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Roma store 24 March 2020: Prices ease in second successive 8000 head yarding

Beef Central, March 25, 2020

TopX Roma agent Sarah Packer with a pen of Roseharty cows & calves which sold to $1,840/unit.

Yarding 8032 Change -3

The larger yardings continued at the Roma Store Sale with a total yarding of 8,032, down by only 3 head from the previous week.

Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area, with several large single vendor bred lines present, including cattle from South Australia, Blackall and Longreach, along with quality local lines.

A good panel of buyers was present and operating to firm demand. Steers and heifers were yarded in equal numbers, and an increased number of cows and calves were also yarded.

The overall quality of the yarding was good.

Prices mostly eased across all categories.

The limited numbers of light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers sold to a top of 466.2c to average 364c/kg. A large sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 448.2c to average 409c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to feed sold a top of 420.2c to average 384c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed made to a top of 374.2c to average 367c/kg.

The good sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers sold to a top of 386.2c to average 365c/kg. A large sample of medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to feed or background reached a top of 377.2c to average 335c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made to a top of 370.2c to average 330c/kg.

There were limited numbers of grown steers yarded. The best of the grown heifers made to 305.2c to average 280c/kg. Medium weight 4 score cows sold to 272.2c to average 264c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 268.2c to average 261c/kg, while the 4 score heavy weight cows reached a top of 271c to average 266c/kg.

The largest sample of heavy weight bulls made to 310c to average 302c/kg.

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Roma store press report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 448c/kg and averaged 401c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 448c/kg and averaged 392c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 423c/kg and averaged 362c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 398c/kg and averaged 349c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 374c/kg and averaging 339c/kg. Cows and calves hit $1,940/unit.

GE & P Smith, Avon, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross steers to 448c/kg, reaching a top of $1,302 to average $1,045. The Santa cross heifers sold to 354c/kg, reaching a top of $800 to average $800.

Roseharty Grazing, Merago, Longreach sold Santa steers to 437c/kg, reaching a top of $ 1,301 to average $1,153. The Santa cows sold to 263c/kg, reaching a top of $1,304 to average $1,065.

HD & NJ Nelder, Khyber, Augathella sold Santa cross steers to 423c/kg, reaching a top of $1,206 to average $1,130.

DM & WA Wilkinson, Mulga Park, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 422c/kg, reaching a top of $1,370 to average $1,082.

TC & MD Busiko, Alice Ridge, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $1,448 to average $1,268. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 364c/kg, reaching a top of $1,240 to average $1,169.

CA Flower Co, Garrabarra, Roma sold Hereford cross steers to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $1,523 to average $1,282.

Khan H Ladbrook, Bulah, Yuleba sold Brangus cross steers to 408c/kg, reaching a top of $1,124 to average $1,124.

RE & JA Partington, Gunadale, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 406c/kg, reaching a top of $1,301 to average $1,027.

EW & CEM Entriken, Sesbania, Winton sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 406c/kg, reaching a top of $1,260 to average $1,041.

Belz Cattle Co, Waroonga, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 404c/kg, reaching a top of $1,112 to average $987.

Ben Nichols, Bendemeer Stn, Winton sold Angus cross steers to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $1,286 to average $1,097.

Ashman Grazing, Escombe Downs, Winton sold Braford cross steers to 396c/kg, reaching a top of $1,909 to average $1,321.

W G Jackson, Maintop North, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 396c/kg, reaching a top of $1,243 to average $1,192.

Ian Wilson, Wyreema, Bymount West sold Angus cross steers to 392c/kg, reaching a top of $1,237 to average $1,135.

JA Henricks, Garfield, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 392c/kg, reaching a top of $1,162 to average $1,162.

LRB Briscoe, Garfield, Injune sold Santa cross steers to 391c/kg, reaching a top of $1,549 to average $1,253.

Whitton Cattle Co, Myrtleville, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 388c/kg, reaching a top of $1,424 to average $1,401. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 364c/kg, reaching a top of $1,329 to average $1,305.

JG & DR Nicholls, Bendemeer, Winton sold Santa cross steers to 388c/kg, reaching a top of $1,270 to average $1,144.

DW & CE Collinson, West Myall, Roma sold Angus steers to 380c/kg, reaching a top of $1,344 to average $1,177.

JE & LJ Nunn, Sunnyside, Longreach sold Charolais cross steers to 380c/kg, reaching a top of $1,323 to average $1,287.

Cowarie Pastoral Co, Cowarie Station, Port Augusta sold Santa cross steers to 380c/kg, reaching a top of $1,313 to average $1,190. The Santa cross heifers sold to 356c/kg, reaching a top of $970 to average $847.

RW & KE Thorne, Holmleigh, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 384c/kg, reaching a top of $1,443 to average $1,282.

Wilson Grazing, Taroela, Taroom sold Braford steers to 360c/kg, reaching a top of $1,731 to average $1,558.

Central Grazing, Ardentrive, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 350c/kg, reaching a top of $1,587 to average $1,470. The Angus cross heifers sold to 340c/kg, reaching a top of $1,338 to average $1,338.

Bassett Cattle Co, Jennavale, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 340c/kg, reaching a top of $1,701 to average $1,701. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 284c/kg, reaching a top of $1,043 to average $955.

Khyber Trading Co, Dundee Rd, Mitchell sold Cross breed steers to 330c/kg, reaching a top of $1,229 to average $1,229.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 370c/kg and averaged 325c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 386c/kg and averaged 328c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 380/kg, averaging 319c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 364c/kg, averaging 303c/kg.

G & L Smith, Iona, Wallumbilla sold Romagnola cross heifers to 386c/kg, reaching a top of $1,435 to average $885.

VJ & GL Packer & Sons Pty Ltd, Kurrajong, Roma sold Charolais heifers to 380c/kg, reaching a top of $1,155 to average $973. The Charbray cows sold to 271c/kg, reaching a top of $1,641 to average $1,345.

Gary & Kerry Ladbrook, Bulah, Yuleba sold Brangus cross heifers to 370c/kg, reaching a top of $766 to average $729.

Palmtree Grazing Co, Palmtree, Taroom sold Santa heifers to 364c/kg, reaching a top of $1,029 to average $935.

Bangor Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Bangor, Mungallala sold Charbray heifers to 362c/kg, reaching a top of $1,199 to average $1,081.

Cattle Trax P/L, Chesneys, Injune sold Cross breed heifers to 362c/kg, reaching a top of $1,076 to average $1,071.

PJ & ME Brennan, For Far, Mitchell sold Charbray heifers to 347c/kg, reaching a top of $1,113 to average $968.

Sand Over Past Co, South Terrick, Blackall sold Santa cross heifers to 320c/kg, reaching a top of $1,155 to average $897.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 258c/kg and averaged 225c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 272c/kg and averaged 248c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 274c/kg, averaging 259c/kg.

DA & CBM Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala sold Charolais cross cows to 274c/kg, reaching a top of $1,957 to average $1,867.

G H I Cattle Co, Nullin, Yuleba sold Charolais cross cows to 268c/kg, reaching a top of $1,553 to average $1,503.

DT & KA York Family Trust, Wattle Park, Wallumbilla sold Simbrah cross cows to 260c/kg, reaching a top of $1,620 to average $1,580.

DH & A Humphrey, Merida, Jericho sold Braford cross cows & calves to $1,940/unit.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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