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Roma store sale 20 April 2021: Demand firm in 6747 head yarding

James Nason, 21/04/2021

TopX Roma agent Cody Close with a line of Golden Pastoral Holdings steers. The steers sold to 570c/kg, reaching a top of $1,779 to average $1,649. The heifers sold to 580c/kg, reaching a top of $1,504 to average $1,387.

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Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area and the quality of the yarding was good with cattle continuing to be well presented off the back of an improved season.

A good buying panel was present and operating and including all regular processors.

Steers accounted for two thirds of the yarding, with good numbers of single vendor lines present.

Demand remained firm across the yarding, with price fluctuations in places due to quality which saw some steers ease, while heifers and cows mostly improved in price.

Light weight steers under 280kg fell by 22c to 59c, however medium weight steers under 330kg to feed improved by 14c/kg. Light weight heifers under 200kg improved by 58c, while light weight heifers under 280kg improved by 5c to 7c/kg. Medium weight cows improved by 3c to 8c, and heavy weight cows improved by 2c.

The limited numbers of light weight yearling steers under 200kg sold to a top of 632.2c to average 617c/kg. A good sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 610.2c to average 558c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 570.2c to average 510c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to 508.2c to average 470c, while heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed reached a top of 444.2c to average 426c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 624.2c to average 604c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 614.2c to average 532c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 498.2c to average 482c, while medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers reached a top of 456.2c to average 433c/kg.

The largest sample of grown steers sold to 398.2c to average 379c/kg.

The best of the grown heifers sold to a top of 356.2c to average 333c/kg. Medium weight cows to restockers sold to 302.2c to average 289c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 298.2c to average 292c, while heavy weight 4 score cows reached a top of 307.2c to average 303c/kg.

The best of the heavy weight bulls to processors made to 323.2c to average 314c/kg.

Cows and calves reached a top of $2680/unit.

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Weekly Roma Saleyards report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 632c/kg and averaged 564c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 610c/kg and averaged 547c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 608c/kg and averaged 504c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 526c/kg and averaged 460c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 488c/kg and averaging 412c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $2,680/unit.

Daniel Devlin, Hillsborough, Dulacca sold Angus cross steers to 632c/kg, reaching a top of $1,527 to average $1,430. The Angus cross heifers sold to 618c/kg, reaching a top of $1,257 to average $1,208.

AW & E Forster, Werna, Winton sold Charolais steers to 610c/kg, reaching a top of $1,862 to average $1,316. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 614c/kg, reaching a top of $1,364 to average $1,243.

Burunga P/L, Burunga, Wandoan sold Santa cross steers to 610c/kg, reaching a top of $1,681 to average $1,545. The Santa cross heifers sold to 530c/kg, reaching a top of $1,311 to average $1,265.

Glentulloch Graz Co & KC Chandler, Glentulloch, Injune sold Simmental cross steers to 608c/kg, reaching a top of $1,912 to average $1,678. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 534c/kg, reaching a top of $1,584 to average $1,417.

AF, GR & LA Seawright, Wyoming, Jackson sold Hereford steers to 600c/kg, reaching a top of $1,661 to average $1,449. The Hereford heifers sold to 592c/kg, reaching a top of $1,498 to average $1,365.

BR & KM Seawright, Janlee, Yuleba sold Droughtmaster steers to 598c/kg, reaching a top of $1,524 to average $1,452. The Droughtmaster cross heifers sold to 560c/kg, reaching a top of $1,229 to average $1,218.

GJ & RA Murphy, Koreelah, Charleville sold Santa steers to 592c/kg, reaching a top of $1,602 to average $1,481.

P & D Carrington, Rossmoyne, Augathella sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 584c/kg, reaching a top of $1,946 to average $1,570.

Bronte Cattle Co, Bronte, Charleville sold Santa steers to 572c/kg, reaching a top of $1,525 to average $1,525.

CW Beachamp & Sons, Stockport, Boulia sold Santa cross steers to 570c/kg, reaching a top of $1,935 to average $1,456. The Senepol cross heifers sold to 624c/kg, reaching a top of $1,403 to average $1,179.

Golden Pastoral Holdings sold Santa cross steers to 570c/kg, reaching a top of $1,779 to average $1,649. The Santa cross heifers sold to 580c/kg, reaching a top of $1,504 to average $1,387.

K & KL Wolski, Kallista, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 564c/kg, reaching a top of $1,610 to average $1,610.

China State Farms Australia Pty Ltd, Noella Station, Charleville sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 554c/kg, reaching a top of $2,292 to average $1,676.

Roberts, Gow & Hopkins, Fermoy Station, Winton sold Brahman steers to 546c/kg, reaching a top of $1,407 to average $1,265.

Bushy Park Pastoral Pty Ltd, Bushy Park, Mt Isa sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 544c/kg, reaching a top of $1,690 to average $1,354. The Droughtmaster cross heifers sold to 428c/kg, reaching a top of $1,635 to average $1,166.

Granville Proprietors, Granville, Quilpie sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 536c/kg, reaching a top of $1,557 to average $1,415.

PJ & CR Britton, Brighton Downs, Winton sold Santa cross steers to 532c/kg, reaching a top of $2,090 to average $1,763.

JH & NJ Dingle Family Trust, Threesons, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 528c/kg, reaching a top of $1,522 to average $1,411.

PJ & N Nichol, Sutton Veney, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 510c/kg, reaching a top of $2,025 to average $1,677.

JP & KA Pearson, Roselea, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 510c/kg, reaching a top of $1,675 to average $1,675. The Santa cross heifers sold to 488c/kg, reaching a top of $1,550 to average $1,550.

RW & KE Thorne, Holmleigh, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 506c/kg, reaching a top of $1,655 to average $1,617. The Santa cross heifers sold to 500c/kg, reaching a top of $1,522 to average $1,355.

Dart Pastoral Co, Thirlstone, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 502c/kg, reaching a top of $1,847 to average $1,732.

IJ & SF Harland, Gracedale, Injune sold Limousin cross steers to 492c/kg, reaching a top of $1,704 to average $1,669.

GT & GE Burey, Springhill, Amby sold Hereford steers to 464c/kg, reaching a top of $2,016 to average $1,840.

Kimber Park Grazing, Kimber Park, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 434c/kg, reaching a top of $1,847 to average $1,767.

KEG & RM Burey, Yarara, St George sold Santa cross steers to 432c/kg, reaching a top of $2,378 to average $2,003.

MJ Munday sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 432c/kg, reaching a top of $1,793 to average $1,665.

LDC & MA Perrett, Tunis, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 354c/kg, reaching a top of $2,286 to average $2,215.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 624c/kg and averaged 545c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 614c/kg and averaged 488c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 534c/kg, averaging 449c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 460c/kg, averaging 375c/kg.

J & P Lyle, Redbank, Roma sold Brahman heifers to 378c/kg, reaching a top of $1,526 to average $1,484.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 291c/kg and averaged 260c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 302c/kg and averaged 285c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 307c/kg, averaging 291c/kg.

Douglas Cattle Co, Verniew, Mitchell sold Santa cross cows to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $2,140 to average $1,740.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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