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Roma store sale 13 April 2021: Steers dominate larger yarding

James Nason, 14/04/2021

At the Roma sore sale on April 7 Ray White Roma agent Jack Clanchy was pictured with a pen of Barbara Plains Grazing heifers. The heifers sold to 480c/kg, reaching a top of $1,703 to average $1,447. The steers sold to 580c/kg, reaching a top of $1,922 to average $1,731.

Yarding 6071 Change 2,826

Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area and the quality of the yarding was good with most cattle well presented and in forward condition.

A larger buying panel was present and operating and included feedlots, processors and restockers.

Steers accounted for over half of the yarding with a larger number of cows and calves also present.

Demand remained strong across the yarding with price fluctuation reflective of quality variations.

Light weight steers under 200kg remained in limited supply and improved by 15c/kg.

Light weight yearling steers under 280kg to feed or background improved by 38c/kg.

Medium weight steers under 330kg fell by 4c to 7c and medium weight yearling steers under 400kg fell by 6c to 21c/kg. The larger number of heavy weight yearling steers to feed rose by 1c/kg.

A larger sample of light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers improved by 132c, while the largest sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers remain unchanged in price. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers fell by 1c, while medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed improved by 20c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers over 400kg improved by 4c/kg.

Cows experienced a fall across the board with medium weight cows down by 2c to 5c, and heavy weight cows down by 1c to 7c/kg.

The limited numbers of light weight yearling steers under 200kg sold to a top of 698.2c to average 639c/kg. A good sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to feed or background made to 694.2c to average 605c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 596.2c to average 533c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to 546.2c to average 470c, while heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed reached a top of 464.2c to average 428c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 602.2c to average 546c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 614.2c to average 527c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 530.2c to average 497c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed reached a top of 480.2c to average 461c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers over 400kg to feed made to a top of 388.2c to average 388c/kg.

The largest sample of grown steers sold to 371.2c to average 367c/kg.

The best of the grown heifers sold to a top of 360.2c to average 360c/kg.

Medium weight PTIC cows to restockers sold to 303.2c to average 303c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 299.2c to average 290c, while heavy weight 4 score cows reached a top of 307.2c to average 304c/kg. The best of the heavy weight bulls to processors made to 318.2c to average 309c/kg. Cows and calves reached a top of $2675/unit.

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Weekly Roma Saleyards report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 698c/kg and averaged 588c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 668c/kg and averaged 576c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 630c/kg and averaged 518c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 596c/kg and averaged 460c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 480c/kg and averaging 406c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $2,675/unit.

Justin & Ron Tarry, Morinda, Wyandra sold Charolais cross steers to 698c/kg, reaching a top of $1,829 to average $1,528.

Corella Cattle Co, Corella Station sold Santa steers to 682c/kg, reaching a top of $1,805 to average $1,615. The Santa heifers sold to 614c/kg, reaching a top of $1,610 to average $1,382.

Glen Valley Pastoral Co, Glen Valley, Jundah sold Santa steers to 652c/kg, reaching a top of $1,831 to average $1,781.

SP Castles & LD Paynter, Gundoo, Charleville sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 652c/kg, reaching a top of $1,703 to average $1,530.

William, Desleigh, David Murray, Kobarda, North Jackson sold Angus cross steers to 638c/kg, reaching a top of $1,673 to average $1,611. The Angus cross heifers sold to 528c/kg, reaching a top of $1,324 to average $1,324.

Burunga P/L, Bananza Park, Wandoan sold Santa cross steers to 624c/kg, reaching a top of $1,820 to average $1,666. The Santa cross heifers sold to 550c/kg, reaching a top of $1,660 to average $1,274.

MJ McCalman, Nadjayamba Station, Winton sold Charolais steers to 622c/kg, reaching a top of $1,626 to average $1,576.

Dark Water Cattle Co, Darkwater, Mitchell sold Brahman cross steers to 620c/kg, reaching a top of $1,369 to average $1,239. The Hereford cross heifers sold to 544c/kg, reaching a top of $1,377 to average $975.

Brad Marks, Bullecourt, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 612c/kg, reaching a top of $1,720 to average $1,584.

NR Harland & G Humphreys, Gladys Downs, Injune sold Charolais steers to 596c/kg, reaching a top of $1,702 to average $1,638. The Charolais heifers sold to 520c/kg, reaching a top of $1,656 to average $1,468.

