Yarding 9485 Change 1821
All the usual buyers were present and operating with a multitude of tourists and kids on school holidays relishing the action of a market holding strong, the majority of the yarding being weaners with just a handful of cows and calves up for sale.
Steers under 220kg made to a top of 428.2c to average 394c/kg. Feedlot entry weight steers made to a top of 384.2c to average 334c/kg. The heavier milk tooth steers topped at 334.2c to average 314c/kg. 4-6 tooth steers over 550kg made to 275.2c to average 266c/kg.
Heifers topped at 372c to average 321c/kg. Cows topped at 257c/kg and cows with calves at foot made to $1,160/unit. Bulls under 400kg made to 376.2c to average 343c and heavy bulls made to 302.2c/kg.
Weekly Roma Store press report:
Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 428c/kg and averaged 393c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 388c/kg and averaged 351c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 384c/kg and averaged 344c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 356c/kg and averaged 325c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 334c/kg and averaging 315c/kg.
ED Cattle Co – ‘Strahellen Station’, Torrens Creek – sold EU Accredited Angus- cross steers for 408c/kg at 211kg returning $862/head. The Angus-cross heifers sold for 372c/kg at 195kg returning $727/head.
JJ & LJ Sullivan – ‘Lingard’, Mitchell – sold Simbrah steers for 402c/kg at 180kg returning $726/head. The Simbrah heifers sold for 372c/kg at 172kg returning $640/head.
Abernathy Partnership – ‘Abernathy’, Mitchell – sold Droughtmaster steers for 394c/kg at 191kg returning $753/head.
B & D Cooke – ‘Turana’, Meandarra – sold Simbrah-cross steers for 384c/kg at 282kg returning $1083/head. The Simbrah-cross heifers sold at 342c/kg for 277kg returning $949/head.
M & M Bright – ‘Karoola Park’, Roma – sold Angus-cross steers for 376c/kg at 232kg returning $875/head. The Angus-cross heifers went for 332c/kg at 228kg returning $757/head.
Bass Cattle Co – ‘Muldoon’, Mungallala – sold Santa steers for 376c/kg at 285kg returning $1075/head. The Santa heifers sold for 350c/kg at 267kg returning $935/head.
Formosa Farming Co – ‘Formosa Downs’, Surat – sold Charolais-cross steers for 372c/kg at 256kg returning $955/head. The Charolais-cross heifers went for 344c/kg at 273kg returning $941/head.
D & W Jones – ‘Evergreen’, Injune – sold Charolais-cross steers for 370c/kg at 274kg returning $1015/head. The Charolais-cross heifers went for 344c/kg at 244kg returning $840/head.
Golden Pastoral Holdings – ‘Nullin’, Yuleba – sold Angus-cross steers for 369c/kg at 272kg returning $1004/head. The Angus-cross heifers went for 343c/kg at 289kg returning $992/head.
EJ & CF Rolfe – ‘Marie Downs’, Roma – sold Charolais-cross steers for 360c/kg at 308kg returning $1109/head. The Charolais-cross heifers went for 342c/kg at 289kg returning $991/head.
RM & TL Ferguson – ‘Bitmor’, Roma – sold Charolais steers for 350c/kg at 310kg returning $1087/head.
BM Packer Pty Ltd – ‘Merino Downs’, Roma – sold Charolais-cross steers for 348c/kg at 285kg returning $992/head. The Charolais-cross heifers went for 338c/kg at 273kg returning $925/head.
P & H Sanderson – ‘Mundalya’, Yuleba – sold Santa-cross steers for 330c/kg at 445kg returning $1471/head.
WN & MM Jones – ‘Norolle Downs’, Roma – sold Angus steers for 328c/kg at 480kg returning $1575/head.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 372c/kg and averaged 332c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 360c/kg and averaged 327c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 360c/kg, averaging 299c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 320c/kg, averaging 280c/kg.
Dawson River Pastoral Co – ‘Chinamans Bendemere’, Yuleba – sold EU Accredited Angus-cross heifers for 360c/kg at 308kg returning $1111/head.
Campmac Pty Ltd – ‘Saramac Downs’, Wallumbilla – sold Charbray-cross heifers for 350c/kg at 166kg returning $583/head.
LJ & MT Ridge – ‘Les-Mar’, Roma – sold Angus heifers for 344c/kg at 219kg returning $754/head.
Pimlico Pty Ltd – ‘Kanandah Wedells Road’, Glenmorgan – sold EU Accredited Angus-cross heifers for 324c/kg at 269kg returning $872/head.
NW & BE York – ‘Yorkaringa’, Wallumbilla – sold Hereford heifers for 312c/kg at 354kg returning $1106/head.
Cows in the 300-400kg range topped at 248c/kg and averaged 185c/kg, while the 400-500kg reached 250c/kg, averaging 204c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped 230c/kg and averaged 220c/kg.
Yackatoon Grazing Co – ‘Langrantha’, Wandoan – sold Droughtmaster cows for 245c/kg at 386kg returning $948/head.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards