Report Date: 28th November 2023
Total Yarding: 3,254
With the inclimate weather Roma Agents yarded 3,254 head. Cattle were drawn from N.S.W far Western Queensland and the local supply district. The regular processors in attendance and strong on the better finished bullocks and cows and bulls. Feedlotters and backgrounders also opting to purchase the better runs of steers and heifers.
The market showed improvement of 50c/kg and considerably more in places.
Light weight yearling steers under 200kg returning to the paddock made to 434c to average 391c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg averaged 399c topping at 458c/kg. Yearling steers under 330kg topped at 412c and averaged 393c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg made to 430c with an average of 421c/kg. Yearling steers 400 to 480kg sold from 312c to 380c/kg to average 341c/kg. Yearling steers over 480kg made to 328c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg returning to the paddock topped at 336c and averaged 310c. Yearling heifers under 280kg sold from 226c to 342c/kg. Yearling heifers under 330kg made to 334c/kg to average 310c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg topped at 320c with the majority selling from 260c to 275c/kg. Yearling heifers 400 to 480kg made to 290c/kg..
Manufacturing bullocks topped at 227c/kg. Grown steers 400 to 500kg sold to 302c with the 500 to 600kg topping at 310c/kg and the 600kg plus topped 299c/kg.
The 2 score cows up to 520kg made from 150c to 210c and the 3 score cows topping at 236c to average 220c/kg. Best of heavy the weight bulls made to 252c/kg.
Market Reporter David Friend