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Roma store 19 Mar 2019: Price lift in rain contracted yarding

Beef Central, March 20, 2019

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Cattle numbers fell after recent patchy rainfall over the supply area, down by 2248 head to 2213 head at the Roma Store Sale.

Cattle were drawn from the usual supply area and a good panel of buyers was present and saw increased restocker competition for heifers.

Steers dominated the yarding and the overall quality was mixed. Prices rose markedly across most categories. Lightweight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers rose by 20c/kg. Lightweight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers rose by 17c to 24c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows rose by 38c, while medium weight 3 score cows rose by 46c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows rose by 54c/kg.

Lightweight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers sold to 276.2c to average 259c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 280.2c to average 263c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 266.2c to average 260c/kg. Lightweight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers sold to 210.2c to average 201c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed sold to 234.2c to average 226c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows sold to 196.2c to average 151c while the medium weight 3 score cows made to a top of 200.2c to average 188c/kg.

Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 211.2c to average 202c/kg.

Weekly Roma store report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 260c/kg and averaged 240c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 256c/kg and averaged 231c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 261c/kg and averaged 232c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 263c/kg and averaged 249c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 263c/kg and averaging 234c/kg.

Ian Duff, Duffields, Roma sold Limousin cross steers to 263c/kg, reaching a top of $1,059 to average $1,000.
LRB Briscoe, Goomibah, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 263c/kg, reaching a top of $992 to average $927.
S & R White Family Trust, Mt Saltbush, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 260c/kg, reaching a top of $547 to average $487.

The Angus cross heifers sold to 178c/kg, reaching a top of $357 to average $320.
Bambloom Pty Ltd, Richmond Downs, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 258c/kg, reaching a top of $763 to average $486. The Angus cross heifers sold to 168c/kg, reaching a top of $374 to average $316.
RA & SA Houston, North Bunarba, Mungindi sold Brangus steers to 256c/kg, reaching a top of $651 to average $541.
GS & CJ White, Marionvale, Surat sold Brangus cross steers to 254c/kg, reaching a top of $1,164 to average $1,030.
DH & SBM Campbell, Currawarra, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 250c/kg, reaching a top of $697 to average $625.
Bullamon Plains Pastoral Co, Cedarvale, Dunkeld sold Angus steers to 246c/kg, reaching a top of $670 to average $618.
Golden Pastoral Holdings, Strathmore, Dulacca sold Santa cross steers to 244c/kg, reaching a top of $689 to average $552. The Santa cross heifers sold to 170c/kg, reaching a top of $379 to average $336.
Moonya Pastoral Co, Moonya, Roma sold Angus steers to 244c/kg, reaching a top of $504 to average $447. The Santa cross heifers sold to 161c/kg, reaching a top of $308 to average $271.
Terry Jukes, Armadilla, Morven sold Santa cross steers to 242c/kg, reaching a top of $686 to average $626.
Womblebank Cattle Co, Womblebank, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 238c/kg, reaching a top of $595 to average $475.
Milton Houston, Lorelle Downs, Yuleba sold Charbray steers to 230c/kg, reaching a top of $660 to average $511. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 178c/kg, reaching a top of $354 to average $354.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 178c/kg and averaged 156c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 190c/kg and averaged 152c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 210c/kg, averaging 157c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 210c/kg, averaging 175c/kg.

Dart Pastoral, Springbok, Injune sold Charolais cross heifers to 209c/kg, reaching a top of $747 to average $691.
Beef Connect Pty Ltd, Thorn Hill, Wandoan sold Santa cross heifers to 176c/kg, reaching a top of $612 to average $572.
Mendip Hill Pastoral, Mendip Hills, Jericho sold Droughtmaster heifers to 164c/kg, reaching a top of $497 to average $407.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 124c/kg and averaged 79c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 154c/kg and averaged 116c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 168c/kg, averaging 145c/kg.

 

 

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