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Roma store 11 July 2017: Quality weaners draw out restockers

Beef Central, 12/07/2017

Yarding 8388 Change 1865

There was a majority yarding of weaners where 8,388 head were sold at Roma store Sale today, up 1,865 head on last week. All buyers were present with additional restockers active in a market attracted by the class of the weaners consisting of large runs of exceptional quality and superior lines.

Calves under 200kg made to 394c, light weight steers in the 200-280kg range made to a top of 396.2c/kg to return to the paddock. Steers going to backgrounders prior to feed, in the 280-330kg range, made to a top of 390.2c to average 352c/kg. Feedlot entry weight steers in the 330-400kg range made to a top of 376.2c to average 341c/kg.

4-6 tooth Bullocks to processors made to a top of 284.2c and light bulls to restockers made to 342.2c to average 323c/kg. Heifers in the 200-280kg range made to a top of 390.2c to average 316c/kg. Heifers to feed topped at 316.2c to average 308c/kg.

Weekly Roma Store press report:

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 394c/kg and averaged 359c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 396c/kg and averaged 357c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 396c/kg and averaged 352/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 376c/kg and averaged 337c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 330c/kg and averaging 304c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $920/unit.
JC & GM Worsfold – ‘Scotts Creek’, Taroom – sold EU Accredited Santa-cross steers for 396c/kg at 305kg returning $1208/head. The Santa-cross heifers sold for 330c/kg at 226kg returning $749/head.
AR & AG Anderson – ‘East Sunrise’, Injune – sold Charolais-cross steers for 388c/kg at 266kg returning $1034/head. The Charolais-cross heifers sold for 340c/kg at 235kg returning $862/head.
RB & MA Tindall – ‘Gaza’, Isisford – sold Santa-cross steers for 380c/kg at 202kg returning $770/head. The Santa-cross heifers sold for 318c/kg at 200kg returning $636/head.
B Howe – ‘Aberdeen’, Yuleba – sold EU Accredited Santa-cross steers for 378c/kg at 262kg returning $990/head.
TA & RJ Wichlacz – ‘Gap Plains’, Mitchell – sold Santa steers for 370c/kg at 259kg returning $958/head. The Santa heifers sold for 328c/kg at 239kg returning $786/head.
Noogilla Cattle Co – ‘Woodlands’, Mitchell – sold Simbrah-cross steers for 366c/kg at 288kg returning $1057/head.
JD Cross – ‘Quandong’, Dirranbandi – sold Angus-cross steers for 360c/kg at 196kg returning $708/head.
JG & LT Cross – ‘Quandong’, Dirranbandi – sold Angus-cross steers for 360c/kg at 200kg returning $720/head.
Institutional Investments P/L – ‘Roma Downs’, Roma – sold Angus steers for 360c/kg at 237kg returning $855/head. The Angus-cross heifers sold for 328c/kg at 301kg returning $990/head.
AT & PL Byrne – ‘Pinelands’, Injune – sold EU Accredited Angus steers for 360c/kg at 283kg returning $1021/head. The Angus-cross heifers sold for 326c/kg at 286kg returning $934/head.
TL & ML Kelly – ‘Ashmount’, Muckadilla – sold Romagnola-cross steers for 352c/kg at 267kg returning $942/head. The Romagnola-cross heifers sold for 330c/kg at 245kg returning $809/head.
W & K Brown – ‘Ardentrive’, Roma – sold EU Accredited Angus steers for 350c/kg at 376kg returning to $1316/head,
JL, RM, MD & FE Bidgood – ‘Katoomba’, Injune – sold Charolais-cross steers for 348c/kg at 278kg returning $968/head.
WhyWorry Farming Co – ‘WhyWorry’, Roma – sold Charolais-cross steers for 346c/kg at 391kg returning $1353/head.
EST & JW Golden – ‘Dragon Crest’, Yuleba – sold Hereford steers for 332c/kg at 380kg returning $1264/head.
J, G & L Smith – ‘Iona’, Wallumbilla – sold Charolais-cross steers for 330c/kg at 417kg returning $1377/head.
B Smith – ‘Coleraine’, Mitchell – sold Angus steers for 322c/kg at 462kg returning $1490/head.
JH & SM Mulcahy – ‘Pringle Downs’, Roma – sold Charolais steers for 320c/kg at 437kg returning $1401/head.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 348c/kg and averaged 317c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 400c/kg and averaged 327c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 426c/kg, averaging 321c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 332c/kg, averaging 288c/kg.
JJ & JM Shaw – ‘Double J’, Injune – sold Angus heifers for 426c/kg at 307kg returning $1309/head. The Angus steers sold for 390c/kg at 285kg returning $1112/head.
Athelstane Pastoral Co – ‘Athelstane Station’, Winton – sold Charbray heifers for 338c/kg at 218kg returning $737/head.
Beco Pastoral – ‘Hypatia Station’, Longreach – sold EU Accredited Brahman-cross heifers for 332c/kg at 151kg returning $504/head.
B Smith – ‘Coleraine’, Mitchell – sold Angus-cross heifers for 322c/kg at 394kg returning $1270/head.
Nissi Farming – ‘Bobadilla’, Roma – sold Hereford heifers for 314c/kg at 349kg returning $1098/head.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 215c/kg and averaged 193c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 229c/kg and averaged 204c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 229/kg, averaging 218c/kg.

Bulls under 400kg reached 368c/kg and averaged 308c/kg.

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