Roma store 4 Apr 2017: Weaner steers to 451c/kg

Beef Central, 05/04/2017
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Brendon, Jacqui and Jeffery Dann, Daldowie, Wandoan, watched 553 of their Charolais-cross weaner steers sell well at the Roma Store sale, with one pen topping the store sale at 451c/kg for an average 182kg return $824/head. Their Charolais-cross weaner heifers sold to a top of 382c/kg for 173kg to return $661.

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5,942 head were yarded at Roma Store Sale today.

All buyers were in attendance and operating in a very strong market.

Steers under 220kg made to 451.2c to average 432c/kg. Steers in the 220-280kg range made to 451.2c to average 419c and steers in the 280-350kg range made to 416.2c to average 364c/kg.

The lighter feedlot entry weight steers made to 388.2c to average 344c and the heavier 400-550kg range made to 354.2c to average 334c/kg. Bullocks to slaughter over 550kg made 310.2c to average 308c/kg.

Most bulls were under 400kg and made to 448.2c to average 333c/kg. Heifers in the 220-280kg range made to 378.2c to average 334c and those in the 280-350kg range made to 344.2c to average 309c, while heavy weight heifers over 350kg made to 326.2c to average 281c/kg. Cows with calves at foot sold to a top of $1,650/unit.

Weekly Roma store report

Weaner steers top store sale at 451c/kg

A total of 5942 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 451c/kg and averaged 419/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range also reached 442c/kg and averaged 416c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 416c/kg and averaged 364c/kg, and steers in the 350- 400kg range reached 388c/kg and averaged 344c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400- 550kg range topping at 354c/kg and averaging 334c/kg.

J.A & J.M Dann, Daldowie, Wandoan, sold Charolais-cross steers to 451c/kg for 182kg to return $824/head. The Charolais-cross heifers sold to 382c/kg for 173kg to return $661.

P.G & Y.M Webster, Somerset, Wandoan, sold Angus steers to 425c/kg for 242kg to return $1030. The Angus-cross heifers sold to 367c/kg for 216kg to return $793.

A.B & J.M Cosh, Elray, Injune, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 422c/kg for 241kg to return $1017.

A.T & P.L Byrne, Pinelands, Injune, sold Angus steers to 416c/kg for 291kg to return $1212.

G.C & J.A Peck, Purtora, Blackall, sold Charolais-cross steers to 400c/kg for 321kg to return $1287.

J.F & B.P Russell, Willara, Augathella, sold Cross-breed steers to 398c/kg for 280kg to return $1114.

M Proud, Hollymount, Wallumbilla, sold Charbray-cross steers to 397c/kg for 305kg to return $1213.

Alice Downs Pty Ltd, Alice Downs, Blackall, sold Santa steers to 392c/kg for 307kg to return $1204. The Santa heifers sold to 338c/kg for 260kg to return $881.

S & C Wraight, Westmore, Roma, sold Angus steers to 388c/kg for 308kg to return $1195.

D.R & A.Y Nowland & Sons, Boondoon, Charleville, sold Santa-cross steers to 388c/kg for 287kg to return $1114.

J.E & J.L Creevy, Lucknow, Augathella, sold Charolais steers to 364c/kg for 348kg to return $1267. The Charolais heifers sold to 346c/kg for 271kg to return $939. Georgina Pastoral Co, Caldervale, Tambo, sold Cross-breed steers to 355c/kg for 294kg to return $1045.

South West Cattle, Gowrie, Charleville, sold Simbrah-cross steers to 346c/kg for 469kg to return $1625.

Copai Pastoral Co, Patricia Park, Adavale, sold Droughtmaster steers to 346c/kg for 411kg to return $1425.

Douglas Cattle Co, Verniew, Mitchell, sold Hereford-cross steers to 346c/kg for 386kg to return $1337.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 388c/kg and averaged 370c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 378c/kg and averaged 330c/kg.

Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 349c/kg, averaging 314c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 336c/kg and averaged 286c/kg.

B.M & N.D Bauer, Arlington, Augathella, sold Charolais heifers to 344c/kg for 259kg to return $893.

Torres Park Grazing, Cherry Hills, Injune, sold Santa heifers to 335c/kg for 329kg to return $1105.
Cows in the 300 – 400kg sold to 235c/kg and averaged 210c/kg, while cows in the 400 – 500kg topped at 253c/kg and averaged 238c/kg. Cows over 500kg reached 284c/kg, averaging 253c/kg.

Cows and Calves topped at $1,650/unit, averaging $1,400/unit. Bulls up to 400kg reached 448c/kg and averaged 332c/kg.


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