception of a large run out of Boulia.
Steers and heifers were yarded in similar numbers and the overall quality of the yarding varied, with prices reflective of quality variations. Light weight cattle were yarded in limited numbers.
A smaller buying panel was present with all regular processors and feedlots operating, however southern restockers were absent. Steers eased across all categories, with light weight steers down by 14c to 17c/kg.
Feedlot competition remained strong, however medium weight feeders under 400kg eased by 22c, while heavy weight feeder steers eased by 15c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg improved by 13c, but light weight weight heifers under 280kg fell by 13c to 24c/kg. Grown heifers saw improvements of 3c to 21c/kg. Medium weight cows to restockers improved by 14c/kg. Medium weight cows to processors fell by 3c to 13c, while heavy weight cows fell by 13c to 16c/kg.
Light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers sold to 560.2c to average 531c/kg. The largest sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 539.2c to average 493c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to feed sold to 490.2c to average 441c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 454.2c to average 426c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed reached a top of 428.2c to average 419c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 522.2c to average 496c/kg. The largest sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 532.2c to average 477c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 466.2c to average 440c/kg.
The best of the grown steers sold to 385.2c to average 382c/kg. The best of the grown heifers reached a top of 362.2c to average 340c/kg.
Medium weight store cows to restockers sold to 316.2c to average 300c/kg. While the medium weight 3 score cows to processors sold to a top of 301.2c to average 288c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 302.2c to average 292c/kg. The heavy weight 4 score cows sold to a top of 304.2c to average 303c/kg. The best of the heavy weight bulls made to 330.2c to average 320c/kg.
Cows and calves reached a top of $2060/unit.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 560c/kg and averaged 499c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 534c/kg and averaged 455c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 490c/kg and averaged 429c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 455c/kg and averaged 404c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 428c/kg and averaging 393c/kg. Cows and calves hit $2,060/unit.
Allen Family Investments sold Charbray steers to 560c/kg, reaching a top of $907 to average $907.
M & N Keegan, Sutton Grange, Tingun sold Angus steers to 550c/kg, reaching a top of $1,055 to average $1,055.
Brian R F Southern, Balonne Plains, St George sold Santa cross steers to 536c/kg, reaching a top of $1,439 to average $1,269. The Santa cross heifers sold to 478c/kg, reaching a top of $1,363 to average $1,153.
Brett & Sandy Southern, Gladfield, Mitchell sold Angus steers to 536c/kg, reaching a top of $1,072 to average $1,072.
Schmidt Grazing Industries, Cairns, Charleville sold Angus cross steers to 530c/kg, reaching a top of $1,193 to average $1,065. The Angus cross heifers sold to 496c/kg, reaching a top of $1,050 to average $942.
RJ & KD Russell, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers to 524c/kg, reaching a top of $1,171 to average $1,171. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 482c/kg, reaching a top of $1,004 to average $1,004.
Newton Grazing P/L, Mona Vale, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 522c/kg, reaching a top of $1,326 to average $1,171. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 470c/kg, reaching a top of $1,103 to average $1,103.
EJ & CF Rolfe, Marie Downs, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 498c/kg, reaching a top of $1,446 to average $1,361. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 478c/kg, reaching a top of $1,664 to average $1,270.
BP Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers to 494c/kg, reaching a top of $1,437 to average $1,304. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 466c/kg, reaching a top of $1,391 to average $1,221.
T East & J Lang, Apache Downs, Winton sold Charbray cross steers to 490c/kg, reaching a top of $1,567 to average $1,466. The Charolais heifers sold to 486c/kg, reaching a top of $1,494 to average $1,273.
Astaline Trustee for Michael Flemming Family Trust, Carranya, Windorah sold Santa cross steers to 470c/kg, reaching a top of $1,764 to average $1,205. The Santa cross heifers sold to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,300 to average $1,159.
PW & DC Heinemann, Cungela, Charleville sold Simbrah cross steers to 460c/kg, reaching a top of $1,349 to average $1,349.
Golden Pastoral Holdings, Strathmore, Yuleba sold Droughtmaster steers to 445c/kg, reaching a top of $1,412 to average $1,323.
I & M Campbell, St Lucia, Boulia sold Brangus cross steers to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $1,812 to average $1,250. The Santa cross heifers sold to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $1,260 to average 982. The Brangus cows sold to 276c/kg, reaching a top of $1,375 to average $929. The Brangus cows and calves sold to $1,675.
TL & JV Kehl, Armidale, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross steers to 439c/kg, reaching a top of $1,621 to average $1,585.
Keddsotck Pty Ltd, Gowrie Station, Charleville sold Charolais cross steers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,638 to average $1,521.
WJ & EA Martyn, Canowindra, Roma sold Simmental cross steers to 432c/kg, reaching a top of $1,506 to average $1,506.
Roslin Grazing Co, Roslin, Mungallala sold Charolais cross steers to 428c/kg, reaching a top of $1,971 to average $1,850.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 526c/kg and averaged 444c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 533c/kg and averaged 424c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 478c/kg, averaging 373c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 432c/kg, averaging 355c/kg.
NR Harland & G Humprheys, Barradine, Roma sold Charolais heifers to 478c/kg, reaching a top of $1,348 to average $1,348.
Wason Past Co, Orange Grove, Roma sold Santa cross heifers to 349c/kg, reaching a top of $1,608 to average $1,555.
Winnathoola Pastoral Co, Winnathoola, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross heifers to 533c/kg, reaching a top of $2,275 to average $1,234.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 316c/kg and averaged 252c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 316c/kg and averaged 279c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 304c/kg, averaging 284c/kg.
Tully Pastoral, Piastre, Quilpie sold Brahman cross cows to 303c/kg, reaching a top of $1,701 to average $1,380.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards