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Roma store 23 Jan 2018: Cow market eases by 10c/kg

Beef Central, 24/01/2018

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Quality was generally good; however, the early signs of the dry are coming to the fore. All buyers were in attendance and operating in a competitive market with increased numbers, however the cow market was easier by 10c/kg in places.

Yearling steers topped at 390c, to average 325c/kg. Trade steers topped at 338c, to average 301c/kg. Yearling steers over 400kg topped at 290c, to average 268c/kg. Yearling heifers made to 336c to average 262c/kg. 4-6 tooth steers made to 270c, averaging 251c/kg.

Grown heifers topped at 222c and averaged 212c/kg. 2 and 3 score cows topped at 206c, to average 174c and few over conditioned cows to slaughter made more than 200c/kg. Young bulls less than 450kg to feed topped at 284c, to average 242c and heavy bulls averaged 235c/kg.

Weekly Roma Store Sale press report:

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 390c/kg and averaged 356c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 386c/kg and averaged 335c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 340c/kg and averaged 305c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 310c/kg and averaged 286c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 305c/kg, averaging 274c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $1,320/unit.

GP Cattle PTY LTD. – ‘Portland Downs’ – Ilfracombe sold Charolais cross steers for 390c/kg at 187kg returning $731/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 352c/kg at 164kg returning $578/head.
Rosemount Grazing P/L – ‘Rosemount Grazing’ – Barcaldine sold Charolais cross steers for 388c/kg at 178kg returning $692/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 344c/kg at 169kg returning $582/head.
PJ & ME Brennan – ‘For Far’ – Mitchell sold Charbray steers for 356c/kg at 261kg returning $932/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 269c/kg at 280kg returning $753/head. Ravens Stud & Contracting – ‘Woodside’ – Charleville sold Angus cross steers for 348c/kg at 163kg returning $569/head. The Angus cross heifers sold for 336c/kg at 198kg returning $668/head.
Simmac Pastoral Co – ‘Mt. Maria’ – Morven sold Angus cross steers for 344c/kg at 204kg returning $702/head. The Angus cross heifers sold for 308c/kg at 188kg returning $582/head.
FJ Ahern – ‘Murweh Station’ – Charleville sold Charolais cross steers for 340c/kg at 292kg returning $995/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 316c/kg at 199kg returning $631/head.
AR & AG Anderson – ‘East Sunrise’ – Injune sold Charolais cross steers for 334c/kg at 265kg returning $885/head. The Charbray heifers sold for 272c/kg at 296kg returning $807/head.
Bangor Cattle Co. PTY. LTD – ‘Bangor’ – Mungallala sold Charolais cross steers for 328c/kg at 326kg returning $1,071/head.
W.L. & M.A. Bryant – ‘Blue Hills’ – Roma sold Simmental cross steers for 314c/kg at 333kg returning $1,048/head.
M & TL & JV Kehl – ‘Hillview’ – Wallumbilla sold Braford steers for 310c/kg at 370kg returning $1,147/head.
FG & R Dunn – ‘Megine’ – Roma sold Santa steers for 305c/kg at 404kg returning $1,233/head.
Tullamore Park Pastoral Co – ‘Canberra’ – Roma sold Santa cross steers for 300c/kg at 364kg returning $1,093/head.
N.W. & J.A. Henricks – ‘Garfield’ – Injune sold Angus cross steers for 288c/kg at 469kg returning $1,351/head.
CA Crozier & TF Rule –‘Rutland’ – Mitchell sold Hereford cross steers for 288c/kg at 353kg returning $1,017/head.
Kate Pickering – ‘Sunnymead’ – Roma sold Charolais steers for 287c/kg at 440kg returning $1,266/head.
Sharmarel Farming Trust – ‘Old Cashmere’ – St George sold Charolais steers for 285c/kg at 418kg returning $1,192/head.
Rob Cornish Electrical PTY LTD – ‘Riverview’ – Mitchell sold Charolais cross steers for 285c/kg at 406kg returning $1,159/head.
I.H. & S.E. Johnston – ‘Downsview’ – Roma sold Santa steers for 283c/kg at 446kg returning $1,265/head.
CA Warrian – ‘LM’ – Roma sold Charbray cross steers for 278c/kg at 452kg returning $1,260/head.
K.F. & K.M. Rule – ‘Manning’ – Tambo sold Angus cross steers for 276c/kg at 470kg returning $1,298/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 245c/kg at 460kg returning $1,127/head.
T.I. & J.L. York – ‘Piccadilly’ – Wallumbilla sold Simmental cross steers for 274c/kg at 509kg returning $1,396/head.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 356c/kg and averaged 311c/kg, while heifers in the 220–280kg range topped at 320c/kg and averaged 274c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 294c/kg, averaging 246c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 246c/kg, averaging 233c/kg.

D.J. & K.A. McDonald – ‘Wyrapa’ – Charleville sold Droughtmaster heifers for 330c/kg at 153kg returning $507/head.
G.J. & M.J. Owens – ‘Arranmore’ – Longreach sold Santa heifers for 308c/kg at 234kg returning $722/head.
J.J. & S.M. Murphy – ‘Rocky’ – Charleville sold Charolais cross heifers for 304c/kg at 218kg returning $663/head.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 190c/kg and averaged 160c/kg, while cows in the 400-500kg range reached 220c/kg and averaged 188c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 242c/kg, averaging 198c/kg.

Enniskillen Pastoral Co. PTY. LTD – ‘Mt Enniskillen’ – Tambo sold Santa cows for 205c/kg at 561kg returning $1,151/head.

Bulls under 400kg topped at 310c/kg and averaged 269c/kg, while bulls in the 400- 600kg range topped at 266c/kg and averaged 226c/kg. Bulls over 600kg topped at 252c/kg, averaging 240c/kg.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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