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Roma store sale 12 June 2019: Heifer rates lift

Beef Central, June 12, 2019

 

Cameron Colley of Brucedale, Roma with Elders agent Peter Fleming with the four pens of Charolais cross heifers. The heifers sold to a top of 242c/kg, reaching a top of $695 to average $612. The Charolais cross steers sold to 300c/kg, reaching a top of $948 to average $787.

Yarding 4010 Change -580

Cattle were drawn from the usual supply area and a good panel of buyers was present, however not all were operating.

The overall quality of the yarding was good. Again, demand was strong in isolated patches for top of the line yearling cattle.

Light weight yearling steers saw prices ease, while the heavy end of the yearling steers saw improvements. Heifers primarily increased overall, while medium weight cows improved slightly.

The largest sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg increased by 1c/kg. A fair sample of medium weight yearling steers under 330kg eased by 2c to 63c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed increased by 4c to 15c/kg.

The largest number of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg remained unchanged. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers increased by 10c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows increased by 6c and the medium weight 3 score cows sold 3c/kg dearer. Heavy weight 2 score cows were unchanged from last week, while the heavy weight 3 score cows eased by 9c/kg.

The largest sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg sold to 328.2c to average 282c/kg. A fair sample of medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 310.2c to average 290c/kg. The best of the medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed sold to 282.2c to average 273c, while heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed made to 293.2c to average 286c/kg.

A good sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers sold to 242.2c to average 229c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers made to 244.2c to average 238c/kg. A small sample of heavy weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed sold to 252.2c to average 236c/kg. There were limited numbers of grown steers yarded.

The best of the grown heifers sold to 255c to average 229c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows made to 186.2c to average 173c, while the medium weight 3 score cows sold to 206.2c to average 199c/kg. Heavy weight 2 score cows sold to 170c to average 167c and the heavy weight 3 score cows made to 211.2c to average 194c/kg.

The best of the bulls over 600kg to live export made to 270.2c to average 263c/kg.

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Weekly Roma Saleyard report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 308c/kg and averaged 268c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 328c/kg and averaged 266c/kg.

teers in the 280- 350kg range reached 310c/kg and averaged 266c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 272c/kg and averaged 261c/kg.

Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 293c/kg and averaging 273c/kg. Cows and calves hit $760/unit.

Yambutta Pastoral Company, Boolara, Meandara sold Simmental cross steers to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $909 to average $887.

Cameron Colley, Brucedale, Roma sold Charolais steers to 300c/kg, reaching a top of $948 to average $787. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 242c/kg, reaching a top of $695 to average $612.

SA Kneebone, Tchanning, Jackson sold Charolais cross steers to 295c/kg, reaching a top of $964 to average $701.

Golden Pastoral Holdings sold Santa steers to 295c/kg, reaching a top of $818 to average $724. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 242c/kg, reaching a top of $773 to average $548.

RD Bond, Lance Field, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 293c/kg, reaching a top of $1,228 to average $1,228.

Tamarang Pastoral Co, Tamarang, Wallumbilla sold Charolais steers to 288c/kg, reaching a top of $1,684 to average $1,521.

Doce Pty Ltd, Pleasant Hills, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 288c/kg, reaching a top of $818 to average $683.

CJ, DM, RJ & MA Harland, Glenolive, Injune sold Santa cross steers to 286c/kg, reaching a top of $1,259 to average $829. The Santa cross heifers sold to 220c/kg, reaching a top of $663 to average $625.

LJ & SG Hanna, Terrarara, Mitchell sold Santa steers to 282c/kg, reaching a top of $982 to average $888. The Santa heifers sold to 230c/kg, reaching a top of $737 to average $653.

CA & MM Finch, South Trafford, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross steers to 282c/kg, reaching a top of $897 to average $897.

Bondstock Pty Ltd, Maloneys, Roma sold Angus steers to 282c/kg, reaching a top of $709 to average $592. The Charolais heifers sold to 234c/kg, reaching a top of $520 to average $425.

Parklane Grazing, Parklane, Drillham sold Angus cross steers to 280c/kg, reaching a top of $707 to average $660. The Brangus heifers sold to 222c/kg, reaching a top of $573 to average $526.

M & C Carroll, Wellington, Wallumbilla sold Angus steers to 279c/kg, reaching a top of $760 to average $760. The Angus cross heifers sold to 228c/kg, reaching a top of $601 to average $601.

GB McMullen, 438 Dargal Road, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 275c/kg, reaching a top of $954 to average $954.

PR & MC Maunder, Burnside, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 274c/kg, reaching a top of $872 to average $766. The Angus cross heifers sold to 236c/kg, reaching a top of $565 to average $551.

ME Brown, Benalla, Roma sold Limousin cross steers to 272c/kg, reaching a top of $976 to average $660. The Limousin cross heifers sold to 232c/kg, reaching a top of $897 to average $577.

JA & PA Ey, Lirambenda, Roma sold Angus steers to 276c/kg, reaching a top of $681 to average $681. The Angus heifers sold to 228c/kg, reaching a top of $512 to average $512.

Strathleigh Farming Co, Strathleigh, St George sold Angus steers to 275c/kg, reaching a top of $684 to average $618. The Angus heifers sold to 232c/kg, reaching a top of $534 to average $498.

DJ & KA McDonald, Wyrapa, Charleville sold Santa steers to 264c/kg, reaching a top of $574 to average $542. The Santa heifers sold to 224c/kg, reaching a top of $523 to average $523.

CA & RL Beissel, Pinetree, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers to 262c/kg, reaching a top of $805 to average $558. The Droughtmaster heifers sold to 233c/kg, reaching a top of $746 to average $336.

LA & GA Sellars, Montana, Injune sold Brahman cross steers to 258c/kg, reaching a top of $945 to average $808. Heifers under 220kg topped at 240c/kg and averaged 190c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 244c/kg and averaged 215c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 244c/kg, averaging 224c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 255c/kg, averaging 231c/kg. E

M & S Benson, Seaside, Yuleba sold Charolais cross heifers to 252c/kg, reaching a top of $1,243 to average $1,124.

I & R McKelvie, Sedgley, The Gums sold Angus heifers to 244c/kg, reaching a top of $782 to average $700.

TJ & JM Caskey, Avalon, Mitchell sold Charolais cross heifers to 242c/kg, reaching a top of $853 to average $821.

S & J McLennan sold Santa cross heifers to 233c/kg, reaching a top of $769 to average $648. Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 192c/kg and averaged 154c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 210c/kg and averaged 173c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 211c/kg, averaging 189c/kg.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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