Roma store 13 Feb 2018: Yarding swells to 12,118

Beef Central, 14/02/2018

Yarding 12118 Change 8309

Majority of the calves penned from the Western Graziers were just weaned and in poor condition due to the dry season. Multiple restockers along with usual buyers were present and operating.

Yearling steers topped at 390c to average 296c/kg. Trade steers topped at 348c to average 283c/kg.

Grown steers reached 295c to average 239c/kg. Yearling heifers made to 322c to average 274c and trade heifers topped at 294c to average 244c/kg. Grown heifers made to 270c to also average 239c/kg, the difference in yield did not affect buyers as the majority went to kill, including PTIC heifers. The majority of the cows were in the 400-500kg weight range and topped at 213c to average 202c/kg. Young bulls made to 346c to average 265c and heavy bulls over 600kg topped at 247c to average 242c/kg. Cows with well-presented calves at foot topped at $1,575/unit.

Weekly Roma Store Press Report:

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 390c/kg and averaged 340c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 350c/kg and averaged 314c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 328c/kg and averaged 297c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 295c/kg and averaged 279c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 288c/kg and averaging 277c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $1,575/unit.

Rotherfield Grazing Co – ‘Rotherfield’ – Longreach sold Santa cross steers for 390c/kg at 165kg returning $646/head. The Angus heifers sold for 322c/kg at 179kg returning $577/head.
Summerdell Grazing PTY LTD – ‘Summerdell’ – Jericho sold Charolais cross steers for 350c/kg at 229kg returning $802/head.
AW & EJ Forster – ‘Belfield Station’ – Winton sold Charbray steers for 348c/kg at 246kg returning $856/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 314c/kg at 210kg returning $661/head.
Skew QLD PTY LTD – ‘Ravenscourt’ – Charleville sold Charbray steers for 346c/kg at 239kg returning $830/head. The Charolais heifers sold for 314c/kg at 242kg returning $761/head.
Deracroft PTY LTD – ‘Woodstock Stn’ – Richmond sold Charbray steers for 338c/kg at 187kg returning $634/head.
BG & JM O’Dell – ‘Toarbee’ – Jericho sold Charolais cross steers for 336c/kg at 244kg returning $821/head.
Currawilla Past. Co. – ‘Currawilla Station’ – Windorah sold Simmental cross steers for 336c/kg at 221kg returning $743/head.
S.D. & M.J. Russell – ‘Wodonga’ – Mungalalla sold Charolais steers for 332c/kg at 233kg returning $775/head.
A.C. & K. Day – ‘Jaccondoll’ – Barcaldine sold Charolais cross steers for 324c/kg at 307kg returning $997/head.
J. & S. Nichol – ‘Ridgewell’ – Roma sold Angus cross steers for 304c/kg at 304kg returning $927/head.
JS Grazing – ‘Double J’ – Injune sold Angus steers for 295c/kg at 381kg returning $1125/head.
RH, MR & FL Miller – ‘North Kooringa’ – Roma sold Angus cross steers for 294c/kg at 310kg returning $913/head. The Angus heifers sold for 280c/kg at 390kg returning $1092/head.
BKM Pastoral – ‘Stratton’ – Roma sold Angus steers for 288c/kg at 415kg returning $1196/head. The Angus heifers sold for 288c/kg at 341kg returning $983/head.
Betty Witherspoon – ‘Maroola Stn’ – Richmond sold Santa steers for 286c/kg at 421kg returning $1205/head.
T.E. O’Brien – ‘Tyrone’ – Roma sold Shorthorn cross steers for 284c/kg at 477kg returning $1356/head.
Pobar, D. & J. – ‘Rocklea Charlton Bank’ – Roma sold Charolais cross steers for 283c/kg at 440kg returning $1246/head.
Nugent Pastoral Co – ‘Tambo Station’ – Tambo sold Santa steers for 282c/kg at 492kg returning $1389/head.
Roslin Grazing Co. ‘Roslin’ – Mungallala sold Santa steers for 280c/kg at 467kg returning $1309/head.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 324c/kg and average 280c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 324c/kg and averaged 264c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 294c/kg, averaging 257c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 294c/kg, averaging 247c/kg.

Bangor Cattle Co. PTY. LTD. – ‘Bangor’ – Mungallala sold Angus heifers for 292c/kg at 236kg returning $691/head.
Dalwai Holdings – ‘Gracemere’ – Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 290c/kg at 239kg returning $693/head.
P.D. & E.C. Henry – ‘Moorak’ – Morven sold Santa cross heifers for 280c/kg at 289kg returning $810/head.
P. & D. Carrington – ‘Anrod’ – Winton sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 270c/kg at 198kg returning $534/head.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 193c/kg and averaged 188c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 210c/kg and averaged 194c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 213c/kg, averaging 208c/kg.

Bulls under 400kg topped at 346c/kg and averaged 271c/kg, while bulls in the 400 – 600kg range topped at 247c/kg and averaged 230c/kg. Bulls over 600kg topped at 242c/kg, averaging 229c/kg.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards


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