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Roma store 16 Jan 2018: Light weaners av 344c

James Nason, 17/01/2018

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All buyers were in attendance or represented. A range of stock was on offer, with solid competition on better lines.

Mixed sex calves under 200kg topped at 364c to average 347c/kg. Yearling steers topped at 394c to average 319c/kg. Feedlot entry weight steers topped at 388c to average 309c/kg. Heavy feeders made to a top of 299c to average 280c/kg. Heavier milk and two tooth steers to slaughter made a top of 294c to average 279c/kg. Yearling heifers made to 330c to average 304c across the board.

Cows topped at 216c to average 201c/kg across all weight ranges and cows calf units made to $1580/unit. Young bulls topped at 310 to average 267c and heavy bulls over 600kg topped at 253c/kg.

Weekly Roma Store Sale press report:

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 394c/kg and averaged 344c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 378c/kg and averaged 334c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 344c/kg and averaged 315c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 326c/kg and averaged 292c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 299c/kg and averaged 278c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $1,580 /unit.

Simmac Pastoral Co – ‘Mt. Maria’ – Morven sold Angus cross steers for 394c/kg at 198kg returning $782/head.
Henrick Cattle Co – ‘Dakota’ – Roma sold Angus cross steers for 360c/kg at 267kg returning $963/head.
Bronte Cattle Co – ‘Bronte’ – Charleville sold Santa cross steers for 358c/kg at 215kg returning $772/head.
J.L. Macdonald – ‘LM Rockhampton’ – Rockhampton sold Angus cross steers for 354c/kg at 230kg returning $816/head.
M & K Hudson – ‘Tongy’ – Mitchell sold Cross breed steers for 348c/kg at 260kg returning $906/head.
Terry Jukes – ‘Armadilla’ – Morven sold Angus cross steers for 348c/kg at 256kg returning $891/head.
Rotherfield Grazing Co – ‘Currane’- Ilfracombe sold Santa cross steers for 342c/kg at 325kg returning $1,113/head. The Angus heifers sold for 298c/kg at 306kg returning $912/head.
DJ. & NH. Chandler – ‘Cobbadah’ – Injune sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 342c/kg at 251kg returning $861/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 292c/kg at 302kg returning $884/head.
J.W. Blackburn – ‘Mt Bindango’ – Roma sold Charolais steers for 340c/kg at 284kg returning $967/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 286c/kg at 263kg returning $753/head.
F & M Taylor – ‘Lying Downs’ – Injune sold Charolais cross steers for 334c/kg at 308kg returning $1,032/head.
J.L., R.M., M.D. & F.E. Bidgood – ‘Katoomba’ – Injune sold Hereford cross steers for 329c/kg at 291kg returning $960/head. The Charolais heifers sold for 285c/kg at 300kg returning $855/head.
Douglas Cattle Co – ‘Verniew’ – Mitchell sold Santa steers for 328c/kg at 332kg returning $1,092/head.
S. & C. Wraight – ‘Westmore’ – Roma sold Charolais cross steers for 324c/kg at 327kg returning $1,060/head.
Dart Pastoral Co. – ‘Thirlstone’ – Roma sold Charolais cross steers for 323c/kg at 332kg returning $1,073/head.
Rotherfield Grazing Co – ‘Rotherfield’ – Longreach sold Santa cross steers for 306c/kg at 340kg returning $1,041/head. The Angus heifers sold for 298c/kg at 270kg returning $805/head.
I.C. Jackson & D.A. Jones – ‘Elavirem’ – Injune sold Angus cross steers for 306c/kg at 337kg returning $1,033/head. The Angus cross heifers sold for 295c/kg at 341kg returning $1,008/head.
Whitton Cattle Co – ‘Myrtleville’ – Injune sold Charolais steers for 297c/kg at 399kg returning $1,187/head. The Brahman cows and calves sold for $1,520/unit.
PD & SE Joliffe – ‘Walhallow’ – Amby sold Santa steers for 296c/kg at 457kg returning $1,355/head.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 330c/kg and average 296c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 328c/kg and averaged 274c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 310c/kg, averaging 260c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 290c/kg, averaging 248c/kg.
R.S. & R.A. Blackett – ‘Brighton’ – Winton sold Charolais cross heifers for 328c/kg at 258kg returning $848/head.
Bradshaw Family Trust – ‘Luckham’ – Winton sold Charbray heifers for 310c/kg at 243kg returning $756/head.
RB & MA Tindall – ‘Gaza’ – Isisford sold Santa heifers for 309c/kg at 203kg returning $630/head.
S. & L. Reiser – ‘Tocal’ – Mitchell sold Charolais cross heifers for 294c/kg at 263kg returning $773/head.
Ian Duff – ‘Duffields’ – Roma sold Droughtmaster heifers for 290c/kg at 401kg returning $1,162/head.
Daandine Pastoral Co. – ‘Gwambegwine’ – Taroom sold Santa heifers for 270c/kg at 378kg returning $1,021/head.
The Enniskillen Past. Co. – ‘Mt Enniskillen’ – Blackall sold Santa heifers for 270c/kg at 150kg returning $405/head. The Santa cows and calves sold for $1,580/unit.
Noogilla Cattle Co – ‘Woodlands’ – Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 260c/kg at 274kg returning $713/head.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 201c/kg and averaged 152c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 213c/kg and averaged 190c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 215c/kg, averaging 201c/kg.
Bulls under 400kg topped at 378c/kg and averaged 282c/kg, while bulls in the 400- 600kg range topped at 288c/kg and averaged 239c/kg. Bulls over 600kg topped at 253c/kg, averaging 213c/kg.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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