Yarding 2911 Change -731
Cattle came from a large area of central and western Queensland with half the yard from the far west.
With most processors close to finished for the year, competition on prime cattle was restricted.
However light weight yearling steers and heifers continued the improvement of recent sales to register 18c to 33c/kg increases.
Light weight yearling steers under 200kg made to 631c to restockers and averaged 599c/kg. The major run of yearling steers under 280kg reached 599c to average 534c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to a top of 519c to average 491c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed averaged 395c with a 417c/kg top.
Under 200kg light weight yearling heifers made to 591c to average 574c/kg. A large sample of yearling heifers under 280kg averaged 491c to restockers and topped at 529c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers, under 330kg sold to 475c and averaged 462c/kg to restockers for best bred pens. Yearling heifers from 330 to 400kg averaged 385c/kg to feed.
There was only a light yarding of grown steers with the majority going to feed to average from 341c to 385c/kg relative to breeding. Grown heifers to feed sold to 362c and averaged 310c to 338c/kg. Those to the trade reached 359c to average 336c/kg. Heavy weight processor cows averaged 262c/kg, well back on last sale. The 2 score cows averaged 282c/kg for most to feed.
Heavy weight bulls sold to an easier market, averaging 282c and sold to 322c/kg. The better- bred cows and calves sold from $1,750 to $2,600 per unit.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 630c/kg and averaged 565c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 582c/kg and averaged 487c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 518c/kg and averaged 403c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 430c/kg and averaged 370c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 418c/kg and averaging 377c/kg. Cows and calves hit $2,600/unit.
BW & EA Godfrey, Lanifer Station, Winton sold Charolais cross steers to 630c/kg, reaching a top of $1,425 to average $1,219. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 590c/kg, reaching a top of $1,132 to average $1,002.
Stephen John Philips, Strathvale, Ballaroo sold Droughtmaster cross male weaners to 630c/kg, reaching a top of $1,001 to average $882.
BRF Southern, Breena Plains, St George sold Santa steers to 628c/kg, reaching a top of $1,149 to average $1,005.
Allen Family Inv, Barcoola, Injune sold Charbray cross steers to 558c/kg, reaching a top of $1,280 to average $1,122. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 496c/kg, reaching a top of $1,021 to average $907.
SD & MJ Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers to 552c/kg, reaching a top of $1,554 to average $1,332.
EW Hoffman丝瓜草莓软件APP污污下载 , Boreview, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross steers to 522c/kg, reaching a top of $1,364 to average $1,311.
BV Rolfe, Nindinna, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 518c/kg, reaching a top of $1,538 to average $1,417.
Malabar Holdings, Arlington, Mitchell sold Charolais cross steers to 498c/kg, reaching a top of $1,327 to average $1,252.
RA & CA Bain, Mt Eden, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 458c/kg, reaching a top of $1,524 to average $1,524.
Spiven Pty Ltd, Sunnymead, Roma sold Brahman steers to 414c/kg, reaching a top of $1,921 to average $1,722.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 590c/kg and averaged 503c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 497c/kg and averaged 374c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 475c/kg, averaging 362c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 385c/kg, averaging 372c/kg.
GW Beauchamp & Son, Stockport, Boulia sold Santa cross heifers to 520c/kg, reaching a top of $1,159 to average $1,026.
Guthrie Pastoral Group, Baroona, Injune sold Santa cross heifers to 475c/kg, reaching a top of $1,344 to average $1,270.
Hindle Investments Pty Ltd, Arden, Miles sold Santa heifers to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $1,218 to average $1,090.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 285c/kg and averaged 255c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 284c/kg and averaged 260c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 284c/kg, averaging 265c/kg.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards