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Roma sale 26 Oct 2021: Light weight steers break $8kg mark

James Nason, 27/10/2021

Nutrien Ag Solutions Roma agent Rod Turner with a pen Glen Valley Pastoral Co steers. The steers sold to 794c/kg, reaching a top of $2,198 to average $1,553.

Yarding 6096 Change 985

Steers accounted for half of the yarding, and cattle were mostly drawn from the usual supply area, with some numbers from Western and North-Western Queensland.

The overall quality of the yarding was mixed but included several runs of quality single vendor lines. A larger buying panel was operating, comprised of all regular processors with an increased Southern restocker presence and solid feedlot activity.

The market remained strong and rec

n, with a new top price record for steers at Roma set after light weight steers broke the $8kg mark.

Light weight steers to restockers improved by 6c to 26c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed improved by 31c/kg. Light weight heifers under 280kg improved by 48c to 54c, while medium weight heifers to feed improved by 76c to 78c/kg. Heavy weight prime cows remained unchanged in price.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg sold to a record breaking top for Roma of 810.2c to average 717c/kg.

Yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 794.2c to average 664c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 688.2c to average 579c/kg.

Yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to a top of 616.2c to average 579c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed reached a top of 548.2c to average 516c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 752.2c to average 576c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 720.2c to average 629c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to feed sold to 622.2c to average 586c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to feed reached a top of 600.2c to average 565c/kg.

Heavy weight yearling heifers to restockers sold to 499.2c to average 499c/kg.

The best of the grown steers made to 482.2c to average 482c/kg.

The best of the grown heifers sold to a top of 415.2c to average 406c/kg.

PTIC red tag cows sold at open auction to a top of $2280/head. Medium weight store cows to restockers included a large line of quality angus cows and sold to a top of 442.2c to average 419c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows reached a top of 388.2c to average 377c/kg. Heavy weight 4 score prime cows made to a top of 403.2c to average 396/kg. Heavy weight bulls reached a top of 385.2c to average 364c/kg.

Cows and calves made to a top of $2780/unit.

Market reporter: Sherrill Stivano

Full NLRS report click here

Weekly Roma Store report

A total of 6,096 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday. Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 810c/kg and averaged 686c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 794c/kg and averaged 643c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 688c/kg and averaged 575c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 628c/kg and averaged 533c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 548c/kg and averaging 477c/kg. Cows and calves hit $2,780/unit.

Aus-Zea Pty Ltd, Boxvale, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 810c/kg, reaching a top of $1,454 to average $1,454.

Glen Valley Pastoral Co, Glen Valley, Jundah sold Santa steers to 794c/kg, reaching a top of $2,198 to average $1,553. The Santa heifers sold to 752c/kg, reaching a top of $1,654 to average $1,469.

The Estate of TJ Boyle, North Quibet, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 778c/kg, reaching a top of $2,924 to average $1,669. Palmtree Grazing Co, Palmtree, Taroom sold Santa steers to 732c/kg, reaching a top of $2,226 to average $1,978. The Santa heifers sold to 630c/kg, reaching a top of $2,076 to average $1,746.

M & NE McKay, Macwood, St George sold Santa steers to 732c/kg, reaching a top of $1,913 to average $1,903.

GW & GI Emery, Wyena, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross steers to 700c/kg, reaching a top of $2,035 to average $1,948.

Binnowee Pastoral Company, Forest Homle, Moola sold Angus cross steers to 700c/kg, reaching a top of $1,947 to average $1,666. The Santa cross heifers sold to 640c/kg, reaching a top of $1,914 to average $1,607.

Binowee Pastoral Company, The Bleahs, Moonie sold Angus cross steers to 686c/kg, reaching a top of $1,910 to average $1,532. The Santa cross heifers sold to 642c/kg, reaching a top of $1,600 to average $1,302.

Sand Country Beef Pty Ltd, Moonah, Injune sold Cross breed steers to 680c/kg, reaching a top of $1,850 to average $1,691.

T & H Grazing, Bungaroo, Yuleba sold Charolais steers to 656c/kg, reaching a top of $2,385 to average $1,888. The Charolais heifers sold to 652c/kg, reaching a top of $1,654 to average $1,630.

Gary & Kerry Ladbrook, Bulah, Yuleba sold Brangus cross steers to 582c/kg, reaching a top of $2,410 to average $2,273.

Rosehearty Grazing co, Koonong Downs, Muckadilla sold Santa steers to 578c/kg, reaching a top of $2,376 to average $2,204.

NQ Pty Ltd, Belfast Station, Winton sold Charbray steers to 550c/kg, reaching a top of $2,391 to average $1,922

Fleetwood Grazing Co, Corinda, Aramac sold Droughtmaster steers to 546c/kg, reaching a top of $1,793 to average $1,632.

MB & CM Coomber, Hillcrest, Roma sold Angus steers to 528c/kg, reaching a top of $2,672 to average $2,672.

Spiven Pty Ltd, Sunnymead, Roma sold Brahman cross steers to 478c/kg, reaching a top of $2,188 to average $2,025.

DJ & JR Reddan, Lookout Feedlot, Roma sold grain fed Santa steers to 430c/kg, reaching a top of $3,450 to average $3,450.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 752c/kg and averaged 588c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 700c/kg and averaged 592c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 622c/kg, averaging 550c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 592c/kg, averaging 477c/kg.

Camelock Rural, Torres Park, Augathella sold Santa cross heifers to 720c/kg, reaching a top of $2,058 to average $1,547.

Albury Pastoral Co, sold Charolais cross heifers to 678c/kg, reaching a top of $1,451 to average $1,349.

Lachlan Bryant sold Charolais cross heifers to 678c/kg, reaching a top of $1,407 to average $1,299.

AR & YM Emery, Mt Beverly, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross heifers to 670c/kg, reaching a top of $1,637 to average $1,516.

JA & PA Ey, Lirambenda, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 656c/kg, reaching a top of $1,391 to average $1,391.

Wythburn Partnership, Echo Hills, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross heifers to 622c/kg, reaching a top of $2,042 to average $1,904.

Echo Hills Farming Co, Echo Hills, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross heifers to 600c/kg, reaching a top of $1,835 to average $1,835.

Dalco Pastoral, Sugarloaf, Wallumbilla sold Santa heifers to 590c/kg, reaching a top of $2,089 to average $1,964.

DW & SG Rowbotham, White Park, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 592c/kg, reaching a top of $2,236 to average $2,118. Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 406c/kg and averaged 281c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 442c/kg and averaged 388c/kg.

Cows over 500kg topped at 442c/kg, averaging 384c/kg. Australia Aulong Auniu Wang Operations, Oakpark, Charleville sold Angus cows to 442c/kg, reaching a top of $2,352 to average $2,061.

Derbyshire Downs Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, Derbyshire Downs, Augathella sold Charolais cross cows to 394c/kg, reaching a top of $2,495 to average $2,315.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

 

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