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Roma Store 8 Oct 2013: 5500 head yarded

Beef Central, 09/10/2013

A total of 5500 head of plainer cattle were penned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Weaners under 220kg topped at 161c/kg and averaged 136c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 173c/kg and averaged 147c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 181c/kg and

averaged 155c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 173c/kg and averaged 160c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 175c/kg and averaging 163c/kg.

R Ford, Hillcrest, Muckadilla, sold Hereford-cross steers to 181c/kg for 338kg to return $613/head with the consignment averaging 175c for 310kg to make $544.

K & B Halliday, Glencoe, Bollon, sold Charolais-cross steers to 176c for 322kg to return $567 with the consignment averaging 159c for 239kg to make $380. 

John Ahern, Maylands, Aramac, sold Droughtmaster steers to 175c for 512kg to return $898 with the consignment averaging 170c for 457kg to make $763.

B & S Campbell, Douer Station, Boulia, sold Santa-cross steers to 173c for 225kg to return $390 with the consignment averaging 161c for 227kg to make $366. 

R & J Davidson, Jansue, Jackson, sold Santa-cross steers to 170c for 411kg to return $700 with the consignment averaging 167c for 395kg to make $662. The Santa-cross heifers sold to 160c for 380kg to return $608 with the consignment averaging 160c for 374kg to make $599.

J & M Scott, Hillcrest, Roma, sold Santa-cross steers to 168c for 434kg to return $729 with the consignment averaging 166c for 394kg to make $654.

Dart Pastoral Co, Thirlstone, Roma, sold Droughtmaster steers to 167c for 336kg to return $562 with the consignment averaging 164c for 336kg to make $552. 

G & L Smith, Iona, Wallumbilla, sold Santa-cross steers to 164c for 367kg to return $602 with the consignment averaging 163c for 377kg to make $616.

M & J Morton, Ridgelands, Wallumbilla, sold Droughtmaster steers to 164c for 312kg to return $513 with the consignment averaging 161c for 331kg to make $532.

B, M, B, & L Leahy, Woodlands, Jackson, sold Angus-cross steers to 160c for 276kg to return $442 with the consignment averaging 155c for 276kg to make $428. The Droughtmaster-cross heifers sold to 150c for 257kg to return $387 with the consignment averaging 148c for 258kg to $382. 

Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 164/kg and averaged 130c/kg.

Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 160c/kg and averaged 129c/kg.

Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 150c/kg and averaged 124c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 152c/kg and averaged 115c/kg.

Ian Duff, Dooleys, Roma, sold Limousin-cross heifers to 164c for 382kg to return $627. 

Clarke & Tait, Powella, Aramac, sold Santa heifers to 160c for 340kg to return $545 with the consignment averaging 142c/kg for 304kg to make $433.

J & N Dingle, Belford, Injune, sold Droughtmaster heifers to 149c for 343kg to return $512.

Cargara Cattle Co, Augathella, sold Braford heifers to 152c for 205kg to return $312 with the consignment averaging 145c for 224kg to make $325. 

Ian Brumpton sold Droughtmaster-cross heifers to 146c for 277kg to return $405 with the consignment averaging 139c for 254kg to make $354.

Cows over 500kg hit 149c/kg and averaged 112c/kg, while cows 400-500kg topped at 140c/kg and averaged 106c/kg. Cows in the 300-400kg sold to 129c/kg and averaged 85c/kg.

Cows and calves sold to $440/unit.

Bulls up to 400kg reached 140c/kg and average 111c/kg.

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