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Roma store sale 13 Aug 2019: Hereford cross steers top at $1652

James Nason, August 14, 2019

Noel Harms, Livestock Manager of Havington View, Roma and GDL agent Geoff Maslen with the Simmental cross steers. The steers sold to 291c/kg, reaching a top of $1,569 to average $1,544.

Yarding 4718 Change -1564

Cattle numbers fell sharply by 1564 back to a total yarding of 4718 head at the Roma Store Sale.

Cattle were mostly drawn from the local supply area. A good panel of buyers was present and operating. The yarding was dominated by steers and the overall quality of the yarding was varied. Feedlot and restocker demand remained firm for quality cattle however prices fell for lesser quality cattle. Lightweight yearling steers under 280 kg fell by 4c. Lightweight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers fell by 1c. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed rose by 18c while heavy weight yearling steers to feed fell by 8c.

Lightweight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers rose by 11c. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to feed or background rose by 2c and medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed remained unchanged from the previous week. Medium weight 2 remained unchanged and medium weight 3 score cows fell by 2c. The heavy weight 3 score cows fell by 7c however the heavy weight 4 score cows rose by 4c. Lightweight yearling steers under 280kg sold to 304.2c to average 290 c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 302.2c to average 291 c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed sold to 313.2c to average 303 c/kg.

Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 310.2c to average 296 c/kg. Lightweight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers sold to 261.2c to average 246 c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to feed or background reached 266.2c to average 247 c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made to 272.2c to average 253 c/kg.

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Weekly Roma Saleyard report

4718 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 314c/kg and averaged 282c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 304c/kg and averaged 282c/kg.

Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 310c/kg and averaged 283c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 313c/kg and averaged 295c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 312c/kg and averaging 275c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $800/unit.

Hurford Trust, Belgaum, St George sold Simbrah cross steers to 314c/kg, reaching a top of $644 to average $577.

Dart Pastoral Co, Thirlstone, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 313c/kg, reaching a top of $1,221 to average $1,127.

Doce Pty Ltd, Springwater, Injune sold Droughtmaster steers to 312c/kg, reaching a top of $1,356 to average $1,225.

JC & GM Worsfold, Scotts Creek, Wandoan sold Santa cross steers to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $966 to average $900.

Wondolin P/CO, Wondolin, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 308c/kg, reaching a top of $1,300 to average $988. The Angus cross heifers sold to 266c/kg, reaching a top of $822 to average $793.

BB & AM Cameron, Waikola, Wallumbilla sold HGP treated Devon cross steers to 306c/kg, reaching a top of $1,385 to average $1,216.

TE O’Brien, Tyrone, Roma sold Shorthorn cross steers to 305c/kg, reaching a top of $1,529 to average $1,499.

Roma State College, Cottell Street, Roma sold Angus steers to 303c/kg, reaching a top of $1,364 to average $1,364.

Bangor Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Bangor, Mungallala sold Angus cross steers to 300c/kg, reaching a top of $1,123 to average $830.

DW & LM Bell, Lallalindi, Chinchilla sold Angus steers to 300c/kg, reaching a top of $838 to average $822. The Angus heifers sold to 258c/kg, reaching a top of $735 to average $701.

West Farming, Loomeah, Roma sold Hereford cross steers to 299c/kg, reaching a top of $1,652 to average $1,524.

Manumban Past, Lyndley, Jandowae sold Charolais cross steers to 298c/kg, reaching a top of $944 to average $864.

RBE & EN Cloherty, Reben Downs, Injune sold Santa steers to 298c/kg, reaching a top of $843 to average $843.

BM & M Leahy, Woodlands, Jackson sold Angus cross steers to 298c/kg, reaching a top of $839 to average $770.

RP & TM Sevil, Kenilworth, Mitchell sold Santa steers to 298c/kg, reaching a top of $735 to average $657.

The Santa cross heifers sold to 252c/kg, reaching a top of $557 to average $499.

Bronte Cattle Co, Bronte, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 296c/kg, reaching a top of $734 to average $734.

RA & CA Bain, Mt Eden, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 292c/kg, reaching a top of $843 to average $726. The Angus cross heifers sold to 256c/kg, reaching a top of $626 to average $626.

RJ Purnell, Havington View, Roma sold Simmental cross steers to 291c/kg, reaching a top of $1,569 to average $1,544.

DE Garland, Innisvale, Injune sold Hereford steers to 282c/kg, reaching a top of $788 to average $660. The Hereford heifers sold to 256c/kg, reaching a top of $651 to average $549.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 257c/kg and averaged 228c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 261c/kg and averaged 229c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 266c/kg, averaging 232c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 275c/kg, averaging 222c/kg.

CA Warrian, Roma sold Charbray heifers to 275c/kg, reaching a top of $1,166 to average $1,004.

Plainby Pastoral, Plainby, Richmond sold Hereford cross heifers to 248c/kg, reaching a top of $748 to average $744.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 190c/kg and averaged 137c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 222c/kg and averaged 177c/kg.

Cows over 500kg topped at 226c/kg, averaging 199c/kg.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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