Yarding 2076 Change -1961
Numbers halved at the Roma Store Sale to 2076 head, down by 1961.
Cattle continue to be drawn from the usual supply area and the overall quality was reduced from the previous week, with an increase in content, however numbers of heavy steers were yarded again, while quality finished cows were in reduced supply.
A good buying panel was present with all regular processors in attendance, but one did not operate.
The market remained firm with price fluctuations reflective of quality variations.
Light weight steers to restockers fell by 21c to 46c, while medium weight steers to feed fell by 5c to 18c/kg. Heavy weight steers experienced only minor fluctuations, easing by 1c to 5c/kg.
Light weight heifers under 280kg were the largest sample for the day and improved by 13c/kg. Medium weight heifers to restockers fell by 3c to 40c/kg. Cows varied in price with medium weight 3 score cows down by 8c, while heavy weight 3 score cows improved by 2c/kg.
The limited number of light weight yearling steers sold to a top of 820c to average 808c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 812.2c to average 760c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 778.2c to average 730c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to 710.2c to average 668c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed reached a top of 600.2c to average 570c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers made to 760.2c to average 663c/kg.
Yearling heifers under 280kg made to 730c to average 673c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 670.2c to average 629c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers reached a top of 562.2c to average 556c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to restockers made to 552.2c to average 530c/kg.
The best of the heavy weight grown steers made to 456.2c to average 453c/kg. Grown heifers to feed made to 450c/kg. Restocker competition saw medium weight cows reach 418.2c to average 395c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows to export processors made to 394.2c to average 381c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows reached a top of 398.2c to average 392c/kg.
Heavy weight bulls made to 394.2c to average 377c/kg. Cows and calves sold to a top of $3,900/unit.
Market Reporter: Sherrill Stivano
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 820c/kg and averaged 776c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 812c/kg and averaged 753c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 778c/kg and averaged 681c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 682c/kg and averaged 592c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 600c/kg and averaging 545c/kg. Cows and calves hit $3,900/unit.
Thompson Business Trust, Creekside, Yuleba sold Charolais cross steers to 812c/kg reaching a top of $2,157 to average $2,150.
JR, RM, MD & FE Bidgood, Katoomba, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 808c/kg reaching a top of $2,486 to average $2,327.
Jean Walsh, Wilgalonds, Roma sold Hereford steers to 788c/kg reaching a top of $2,146 to average $1,886. The Hereford heifers sold to 760c/kg reaching a top of $1,836 to average $1,569.
AG & KM Edwards, Pinkenetta, Quilpie sold Santa cross steers to 780c/kg reaching a top of $2,078 to average $1,918.
CJ & DL Wearing, Yingerbay, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 774c/kg reaching a top of $2,758 to average $2,296.
KJ & SL Boyd, Kia Ora, Injune sold Brahman cross steers to 760c/kg reaching a top of $2,252 to average $1,931.
GC Thomas, Roma sold Hereford cross steers to 752c/kg reaching a top of $2,420 to average $2,211. The Hereford cross heifers sold to 702c/kg reaching a top of $1,919 to average $1,822.
EJ & CF Rolfe, Marie Downs, Roma sold Charolais steers to 750c/kg reaching a top of $2,362 to average $2,265. The Charolais heifers sold to 670c/kg reaching a top of $2,091 to average $1,997.
KG Savidge, Southampton, St. George sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 748c/kg reaching a top of $1,612 to average $1,612.
BP & LF McIntosh, Booringa West, Mitchell sold Charolais cross steers to 740c/kg reaching a top of $2,245 to average $2,245. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 600c/kg reaching a top of $1,920 to average $1,773.
Allen Family Investments, Hutton View, Injune sold Brahman cross steers to 718c/kg reaching a top of $2,249 to average $2,139.
T & H Grazing, Bungaloo, Yuleba sold Charolais steers to 702c/kg reaching a top of $2,053 to average $2,053. The Charolais heifers sold to 656c/kg reaching a top of $1,875 to average $1,875.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards
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