Roma store 31 Jan 2017: Price rise in solid market

NLRS, Roma Saleyards, 01/02/2017



Roma Store Sale Image 31-01-2017

Ashley McKay of “Torres Park”, Augathella, pictured with PJH Roma selling agents Steven Goodhew and Cameron Bygrave, watched 139 of his Santa heifers, averaging 376kg, sell for an average of 324c/kg to return $1222.

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The supply of stock experienced a small reduction and overall quality was fair to good, however the large runs of well-bred light weight young cattle at the previous week’s sale were absent.

A large panel of restockers, feeder operators and export processors were in attendance and all were operating.

Light weight yearling steers to restockers sold to a strong demand for the quality pens. Medium and heavy weight yearling steers to feed sold to a dearer trend to improve by 7c to 10c/kg. Despite a 24pc increase in the number of cows penned buyers absorbed the larger numbers and lifted average prices by 1c to 9c/kg.

A good range of light weight yearling steers sold to restockers at an average of 404c and made to 420.2c/kg. A more robust penning of medium weight yearling steers to feed averaged 371c and made to 392.2c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed averaged 351c and made to 358.2c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers experienced only quality related price changes with most in the high 340c range with sales to 368.2c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed averaged 5c better, to average 334c and made to 352.2c/kg.

Heavy grown steers to export slaughter averaged 308c and made to 314.2c/kg. Medium weight plain condition cows sold to restockers averaging 240c/kg. Medium weight 2 scores to processors mostly sold around 232c with sales to 237.2c/kg. Good heavy cows were in the largest numbers and averaged 257c with the occasional sale to 270.2c/kg. Heavy bulls made to


Weekly Roma Store Press report:

A total of 4362 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 418c/kg and averaged 395c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 420c/kg and averaged 387c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 416c/kg and averaged 384c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 396c/kg and averaged 357c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 360c/kg and averaging 329c/kg.

Bangor Cattle Co. Pty. Ltd., Bangor, Mungallala, sold Charolais steers to 416c/kg for 290kg to return $1,206/head.

RR & DL Allwood, Gaemond, Yuleba, sold cross breed steers to 410c/kg for 179kg to return $737. The cross breed heifers sold to 366c/kg for 185kg to return $677.

D &T Birch, Rosemount, Augathella, sold Brangus-cross steers to 410c/kg for 252kg to return $1,036.

C.J Russell, Ingledoon, Augathella, sold Santa-cross steers to 406c/kg for 284kg to return $1,156.

Guthrie Pastoral Group, Baroona, Injune, sold Santa-cross steers to 405c/kg for 337kg to return $1,368.

G.R & M.L Scott, Ruby Farm, Wallumbilla, sold Charolais-cross steers to 398c/kg for 261kg to return $1,041. The Charolais-cross heifers sold to 352c/kg for 242kg to return $855.

M.W Birt, Sesbania, Winton, sold Santa steers to 396c/kg for 303kg to return $1,201.
D & K Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala, sold Charolais-cross steers to 392c/kg for 315kg to return $1,237.

R & R Murphy, Prairie Flats, Charleville, sold Santa-cross steers to 388c/kg for 290kg to return $1,125.

Bronte Cattle Co, Bronte, Charleville, sold Santa steers to 386c/kg for 298kg to return $1,153.

Rosehearty Grazing, Luckham, Winton, sold Santa steers to 373c/kg for 360kg to return $1,345.

Cargara Cattle Co, Cargara, Augathella, sold Braford steers to 355c/kg for 429kg to return $1,523. The Braford heifers sold to 348c/kg for 270kg to return $942.

L.T & M.L Price, Mt. Hope, Wallumbilla, sold Droughtmaster steers to 340c/kg for 492kg to return $1,674.

Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 340c/kg and averaged 307c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 354c/kg and averaged 326c/kg.

Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 362c/kg and averaged 337c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 382c/kg and averaged 347c/kg.

C.T & J.V Varidel, Carisbrooke, Yuleba, sold Angus heifers to 359c/kg for 236kg to return $850.

R.B & L.R Cormack, The Manor, Wallumbilla, sold Angus heifers to 356c/kg for 235kg to return $838.

Ashley McKay, Cherry Hills, Injune sold Santa heifers to 344c/kg for 321kg to return $1,107.

Rosehearty Grazing Co., Koonong Downs, Muckadilla sold Angus-cross heifers to 328c/kg for 412kg to return $1,353.

Cows over 500kg sold to 278c/kg and averaged 252c/kg, while cows 400-500kg topped at reached 280c/kg and averaged 243c/kg. Cows in the 300-400kg sold to 285c/kg and averaged 223c/kg.

P & E Henry, Moorak, Morven sold Santa-cross cows to 265c/kg for 555kg to return $1,471.

Cows and calves hit $1,760/unit.

Bulls up to 400kg reached 370c/kg and averaged 325c/kg.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards



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