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Roma store 15 May 2018: Prices lose ground in 6000 head yarding

Beef Central, 16/05/2018

Watkins & Co agent Jim Green with Peter Maunder of Wilga Lea, Wallumbilla sold Hereford heifers that reached 230c/kg at 263kg returning $606/head.

Yarding 6169 Change 2609

3,500 head of milk and two tooth steers were presented along with over 2,000 heifers and approximately 1,000 cows, some with calves at foot. All buyers were in attendance and quality ranged from very good to poor as some cattle presented were from drought affected areas.

Light calves topped at 274c, to average 251c/kg. Yearling steers to restockers in the 200-280kg range topped at 328c, to average 291c/kg in a large sample. Restockers and feedlotters purchased the very good quality pens in a very competitive market with restockers paying to 328c, to average 290c, while feeders paid to a top of 305c/kg. Yearling heifers topped at 270c, with a large portion going to feed topping at 260c, to average 247c/kg.

Grown steers 4-6 tooth to processors topped at 274c/kg. Cows to processors topped at 213c and medium weights going to restockers made 208c/kg. Cows with calves at foot topped at $1,100/unit with 80 bulls to feed selling at 254c to average 245c/kg, and several light weight bulls were purchased to be grown out for the live export market. Heavy bulls made to 239c, to average 224c/kg.

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 Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 328c/kg and averaged 283c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 322c/kg and averaged 284c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 322c/kg and averaged 281c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 288c/kg and averaged 264c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 275c/kg and averaging 259c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $1,100/unit.

Graham Webb, Raceview, Charleville sold Angus cross steers for 328c/kg at 215kg returning $705/head. The Angus cross heifers sold for 258c/kg at 194kg returning $503/head.
SJ Todd Constructions P/L, Brigalow Downs, Bollon sold Charolais cross steers for 322c/kg at 301kg returning $970/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 262c/kg at 282kg returning $741/head.

John Russell, Culbara, Roma sold Charolais cross steers for 320c/kg at 316kg returning $1,011/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 260c/kg at 322kg returning $839/head.
Derbyshire Downs Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, Derbyshire Downs, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers for 320c/kg at 291kg returning $932/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 254c/kg at 278kg returning $707/head.

Golden Grazing Pty Ltd, Potters Flat, Yuleba sold Charolais cross steers for 311c/kg at 338kg returning $1,053/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 255c/kg at 283kg returning $722/head.
G & G Burey, Springhill, Amby sold Charolais steers for 309c/kg at 301kg returning $933/head.
VM & K & AG Hafemeister, Oakleigh, Injune sold Angus cross steers for 308c/kg at 263kg returning $811/head.
SD & MJ Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charbray cross steers for 293c/kg at 296kg returning $868/head.
AK Grazing Pty Ltd, Austral Park, Injune sold Angus cross steers for 292c/kg at 331kg returning $968/head. The Angus cross heifers sold for 248c/kg at 302kg returning $750/head.
Les Baker, Raceview, Charleville sold Charolais cross steers for 282c/kg at 323kg returning $911/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 246c/kg at 262kg returning $646/head.
Brett & Sandy Southern, Neabul Downs, St George sold Angus steers for 282c/kg at 304kg returning $857/head.
PR & MC Maunder, Wilga Lea, Wallumbilla sold Hereford steers for 276c/kg at 296kg returning $819/head. The Hereford heifers sold for 230c/kg at 263kg returning $606/head.
PE & RE Cupitt, Pinaroo Plain, Bingara sold Santa steers for 275c/kg at 481kg returning $1,325/head.
Dart Pastoral Co, Thirlstone, Roma sold Charolais cross steers for 271c/kg at 337kg returning $916/head.
GL & JA Bryant, Amarillo, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers for 267c/kg at 547kg returning $1,463/head.
PA & HM Beitz, Haroldale, Roma sold Santa steers for 264c/kg at 396kg returning $1,047/head.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 264c/kg and averaged 227c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 270c/kg and averaged 237c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 268c/kg, averaging 239c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 248c/kg, averaging 223c/kg.
Dalmally Grazing Co, Dalmally, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers for 268c/kg at 238kg returning $638/head.
Henrick Cattle Co, Dakota, Roma sold Angus cross heifers for 254c/kg at 291kg returning $742/head.
Yorkaringa Farming Trust, Myalla, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross heifers for 248c/kg at 337kg returning $837/head.
NB & SD Courtice, Ladas Downs, Glenmorgan sold Angus heifers for 242c/kg at 350kg returning $848/head.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 169c/kg and averaged 123c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 208c/kg and averaged 177c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 213c/kg, averaging 189c/kg.
Bulls under 400kg topped at 292c/kg and averaged 242c/kg, while bulls in the 400 – 600kg range topped at 248c/kg and averaged 218c/kg. Bulls over 600kg topped at
236c/kg, averaging 216c/kg.

Sources: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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