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Roma store sale 14 Jan 2014: Heavy feeders to 195c/kg

Beef Central, 15/01/2014

Heavy feeder steers sold to 195c/kg in a yarding of 6000 head at Roma’s first store sale for the year yesterday.

Weaners under 220kg topped at 170c/kg and averaged 152c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 188c/kg and averaged 157c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 190c/kg and averaged 166c/kg, and steers 350-400kg reached 195c/kg and averaged 176c/kg. Feeder steers 400-550kg topped at 195c/kg and averaging 173c/kg.

Rosehearty Grazing Co, Koonong Downs, Muckadilla, sold Santa steers averaging 411kg to 195c/kg to return $802/head with the consignment (average weight 423kg) averaging 177c to make $749. 

L & L Cormack, Crystalbook, Wallumbilla, sold Charolais-cross steers averaging 392kg to 188c/kg to return $739 with the overall consignment averaging 171c to make $633.

J & J Frith, Roma, sold 478kg crossbred steers to 186c to make $890, with the consignment averaging 181c to make $849.

L & S Hanna, Terrarara, Mitchell, sold Santa steers to 184c for 332kg to return $612 with the consignment averaging 173c for 330kg to make $573. The Santa heifers sold to 140c for 315kg to return $441 with the consignment averaging 135c for 315kg to make $424.

Lyndale Grazing Co, Lyndale, Roma, sold 365kg Simmental-cross steers to 182c to return $666.

M & S Benson, Seaside, Yuleba, sold Limousin-cross steers to 180c for 311kg to return $560 with the consignment averaging 172c for 348kg to make $599.

R & S Hindle, Beaconfield, Roma, sold Charolais steers to 180c for 284kg to make $512 with the consignment averaging 167c for 224kg to make $375.

G & A Cartwright, Lucknow, Augathella, sold Santa steers to 178c for 265kg to return $472.  

D & C McIntosh family, Basin Downs, Surat, sold Santa-cross steers to 175c for 486kg to return $850 with the consignment averaging 148c for 309kg to make $458 with the consignment averaging 126c for 320kg to make $403.

G & C White, Marionvale, Surat, sold Charolais-cross steers to 174c for 252kg to return $439 with the consignment averaging 168c for 234kg to make $393. The lead pen of Charolais-cross heifers sold to 130c for 260kg to return $339 with the consignment averaging 128c for 226kg to make $289.

Farmleigh Pastoral Co, Farmleigh, Mitchell, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 170c for 227kg to return $387 with the consignment averaging 169c for 218kg to make $368.

Peter Miller and family, Kooringa Downs, Roma, sold Droughtmaster steers to 169c for 440kg to return $744 with the consignment averaging 164c for 291kg to make $477. 

D & N Richards, Plain Farm, Roma, sold Santa steers to 165c for 244kg to return $404.

Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 150c/kg and averaged 130c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 151c/kg and averaged 122c/kg. Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 140c/kg and averaged 121c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 140c/kg and averaged 111c/kg.

P & S Joliffe, Walhallow, Amby, sold Santa heifers to 150c for 414kg to return $621 with the consignment averaging 146c for 406kg to make $593.

Groat Pastoral Co, Elvanbrook, St George, sold EU Simbrah heifers averaging 243kg to 131c to return $319 with the consignment averaging 129c to make $335.

D & T West & Sons, Bobadilla, Roma, sold 365kg Hereford heifers to 129c to return $471.

Cows over 500kg sold to 140c/kg and averaged 93c/kg, while cows 400-500kg topped at 147c/kg and averaged 97c/kg. Cows 300-400kg sold to 110c/kg and averaged 58c/kg.

Cows and calves sold to $430/unit, while bulls up to 400kg reached 130c/kg and average 96c/kg.

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