Bronte Cattle Co, Bronte, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 584c/kg, reaching a top of $1,635 to average $1,614.

JE & CM Jones, Weslor, Injune sold Simmental cross steers to 582c/kg, reaching a top of $1,764 to average $1,764.

RW & GE Jackson, Maintop, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 578c/kg, reaching a top of $1,776 to average $1,734.

KB & MD Mansfield, Bampi, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 576c/kg, reaching a top of $1,618 to average $1,618.

Golden Pastoral Holdings sold Angus steers to 570c/kg, reaching a top of $1,824 to average $1,750.

Alawoona Enterprises, Alawoona, Wyandra sold Belmont red steers to 566c/kg, reaching a top of $1,230 to average $1,221.

Tony Purcell, Chain Of Holes, Mitchell sold Angus cross steers to 558c/kg, reaching a top of $1,883 to average $1,847.

TM & PM Geiger, Springfield, Quilpie sold Braford cross steers to 558c/kg, reaching a top of $1,649 to average $1,575. The Braford cross heifers sold to 580c/kg, reaching a top of $1,534 to average $1,303.

RA & CA Bain, Mt Eden, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 546c/kg, reaching a top of $1,925 to average $1,864. The Angus cross heifers sold to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,524 to average $1,524.

KJ & JM Pezet-Ardnaree, Ardnaree, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 544c/kg, reaching a top of $1,944 to average $1,886. The Santa heifers sold to 476c/kg, reaching a top of $1,927 to average $1,750.

RW & KE Thorne, Holmleigh, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 536c/kg, reaching a top of $1,901 to average $1,824. The Santa cross heifers sold to 530c/kg, reaching a top of $1,625 to average $1,549.

Richard Still, Stockade, Tambo sold Santa cross steers to 528c/kg, reaching a top of $1,922 to average $1,914.

BW & SM Webster, Gedesvale, Wandoan sold Chaorlais steers to 505c/kg, reaching a top of $2,017 to average $1,688. The Brahman cross heifers sold to 324c/kg, reaching a top of $1,406 to average $1,386.

RF & DK Hams, Cooly, St George sold Charolais cross steers to 504c/kg, reaching a top of $1,860 to average $1,834.

RR & DL Allwood, Gaemond, Yuleba sold Angus cross steers to 492c/kg, reaching a top of $1,774 to average $1,636.

Mayne Pastoral, Coolamon, Dulacca sold Santa cross steers to 484c/kg, reaching a top of $1,778 to average $1,763.

WD & JE Purcell, Bridgeman Downs, Roma sold Angus steers to 476c/kg, reaching a top of $1,884 to average $1,884.

Moonya Agriculture Pty Ltd, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 464c/kg, reaching a top of $1,899 to average $1,809.

Echo Hills Farming Co, Echo Hills, Wallumbilla sold Angus steers to 458c/kg, reaching a top of $2,063 to average $1,935.

Frank Martinek, Bimbi, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross steers to 450c/kg, reaching a top of $2,540 to average $1,774.

PA & HM Beitz, Haroldale, Roma sold Charolais steers to 444c/kg, reaching a top of $1,954 to average $1,883.

BLE & CM McFadzen, Nullawurt, Roma sold Brahman cross steers to 414c/kg, reaching a top of $1,884 to average $1,780.

LR & SE Laycock, Cedars, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 396c/kg, reaching a top of $1,942 to average $1,934.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 614c/kg and averaged 496c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 564c/kg and averaged 473c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 530c/kg, averaging 444c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 476c/kg, averaging 396c/kg.

CP & SA Webster, Somerset, Wandoan sold Santa cross heifers to 612c/kg, reaching a top of $1,522 to average $1,401.

GJ & CA Roberts, Ridgelands, Injune sold Charolais cross heifers to 476c/kg, reaching a top of $1,772 to average $1,674.

GE & LF Thornton, Westlyn, Morven sold Brahman cross heifers to 430c/kg, reaching a top of $1,579 to average $1,237.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 307c/kg and averaged 271c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 320c/kg and averaged 279c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 314c/kg, averaging 289c/kg.

Cunningham Cattle Co, Kulki, Bollon sold Brahman cross cows to 300c/kg, reaching a top of $1,305 to average $1,189.

Astaline P/L, Caranya, Windorah sold Santa cows and calves to $2,520 to average $2,340.

 

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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