Yarding 4200 Change 610
It was a very mixed quality yarding which included a line of 500 yearling bulls from Mount Isa. A full panel of buyers were present and while restockers were still active on good quality pens of light weight steers and heifers, heavy feeders struggled to maintain prices, easing 5 to 10c. Very few prime cattle were on offer and heavy cows saw a lift of nearly 15c/kg. Good quality light weight restocker steers 200 to 280 kg sold to strong demand to 614.2 to average 575c up 5c, while D muscle pens sold to 492.2 to average 414c/kg. Steers 280 to 330kgs Also mate to 614.22 average 540c/kg. Restockers outbid feeders on medium weight steers paying up to 598.2 with most around 501c/kg. Heavy feeder steers lost 10c selling To 450.2 to average 427c/kg. Light weight restocker heifers saw good improvements selling to 540.2 while joinable heifers returning to the paddock over 280 kg sold to 518.2 to average 467c/kg. Medium cows were selling to 300.2 to average 294c and good heavy cows over 520 kg Sold to 310.2 to average 303c, 10 to 15c/kg.
Market Reporter: Sam Hart.
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Weaner steers under 200kg topped at 580c/kg and averaged 413c/kg, weaner steers in the 200-280kg range reached 614c/kg and averaged 458c/kg.
Steers in the 280-330kg range reached 614c/kg and averaged 504c/kg, and steers in the 330-400kg range reached 598c/kg and averaged 476c/kg.
Feeder steers in the 400-500kg range topping at 450c/kg and averaging 406c/kg.
SD & MJ Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers to 614c/kg, reaching a top of $2,026 to average $1,865. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 494c/kg, reaching a top of $1,548 to average $1,201.
P.J. & B.J. Andrews, Blue Hills, Roma sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 610c/kg, reaching a top of $1,479 to average $1,479.
Malabar Holdings, Arlington, Mitchell sold Charolais steers to 590c/kg, reaching a top of $1,974 to average $1,804. The Charolais heifers sold to 480c/kg, reaching a top of $1,520 to average $1,384.
Cameron Hudson, Maranoa Downs, Mitchell sold Crossbred steers to 590c/kg, reaching a top of $1,783 to average $1,709. The Crossbred heifers sold to 460c/kg, reaching a top of $1,346 to average $1,255.
D.J. & N.H. Chandler, Cobbadah, Injune sold Simmental cross steers to 574c/kg, reaching a top of $1,841 to average $1,714.
Parklane Grazing, Parklane, Drillham sold Brangus cross steers to 572c/kg, reaching a top of $1,645 to average $1,591.
T East & J Lang, Jireh Pk, Muckadilla sold Charolais cross steers to 552c/kg, reaching a top of $2,051 to average $1,877. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 502c/kg, reaching a top of $1,680 to average $1,486.
Dalco Pastoral, Sugarloaf, Wallumbilla sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 550c/kg, reaching a top of $1,721 to average $1,670. The Santa Gertrudis heifers sold to 500c/kg, reaching a top of $1,784 to average $1,517.
KJ & T White, Kulki, Bollon sold Angus cross steers to 538c/kg, reaching a top of $1,874 to average $1,827.
D.A. & C.B.M. Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala sold Charolais cross steers to 534c/kg, reaching a top of $1,931 to average $1,875.
B.R.F. Southern, Breena Plains, St. George sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 520c/kg, reaching a top of $1,741 to average $1,617.
Russell Ian Mocker, Surprise, St. George sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 514c/kg, reaching a top of $1,931 to average $1,773. The Santa Gertrudis heifers sold to 482c/kg, reaching a top of $1,614 to average $1,486.
C & KD Murphy, St. George sold Hereford cross steers to 455c/kg, reaching a top of $1,817 to average $1,754.
G.S. & C.J. White, Marionvale, Surat sold Charolais steers to 452c/kg, reaching a top of $2,129 to average $1,863. The Charolais heifers sold to 448c/kg, reaching a top of $1,506 to average $1,405.
Heifers under 200kg topped at 480c/kg and averaged 322c/kg, while heifers in the 200- 280kg range topped at 540c/kg and averaged 427c/kg. Heifers in the 280-330kg range topped at 518c/kg, averaging 452c/kg. Heifers in the 330-400kg range topped at 518c/kg, averaging 440c/kg. Heifers in the 400-500kg range topped at 432c/kg, averaging 372c/kg.
Torres Park Grazing Co., Torres Park, Augathella sold Santa Gertrudis cross heifers to 540c/kg, reaching a top of $1,780 to average $1,530. The Santa Gertrudis cross cows sold to 307c/kg, reaching a top of $2,007 to average $1,847.
L.L. & S.D. Bode, Percol Plains, McKinlay sold Angus cross heifers to 498c/kg, reaching a top of $1,418 to average $1,168. Cows in the 330-400kg range reached 270c/kg and averaged 254c/kg.
Cows in the 400- 500kg range topped at 300c/kg, averaging 284c/kg. Cows in the 500-600kg range topped at 305c/kg, averaging 292c/kg. Cows over 600kg topped at 310c/kg, averaging 301c/kg.
R.D. & N.J. Statham, Possession Creek, Mitchell sold Santa Gertrudis cross cows to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $2,194 to average $1,785.
Cows and Calves sold to a top of $2,750, averaging $2,509.
Clarke AG, Inglegreen, NSW sold Brangus cross cows and calves to $2,750 per unit, averaging $2,583.
R.J. & J.J. Wilson, Wee Waa, NSW sold Droughtmaster cross cows and calves to $2,725 per unit, averaging $2,725.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards