Yarding 3797 Change +1380
The continuing dry weather increased numbers at Roma to 3,797 head.
All processors and backgrounders and feedlotters were present and active.
The market showed a stronger demand for the quality lines.
Light weight yearling steers 200 to 200kg returning to the paddock made to 328c to average 246c/kg. Yearling steers 200 to 280kg averaged 278c and topped at 318c/kg. Yearling steers 280 to 330kg made to 312c and averaged 295c/kg. Yearling steers 330 to 400kg to feed for the domestic market averaged 285c and made to 292c/kg. Yearling steers to feed 400 to 480kg topped at 286c to average 276c/kg. Yearling steers over 480kg made from 228c to 268c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers returning to the paddock made to 202c to average 165c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers 200 to 280kg returning to the paddock averaged 192c topping at 234c/kg. Yearling heifers 280 to 330kg also back to the paddock made to 257c and averaged 205c/kg. Yearling heifers 330 to 400kg topped at 244c to average 234c/kg. Heifers 400 to 480kg to feed topped 248c to average 240c/kg.
Grown steers 500 to 600kg averaged 249c and made to 250c/kg. A small selection well finished bullocks topped at 236c and averaged 229c/kg. Medium weight score 2 cows made to 155c to average 140c/kg. Medium weight score 3 cows averaged 183c and topping at 214c/kg. Heavy weight score 3 cows made to 196c to average 183c/kg.
Heavy weight bull sold to 240c/kg.
Market reporter: David Friend
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Weaner steers under 200kg topped at 298c/kg and averaged 227c/kg, weaner steers in the 200-280kg range reached 328c/kg and averaged 273c/kg. Steers in the 280-330kg range reached 312c/kg and averaged 281c/kg, and steers in the 330-400kg range reached 290c/kg and averaged 264c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-500kg range topped at 292c/kg and averaged 261c/kg.
Rosehearty Grazing Company, Morago Station, Longreach sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 316c/kg, reaching a top of $1,245 to average $954. The Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold to 256c/kg, reaching a top of $1,232 to average $862. The Santa Gertrudis cross cows sold to 200c/kg, reaching a top of $1,350 to average $1,350.
BJ & WR Taylor, Marjundale, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 314c/kg, reaching a top of $1,225 to average $861.
KE & DE Donner, Boxvale, Taroom sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 312c/kg, reaching a top of $1,002 to average $844. The Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold to 212c/kg, reaching a top of $1,156 to average $556.
A.R. & Y.M. Emery, Mt. Beverly, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 300c/kg, reaching a top of $839 to average $762.
Seawright Investments, Injune sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $1,039 to average $931.
Mayne Pastoral, Coolamon, Dulacca sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $993 to average $945.
NMS Keizer, Muckadilla sold Angus cross steers to 288c/kg, reaching a top of $1,277 to average $1,234.
RJ Wippell & Normandy Station P/L, Muckadilla sold Angus cross steers to 288c/kg, reaching a top of $1,114 to average $1,114.
M.P. & C.A. Stafford, Cooinda, Yuleba sold Charolais cross steers to 286c/kg, reaching a top of $1,270 to average $1,220.
Moonya Agriculture Pty Ltd, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 280c/kg, reaching a top of $954 to average $919. The Angus cross cows sold to 214c/kg, reaching a top of $1,318 to average $1,162.
Bernie & Cindy Bruce, Wilga Park, Taroom sold Shorthorn cross steers to 278c/kg, reaching a top of $1,452 to average $862.
B F Irwin, Wallumbilla sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 276c/kg, reaching a top of $807 to average $807. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 200c/kg, reaching a top of $564 to average $564.
Heifers under 200kg topped at 234c/kg and averaged 173c/kg, while heifers in the 200-280kg range topped at 244c/kg and averaged 184c/kg. Heifers in the 280-330kg range topped at 250c/kg, averaging 194c/kg. Heifers in the 330-400kg range topped at 256c/kg, averaging 198c/kg. Heifers in the 400-500kg range topped at 248c/kg, averaging 214c/kg.
Reynella Grazing Co, Reynella, Charleville sold Droughtmaster heifers to 248c/kg, reaching a top of $1,131 to average $885.
Cows in the 330-400kg range reached 152c/kg and averaged 73c/kg. Cows in the 400-500kg range topped at 172c/kg, averaging 111c/kg. Cows in the 500-600kg range topped at 208c/kg, averaging 176c/kg. Cows over 600kg topped at 214c/kg, averaging 194c/kg.
GN Blacket, Tamanick, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cows to 200c/kg, reaching a top of $1,180 to average $1,060.
RC Business PTY LTD, Boondarra, Roma sold Santa Gertrudis cross cows to 200c/kg, reaching a top of $1,117 to average $984
Source: NLRS, Maranoa Regional Council