Yarding 4090 Change 299
Cattle were predominantly drawn from the local supply area and the yarding was again of mixed quality, with steers accounting for almost half the yarding. There were limited runs of single vendor lines present, with the exception of a large run of PTIC heifers and cows.
A larger buying panel was present, including all regular processors, and buyers were again operating to strong demand.
Prices remained strong with noticeable improvements for secondary cattle and cows.
Light weight steers improved by 53c, while light weight heifers improved by 24c/kg. Medium weight cows lifted in price by 9c to 18c, and heavy weight cows improved by 9c to 12c/kg.
The limited number of light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers made to 522.2c to average 490c/kg. A good sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers also made to 522.2c to average 459c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to feed sold to 448.2c to average 422c/kg. The largest sample of medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed sold to 431.2c to average 406c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed made to a top of 428.2c to average 397c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 470.2c to average 435c/kg. The largest sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 470.2c to average 427c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 442.2c to average 410c, while medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made to 430.2c to average 392c/kg.
The best of the medium weight grown steers to feed sold to 369.2c to average 363c/kg. PTIC grown heifers over 540kg reached a top of 422.2c to average 401c/kg. Medium weight 4 score cows made to a top of 305.2c to average 302c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 298.2c to average 291c, while heavy weight 4 score cows made to 312.2c to average 305c/kg. The best of the heavy weight bulls made to 325.2c to average 310c/kg.
A larger number of cows and calves were yarded with the best reaching a top of $2340/unit.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 522c/kg and averaged 451c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 522c/kg and averaged 446c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 448c/kg and averaged 411c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 431c/kg and averaged 400c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 428c/kg and averaging 370c/kg. Cows and calves hit $2,340/unit.
Noel N Dickson, The Lakes, Aramac sold Braford steers to 522c/kg, reaching a top of $1,379 to average $1,025. The Braford heifers sold to 470c/kg, reaching a top of $1,029 to average $826.
D & R Sargood, North Yarrawonga, Charleville sold Angus steers to 498c/kg, reaching a top of $1,276 to average $1,199.
Bernfels Pastoral Co, Bernfels, Winton sold Brahman cross steers to 476c/kg, reaching a top of $1,673 to average $1,196. The Brahman cross cows sold to 306c/kg, reaching a top of $1,601 to average $1,493.
Col H Thompson, Homelea, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross steers to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,203 to average $1,203.
K & CJ Francis, Bangalla – Injune, Injune sold Droughtmaster steers to 456c/kg, reaching a top of $1,644 to average $1,370.
Clint Leo Castles, Minetta, Charleville sold Shorthorn cross steers to 452c/kg, reaching a top of $1,053 to average $774.
R & L Moore Pastoral, Grassmere, Mitchell sold Angus steers to 448c/kg, reaching a top of $1,346 to average $1,233.
Melano Holdings Pty Ltd, Auburnvale Stn, Charleville sold Brahman cross steers to 442c/kg, reaching a top of $1,746 to average $1,132.
Granville Proprietors, Granville, Quilpie sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 438c/kg, reaching a top of $2,055 to average $1,243. The Droughtmaster cross cows sold to 311c/kg, reaching a top of $1,621 to average $1,436.
AR & SM Russell, Glenrowan, Augathella sold Angus cross steers to 434c/kg, reaching a top of $1,606 to average $1,350.
WJ & EA Martyn, Canowindra, Roma sold Shorthorn cross steers to 431c/kg, reaching a top of $1,563 to average $1,563.
RK & DJ Smith, Raymount, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross steers to 430c/kg, reaching a top of $1,087 to average $970.
SJ Todd Construction, Brigalow Downs, Bollon sold Simmental cross steers to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $1,451 to average $1,437.
Dart Pastoral Co, Thirlstone, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 415c/kg, reaching a top of $1,561 to average $1,492.
RS & Ian Watson, Glenbrook, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 414c/kg, reaching a top of $1,511 to average $1,203.
Begonia Pastoral Co, Begonia Station, St George sold Angus cross steers to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $1,675 to average $1,635.
TW & AJ Bowen, Lolworth, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 405c/kg, reaching a top of $1,932 to average $1,644.
Prudence J Kendall, Dunrobin, Dulacca sold Angus cross steers to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $1,774 to average $1,774.
Yorkaringa Farming Trust, Glenesk, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 390c/kg, reaching a top of $1,774 to average $1,717.
IG & SM Keech, Werai Park, Eulo sold Brahman cross steers to 369c/kg, reaching a top of $2,215 to average $1,852.
John E York, Taunton, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 360c/kg, reaching a top of $2,516 to average $2,368.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 470c/kg and averaged 419c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 468c/kg and averaged 407c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 442c/kg, averaging 377c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 430c/kg, averaging 356c/kg.
ACF Trust, Trafford Park, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross heifers to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,184 to average $1,139.
B & E Zell, Bullagreen, Talwood sold Santa heifers to 456c/kg, reaching a top of $2,420 to average $1,538. The Santa cows sold to 304c/kg, reaching a top of $1,903 to average $1,605.
West Farming P/L, Loomeah, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 442c/kg, reaching a top of $1,576 to average $1,434.
P McInnerney & C Johnson, Berwick, Surat sold Angus cross heifers to 438c/kg, reaching a top of $1,512 to average $1,261.
BJ, MM & GP Waldron, Lochiel, Roma sold Simmental cross heifers to 424c/kg, reaching a top of $1,240 to average $1,240.
Lachlan Bryant sold Charolais cross heifers to 422c/kg, reaching a top of $1,210 to average $1,039.
Albury Pastoral Co sold Charolais cross heifers to 422c/kg, reaching a top of $1,152 to average $1,036.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 293c/kg and averaged 245c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 305c/kg and averaged 279c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 318c/kg, averaging 292c/kg.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards