Roma store 14 Nov 2017: Yearling steers to 424c

James Nason, 15/11/2017

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All buyers were in attendance or represented, operating in a robust market for yet another week. Buyers were optimistic with the impending general rain predicted. Restockers were offered a mixed yarding and paid well for quality. Feeders were sourcing heavier cattle, as grain prices soar.

Yearling steers topped at an impressive 424c, to average 355c/kg. Milk tooth trade steers, 280-400kg, topped at 380c, to average 328c/kg. Yearling heifers topped at 359c, to average 303c/kg.

Grown steers topped at 298c, to average 275c/kg. Heavy bulls sold to an impressive 282c/kg. Grown heifers topped at 298c, to average 275c/kg. Cows made to a top of 250c, to average 214c/kg. Cows with calves sold for $1,060/unit.


Weekly Roma Store sale press report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 424c/kg and averaged 369c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 414c/kg and averaged 363c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 386c/kg and averaged 345c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 338c/kg and averaged 317c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topped at 315c/kg and averaged 292c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $1,060/unit.

Seawright Investments – ‘Coment Downs’ – Injune, sold Santa cross steers for 414c/kg at 245kg returning $1,015/head. The Santa cross heifers sold for 338c/kg at 246kg returning $833/head.
Just Grazing – ‘Coolbina’ – Quilpie, sold Charbray cross steers for 408c/kg at 170kg returning $693/head.
K.F. & K.M Rule – ‘Woodside’ – Charleville, sold Angus cross steers for 406c/kg at 215kg returning $876/head.
D. & T. Birch – ‘Rosemount’ – Augathella, sold Brangus cross steers for 396c/kg at 179kg returning $780/head.
J.F. & B.P. Russell – ‘Willara’ – Augathella, sold Charolais cross steers for 390c/kg at 213kg returning $833/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 336c/kg at 212kg returning $713/head.
G.K & M.E Warren – ‘Roylands’ – Surat, sold Cross breed steers for 386c/kg at 315kg returning $1,218/head. The Cross breed heifers sold for 330c/kg at 290kg returning $957/head.
GN & JR Blackett – ‘Tamanick’ – Mitchell, sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 382c/kg at 244kg returning $935/head.
Skew QLD Pty Ltd – ‘Ravenscourt’ – Charleville, sold Charolais steers for 368c/kg at 285kg returning $1,049/head. The Charolais heifers sold for 326c/kg at 256kg returning $836/head.
Laurie Sheahan – ‘Mineroo’ – Roma, sold Hereford cross steers for 344c/kg at 311kg returning $1,072/head. The Hereford cross heifers sold for 334c/kg at 290kg returning $970/head.
Howson Family Trust – ‘Tregarthyn’ – Miles, sold Hereford cross steers for 342c/kg at 272kg returning $933/head. The Cross breed heifers sold for 322c/kg at 260kg returning $837/head.

M & K Hudson – ‘Tongy’ – Mitchell, sold Cross breed steers for 334c/kg at 357kg returning $1,193/head.
LJ & SG Hanna – ‘Terrarara’ – Mitchell, sold Santa steers for 332c/kg at 396kg returning $1,317/head. The Santa heifers sold for 310c/kg at 273kg returning $846/head.

K.A. & J.J. Jamieson – ‘Grafton Terrace’ – Roma, sold Santa steers for 319c/kg at 372kg returning $1,188/head.
L.A. & G.A. Sellars – ‘Montana’ – Injune, sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 317c/kg at 356kg returning $1,131/head.

CJ Melcer – ‘Sorries’ – Roma, sold Charbray cross steers for 314c/kg at 451kg returning $1,418/head. The Charbray cross heifers sold for 294c/kg at 416kg returning $1,225/head.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 359c/kg and averaged 316c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 338c/kg and averaged 315c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 334c/kg, averaging 294c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 300c/kg, averaging 281c/kg.

WD & JE Purcell – ‘Bridgeman Downs’ – Roma, sold Angus heifers for 338c/kg at 234kg returning $793/head.
S. & R. White Family Trust – ‘Tarree Bar’ – Roma, sold Angus cross heifers for 324c/kg at 296kg returning $961/head.

PJ & ME Brennan – ‘For Far’ – Mitchell, sold Charolais cross heifers for 340c/kg at 185kg returning $631/head.
Ularunda Grazing – ‘Ularunda’ – Morven, sold Angus cross heifers for 328c/kg at 197kg returning $648/head.

Bangor Cattle Co P/L – ‘Bangor’ – Mungallala, sold Charolais cross heifers for 318c/kg at 276kg returning $879/head.
C. & D. Gauld – ‘Bethlee’ – Drillham, sold Santa heifers for 306c/kg at 336kg returning $1,029/head.
Kooroowatha Cotton P/L – ‘Balcondo’ – Condamine, sold Angus cross heifers for 286c/kg at 375kg returning $1,075/head.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 229c/kg and averaged 194c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 240c/kg and averaged 214c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 265c/kg, averaging 233c/kg.

Elrose Family Trust – ‘Elrose Station’ – Boulia, sold Charbray cross cows for 249c/kg at 577kg returning $1,439/head.

CA Crozier & TF Rule – ‘Manning’ – Tambo, sold Brahman cross cows for 247c/kg at 568kg returning $1,405/head.

Bulls under 400kg topped at 400c/kg and averaged 314c/kg, while bulls in the 400- 600kg range topped at 298c/kg and averaged 259c/kg. Bulls over 600kg topped at 284c/kg, averaging 259c/kg.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards


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