Yarding 6010 Change +1212
Interim Report. Dalby Agents yarded 6,010 head. Cattle were drawn from far Western Queensland, NSW and the balance from the local supply area.
The continuing dry season was noticeable throughout the yarding and especially in the cow section.
The better lines attracted solid competition throughout.
However cows lost 7c to 12c/kg.
Medium weight yearling steers sold to 350c to average 346c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 341c and sold to 350c/kg.
Medium weight score 2 cows averaged 178c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows averaged 203c and made to 215c/kg.
Good heavy weight cows made to top of 230c with a good sample at 218c/kg.
Market Reporter: David Friend
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Weaner steers under 200kg topped at 372c/kg and averaged 338c/kg, weaner steers in the 200-280kg range reached 374c/kg and averaged 347c/kg. Steers in the 280-330kg range reached 360c/kg and averaged 336c/kg, and steers in the 330-400kg range reached 356c/kg and averaged 321c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-500kg range topped at 348c/kg and averaged 325c/kg.
D.L. Jones & K.L. Sharpe, Wardilla, Charleville sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 374c/kg, reaching a top of $913 to average $859. The Santa Gertrudis cows sold to 230c/kg, reaching a top of $1,381 to average $1,209. The Santa Gertrudis Mickey bulls sold to 306c/kg, reaching a top of $887 to average $887.
Russell Ian Mocker, Surprise, St George sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 366c/kg, reaching a top of $1,013 to average $868.
K.C. Chandler, Glen Tulloch, Injune sold Simmental cross steers to 358c/kg, reaching a top of $1,188 to average $1,008. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $910 to average $757.
Summerdell Grazing Pty Ltd, Summerdell, Blackall sold Brahman cross steers to 356c/kg, reaching a top of $1,507 average $1,316.
Beldene Family Trust, Beldene, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 356c/kg, reaching a top of $1,143 to average $949.
John & Meryl McNulty, Mostyn, Yuleba sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 354c/kg, reaching a top of $1,487 to average $1,078. The Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold to 258c/kg, reaching a top of $780 to average $672.
JP & MH Rynne, Jilliby, Tara sold Angus steers to 354c/kg, reaching a top of $1,036 to average $1,003.
WJ & EC Groat Family Trust sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 352c/kg, reaching a top of $1,119 to average $962.
H.D. & N.J. Nelder, Khyber, Augathella sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 350c/kg, reaching a top of $1,155 to average $1,051. The Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $1,144 to average $804.
Balonne Plains Pastoral Co, Kurray, St George sold Angus cross steers to 349c/kg, reaching a top of $1,160 to average $1,115.
AR & TM Marsh, Hillsborough Stn, St George sold Angus steers to 345c/kg, reaching a top of $1,216 to average $991.
A.F. & M.F. Douglas, Springfield, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 336c/kg, reaching a top of $1,190 to average $1,053.
Heifers under 200kg topped at 250c/kg and averaged 210c/kg, while heifers in the 200-280kg range topped at 294c/kg and averaged 255c/kg. Heifers in the 280-330kg range topped at 296c/kg, averaging 240c/kg. Heifers in the 330-400kg range topped at 298c/kg, averaging 238c/kg. Heifers in the 400-500kg range topped at 286c/kg, averaging 253c/kg.
Stephen Francis & Helen Eliza Wilkin, Everbroke, Roma sold Charolais heifers to 298c/kg, reaching a top of $1,202 to average $1,099.
GC & TE Nielsen, Mt Weribone, Surat sold Santa Gertrudis cross heifers to 264c/kg, reaching a top of $1,581 to average $1,473. The Charolais cross cows sold to 220c/kg, reaching a top of $1,458 to average $,1309.
Cows in the 330-400kg range reached 200c/kg and averaged 145c/kg. Cows in the 400-500kg range topped at 215c/kg, averaging 175c/kg. Cows in the 500-600kg range topped at 230c/kg, averaging 205c/kg. Cows over 600kg topped at 232c/kg, averaging 223c/kg.
Yarrawonga Cattle Co., Wallumbilla sold Santa Gertrudis cows to 232c/kg, reaching a top of $1,682 to average $1,472.
Source: NLRS, Maranoa Regional Council