Roma store 27 Mar 2018: Prices firm to stronger

Beef Central, 28/03/2018

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Very little change in numbers however yearling steers were prominent in numbers as heifers were down 700 head. All buyers, including several restockers, were operating offering plenty of competition as the prices held firm or stronger in places due to the recent rain.

Steer calves topped at 396c to average 375c/kg. Well-bred heifer calves reached 358c with a large sample of heifer calves averaging 343c/kg. Light weight steers to the restockers made to 406c to average 367c/kg. Lesser quality light weight steers topped at 324c to average 300c/kg. Medium weight trade steers to feed made to 344c to average 320c/kg. Drought affected far western district light weight heifers topped at 330c/kg. Better condition heifers to feed or restockers reached 346c to average 323c/kg. Trade Heifers to feed topped at 296c to average 290c/kg.

Heavy grown steers to export slaughter made to 296c and bullocks averaged 290c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows averaged 225c and good heavy cows made to 247c to average 238c/kg. Light bulls topped at 358c to average 354c and heavy bulls made to 269c to average 257c/kg.

Weekly Roma Store report:

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 374c/kg and averaged 335c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 384c/kg and averaged 331c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 345c/kg and averaged 309c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 320c/kg and averaged 292c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 309c/kg and averaging 275c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $1,400/unit.
KJ & JM Pezet, Ard-Na-Ree, Charleville sold Santa cross steers for 384c/kg at 232kg returning $891/head.
MLA & JL Morton, Ridgelands, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 356c/kg at 230kg returning $819/head.
KI & JR Middleton, Town Common, Stamford sold Charbray steers for 352c/kg at 279kg returning $984/head. The Charbray heifers sold for 294c/kg at 268kg returning $788/head.
JS & EM Campbell sold Charolais cross steers for 350c/kg at 245kg returning $857/head.
CJ Russell sold Santa cross steers for 346c/kg at 237kg returning $823/head.
WWK Prow & AM Howard, Monamby, Cooloddi sold Brahman steers for 346c/kg at 178kg returning $618/head. The Brahman heifers sold for 320c/kg at 175kg returning $562/head.
Scott Keating, Sylea Lea, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers for 338c/kg at 240kg returning $811/head. The Hereford cross heifers sold for 292c/kg at 226kg returning $660/head.
MA McKay & PF Creedon, Rosewood, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers for 326c/kg at 321kg returning $1,049/head.
DH & SBM Campbell, Currawarra, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers for 326c/kg at 283kg returning $923/head. The Santa heifers sold for 294c/kg at 291kg returning $857/head.
SA & WR Merrick, Gleneden, Roma sold Angus steers for 320c/kg at 352kg returning $1,127/head. The Angus heifers sold for 300c/kg at 229kg returning $687/head.
B.S Conroy, Penrose, Roma sold Santa cross steers for 320c/kg at 332kg returning $1,065/head.
CA Flower & Co, Callitris Nth, Condamine sold Santa cross steers for 315c/kg at 312kg returning $984/head.
LJ & SG Hanna, Terrarara, Mitchell sold Santa steers for 314c/kg at 351kg returning $1,105/head. The Santa heifers sold for 294c/kg at 285kg returning $839/head. James A Cox, Kerry, Mitchell sold Simmental cross steers for 314c/kg at 332kg returning $1,044/head.
Burunga P/L, Burunga, Wandoan sold Santa cross steers for 312c/kg at 313kg returning $979/head.
LSW & PI Richards, Plain Farm, Roma sold Santa steers for 309c/kg at 391kg returning $1,211/head. The Santa cross heifers sold for 260c/kg at 430kg returning $1,118/head.
Tungamah Farming Pty Ltd, Bindyego, Amby sold Euro steers for 302c/kg at 334kg returning $1,009/head.
KEG & RM Burey, Yarara, St George sold Santa cross steers for 300c/kg at 350kg returning $1,052/head.
TD McInnerney, Binnowee, Surat sold Devon cross steers for 298c/kg at 489kg returning $1,458/head.
Maunder Pastoral Co, Benbow, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross steers for 272c/kg at 500kg returning $1,361/head.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 350c/kg and average 293c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 300c/kg and averaged 262c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 296c/kg, averaging 263c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 282c/kg, averaging 243c/kg.
CA Flower & Co, Garrabarra, Roma sold Brangus cross heifers for 270c/kg at 277kg returning $748/head.
KA & JJ Jamieson, Grafton Terrace, Roma sold Santa cross heifers for 260c/kg at 376kg returning $979/head.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 205c/kg and averaged 185c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 219c/kg and averaged 200c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 221c/kg, averaging 213c/kg.
J & L Kadel, Pameroo, Roma sold Limousin cross cows and calves for $1,210/head. VM & K & AG Hafemeister, Oakleigh, Injune sold Brahman cross cows and calves for $1,210/head.
Bulls under 400kg topped at 360c/kg and averaged 300c/kg, while bulls in the 400 – 600kg range topped at 280c/kg and averaged 237c/kg. Bulls over 600kg topped at 258c/kg, averaging 243c/kg.


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