Roma store 18 Apr 2017: Overall prices slightly back

Beef Central, 19/04/2017

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With superb weather today at the Roma Store sale a healthy 7,406 head were yarded, down 3,000 head on last week.

Most of the usual buyers were in attendance and operating.

Although overall prices were slightly back. The looming first frost is the motivator for early weaning. With the Anzac day holiday next Tuesday, we look forward to our next store sale yarding on Tuesday 2nd of May.

Several well presented calves sold to a top of 440c/kg. Yearling steers in the 200-280kg range sold to a top of 402c to average 361c/kg. Yearling Steers in the 280-350kg range made to 384.2c to average 347c/kg. Heavier yearling steers to feed sold to a top of 386c to average 366c/kg.

Fat cows to slaughter made to 268.2c and 2 score cows made to 242c/kg. Lighter bulls sold to a top of 328c to average 313c/kg. Bulls over the 450kgs made to a top of 344.2c to average 295c/kg. Plain cows with calves at foot sold to $1,640/unit while better quality cows made to $1,800/unit.

Roma store sale press report:

A total of 7,406 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 422c/kg and averaged 385c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 392c/kg and averaged 369c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 384c/kg and averaged 347c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 372c/kg and averaged 341c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 348c/kg and averaging 333c/kg.

JS Grazing – ‘Double J’, Injune – sold Angus steers to 384c/kg for 331kg to return $1274/head. The Angus heifers were sold for 335c/kg for 344kg to gain a return of $1152/head.
Seawright Investments – ‘Comet Downs’, Injune – sold Santa-cross steers at 382c/kg for 288kg to return $1102/head. The Santa heifers sold for 343c/kg at 271kg to return $932/head.

P.R & M.C Maunder – ‘Wilga Lea’, Wallumbilla – sold Hereford steers to 380c/kg for 276kg for a return of $1052/head.
Bangor Cattle Co. Pty Ltd – ‘Bangor’, Mungallala – sold Brahman-cross steers for 378c/kg to 291kg for a return of $1103/head. Charolais-cross steers sold for 350c/kg at 303kg to return $1063/head. The

R.M & M.B Quinlan – ‘Yanna’, Charleville – sold Charolais-cross steers at 376c/kg for 272kg for a return of $1023/head.
D & T Birch – ‘Rosemount’, Augathella – sold Brangus-cross steers at 374c/kg for 256kg to return $958/head. The Brangus-cross heifers sold at 348c/kg for 255kg to return at $890/head.

P.J & M.E Brennan – ‘For Far’, Mitchell – sold Charbray steers at 372c/kg for 282kg returning to $1050/head. The Brahman steers sold for 340c/kg at 310kg for a return of $1054/head. The Charbray heifers sold for 326c/kg to 320kg which returned $1043/head.

A.J & C.J Adams – ‘Rost Renor’, Blackall – sold Murray Grey steers at 370c/kg for 294kg to return $1090/head. The Murray Grey heifers made 336c/kg for 308kg to return $1036/head.
R.D & N.J Statham – ‘Possession Creek’, Mitchell – sold Santa-cross steers at 350c/kg for 310kg to return $1085/head. The Santa heifers sold for 336c/kg on 383kg to return $1289/head.

Perrett Cattle Co – ‘Sunnymead’, Roma – sold Charolais-cross steers which reached 346c/kg for 450kg to return $1557/head. The Droughtmaster-cross steers topped 343c/kg for 435kg to return $1493/head.
Dart Pastoral Co – ‘Thirlstone’, Roma – sold Droughtmaster steers to 343c/kg for 335kg to return $1152/head. The Brahman-cross steers came to 341c/kg for 334kg to return $1140/head.

C.J, D.M, R.J & M.A Harland – ‘Glenolive’, Injune – sold Santa-cross steers at 342c/kg for 423kg to return $1447/head. The Santa-cross heifers sold to 338c/kg for 381kg for a return of $1288/head.
Deane Grazing Co – ‘Malboona Station’, Corfield – sold Droughtmaster steers to 342c/kg for 405kg to return 1386/head. The Droughtmaster Mickey bulls sold 364c/kg for 263kg to return $960/head. The Droughtmaster heifers sold to 346c/kg for 230kg to return $796/head.
Waroona Past Co – ‘Ban Ban’, Longreach – sold Angus-cross steers for 340c/kg to 381kg for a return of $1296/head. The Angus bulls sold to 253c/kg for 766kg to return $1941/kg. The Angus-cross heifers were sold for 342c/kg at 327kg making a return of $1118.
B.J & P.C Harrison – ‘Bungaringa’, Mitchell – sold Hereford-cross steers for 260c/kg at 535kg for a return of $1391/head. The Hereford-cross heifers sold at 325c/kg for 373kg for a return of $1212/head.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 432c/kg and averaged 375c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 358c/kg and averaged 328c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 348c/kg, averaging 313c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 343c/kg and averaged 291c/kg.

Gwenbrook Farms Pastoral Co – ‘Gwenbrook’, Roma – sold Santa-cross heifers at 340c/kg to 367kg for a return of $1250/head.
C.F & D Walsh – ‘Venturah’, Roma – sold EU accredited Hereford heifers for 336c/kg at 280kg making a return of $941/head. The Brahman-cross heifers sold at 328c/kg for 278kg to return $913/head.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards


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