Yarding 6460 Change -203
Cattle numbers fell by 203 head to 6,460 at the Roma Store Sale following recent isolated rainfall in the supply area.
Cattle were drawn from across Queensland and a large panel of buyers was present and operating.
The yarding was again dominated by younger cattle and quality was mixed however, demand for the better quality lines of cattle remained strong. Light weight yearling steers to restockers 200-280kg rose by 10c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to domestic feed rose by 3c, but medium weight yearling steers to restockers fell 3c to 4c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed fell 9c to 11c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers to restockers remained unchanged, while a large sample of light weight yearling heifers 200-280kg to restockers fell by 4c/kg. Grown steers and heifers were present in small numbers. Light weight cows to restockers rose by 11c, while medium weight cows to slaughter fell by 2c/kg.
A small sample of light weight yearling steers to restockers sold to 320c to average 307c/kg.
A large sample of yearling steers 200-280kg to restockers sold to 332.2c to average 318c/kg. A fair sample of medium weight yearling steers to domestic feed sold to 318.2c to average 314c/kg. A good sample of medium weight yearling steers to feed sold to 322.2c to average 311c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 322.2c to average 317c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers returning to the paddock sold to 262.2c to average 255c/kg.
A large sample of yearling heifers 200-280kg to restockers sold to 302.2c to average 264c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to domestic feed sold to 288.2c to average 266c/kg. Heavy grown steers to export slaughter sold to 307.2c, while the bullock portion made to 315.2c/kg.
Heavy weight 2 score cows sold to 229.2c to average 216c, while the medium weight 3 score cows sold to 250.2c to average 240c/kg. A small sample of heavy weight 3 score cows sold to 256.2c to average 252c/kg. Heavy weight bulls sold to a top of 270.2c to average 256c/kg.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 320c/kg and averaged 290c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 332c/kg and averaged 300c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 321c/kg and averaged 299c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 322c/kg and averaged 309c/kg.
Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 322c/kg and averaging 310c/kg. Cows and calves hit $1,170/unit.
TA & RJ Wichlacz, Woodbine, Muckadilla sold Santa cross steers to 324c/kg, reaching a top of $1,028 to average $971.
Ian Duff, Duffields, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 322c/kg, reaching a top of $1,425 to average $1,362.
JM & KM Bock, Kilto, Wandoan sold Cross breed steers to 322c/kg, reaching a top of $1,291 to average $1,060.
IH & SE Johnston, Downsview, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 320c/kg, reaching a top of $1,495 to average $1,464.
L & HM McKay, Cynthia Downs, St George sold Santa steers to 320c/kg, reaching a top of $1,357 to average $1,200.
Gray Livestock Partnership, Abrach Station, Muttaburra sold Santa cross steers to 320c/kg, reaching a top of $1,051 to average $913.
ED & J Fitzgerald, Carella Station, Jundah sold Santa steers to 318c/kg, reaching a top of $1,653 to average $840.
Wilson Grazing, Taroela, Taroom sold Braford steers to 316c/kg, reaching a top of $1,476 to average $1,386.
Lillianfells Grazing Co, Lillianfields, Longreach sold Santa cross steers to 316c/kg, reaching a top of $1,159 to average $898.
SD & MJ Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charolais steers to 316c/kg, reaching a top of $1,011 to average $863.
PJ & ME Brennan, For Far, Mitchell sold Angus cross steers to 316c/kg, reaching a top of $804 to average $742.
HR & DJ Harrison, Dunrobin, Dulacca sold Santa cross steers to 315c/kg, reaching a top of $1,929 to average $1,929.
MA & CR Packer, Hartwood, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 314c/kg, reaching a top of $1,181 to average $963.
IR Andrews, Orallo Road, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 314c/kg, reaching a top of $913 to average $829.
Loughnan Farming Pty Ltd, Avenel, Roma sold Charbray cross steers to 312c/kg, reaching a top of $1,717 to average $1,194.
Noogilla Cattle Co, Woodlands, Mitchell sold Simmental cross steers to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $1,345 to average $1,344.
Sowru Pty Ltd, Annandale, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross steers to 308c/kg, reaching a top of $1,965 to average $1,695.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 286c/kg and averaged 229c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 302c/kg and averaged 253c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 288c/kg, averaging 255c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 280c/kg, averaging 253c/kg.
DH & SBM Campbell, Currawarra, Mitchell sold Santa heifers to 302c/kg, reaching a top of $912 to average $724.
Campmac Pty Ltd, Saramac Downs, Wallumbilla sold Charbray cross heifers to 262c/kg, reaching a top of $717 to average $548.
The Enniskillen Pastoral Co, Mt Enniskillen, Blackall sold Santa heifers to 262c/kg, reaching a top of $666 to average $444.
LFJ & AD Price, Miegunyah, Dirranbandi sold Braford cross heifers to 258c/kg, reaching a top of $577 to average $539.
B & M Graham, Catherinevale, Roma sold Angus heifers to 250c/kg, reaching a top of $1,046 to average $1,046. Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 230c/kg and averaged 184c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 250c/kg and averaged 213c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 281c/kg, averaging 233c/kg.
Ryrie Grazing, Mount Pleasant, Tambo sold Charolais cross cows to 281c/kg, reaching a top of $2,157 to average $1,668.
Clark Bros & Tait, Powella, Aramac sold Santa cows to 250c/kg, reaching a top of $1,211 to average $817.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards