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Cattle were mostly sourced from south west Queensland but included over 1000 head from northern NSW.
Overall quality improved and while light weight restocker steers eased on last week, medium weight steers and most classes of heifers saw improvements.
Heavy grown steers and good heavy cows both saw gains of 10-15c/kg. Support for light weight restocker steers could not maintain the level of last week mainly due to reduced lines, selling to 504.2c to average 448c/kg.
Restockers paid up to 404.2c for steers 330 to 400kg while feeders lifted 11c making to 410.2c to average 381c/kg. Heavy feeder steers were similar to last week selling to 382.2c averaging 355c/kg. Good quality light weight restocker heifers saw increased competition from CQ and NWQ, strengthening by 24c selling to 366.2c and averaging 335c/kg. Medium weight restocker heifers also saw good gains selling to 336.2c to average 328c/kg. Heavy feeder heifers sold to 336.2c/kg. Grown steers and heifers improved on last week with steers to 325.2c averaging 305c and heavy heifers made to 300.2c to average 280c/kg.
Medium cows sold to 265.2c and averaged 250c while heavy cows lifted 10c selling to 274.2c averaging 267c/kg. Good quality PTIC cows sold to 310.2c/kg.
Market Reporter: Sam Hart
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Weaner steers under 200kg topped at 500c/kg and averaged 468c/kg, weaner steers in the 200-280kg range reached 504c/kg and averaged 424c/kg. Steers in the 280-330kg range reached 436c/kg and averaged 391c/kg, and steers in the 330-400kg range reached 410c/kg and averaged 372c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-500kg range topping at 382c/kg and averaging 330c/kg.
Rosehearty Grazing Co, Koonong Downs, Muckadilla sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 504c/kg, reaching a top of $2,003 to average $1,363. The Santa Gertrudis heifers sold to 366c/kg, reaching a top of $772 to average $772. The Santa Gertrudis cow and calves sold to $2,400 per unit, averaging $2,262 per unit.
World Min Pty Ltd, Laguna, Yuleba sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 490c/kg reaching a top of $1,202 to average $994.
Stinson Pastoral Co., Amby sold Angus steers to 476c/kg, reaching a top of $1,271 to average $1,157. The Angus heifers sold to 366c/kg, reaching a top of $943 to average $909.
FD & JK Seawright, Glenray, Yuleba sold Hereford cross steers to 458c/kg, reaching a top of $1,313 to average $1,230. The Hereford crossheifers sold to 364c/kg, reaching a top of $1,581 to average $920.
Scott Ridley, Talegar, Coonamble sold Brangus steers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,283 to average $1,151.
G.L. & J.C. Harland, Glengoyle, Yuleba sold Charolais cross steers to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $1,227 to average $1,227.
Bernie & Cindy Bruce, Wilga Park, Taroom sold Charolais cross steers to 418c/kg, reaching a top of $1,443 to average $1,306. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 346c/kg, reaching a top of $1,197 to average $1,079.
K.B. & M.D. Mansfield, BAMPI, Roma sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 412c/kg, reaching a top of $1,293 to average $1,258. Stanyer Partnership, Coolatah, Charleville sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $1,327 to average $1,205.
KJ & JM Pezet, Ardnaree, Charleville sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 404c/kg, reaching a top of $1,566 to average $1,511. The Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold to 338c/kg, reaching a top of $1,167 to average $1,113.
Nicholas Spora, Locksley, Girilambone sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 404c/kg, reaching a top of $1,337 to average $1,162.
W.F.H. Deshon Family Trust, Lianillio, Lightning Ridge sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 396c/kg, reaching a top of $1,442 to average $1,327. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 342c/kg, reaching a top of $1,971 to average $1,082.
EJ & CF Rolfe, Marie Downs, Roma sold Charbray cross steers to 404c/kg, reaching a top of $1,313 to average $1,135. The Charolais heifers sold to 330c/kg, reaching a top of $1,067 to average $836.
RW Thomas, Burrenbah, Mungindi sold Hereford cross steers to 392c/kg, reaching a top of $1,580 to average $1,412.
Mark & Carolyn Redgen, The Rockies, Roma sold Red Angus cross steers to 392c/kg, reaching a top of $1,302 to average $1,244.
Richland Hill Grazing Pty Ltd, Richland Hill, Mitchell sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 382c/kg, reaching a top of $1,268 to average $1,268. The Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold to 344c/kg, reaching a top of $931 to average $931.
DW & TL Phillips, Luccombe, Mitchell sold Angus cross steers to 380c/kg, reaching a top of $1,386 to average $1,342.
Schefe RJ (JIM), Tarcoola, Schefe Farm, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 380c/kg, reaching a top of $1,226 to average $1,226.
JJ & JM Shaw, Injune sold Angus steers to 352c/kg, reaching a top of $1,708 to average $1,666.
Brah-Lim Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Boondoon, Charleville sold Charolais cross steers to 318c/kg, reaching a top of $1,715 to average $1,587.
Heifers under 200kg topped at 360c/kg and averaged 350c/kg, while heifers in the 200- 280kg range topped at 366c/kg and averaged 326c/kg. Heifers in the 280-330kg range topped at 346c/kg, averaging 319c/kg. Heifers in the 330-400kg range topped at 339c/kg, averaging 301c/kg. Heifers in the 400-500kg range topped at 336c/kg, averaging 303c/kg.
Kane & Annette Yorkston, Dalziel, Taroom sold Braford heifers to 346c/kg, reaching a top of $1,024 to average $1,008.
Hanson Past Co, Coorumbene, Taroom sold Santa Gertrudis cross heifers to 336c/kg, reaching a top of $1,436 to average $1,384.
Kindee Pastoral Co., Cowangah, Taroom sold Angus cross heifers to 326c/kg, reaching a top of $1,483 to average $1,184.
Cows in the 330-400kg range reached 245c/kg and averaged 193c/kg. Cows in the 400- 500kg range topped at 310c/kg, averaging 230c/kg. Cows in the 500-600kg range topped at 310c/kg, averaging 259c/kg. Cows over 600kg topped at 272c/kg, averaging 265c/kg.
Institutional Investments, Roma Downs, Roma sold Angus cross cows to 272c/kg, reaching a top of $1,905 to average $1,611.
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