Roma Store 3 Nov 2015: Prices lift (+ Xmas closure dates)

Martin Bunyard, 04/11/2015

NLRS sale commentary:

Yarding 2800 Change -294

The quality of cattle penned was fair to good. Light weight yearling steers jumped 30c and light weight yearling heifers jumped 67c/kg. Steer calves sold to 368c and averaged 330c/kg. Light weight yearling steers made to 368c and averaged 341c, up 30c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed sold to 320c and averaged 309c, up 5c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed topped at 321c and averaged 317c, up 10c/kg.

Heifer calves sold to 350c and averaged 317c, up 49c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers earned to 350c and averaged between 257c and 335c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feedlot buyers made to 311c and averaged 298c, up 18c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed reached 308c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows topped at 254c and averaged 234c, up 17c/kg. Cows and calves sold to $1,110/unit.

Weekly Roma Store press report:

Roma light steers hit 368c/kg

A total of 2800 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale.

Weaners under 220kg topped at 368c/kg and averaged 344c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 366c/kg and averaged 323c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 340c/kg and averaged 311c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 322c/kg and averaged 313c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 321c/kg and averaging 309c/kg.

Sheales Pastoral Co, Kintilloch, Roma, sold Santa-cross steers to 368c/kg for 202kg to return $743/head.

R & M Quinlan, Yanna, Charleville, sold Charolais-cross steers to 360c for 145kg to return $522.

B & N Bauer, Arlington, Augathella, sold Charolais steers to 358c for 276kg to return $989. The Charolais heifers sold to 310c for 214kg to return $664.

K Nimmo, Wilgavale, Wallumbilla, sold Charolais-cross steers to 348c for 210kg to return $731.

Onley & Co, Bulala, Roma, sold Romagnola-cross steers to 340c for 292kg to return $994.

K & J Jamieson, Roma, sold Santa-cross steers to 337c for 301kg to return $1016.

Warren Point Pastoral Company, Warren Point, Mitchell, sold Hereford-cross steers to 322c for 389kg to return $1254.

T Dawes, Barr Park, Roma, sold Angus-cross steers to 321c for 481kg to return $1546.

G, L, & J Smith, Iona, Wallumbilla, sold Murray Grey-cross steers to 320c for 420kg to return $1344.

J & S Mulcahy, Pringle Downs, Roma, sold Charolais-cross steers to 320c for 348kg to return $1115. The Charolais-cross heifers to 314c for 367kg to return $1155.

R & M Rowbotham, Bomar, Roma, sold Angus-cross heifers to 311c for 388kg to return $1209.

Dalmally Grazing Co, Dalmally, Roma, sold Charbray steers to 306c for 558kg to return $1710.

Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 316c/kg and averaged 295c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 312c/kg and averaged 279c/kg. Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 315c/kg and averaged 285c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 350c/kg and averaged 292c/kg.

S Kidman & Co, Durham Downs, Eromanga, sold Santa heifers to 350c for 215kg to return $755. The Santa cows sold to 260c for 517kg to return $1346.

Allan Tite, Meadowbank, Roma, sold Shorthorn-cross heifers to 316c for 355kg to return $1123.

D & C McInnerney, Combarngo, Yuleba, sold Murray Grey heifers to 308c for 437kg to return $1346.

Cows over 500kg sold to 265c/kg and averaged 258c/kg, while cows 400-500kg topped at reached 260c/kg and averaged 235c/kg. Cows in the 300-400kg sold to 246c/kg and averaged 206c/kg.

Bulls up to 400kg reached 340c/kg and averaged 256c/kg


Christmas selling period closures:

(Courtesy of Rod Turner at Landmark Roma)

Last Store Sale Roma 2015: Tuesday 15th December.

Last Prime Sale Roma 2015: Thursday 17th December.

First Store Sale Roma 2016: Tuesday 12th January.

First Prime Sale Roma 2016: Thursday 14th January.



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