Roma Store 1 July 2014: Yarding jumps 40pc

Beef Central, 02/07/2014

Roma Store Sale NLRS commentary:

Yarding 10,225 Change 4125

Yarding numbers jumped 40 percent on the previous store sale. Good numbers of restocker buyers from across Queensland and NSW were at the sale, with large single vendor lines of very good quality weaner steers and heifers penned from the local supply area. Also, sizable consignments were also yarded from central-west and north-west regions of the state. Feedlot buyers displayed solid demand for good, heavy weight yearling feeder steers over 400kg. Light weight yearling heifers were 5c to 8c cheaper, but good quality sorts hit 218c/kg. Medium weight feeder yearling heifers improved 3c/kg.

Light weight yearling steers sold to 223c and averaged 203c, up 17c, while D muscled lines averaged 154c, up 6c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed made to 185c and averaged 173c, up 1c, while those returning to the paddock hit 202c and averaged 189c, up 12c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed earned to 190c and averaged 183c, increasing 10c, while those to restocker buyers sold to 197c and averaged 191c, to be 14c/kg dearer.

Good quality light weight yearling heifers returning to the paddock topped at 218c and averaged 216c, while regular drafts made to 152c and averaged 133c, down 5c/kg. Those which sold to feedlot buyers made to 161c and averaged 141c, easing 8c, while those to processors earned to 135c and
averaged 126c, to be 8c/kg cheaper. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed made to 160c and averaged 152c, up 3c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed topped at 162c and averaged 150c/kg.

Medium weight 2 score cows to processors sold to 94c and averaged 78c, while those to restockers reached 94c and averaged 87c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows sold to 123c and averaged 115c, while medium weight 4 score cows reached 134c and heavy weight 4 score cows sold to 136c/kg. Cows and calves sold to $500/unit.

Weekly Roma Store Sale Press report

Roma steers hit 223c/kg

A total of 10,225 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s Store Sale.

Weaners under 220kg topped at 192c/kg and averaged 164c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 222c/kg and averaged 186c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 223c/kg and averaged 187c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 193c/kg and averaged 177c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 197c/kg and averaging 167c/kg.

The Shaw family, J.J.S Grazing, Double J, Injune, sold Angus-cross steers to 223c/kg for 292kg to return $651/head. The Angus-cross heifers sold to 218c for 282kg to return $616.

Kindee Pastoral Co, Cowangah, Taroom, sold Santa-cross steers to 213c for 321kg to return $685. The Charolais-cross heifers sold to 170c for 295kg to return $502.

R & D Loughnan, Alicker, Roma, sold Charbray-cross steers to 204c for 295kg to return $602. The Charbray-cross heifers sold to 164c for 326kg to return $536.

M & MT Bright, Karoola Park, Roma, sold Angus-cross steers to 201c for 300kg to return $604.

C & M Eddie, Tullaree, Roma, sold Angus-cross steers to 200c for 258kg to return $517.

W G Jackson, Maintop North, Injune, sold EU Angus-cross steers to 198c for 301kg to return $597.

Hartnell & Connolly, Homebush, Mitchell, sold Santa-cross steers to 195c for 275kg to return $536. The Hereford-cross heifers sold to 164c for 350kg to return $576.

The Golden family, Dragon Crest, Yuleba, sold Hereford steers to 194c for 301kg to return $585.

Bruce Smith, Coleraine, Mitchell, sold Santa-cross steers to 193c for 382kg to return $739.

Rosemount Grazing Co, Rosemount, Barcaldine, sold Charolais-cross steers to 190c for 401kg to return $763.

Peel Northhampton Downs, Blackall, sold Santa steers to 190c for 258kg to return $491. The Santa heifers sold to 140c for 231kg to return $325.

Moonya Pastoral Co, Moonya, Roma, sold Santa-cross steers to 190c for 220kg to return $418.

Lambert Pastoral Co, Lambert, Charleville, sold Charolais-cross steers to 186c for 251kg to return $468. The Droughtmaster-cross heifers sold to 136c for 249kg to return $339.

Lloyd & Amanda Hancock, Saddler Spring, Injune, sold Brahman-cross steers to 184c for 447kg to return $824.

Sanela, Wirrilyerna Station, Boulia, sold Simmental-cross steers to 180c for 309kg to return $556. The Simmental-cross heifers sold to 142c for 322kg to return $458.

J & J Walsh, Wilgalands, Roma, sold EU Hereford steers to 180c for 287kg to return $518.

Toolmaree Pastoral, McFarlane, Tambo, sold Hereford steers to 175c for 390kg to return $683. The Hereford heifers sold to 139c for 304kg to return $423.

Andromeda Cattle Co, Eddington, Mungallala, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 162c for 293kg to return $475. The Cross bred heifers made to 146c for 415kg to return $606.

Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 168c/kg and averaged 140c/kg.Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 218c/kg and averaged 152c/kg.Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 218c/kg and averaged 142c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 151c/kg and averaged 119c/kg.

The Smith family, Iona, Wallumbilla, sold Charolais-cross heifers to 168c for 325kg to return $547.

R & S Pether, Auteuil Station, Barcaldine, sold Angus-cross heifers to 158c for 349kg to return $552.

Ross Guthrie, Baroona, Injune, sold Angus heifers to 142c for 270kg to return $383.

Cows over 500kg sold to 136c/kg and averaged 128c/kg, while cows 400-500kg topped at reached 133c/kg and averaged 105c/kg. Cows in the 300-400kg sold to 120c/kg and averaged 95c/kg.

Cows and calves sold to $500/unit.

Bulls up to 400kg reached 140c/kg and average 115c/kg.

Jeff and Jeremy Shaw, JJS Grazing, Injune, sold Angus-cross steers to 223c/kg for 292kg to return $651/head. The Shaw family yarded 720 head of weaner steers and heifers at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.


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