Yarding 3809 Change -1586
There was a yarding of 3,809 head today at Roma Store Sale, back 1,586 head on last week. All buyers were operating in a market which was 7c stronger on average, however better quality lighter cattle were up 10c to 15c/kg in places as quality was generally good but varied. After the recent rain morale was high along with the bidding, and supply and demand dictated the resilient market.
Yearling steers topped at 392c to average 329c/kg. Trade yearling steers to feed topped at 342c to average 298c/kg. Yearling heifers topped at 338c to average 275c/kg.
Heifers to feed topped at 296c to average 265c/kg. Light cows made to 198c, young medium weight good yielding cows made to 240c and heavy cows to slaughter made to 223c to average 208c/kg across the board. Heavy bulls were around 255c and light bulls back to the paddock or feed averaged 297c/kg. Quality Longreach cows with calves at foot topped at an impressive $1,640/unit.
Weekly Roma Store Press Report:
Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 386c/kg and averaged 351c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 362c/kg and averaged 332c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 342c/kg and averaged 310c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 313c/kg and averaged 293c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topped at 293c/kg and averaging 281c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $1,640/unit.
Layershire PTY. LTD. – ‘Koorandai’ – Roma sold Angus cross steers for 366c/kg at 203kg returning $745/head. The Angus cross heifers sold for 334c/kg at 180kg returning $601/head.
D Cribb – ‘Gydia Park’- Isisford sold Angus cross steers for 364c/kg at 160kg returning $582/head. The Angus cross heifers sold for 312c/kg at 140kg returning $437/head.
Trustee for the Estate of John Atherton – ‘Kanandan STN’ – Longreach sold Angus cross steers for 360c/kg at 214kg returning $772/head.
T.M. & K.J. Joseland – ‘Eltham’ – Isisford sold Angus cross steers for 356c/kg at 187kg returning $667/head. The Droughtmaster cross heifers sold for 308c/kg at 205kg returning $633/head.
Harry & Susan Glasson – ‘Greenlaw’ – Yaraka sold Santa steers for 350c/kg at 249kg returning $873/head. The Santa heifers sold for 338c/kg at 209kg returning $708/head.
AW & EJ Forster – ‘Belfield Station’ – Winton sold Charolais cross steers for 346c/kg at 232kg returning $806/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 316c/kg at 241kg returning $762/head.
Ian Brumpton Holdings PTY. LTD – ‘Oaklands’ – Roma sold Angus cross steers for 328c/kg at 296kg returning $973/head. The Angus heifers sold for 306c/kg at 314kg returning $963/head.
Simmac Pastoral Co – ‘Mt. Maria’ – Morven sold Angus cross steers for 328c/kg at 200kg returning $656/head. The Angus cross heifers sold for 340c/kg at 182kg returning $620/head.
Dimberly Pastoral – ‘Dimberly’ – Dirranbandi sold Santa steers for 322c/kg at 310kg returning $999/head.
Hotchin Proprietors Pastoral Trust – ‘Winnathee Station’ – Tibooburra sold Santa cross steers for 318c/kg at 298kg returning $951/head.
M & NE McKay – ‘Macwood’ – St George sold Santa steers for 296c/kg at 345kg returning $1021/head.
Tony Purcell – ‘Snake Gully’ – Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 290c/kg at 405kg returning $1175/head.
C.F. & D. Walsh – ‘Venturah’ – Roma sold Hereford cross steers for 278c/kg at 461kg returning $1283/head.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 344c/kg and averaged 299c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 316c/kg and averaged 281c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 306c/kg, averaging 270c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 280c/kg, averaging 247c/kg.
ANJ Partnership – ‘Barwhinnock’ Tambo sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 310c/kg at 150kg returning $465/head.
V.M. & K. & A.G. Hafemeister – ‘Oakleigh’ – Roma sold Brahman cross heifers for 286c/kg at 241kg returning $691/head.
Yackatoon Grazing Co. – ‘Langrantha’ – Wandoan sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 260c/kg at 356kg returning $926/head. The Droughtmaster cows sold for 213c/kg at 472kg returning $1006/head.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 210c/kg and averaged 188c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 240c/kg and averaged 207c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 227c/kg, averaging 214c/kg.
G.A.R Livestock – ‘Linga Longa’ – Injune sold Brahman cows for 227c/kg at 571kg returning $1297/head.
Crichton Pastoral Co – ‘Ivanhoe Downs’ – Morven sold Droughtmaster cross cows for 227c/kg at 509kg returning $1157/head.
J.H. & S.K. Milson – ‘Bellen Park’ – Longreach sold Charolais cross cows and calves for $1640/head.
P.W. & D.C. Heinemann – ‘Cungela’ – Charleville sold Brahman cross cows and calves for $1410/head.
Bulls under 400kg topped at 392c/kg and averaged 294c/kg, while bulls in the 400 – 600kg range topped at 255c/kg and averaged 238c/kg. Bulls over 600kg topped at 262c/kg, averaging 245c/kg.
Thornleigh Grazing – ‘Thornleigh’ – Blackall sold Droughtmaster cross Mickey for 392c/kg at 146kg returning $573/head.-
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards