Roma store 4 July 2017: Prices ease in weaner dominated market

Beef Central, 05/07/2017

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There was a yarding of 6,523 head today at Roma store sale amongst plenty of tourists and keen school children. The market held strong early in the sale but eased as it progressed, the majority of the yarding being weaners with approximately 1,000 cows sold.

Steers under 220kg made to a top 418.2c to average 370 c/kg. Steers in the 220-280kg range made to 382.2c to average 356c/kg. Steers in the 280-400kg range made to 366.2c to average 340c and those over 400kg topped at 330.2c to average 311c/kg. Heifers in the 220-350kg range made to a top 334.2c to average 300c/kg.

Cows with calves at foot made to $1,800/unit. The majority of fat cows to slaughter were in the 400-500kg range and topped at 255c to average 209c and light bulls under 400kg made to 340c, while heavier bulls over 400kg made to a top of 298.2c/kg.

Weekly Roma Store press report:

A total of 6,523 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 418c/kg and averaged 366c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 382c/kg and averaged 356c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 366c/kg and averaged 345/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 356c/kg and averaged 335c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 330c/kg and averaging 310c/kg. Cows and calves hit $1,800/unit.

KL Sharpe & DL Jones – ‘Wardilla’, Charleville – sold Santa-cross steers for 418c/kg at 196kg returning $819/head.
Freshwater Partnership – ‘Overflow’, Mitchell – sold Droughtmaster steers for 380c/kg at 221kg returning $843/head.
JC & GM Worsfold – ‘Scotts Creek’, Taroom – sold EU Accredited Santa-cross steers for 380c/kg at 269kg returning $1023/head. The Santa-cross heifers sold for 332c/kg at 390kg returning $1295/head.
Newstead Pastoral Co – ‘Newstead’, Surat – sold Santa-cross steers for 380c/kg at 227kg returning $863/head. The Santa-cross heifers sold for 359c/kg at 197kg returning $708/head.
DC Diamond Past Co – ‘Mirri Mirri’, Hannaford – sold Charbray-cross steers for 376c/kg at 216kg returning $815/head. The Charolais heifers sold for 328c/kg at 208kg returning $684/head.
Glenrowan Grazing Co – ‘Glenrowan’, Morven – sold Braford Steers for 370c/kg at 193kg returning $717/head.
RD & EA Lister – ‘Trevallen’, Roma – sold Angus steers for 366c/kg at 292kg returning $1071/head.
DW & JL Sullivan – ‘Studley’, Roma – sold Angus-cross steers for 362c/kg at 295kg returning $1071/head.
Derbyshire Downs Pastoral Co – ‘Derbyshire Downs’, Augathella – sold Angus steers for 360c/kg at 304kg returning $1095/head. The Angus-cross heifers went for 323c/kg at 271kg returning $877/head.
Stinson Pastoral Co – ‘Hillyview’, Amby – sold Angus steers for 356c/kg at 313kg returning $1115/head,
Elrose Family – ‘Elrose Station’, Boulia – sold Charolais-cross steers for 351c/kg at 368kg returning $1292/head.
LJ & SG Hanna – ‘Terrarara’, Mitchell – sold Santa-cross steers for 348c/kg at 330kg returning $1151/head.
D & S Joliffe – ‘Walhallow’, Amby – sold Santa-cross steers for 323c/kg at 421kg returning $1362/head.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 359c/kg and averaged 321c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 334c/kg and averaged 308c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 330c/kg, averaging 291c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 332c/kg, averaging 278c/kg.
Arrabury Pastoral Co – ‘Mineeda’, Blackall – sold Charolais-cross heifers for 334c/kg at 223kg returning $748/head.
Weonia Grazing Co – ‘Weonia’, Bollon – sold Charolais-cross heifers for 330c/kg at 350kg returning $1155/head.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 226c/kg and averaged 186c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 255c/kg and averaged 210c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 270c/kg, averaging 222c/kg.
DC Diamond Past – ‘Mirri Mirri’, Hannaford – sold Cross-breed cows for 246c/kg at 450kg returning $1107/head.
D & K Twist – ‘Juandah Downs’, Mungallala – sold Cow and calves for $1,800/unit.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards


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