There was a larger yarding of 6225 head at Roma store sale today, up 2300 head on last week, with quality demanding the elevated prices at times – especially on young cattle.
Quality was good and young cattle were plentiful as prices held firm if not stronger with supply and demand generating bids from all directions. Fewer cattle off oats are being yarded as oats crops finish.
The quality was above average and the market was 15c/kg stronger on last week. Additional restockers were in attendance and all usual buyers were present and operating.
All buyers were present along with active restockers operating in a stronger market where the majority of the yarding were young heifers with 1000 less steers presented for competition.
Cattle were of good quality for those who still have oats in the paddock or feed as the gap widens for those hanging on for Spring rain.
All the usual buyers were present and operating in a market rewarding quality, however the dry of winter is now evident. The cow market was mostly affected as growers lighten off and batten down the hatches, hopeful for early spring rain.
The variables of forthcoming climate indications and grain costs elevating is key to the slide of up to 20c/kg.
All buyers were present and operating in a market that remained easier, strengthening at times throughout the day however overall the market eased.
All buyers were in attendance and taking into consideration quality comparison to last week, there was unmentionable change, however with the rise in grain prices the feedlot entry money was back slightly.
All buyers were present with additional restockers active in a market attracted by the class of the weaners consisting of large runs of exceptional quality and superior lines.