Yarding 2664 Change -3337
Cattle were mostly drawn from the local supply area, in a mixed quality yarding with limited numbers of large single vendor lines. A good buying panel of mostly restockers was present and operating, including all regular processors however one processor did not operate. Southern processors continue to maintain a presence. Competition was strong on quality lines with price fluctuations reflective of quality variations.
Light weight steers under 280kg improved by 25c to 27c. Medium weight steers to restockers improved by 5c to 25c/kg. Heavy feeder steers improved by 11c. Light weight heifers improved by 31c to 56c while medium weight heifers to restockers improved by 28c to 51c/kg. Heavy weight cows improved by 17c to 31c/kg.
Light weight steers under 200kg made to 618.2c to average 588 c/kg while light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers also made to 662.2c to average 610c/kg.
Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers reached 626.2c to average 591c/kg while medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to 580.2c to average 511c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed reached a top of 476.2c to average 444c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg made to 500.2c to average 440c/kg while light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 560.2c to average 518c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 550.2c to average 499c/kg while medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers reached a top of 486.2c to average 454c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to restockers made to 448.2c to average 428c/kg.
Heavy weight grown steers sold to 369.2c to average 369c/kg. The largest sample of the grown heifers made to 364.2c to average 353c/kg. PTIC grown heifers sold to $1,860/head while PTIC red tag cows reached $2,420/head. Medium weight prime cows reached a top of 359.2c to average 339c/kg while heavy weight prime cows made to 364.2c to average 348c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 276.2c to average 241c/kg. There were no cows and calves yarded.
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Weaner steers under 200kg topped at 620c/kg and averaged 602c/kg, weaner steers in the 200-280kg range reached 662c/kg and averaged 604c/kg. Steers in the 280-330kg range reached 626c/kg and averaged 530c/kg, and steers in the 330-400kg range reached 580c/kg and averaged 443c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-500kg range topping at 476c/kg and averaging 431c/kg.
Abbieglassie Grazing Co, Abbieglassie, Mitchell sold Simmental cross steers to 662c/kg reaching a top of $1,850 to average $1,533.
LJ & SA Schelberg, Dumfries, Muckadilla sold Angus cross steers to 626c/kg reaching a top of $1,751 to average $1,622. The Angus cross heifers sold to 560c/kg reaching a top of $1,390 to average $1,390.
MLA & JL Morton, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 612c/kg reaching a top of $1,647 to average $1,522.
D & C Goddard, Eucumbene, Bollon sold Charbray steers to 610c/kg reaching a top of $1,631 to average $1,494. The Charbray heifers sold to 520c/kg reaching a top of $1,594 to average $1,361.
WJ & EC Groat Family Trust, Lorraine, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 600c/kg reaching a top of $1,900 to average $1,487.
1940 Grazing Company, Bowood, Mitchell sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 598c/kg reaching a top of $1,793 to average $1,612.
AR & TM Marsh, Hillsborough Stn, St George sold Angus cross steers to 580c/kg reaching a top of $1,949 to average $1,779. The Angus cross heifers sold to 528c/kg reaching a top of $1,601 to average $1,557.
Australia Aulong Auniu Wang Operations, Oakpark, Charleville sold Angus cross steers to 528c/kg reaching a top of $2,060 to average $1,472. The Angus cross heifers sold to 500c/kg reaching a top of $1,665 to average $1,369. The Droughtmaster cross cows sold to 364c/kg reaching a top of $2,452 to average $2,123.
LT & ML Price, Mt. Hope, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 480c/kg reaching a top of $2,060 to average $1,932.
Hivue Ag P/L, Hivue, Surat sold Charolais cross steers to 476c/kg reaching a top of $2,142 to average $2,016.
Mayne Pastoral, Coolamon, Dulacca sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 462c/kg reaching a top of $2,174 to average $2,174.
Heifers under 200kg topped at 500c/kg and averaged 428c/kg, while heifers in the 200-280kg range topped at 560c/kg and averaged 505c/kg. Heifers in the 280-330kg range topped at 550c/kg, averaging 475c/kg. Heifers in the 330-400kg range topped at 486c/kg, averaging 415c/kg. Heifers in the 400-500kg range topped at 466c/kg, averaging 404c/kg.
Meeleebee Downs sold Angus cross heifers to 552c/kg reaching a top of $1,631 to average $1,420.WG Jackson, Maintop North, Injune sold Angus cross heifers to 490c/kg reaching a top of $1,491 to average $1,491.
Arbroath Grazing Co, Roma sold Hereford cross heifers to 410c/kg reaching a top of $2,850 to average $2,574. The Hereford cross cows sold to 360c/kg reaching a top of $3,090 to average $2,273.
Cows in the 330-400kg range reached 336c/kg and averaged 284c/kg. Cows in the 400-500kg range topped at 368c/kg, averaging 308c/kg. Cows in the 500-600kg range topped at 360c/kg, averaging 334c/kg. Cows over 600kg topped at 364c/kg, averaging 348c/kg.
DJ & JF Goodman, Eulalie, Mungindi sold Angus cows to 368c/kg reaching a top of $2,420 to average $2,103.
Argylla Mountains Pastoral, Glencoe, Mount Isa sold Brangus cows to 359c/kg reaching a top of $1,790 to average $1,461.
TM Mackie & LS Clover, Bonella, Charleville sold Droughtmaster cross cows to 358c/kg reaching a top of $2,065 to average $1,579.
Dart Pastoral Company, Springbok, Injune sold Droughtmaster cross cows to 357c/kg reaching a top of $2,326 to average $2,061.
R & J Underwood, Pine Hills, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cows to 350c/kg reaching a top of $2,388 to average $2,314.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards