NLRS sale commentary:
Yarding 6900, change -1200
Yarding numbers remained above average levels, while the quality of cattle penned declined. All the usual feedlot buyers were present and operating. The majority of the light weight yearling steers went to paddocks in the local areas such as Roma, Taroom, Wandoan, Surat, and Chinchilla. All categories of steers continued to attract solid restocker and feedlot buyer competition, while the plainer heifers on offer resulted in light weight yearling heifers falling 7c on average. Cows and calves sold to $1060/unit.
Light weight yearling steers hit 295c and averaged 275c, up 7c, while slightly heavier sorts reached 276c and averaged 261c, down 3c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed hit 280c and averaged 258c, up 6c, while those returning to the paddock earned to 282c and averaged 269c, up 6c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed topped at 274c and averaged 255c, up 4c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers sold to 242c and averaged between 227c and 232c/kg. Those going to feedlot buyers earned to 242c and averaged 223c, down 7c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed sold to 244c and averaged 237c, up 2c/kg.
Medium weight grown heifers reached 229c and averaged 219c/kg. The 2 score store cows sold to 176c and averaged 141c, while the 3 score sorts made to 211c and averaged 194c/kg. Medium weight 4 score cows reached 220c and averaged 210c, up 4c/kg.
A total of 6900 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s Store Sale. Weaners under 220kg topped at 292c/kg and averaged 251c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 295c/kg and averaged 256c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 288c/kg and averaged 258c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 272c/kg and averaged 253c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 274c/kg and averaging 243c/kg. Cows and calves sold to $1060/unit.
|Steers up to 220kg||647||251||292|
|Heifers to 220kg||877||218||242|
|Heifers 350 to 450||234||210||241|
|Cows Over 500kg||120||205||217|
|Bulls Up to 400kg||131||208||248|
Weekly Roma Store Sale press report:
Roma light steers hit 295c/kg
A total of 6900 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s Store Sale. Weaners under 220kg topped at 292c/kg and averaged 251c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 295c/kg and averaged 256c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 288c/kg and averaged 258c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 272c/kg and averaged 253c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 274c/kg and averaging 243c/kg.
BKM Pastoral, Dumfries, Muckadilla, sold Charolais-cross steers to 295c/kg for 224kg to return $662/head.
D & D Carter, Fredrick Park, Blackall, sold Santa steers to 288c for 282kg to return $814. The Charolais-cross heifers sold to 241c for 215kg to return $519.
Gwenbrook Farms, Gwenbrook, Roma, sold Santa steers to 282c for 267kg to return $755.
D & T Phillips, Sunrise, Injune, sold Brahman steers to 282c for 246kg to return $694.
Cam Colley, Brucedale, Roma, sold Charolais-cross steers to 280c for 334kg to return $937. The Santa-cross heifers sold to 242c for 338kg to return $818.
J & K Bock, Kilto, Wandoan, sold Cross bred steers to 278c for 342kg to return $951.
D & S Wehl, Orange Downs, Barcaldine, sold Droughtmaster steers to 278c for 184kg to return $514.
Enid Ward, Karana, Injune, sold Charbray steers to 276c for 320kg to return $884.
L Bryant, Albury, Mungallala, sold Brahman-cross steers to 276c for 308kg to return $850.
A & M Seaby, Clarice Vale, Roma, sold Simmental-cross steers to 274c for 456kg to return $1251.
Wyndalma Grazing Partnership, Wyndella, Roma, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 268c for 367kg to return $984.
Angus & Antonette Anderson, East Sunrise, Roma, sold Charbray steers to 266c for 309kg to return $823.
Aus-Zea, Boxvale, Injune, sold Angus-cross steers to 264c for 272kg to return $720.
Reynella Grazing Co, Reynella, Charleville, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 246c for 560kg to return $1380.
Noogilla Cattle Co, Woodlands, Mitchell, sold Charolais-cross steers to 236c for 507kg to return $1198.
Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 241c/kg and averaged 210c/kg.Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 242c/kg and averaged 223c/kg.Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 238c/kg and averaged 218c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 242c/kg and averaged 218c/kg.
M & K Hudson, Tongy, Mitchell, sold Droughtmaster-cross heifers to 242c for 321kg to return $779.
E & C Rolfe, Nindinna, Roma, sold Charolais-cross heifers to 240c for 331kg to return $796.
Murgona Cattle Co, Burradoo, Wandoan, sold Santa heifers to 236c for 377kg to return $891.
JS Grazing, Double J, Injune, sold Angus-cross heifers to 234c for 267kg to return $626.
Simmac Pastoral Co, Mt Marie, Morven, sold Angus-cross heifers to 232c for 327kg to return $760.
L & H McKay, Cynthia Downs, St George, sold Santa-cross heifers to 230c for 349kg to return $804.
P & S Joliffe, Walhallow, Amby, sold Santa heifers to 229c for 503kg to return $1153.
G & M Scott, Ruby Farm, Wallumbilla, sold Charolais-cross heifers to 228c for 225kg to return $515.
Cows over 500kg sold to 217c/kg and averaged 205c/kg, while cows 400-500kg topped at reached 211c/kg and averaged 190c/kg. Cows in the 300-400kg sold to 193c/kg and averaged 151c/kg.
Cows and calves sold to $1060/unit.
Bulls up to 400kg reached 248c/kg and average 208c/kg.
HAVE YOUR SAY