Yarding 3857 Change -1515
Numbers fell to 3,857 at the Roma Store Sale, down by 1,515 head.
Cattle were predominantly drawn from the local supply area, and the overall quality was mixed but included quality local lines in a yarding dominated by steers.
A good competitive buying panel of restockers and lot feeders was operating, and all regular processors were present, however not all were operating.
Prices continued to ease for steers and most heifers, however cows improved with strong restocker competition, and more regular processors operating.
Light weight steers eased by 6c to 22c, while quality medium weight steers eased by 7c to 74c/kg.
Medium weight heifers fell by 48c to 95c/kg.
However medium weight prime cows improved by 14c, while heavy weight prime cows improved by 25c/kg.
Light weight yearling steers under 200kg made to a top of 826.2c to average 702c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg to restockers reached 838.2c to average 740c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 740.2c to average 668c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to 682.2c to average 617c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to restockers reached a top of 666.2c to average 590c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to reached a top of 778.2c to average 625c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 726.2c to average 649c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 654.2c to average 591c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers reached a top of 596.2c to average 546c/kg. Heavy weight heifers to feed made to a top of 548.2c to average 498c/kg.
The best of the limited number of grown steers made to 498.2c to average 470c/kg. Grown heifers were also in short supply, selling to a top of 402.2 to average 386c/kg.
Cows were yarded in limited numbers which saw medium weight prime cows to processors sell to 370.2c to average 347c/kg. The heavy weight prime cows reached a top of 375.2c to average 364c/kg. A pen of red tag PTIC cows to restockers sold to 420.2c/kg.
The best of the heavy weight bulls reached a top of 374.2c to average 329c/kg.
Cows and calves made to $3000/unit.
Market Reporter: Sherrill Stivano
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 838c/kg and averaged 708c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 806c/kg and averaged 721c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 740c/kg and averaged 643c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 680c/kg and averaged 608c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 666c/kg and averaging 550c/kg. Cows and calves hit $3,000/unit.
FG & R Dunn, Megine, Roma sold Santa steers to 800c/kg reaching a top of $2,380 to average $2,215.
KJ & SL Boyd, Kia-Ora, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 750c/kg reaching a top of $1,855 to average $1,702.
Sally Lee, Nangarie, Roma sold Angus steers to 740c/kg reaching a top of $2,428 to average $2,222.
SD & MJ Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers to 738c/kg reaching a top of $2,489 to average $2,181.
Gary & Kathey Goodman, Monamby Park, Cooladdi sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 736c/kg reaching a top of $2,072 to average $1,798. The Droughtmaster cross heifers sold to 716c/kg reaching a top of $1,467 to average $1,127.
LA & SF Curtis, Tuttawa, Lightning Ridge sold Speckled Park steers to 722c/kg reaching a top of $2,022 to average $2,022. The Speckled Park heifers sold to 720c/kg reaching a top of $1,911 to average $1,911.
Boxvale Trading, Boxvale, Morven sold Brangus steers to 696c/kg reaching a top of $2,235 to average $2,177. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 656c/kg reaching a top of $2,333 to average $1,850.
PJ & ME Brennan, For Far, Mitchell sold Charbray steers to 696c/kg reaching a top of $2,141 to average $1,895.
DJ Burey, Torwood, Mungallalla sold Santa cross steers to 686c/kg reaching a top of $2,484 to average $2,089.
PJ & N Nichol, Sutton Veney, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 686c/kg reaching a top of $2,389 to average $2,231.
RA & CL Bain, Mt Eden, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 680c/kg reaching a top of $2,112 to average $2,112.
Livistona Grazing, Palm Vista, Taroom sold Angus cross steers to 660c/kg reaching a top of $2,176 to average $2,044. OR & SM Hams, Cooly, St George, Droughtmaster cross steers 656c/kg reaching a top of $1,948 to average $1,948.
BJ & WR Taylor, Marjundale, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 654c/kg reaching a top of $2,439 to average $2,062. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 634c/kg reaching a top of $2,020 to average $1,814.
Cornish Grazing PTY LTD, Strathdale, Mitchell sold Charolais steers to 650c/kg reaching a top of $2,439 to average $2,332.
JG & LT Cross, Quandong, Dirranbandi sold Santa steers to 640c/kg reaching a top of $2,492 to average $2,284.
Todd Cattle Co PTY LTD, Munnaweena, Mitchell sold Brangus cross steers to 626c/kg reaching a top of $2,384 to average $2,217.
Neven Grazing Co, Blue Hills, Injune sold Simmental cross steers to 616c/kg reaching a top of $2,305 to average $2,223. The Simmental heifers sold to 620c/kg reaching a top of $2,032 to average $1,989.
RGL Tully, Homebush Lane, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers 600c/kg reaching a top of $1,987 to average $1,987.
EJ & CF Rolfe, Nindinna, Roma sold Romagnola steers to 586c/kg reaching a top of $2,234 to average $1,975. The Romagnola heifers sold to 540c/kg reaching a top of $1,787 to average $1,631.
ML Oakman, Bungarra, Wandoan sold Angus cross steers to 582c/kg reaching a top of $2,814 to average $2,702.
RG & RG Becker, Old Bogandilla, Dulacca sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 560c/kg reaching a top of $2,751 to average $2,464.
Spiven PTY LTD, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 556c/kg reaching a top of $2,455 to average $2,353.
Spreadborough Past Co, Finsbury Park, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers to 540c/kg reaching a top of $2,657 to average $2,586.
TC & MD Busiko, Alice Ridge, Roma sold Brahman steers to 532c/kg reaching a top of $2,365 to average $2,284.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 778c/kg and averaged 604c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 726c/kg and averaged 623c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 656c/kg, averaging 567c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 550c/kg, averaging 505c/kg.
James A Cox, Coniston, Wyandra sold Angus cross heifers to 672c/kg reaching a top of $1,620 to average $1,612.
Davidson Livestock PTY LTD, Cheshire, Tambo sold Santa cross heifers to 662c/kg reaching a top of $2,028 to average $1,648.
Formosa Farming Co, Formosa Downs, Surat sold Santa cross heifers to 656c/kg reaching a top of $1,984 to average $1,654.
Purcell WD & JE, Bridgeman Downs, Roma sold Angus heifers to 654c/kg reaching a top of $1,950 to average $1,950. E
Cooba Cattle Co, Cooba, Glenmorgan sold Charolais cross heifers to 630c/kg reaching a top of $2,029 to average $1,925.
Pobar D & J, Rocklea Charlton Park, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 628c/kg reaching a top of $1,806 to average $1,626.
Maunder Pastoral Co, Benbow, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross heifers to 548c/kg reaching a top of $2,264 to average $2,221.
MD & CR Redgen, The Rockies, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 542c/kg reaching a top of $1,702 to average $1,702.
JH & BJ Amor, Carinya, Dulacca sold Braford heifers to 540c/kg reaching a top of $1,903 to average $1,854.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 430c/kg and averaged 398c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 430c/kg and averaged 385c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 375c/kg, averaging 355c/kg.
Girrahween Grazing Co, Camara, Aramac sold Droughtmaster cows to 430c/kg reaching a top of $1,888 to average $1,766.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards
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