Roma store 22 May 2018: Market varies with quality

Beef Central, 23/05/2018

Watkins & Co agent Brad Neven with the DC Diamond Pastoral steers. The steers made an average of 287c/kg at 333kg returning $957/head.


Yarding 5664 Change -505

Most buyers were in operation in a market varied according to quality.

Calves topped at 268c to average 250c/kg in the largest offering. Quality yearling steers back to the paddock made to 303c to average 271c/kg across the largest sample. Feedlot entry weight steers, many of which were bought in the heavier specifications, made to 286c to average 280c/kg. Yearling heifers sold to a top of 260c to feed to average 248c/kg.

Grown steers to slaughter topped at 269c to average 264c/kg. Bulls under 450kg headed to live export made to 282c while restockers paid up to 257c/kg returning to the paddock.

Grown heifers to processors topped at 238c/kg. Only a small number of cows went back to the restockers as most went to processors at 217c to average 211c/kg.

Quality young prime cows were the highlight. Cows with calves at foot topped at $1,360/unit.

To view full NLRS report and price table click here

Weekly Roma Store press report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 290c/kg and averaged 260c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 303c/kg and averaged 268c/kg.

Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 302c/kg and averaged 267c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 280c/kg and averaged 270c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg
range topping at 288c/kg and averaging 265c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $1360/unit.

Dart Pastoral Co, Springbok, Injune sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 303c/kg at 256kg returning $776/head. The Charbray cross heifers sold for 248c/kg at 229kg
returning $570/head.

DC Diamond Past, Mirri Mirri, Hannaford sold Charolais cross steers for 302c/kg at 320kg returning $967/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 260c/kg at 320kg
returning $834/head.

Davemac Enterprise, Kington sold Charolais cross steers for 301c/kg at 266kg returning $802/head.

Rosehearty Grazing, Highbury, Aramac sold Santa steers for 292c/kg at 321kg returning $939/head.

Elwyn D Park, Kamilaroi, Jackson sold Charolais steers for 290c/kg at 296kg returning $860/head.

G & G Burey, Soringhill, Amby sold Santa cross steers for 288c/kg at 297kg returning $857/head.

Warren Rural Pty Ltd, Wyangerie, Quambone sold Charolais cross steers for 288c/kg at 226kg returning $651/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 246c/kg
at 246kg returning $607/head.

Maller Pastoral Co, Waverley, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross steers for 286c/kg at 254kg returning $727/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 256c/kg at 324kg
returning $831/head.

DT & KA Family Trust, Wattle Park, Wallumbilla sold Simbrah cross steers for 282c/kg at 492kg returning $1389/head.

PR & MC Maunder, Burnside, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers for 282c/kg at 286kg returning $809/head. The Santa heifers sold for 242c/kg at 269kg returning

S Wraight, Westmore, Roma sold Charolais cross steers for 282c/kg at 260kg returning $733/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 254c/kg at 241kg returning

Rob Cornish Electrical Pty Ltd, Riverview, Mitchell sold Charolais steers for 281c/kg at 420kg returning $1,181/head.

Mt Cornish Grazing Co, Mount Cornish, Muttaburra sold Santa steers for 280c/kg at 400kg returning $1,122/head.

Malcolm Burey, Back Creek, Amby sold Charolais cross steers for 280c/kg at 310kg returning $868/head.

G Webb, Panavista, Roma sold Charolais cross steers for 280c/kg at 274kg returning $767/head.

M & NE McKay, Macwood, St George sold Santa steers for 268c/kg at 335kg returning $900/head.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 246c/kg and average 225c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 254c/kg and averaged 229c/kg. Heifers in the 280-
350kg range topped at 260c/kg, averaging 238c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 260c/kg, averaging 222c/kg.

RJ & DC Bennett sold Angus cross heifers for 248c/kg at 249kg returning $618/head.

S J Lee, Nangarie, Roma sold Angus cross heifers for 238c/kg at 260kg returning $621/head.

KM Humphreys, The Jungle, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 230c/kg at 334kg returning $770/head.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 177c/kg and averaged 153c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 214c/kg and averaged 172c/kg. Cows over 500kg
topped at 238c/kg, averaging 201c/kg.

Bulls under 400kg topped at 264c/kg and averaged 229c/kg, while bulls in the 400–600kg range topped at 229c/kg and averaged 204c/kg. Bulls over 600kg topped at
242c/kg, averaging 228c/kg.

Sources: NLRS, Roma Saleyards


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Your comment will not appear until it has been moderated.
Contributions that contravene our Comments Policy will not be published.


Get Beef Central's news headlines emailed to you -