Yarding 5171 Change 3095
Cattle were drawn from a wider supply area, including Western Queensland and the overall quality varied.
Steers accounted for over half of the yarding with increased numbers of light weight steers from the West, additionally good numbers of PTIC females were yarded which sold at open auction to strong demand.
A large buying panel with increased numbers of restockers was present and operating, including all regular processors.
The market varied with steers mostly easing while heifers saw improvements. Cows also eased in price.
Light weight steer under 280kg improved by 35c, while medium weight steers to restockers fell by 34c to 47c/kg.Heavy weight steers to feed eased by 4c/kg.
Light weight heifers improved by 13c to 83c/kg. Medium weight heifers to restockers improved by 17c to 35c/kg. Heavy weight heifers to feed fell by 1c/kg. Medium weight cows eased by 16c to 19c, while heavy weight cows fell by 7c to 21c/kg.
Light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 886.2c to average 795c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 885.2c to average 683c/kg.
Yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to 768.2c to average 634c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed reached a top of 598.2c to average 566c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers made to 780.2c to average 746c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280 kg to restockers made to 740.2c to average 685c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 668.2c to average 646c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers reached a top of 642.2c to average 611c/kg, while heavy weight yearling heifers to feed made to 550.2c to average 493c/kg. The best of the heavy weight grown steers made to 462.2c to average 455c/kg.
Grown heifers to feed made to 480c to average 467c/kg. PTIC heifers sold to a top of $2,775/head. while PTIC cows sold to a top of $2,500/head. Medium weight prime cows made to 379.2c to average 379c/kg. Heavy weight prime cows reached a top of 385.2c to average 377c/kg.
Heavy weight bulls made to 372.2c to average 366c/kg.
Cows and calves sold to a top of $3,300/unit.
Market Reporter: Sherrill Stivano
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Weekly Roma Store press report
A total of 5,171 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.
Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 886c/kg and averaged 811c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 886c/kg and averaged 786c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 780c/kg and averaged 671c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 658c/kg and averaged 597c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 598c/kg and averaging 544c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $3,300/unit
Justin & Ron Tarry, Morinda, Wyandra sold Charolais cross steers to 886c/kg reaching a top of $2,009 to average $1,871.
GJ & RA Murphy, Koreelah, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 850c/kg reaching a top of $2,319 to average $2,056.
KH & MJ Hiscock, Holly Downs, Augathella sold Brangus steers to 838c/kg reaching a top of $2,095 to average $2,053. The Angus cross heifers sold to 718c/kg reaching a top of $1,933 to average $1,636.
John Allwood, Thomond, Yuleba sold Angus cross steers to 830c/kg reaching a top of $1,704 to average $1,703. The Angus cross heifers sold to 740c/kg reaching a top of $1,498 to average $1,498.
SJ Todd Constructions, Brigalow Downs, Bollon sold Charolais cross steers to 780c/kg reaching a top of $2,272 to average $2,255.
Crocker Farming Co, Crochdantigh, Muckadilla sold Simmental cross steers to 768c/kg reaching a top of $2,747 to average $2,400.
EJ & CF Rolfe, Nindinna, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 768c/kg reaching a top of $2,600 to average $2,573. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 630c/kg reaching a top of $2,134 to average $2,094.
W G Jackson, Maintop North, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 760c/kg reaching a top of $2,323 to average $2,254. The Angus cross heifers sold to 696c/kg reaching a top of $2,182 to average $1,965.
Brumpton Pastoral, Mount Ascot, Mitchell sold Angus steers to 750c/kg reaching a top of $1,913 to average $1,913. The Angus cross heifers sold to 664c/kg reaching a top of $1,700 to average $1,673.
Lorraine Pastoral Co, Lorraine Station, Cloncurry sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 676c/kg reaching a top of $2,202 to average $2,152. The PTIC Droughtmaster cross cows reached a top of $2,500 to average $2,264.
C & S Tindall Family Trust, Darr River Downs, Longreach sold Santa cross steers to 658c/kg reaching a top of $3,104 to average $2,430.
Stephen Schmidt, Cairns, Charleville sold Angus cross steers to 658c/kg reaching a top of $2,306 to average $2,112. The Angus cross heifers sold to 704c/kg reaching a top of $2,092 to average $1,986.
Frederick James Ahern, Murweh Station, Charleville sold Euro cross steers to 652c/kg reaching a top of $2,222 to average $2,191.
L & HM Mckay, Cynthia Downs, St. George sold Santa cross steers to 650c/kg reaching a top of $2,398 to average $2,142.
Bernie & Cindy Bruce, Wilga Park, Taroom sold Charolais cross steers to 645c/kg reaching a top of $2,491 to average $2,164. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 694c/kg reaching a top of $2,130 to average $2,050.
Keddstock PTY LTD, Moongool, Yuleba sold Simmental cross steers to 582c/kg reaching a top of $2,556 to average $2,448. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 546c/kg reaching a top of $2,440 to average $2,153.
WF & ME Allison sold Charbray steers to 574c/kg reaching a top of $2,637 to average $2,478. The Charbray heifers sold to 550c/kg reaching a top of $2,396 to average $2,249.
R & J Fleming sold Brangus steers to 572c/kg reaching a top of $2,617 to average $2,336. The Brangus heifers sold to 510c/kg reaching a top of $2,253 to average $2,156.
Golden Pastoral Holdings donated three Santa cross steers to Life Flight. The steers sold to 474c/kg reaching a top of $2,576 to average $2,576.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 780c/kg and averaged 680c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 746c/kg and averaged 652c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 668c/kg, averaging 590c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 624c/kg, averaging 502c/kg.
RJ, MA & MJ Phillips, Currawong, Mitchell sold Charolais cross heifers to 668c/kg reaching a top of $2,162 to average $1,726.
Doce Pastoral, Pleasant Hills, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross heifers to 642c/kg reaching a top of $2,166 to average $2,116.
DT & KA York Family Trust, Wattle Park, Wallumbilla sold Simbrah cross heifers to 612c/kg reaching a top of $2,027 to average $2,027.
Dalco Pastoral Co PTY LTD, Sugarloaf, Wallumbilla sold PTIC Santa heifers to 440c/kg reaching a top of $2,775 to average $2,627.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 350c/kg and averaged 263c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 395c/kg and averaged 343c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 395c/kg, averaging 361c/kg.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards