Roma store 23 May 2017: Quality boosts market

Beef Central, 24/05/2017


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Roma Store sale saw a yarding of 4,067 head today down 3,300 on last week. Supply and demand had its way with all buyers present feeling the pinch as prices were driven higher by quality.

The top of the lighter weaner steers came in at 455.2 to average 409c/kg. Yearling Steers in the 220-350 kg range made to a top of 429.2c to average 371c/kg. Heavier yearling steers over 400kg made to a top of 327.2c, to average 295c/kg. Yearling heifers made to a top of 402.2c, to average 298c/kg. Heifer calves made to 436.2c/kg.

Grown heifers made to a top of 292.2c, while over 600kg grown steers made to 291c/kg. Cows in the 300-400kg range made to 229.2 to average 199c/kg. Cows in the 400-500kg range made to 235c, to average 207c and well conditioned cows to slaughter over 500kg made to a top of 236.2 to average 226c/kg. Bulls under 400 kg made to a top of 382.2, to average 300c, while heavier bulls made to a top of 288.2c, averaging 264c/kg. 4 year old cows with calves at foot came in at a top of $1,800 dollars per unit.

Roma store sale press report:

A total of 4,067 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 455c/kg and averaged 409c/kg, and weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 429c/kg and averaged 383c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 418c/kg and averaged 363c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 392c/kg and averaged 335c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 327c/kg and averaging 293c/kg.

VJ & GL Packer & Sons Pty Ltd – ‘Kurrajong’, Roma – sold Charolais-cross steers for 455c/kg at 176kg returning $803/head. The Charolais-cross heifers went for 392c/kg at 210kg returning $826/head.

KJ & JM Pezet – ‘Ard-Na-Ree’, Charleville – sold Santa-cross steers for 438c/kg at 210kg returning $920/head.

PG & YM Webster – ‘Somerset’, Wandoan – sold Santa steers for 424c/kg at 227kg returning $963/head. The Angus heifers sold for 356c/kg at 206kg returning $734/head.

C & S Tindall – ‘Darr River Downs’, Longreach – sold Santa-cross steers for 418c/kg at 288kg returning $1206/head.

Earle Grazing Pty Ltd – Earlando Road, Injune – sold Angus-cross steers for 404c/kg at 283kg returning $1146/head.

Murray & Kylie Hudson – ‘Avoca’, Mitchell – sold Cross-breed steers for 402c/kg at 247kg returning $995/head. The Cross-breed heifers sold for 348c/kg at 242kg returning $844/head.

Foyleview Pastoral Co – ‘Foyleview’, Mitchell – sold Simmental-cross steers for 396c/kg at 313kg returning $1241/head.

PR & MC Maunder – ‘Burnside’, Wallumbilla – sold Angus steers for 392c/kg at 263kg returning $1032/head. The Santa-cross heifers sold for 352c/kg at 238kg returning $840/head.

BA Walker – ‘The Farm’, Roma – sold Charolais steers for 392c/kg at 354kg returning $1391/head.

K & J Newton – ‘Monavale’, Injune – sold Brahman-cross steers for 380c/kg at 252kg returning $959/head.

Gwenbrook Farms Pastoral Co – ‘Gwenbrook’, Roma – sold Charolais-cross steers for 376c/kg at 324kg returning $1220/head.

JM & SA Allen – ‘Pok-A-Long’, Roma – sold Angus steers for 368c/kg at 346kg returning $1277/head. The Angus heifers sold for 346c/kg at 318kg returning to $1101/head.

Glengraco Grazing Co – ‘Camelot’, Yuleba – sold Hereford-cross steers for 366c/kg at 315kg returning $1156/head. The Hereford-cross heifers sold for 342c/kg at 244kg returning at $837/head.

M Houston – ‘Lorelle Downs’, Yuleba – sold Charolais steers for 362c/kg at 299kg returning $1082/head.

S Martyn – ‘Greenridge’, Roma – sold Simmental-cross steers for 360c/kg at 354kg returning $1274/head. The Simmental-cross heifers sold for 346c/kg at 317kg returning $1099/head.

JD Kingston – ‘Kingull’, Roma – sold Santa-cross steers for 286c/kg at 535kg returning $1531/head.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 436c/kg and averaged 367c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 402c/kg and averaged 329c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 346c/kg, averaging 302c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 328c/kg and averaged 290c/kg.

TI & JL York – ‘Hyde Park’, Wallumbilla – sold Simmental-cross heifers for 318c/kg at 404kg returning $1286/head.

Killarney Park Grazing – ‘Killarney Park’, Tambo – sold Santa heifers for 310c/kg at 398kg returning $1234/head.

Waldron Family Trust – ‘Stormhill’, Longreach – sold Cross-breed heifers for 268c/kg at 393kg returning $1055/head.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards


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