Vealer steers average 228c
CQLX vendors penned an increased yarding of 3026 head, 1182 up on last sale.
Male calves to restockers eased to top at 246c with mixed sexes averaging 230c/kg.
The best bred vealer steers averaged 242c with sales to 274c, whilst plain lines averaged 228c/kg.
Vealer heifers sold to 238c to average from 192c to 209c/kg.
Yearling steers were very mixed with the best averaging from 256c to 260c/kg.
Yearling heifers were mixed with the better bred lines selling to 244c returning averages from 205c to 233c/kg.
Four score bullocks made to 282c to average 279c/kg.
A few four score grown heifers topped at 250c/kg.
Heavy four score cows made to 246c with an improved average of 238.5c/kg.
Heavy bulls averaged 231c/kg.
A very mixed offering of cows and calves saw the better framed cows with older calves at foot make from $850 to $1025/unit.
THERE was an increased yarding of 1632 head presented at Emerald, up 212 head on last sale.
Steer calves sold to 274c/kg.
Vealer steers made to 289c and averaged 263c/kg.
Vealer heifers sold from 200c to 208c/kg.
Yearling steers sold to processors to 260c, with feeders and restockers averaging from 242c to 258c/kg.
Yearling heifers averaged from 227c to 236c for heavier pens, while the light weights averaged 195c/kg for mostly plain conditioned lines.
A few grown heifers sold to 245c/kg.
Heavy four score cows averaged 243c, with plain two score cows averaging 195c/kg.
Heavy bulls averaged 244c, with the best lots selling to 247c/kg.
A few plain, light conditioned cows and calves made to $820/unit.
THERE was an increase of almost 900 head, to 2450 cattle at Charters Towers Combined Selling Agents sale last week.
Yearling steers to restockers eased 7c, topping at 248c to average 233c, while better quality medium weight steers to feed were 2c dearer making 230c/kg.
A small offering of vealer heifers and calves sold according to quality, with one good line of vealer heifers making 206c, while the influence of the season saw very light heifer calves make 176c/kg.
Better quality medium weight heifers to feed eased 23c, topping at 231c to average 207c, while lighter types averaged 196c/kg.
Extra heavy bullocks to export slaughter reached 269c to average 262c, while heavy bullocks sold to 266c, improving 4c to average 257c/kg.
Four score cows sold to 228c to average 217c/kg.
A lift in the quality of light cows saw restockers secure cows up to 162c, increasing 15c and averaging 140c/kg.
Heavy grown heifers with improved yield and weight sold to 258c to average 256c, with one very good line to restockers making 246c/kg.
A continuation of large numbers of heavy bulls sold mostly firm for better quality types, with those above 600kg to feed destined for live export making to 247c, with most receiving above 220c/kg.
Heavy bulls to processors made to 247c to average 224c/kg.
Light conditioned cows and calves sold up to $840/unit.
MONTO Cattle and Country’s fat and store sale saw 320 head yarded.
Feedlots chased both steers and heifers with heifers obtaining the most gains of up to 20c/kg for the better types.
Heavy bulls sold from 245c/kg to 272c/kg topping at $2750.
Harry Ball sold 436kg brahman cows to 235c/kg or $1025 and six tooth heifers to $926 or 239c/kg.
Gordon Brian’s charolais cross cows returned $1510 or 236c/kg.
AG and TM Sibson sold charbray number seven steers 367kg for 267c/kg or $980.
C and F Lewis sold angus cross number seven steers 357kg for 270c/kg or $965 and belmont euro cross steers 343kg for 269c/kg.
Dale Brown and family sold 334kg charolais cross number eight grain assisted steers for $890 or 266c/kg.
Anthony and Helen Webb sold light droughtmaster weaner heifers for 212c/kg or $475.
CATTLE SALE: Dale Brown and family sold 334kg quality charolais droughtmaster grain assisted number eight steers for 266c/kg or $890.