Yarding 5750 Change 2600
Good quality lines of store cattle were penned. Numbers increased 83% after the previous rain affected sale.
Restocker buyers provided solid competition for light weight steers and heifers, while very strong Queensland and NSW feedlot buyer competition pushed medium and heavy feeder yearling steers prices to the highest levels on record. A pen of Angus-cross steers weighing 453kg reached 350c to return $1,586/head during the sale and sold to a NSW feedlot buyer. A consignment of PTIC Santa cows made to 246c/kg. Cows and calves reached $1,400 and averaged $1,000/unit.
Steer calves sold to 383c and averaged 364c, up 4c, while heifer calves reached 336c and averaged 330c, up 33c/kg. Light weight yearling steers earned to 383c and averaged between 330c and 364c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed sold to 365c and averaged 335c, up 15c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed hit 352c and averaged 329c, up 15c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers made to 334c and averaged between 307c and 320c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feedlot buyers reached 328c and averaged 316c, up 10c/kg. Grown steers to feed topped at 317c and averaged 299c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows made to 246c and averaged 216c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows earned to 252c and averaged 233c, up 7c/kg.
Weekly Roma Store Sale press report
Roma heavy feeder steers hit 352c/kg
A total of 5750 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale.
Weaners under 220kg topped at 383c/kg and averaged 357c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 383c/kg and averaged 345c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 360c/kg and averaged 330c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 365c/kg and averaged 328c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 352c/kg and averaging 326c/kg.
G & M Rennick, Blairmack, Roma, sold Santa-cross steers to 383c/kg for 241kg to return $924/head. The Hereford-cross heifers sold to 334c for 134kg to return $449.
Defiance Cattle Co, Mountain Cottage, Roma, sold Angus steers to 378c for 279kg to return $1056.
Golden Pastoral Holdings, Nullin, Yuleba, sold Angus steers to 377c for 253kg to return $955. The Santa-cross heifers sold to 325c for 269kg to return $877.
S & K Prewett, Ingaby, St George, sold Brangus-cross steers to 372c for 210kg to return $783. The Brangus heifers sold to 336c for 196kg to return $659.
M & J Morton, Ridgelands, Wallumbilla, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 366c for 173kg to return $633. The Droughtmaster heifers sold to 366c for 173kg to return $633. The Droughtmaster heifers sold to 334c for 207kg to return $693.
C Flower & Co, Garrabarra, Roma, sold Santa-cross steers to 365c for 356kg to return $1301.
Lucas Pastoral Co, Cliffdale, Wyandra, sold Santa steers to 364c for 177kg to return $647.
S & M Durdin, Muya, Injune, sold Angus-cross steers to 352c for 403kg to return $1422.
Dalco Pastoral, Sugarloaf, Wallumbilla, sold Angus-cross steers to 350c for 453kg to return $1586.
Est JW Golden, Dragon Crest, Yuleba, sold Hereford steers to 346c for 356kg to return $1235. The Hereford heifers sold to 322c for 305kg to return $984.
L & M Ridge, Lesmar, Roma, sold Angus steers to 346c for 296kg to return $1026.
M & C Redgen, The Rockies, Roma, sold Angus-cross steers to 338c for 392kg to return $1326.
J & S Mulcahy, Pringle Downs, Roma, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 330c for 427kg to return $1411. The Droughtmaster-cross heifers sold to 318c for 380kg to return $1209.
Wilson Grazing, Taroela, Taroom, sold Braford-cross steers to 330c for 373kg to return $1234.
Argylla Mountains Pastoral Co, Glencoe, Mt Isa, sold Brangus steers to 322c for 360kg to return $1161.
Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 328c/kg and averaged 304c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 328c/kg and averaged 305c/kg. Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 326c/kg and averaged 312c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 336c/kg and averaged 320c/kg.
M & M Bright, Karoola Park, Roma, sold Angus-cross heifers to 324c for 432kg to return $1401.
B & N Bauer, Arlington, Augathella, sold Simmental-cross heifers to 320c for 277kg to return $888.
G & K Ladbrook, Balah, Yuleba, sold Brangus-cross heifers to 318c for 425kg to return $1352.
Cows over 500kg sold to 261c/kg and averaged 254c/kg, while cows 400-500kg topped at reached 270c/kg and averaged 218c/kg. Cows in the 300-400kg sold to 251c/kg and averaged 202c/kg.
Daandine Pastoral Co, Gwambegwine, Taroom, sold PTIC Santa cows to 246c for 475kg to return $1169.
Cows and calves sold to $1400 and averaged $1000/unit.
Bulls up to 400kg reached 354c/kg and averaged 298c/kg.