Yarding 3636 Change – 454
Cattle were mostly drawn from the local supply area and the overall quality of the yarding was improved on previous weeks, with increased numbers of quality light weight younger steers yarded.
Steers accounted for almost two thirds of the yarding. A much larger buying panel including restockers and feedlotters, were operating to very strong competition across all steer categories, while a full buying panel of processors was present and operating.
Prices improved, reflective of the improved quality and younger yarding, with a good number of light weight yearling steers exceeding the $5/kg mark, and setting a new top price record for steers at the Roma Saleyards.
Light weight yearling steers rose by 30c to 42c/kg. Heavy feeders also sold to strong demand improving by 4c to 10c/kg. Light weight heifers under 200kg improved by 36c/kg. Medium weight cows to restockers continued to improve by up to 21c, while both medium weight and heavy weight cows in prime condition to processors improved by 15c/kg. Light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers sold to 556.2c to average 520c/kg, setting a new top price record for steers at Roma. A good sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to backgrounders made to 540.2c to average 471c/kg. The largest sample of medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 492.2c to average 440c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 462.2c to average 426c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed reached a top of 414.2c to average 406c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 492.2c to average 471c/kg. The largest sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 476.2c to average 439c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to feed sold to 409.2c to average 399c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made to 398.2c to average 392c/kg. The best of the limited numbers of grown steers to feed sold to 353.2c to average 353c/kg. The largest sample of grown heifers reached a top of 363.2c to average 324c/kg. Light weight cows in store condition to restockers sold to a top of 322.2c to average 280c/kg while the medium weight cows in store condition to restockers made to a top of 300.2c to average 296c/kg. Medium weight 4 score cows made to 321.2c to average 317c, while heavy weight 4 score cows made to 324.2c to average 320c/kg. The best of the light weight bulls made to 534.2c to average 508c/kg. Cows and calves reached a top of $2300/unit.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 556c/kg and averaged 507c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 530c/kg and averaged 472c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 492c/kg and averaged 436c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 448c/kg and averaged 413c/kg.
Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 430c/kg and averaging 386c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $2,300/unit.
Bangor Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Bangor, Mungallala sold Charolais steers to 556c/kg, reaching a top of $1,034 to average $838. The Charolais cross steers sold to 492c/kg, reaching a top of $916 to average $714. The Angus cows sold to 322c/kg, reaching a top of $1,246 to average $911.
Tilquin Grazing, Tilquin, Bollon sold Santa cross steers to 540c/kg, reaching a top of $1,755 to average $1,233.
Justin & Ron Tarry, Morinda, Wyandra sold Charolais cross steers to 530c/kg, reaching a top of $1,350 to average $1,054.
Brett & Sandy Southern, Gladfield, Mitchell sold Angus steers to 524c/kg, reaching a top of $1,035 to average $1,000.
BD, LP, JK, BD Hornick, Junedale, Injune sold Charolais steers to 520c/kg, reaching a top of $1,272 to average $1,187.
JL, RM, MD & FE Bidgood, Katoomba, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 516c/kg, reaching a top of $1,385 to average $1,262.
JT & LK Postle, Doboy, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 516c/kg, reaching a top of $1,084 to average $1,084.
Bryant Family Grazing, Bundalloch, Bollon sold Charolais cross steers to 502c/kg, reaching a top of $1,335 to average $1,298.
JS & EM Campbell, Claravale, Mitchell sold Belmont red cross steers to 502c/kg, reaching a top of $1,253 to average $1,156. The Belmont red cross heifers sold to 448c/kg, reaching a top of $1,091 to average $918.
AJ & MH Seaby, Emoh Ruo, Roma sold Simmental cross steers to 502c/kg, reaching a top of $1,180 to average $1,180. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 422c/kg, reaching a top of $983 to average $983.
Boyd KJ & SL, Kia Ora, Injune sold Brahman cross steers to 498c/kg, reaching a top of $1,259 to average $1,197.
RT Purtell Pty Ltd, Mugan sold Santa steers to 486c/kg, reaching a top of $2,835 to average $1,562. The Santa mickey bulls sold to 438c/kg, reaching a top of $1,458 to average $1,396.
DA & KL York, Bainbilla, Surat sold Santa cross steers to 476c/kg, reaching a top of $1,269 to average $1,209.
D & T Birch, Rosemount, Augathella sold Brangus cross steers to 472c/kg, reaching a top of $1,457 to average $1,342.
Argylla Mountains Pastoral, Glencoe, Mount Isa sold Brangus steers to 460c/kg, reaching a top of $1,617 to average $1,066. The Brangus heifers sold to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $882 to average $774. The Brangus cows sold to 297c/kg, reaching a top of $1,223 to average $904. The Brangus mickey bulls sold to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $1,328 to average $966.
Wellwater Pastoral Co, Wellwater, Tambo sold Santa steers to 458c/kg, reaching a top of $2,388 to average $1,872.
S & R White Family Trust, Mt Saltbush, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 456c/kg, reaching a top of $1,715 to average $1,586.
Bronte Cattle Co, Bronte, Charleville sold Santa steers to 456c/kg, reaching a top of $1,315 to average $1,315.
IR Andrews, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 414c/kg, reaching a top of $1,682 to average $1,682.
Macarra Past Co, Macarra, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $1,890 to average $1,783.
Bill & Mavis Graham, Gladfield, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 408c/kg, reaching a top of $1,925 to average $1,925.
Mark D Tully, Ray Station, Quilpie sold Santa steers to 408c/kg, reaching a top of $1,772 to average $1,412.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 492c/kg and averaged 443c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 476c/kg and averaged 400c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 428c/kg, averaging 356c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 398c/kg, averaging 331c/kg.
Glen Arden Cattle Co, Glen Arden, Roma sold Droughtmaster heifers to 350c/kg, reaching a top of $1,323 to average $1,112.
IJ & SM McRoberts, Wongamere, Morven sold Simmental cross heifers to 340c/kg, reaching a top of $1,154 to average $1,153.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 322c/kg and averaged 255c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 344c/kg and averaged 298c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 326c/kg, averaging 310c/kg.
China State Farms Australia Pty Ltd, Noella Station, Charleville sold Santa cross cows to 332c/kg, reaching a top of $1,737 to average $1,622.
TW & AJ Bowen, Lolworth, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross cows to 331c/kg, reaching a top of $1,681 to average $1,613.
H Sommerfield & Son, Canegrass, Charleville sold Brahman cross cows to 324c/kg, reaching a top of $1,742 to average $1,265.
LJ & LA Cormack, Chrystalbrook, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cows to 323c/kg, reaching a top of $2,456 to average $2,122. The Charolais bulls sold to 334c/kg, reaching a top of $3,575 to average $3,273.
John & Lynn Hudson, Dundee, Morven sold Euro cross cows to 322c/kg, reaching a top of $1,928 to average $1,809.
John Patrick McNamara, Spring Hill, Charleville sold Charolais cross cows to 318c/kg, reaching a top of $1,633 to average $1,302.
RJ & EJ Moore, Lynton Hills, Charleville sold Brahman bulls to 315c/kg, reaching a top of $1,864 to average $1,532.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards