Roma store 28 Feb 2017: Yearling steers dominate market

Beef Central, 01/03/2017

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Peter Bryant, Albury, Mungallala, watched his Charolais-cross steers sell for an average of 330c/kg, averaging 320kg, to return $1,060/head.

Peter Bryant, Albury, Mungallala, watched his Charolais-cross steers sell for an average of 330c/kg, averaging 320kg, to return $1,060/head.

There was a mix of average quality young cattle and a small sample of heavy grown steers and bullocks. The regular buyers were in attendance and operating.

Medium and light weight yearling steers dominated the market with active restockers in attendance after some scattered showers improving morale.

Light weight yearling steers in the 200kg range, to restockers, made to 400.2c and across the board to average 334c/kg.

Medium weight yearling steers to feed made to 362.2c to average 326c/kg. Young bulls made to 344.2 c and heavier bulls averaged 270c/kg. Light weight heifers to the restockers made to 360c to average 318c/kg.

Fat cows were back to make a top of 251.2c/kg and cow calf units on the open auction topped at $1,550 which equated to a drop of $270/unit on last week’s results.

Weekly Roma Store Sale press report:

A total of 3534 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 400c/kg and averaged 362c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 380c/kg and averaged 348c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 362c/kg and averaged 326c/kg, and steers in the 350- 400kg range reached 328c/kg and averaged 314c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400- 550kg range topping at 326c/kg and averaging 313c/kg.

S & L Reiser, Tocal, Mitchell, sold Charbray steers to 376c/kg for 251kg to return $946/head. The Charbray heifers sold to 332c/kg for 255kg to return $847.

Rita Harvey, Oakery, Wallumbilla, sold Angus-cross steers to 378c/kg for 216kg to return $819. The Angus-cross heifers sold to 358c/kg for 202kg to return $724. Albury Pastoral Co, Albury, Mungallala, sold Charolais-cross steers to 368c/kg for 256kg to return $943.

Bond Family Land Trust, Maloneys, Roma, sold Angus-cross steers to 366c/kg for 276kg to return $1013. The Charolais-cross heifers sold to 330c/kg for 244kg to return $805.
P.G & Y.M Webster, Somerset, Wandoan, sold Charolais-cross steers to 362c/kg for 279kg to return $1011. The Charolais-cross heifers sold to 339c/kg for 260kg to return $881.

G.J & S.L Manns, Spring Hill, Charleville, sold Simbrah steers to 360c/kg for 276kg to return $994.
Stanyer Partnership, Coolatah, Charleville, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 348c/kg for 280kg to return $974. The Droughtmaster-cross heifers sold to 322c/kg for 245kg to return $790.

D.S & N.L Richards, Daymar, Roma, sold Santa-cross steers to 345c/kg for 230kg to return $793.
C & A Bell, Alcurah Creek, Roma, sold Brahman-cross steers to 342c/kg for 306kg to return $1047.

A.R & S.M Russell, Gladysvale, Augathella, sold Brangus-cross steers to 328c/kg for 370kg to return $1217. The Brangus-cross heifers sold to 318c/kg for 289kg for $919.
L.J & S.G Hanna, Terrarara, Mitchell, sold Santa steers to 328c/kg for 328kg to return $1076. The Santa heifers sold to 290c/kg for 335kg to return $972.

Bill Roberts Partnership, Ridgelands, Injune, sold Charolais steers to 326c/kg for 426kg to return $1391.
Y.C.M Freeman, Carslea, Roma, sold Santa steers to 322c/kg for 458kg to return $1478.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 358c/kg and averaged 325c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 339c/kg and averaged 315c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 334c/kg, averaging 302c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 318c/kg and averaged 284c/kg.

R.H & R.J West, Roleen, Wallumbilla, sold Charolais-cross heifers to 324c/kg for 254kg to return $824/head.


Bronte Cattle Co, Bronte, Charleville, sold Santa heifers to 316c/kg for 260kg to return $824.
Cows in the 300 – 400kg sold to 221c/kg and averaged 187c/kg, while cows in the 400 – 500kg topped at 248c/kg and averaged 222c/kg. Cows over 500kg reached 251c/kg, averaging 224c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $1,550/unit and averaged $1,111. Bulls up to 400kg reached 344c/kg and averaged 287c/kg.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards


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