A total of 6200 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.
Weaners under 220kg topped at 178c/kg and averaged 146c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 182c/kg and averaged 149c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 175c/kg and averaged 148c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 174c/kg and averaged 158c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 175c/kg and averaging 160c/kg.
S Kidman & Co, Durham Downs, Eromanga, sold Santa steers to 182c/kg for 234kg to return $427/head with the consignment averaging 171c for 192kg to make $323.
Corley No. 42, Tenapera, Drillham, sold Angus steers to 176c for 276kg to return $486 with the consignment averaging 173c for 279kg to make $482.
UFO Cattle Co, Glentompson, Longreach, sold Charbray steers to 175c for 274kg to return $480 with the consignment averaging 168c for 207kg to make $345.
Gwenbrook Farms, Gwenbrook, Roma, sold Santa-cross steers to 174c for 392kg to return $684.
Bob Legros, Savannah, Roma, sold Santa-cross steers to 173c for 412kg to return $714 with the consignment averaging 168c for 411kg to make $691.
Thornleigh Grazing, Thornleigh, Blackall, sold Santa-cross steers to 168c for 333kg to return $560 with the consignment averaging 159c for 318kg to make $503.
P & R O’Brien, Ivanhoe, Roma, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 166c for 505kg to return $840.
Graham Hardwick, Sunnyvale, Roma, sold Romagnola steers to 165c for 272kg to return $450.
Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 147c/kg and averaged 135c/kg.
Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 150c/kg and averaged 136c/kg.
Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 156c/kg and averaged 131c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 154c/kg and averaged 124c/kg.
J Watson, Highview, Mitchell, sold Cross Bred heifers to 156c for 231kg to return $361.
B & E Radel & Sons, Burenda, Augathella, sold Charolais-cross heifers to 150c for 345kg to return $518 with the consignment averaging 142c for 326kg to make $463.
Ian Brumpton, Oaklands, Roma, sold Angus heifers to 145c for 327kg to return $474 with the consignment averaging 145c for 318kg to make $461.
A & J Hay, Moonya, Wandoan, sold Braford-cross heifers to 144c for 243kg to return $350 with the consignment averaging 140c for 229kg to make $320.
Ninderra Grazing Co, Ninderra, Injune, sold Droughtmaster-cross heifers to 143c for 329kg to return $471 with the consignment averaging 138c for 378kg to make $520.
Douglas Cattle Co, Verniew, Mitchell, sold Droughtmaster-cross heifers to 139c for 222kg to return $309 with the consignment averaging 131c for 215kg to make $281.
Bungaringa Grazing Company, Bungaringa, Mitchell, sold Hereford heifers to 139c for 214kg to return $298 with the consignment averaging 126c for 200kg to make $251.
Cows over 500kg hit 137c/kg and averaged 129c/kg, while cows 400-500kg topped at 146c/kg and averaged 113c/kg. Cows in the 300-400kg sold to 129c/kg and averaged 80c/kg.
Cows and calves sold to $500/unit and averaged $367.
Bulls up to 400kg reached 170c/kg and average 111c/kg.
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