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Roma store sale 28 July 2020: Competition firm for quality lines

Beef Central, July 29, 2020

GDL St George agent Anthony Hyland and Walker family, Rowly, Jenny, Briohny and Brogan with a line of Walker steers pictured at Roma last Tuesday, July 21. The steers sold to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,574 to average $1,421.

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5,412 head of cattle were yarded at the Roma Store Sale, down from the previous week by 703 head.

Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area, with numbers from Western and North West Queensland increased and overall quality varied in a yarding dominated by steers including good numbers of heavy bullocks.

The buying panel was larger with an increased restocker presence however not all processors were operating.

The market continued to be quality driven with prices and competition remaining firm for quality lines.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg improved y 21c, while the light weight yearling heifers under 200kg improved by 20c/kg. Medium weight steers to feed improved by 2c to 8c, and medium weight heifers to restockers improved by 8c to 18c/kg. However heavy weight yearling steers and heifers both eased. Heavy weight cows improved by 10c to 14c/kg.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers made to 480.2c to average 472c/kg. Light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 468.2c to average 446c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 434.2c to average 426c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed sold to 424.2c to average 402c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed made to a top of 419.2c to average 381c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 466.2c to average 442c/kg.

A large sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 436.2c to average 413c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 426.2c to average 385c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers made to 390.2c to average 383c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to restockers reached a top of 372.2c to average 367c/kg. Quality heavy weight grown steers made to a top of 346.2c to average 344c/kg.

The largest sample of grown heifers reached a top of 324.2c to average 307c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows to restockers sold to a top of 291.2c to average 289c/kg.

The heavy weight 3 score cows to processors also made to 291.2c to average 280c/kg.

The best of the heavy weight bulls made to 315.2c to average 313c/kg.

Cows and calves were yarded in increased numbers and sold to a top of $2180/unit.

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Roma store press report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 488c/kg and averaged 450c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 462c/kg and averaged 412c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 436c/kg and averaged 396c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 422c/kg and averaged 382c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 419c/kg and averaging 363c/kg. Cows and calves hit $2,180/unit.

JR & RJ Howard, Glenleigh, Taroom sold Angus cross steers to 482c/kg, reaching a top of $1,234 to average $962. The Angus cross heifers sold to 448c/kg, reaching a top of $1,077 to average $822.

JG Gobbert TA/ Lowan Hills Pastoral Co, Lowan Hills, Mitchell sold Santa steers to 480c/kg, reaching a top of $1,422 to average $1,128. The Santa heifers sold to 450c/kg, reaching a top of $1,258 to average $981.

KJ & SL Boyd, Clyde Park, Porcupine sold Brahman cross steers to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,401 to average $1,021.

MLA & JL Morton, Ridgelands, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,065 to average $963.

J & B Tarry, Morinda, Wyandra sold Santa cross steers to 460c/kg, reaching a top of $1,083 to average $1,015.

PD & DD Edwards, Possamunga, Quilpie sold Santa cross steers to 452c/kg, reaching a top of $1,123 to average $951.

Em Baker, Rosedale, Wandoan sold Santa steers to 450c/kg, reaching a top of $1,587 to average $1,265. The Santa heifers sold to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $1,248 to average $949.

KEG & RM Burey, Yarara, St George sold Santa steers to 446c/kg, reaching a top of $1,210 to average $1,142. The Santa heifers sold to 418c/kg, reaching a top of $1,132 to average $1,049.

BM & ND Bauer, Manning East, Augathella sold Simmental cross steers to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $1,482 to average $1,259. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $1,226 to average $1,046.

Joy Naish, Coralbyn, Wandoan sold Angus cross steers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,237 to average $1,237. The Angus cross heifers sold to 428c/kg, reaching a top of $1,117 to average $1,117.

DA & CBM Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala sold Santa cross steers to 434c/kg, reaching a top of $1,689 to average $1,332.

PJ Smith, Paronella, Roma sold Murray grey cross steers to 424c/kg, reaching a top of $1,458 to average $1,458.

GE Langley, Euroa, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $1,579 to average $1,460. The Angus cross heifers sold to 408c/kg, reaching a top of $1,212 to average $1,187.

R & J Underwood, Pine Hills, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster steers to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $1,255 to average $1,255.

Warren Point Pastoral Company, Warren Point, Mitchell sold Hereford cross steers to 419c/kg, reaching a top of $1,711 to average $1,531.

Dart Pastoral Co, Thirlstone, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 404c/kg reaching a top of $1,455 to average $1,409.

AE Cleland, Creekside, Yuleba sold Santa cross steers to 399c/kg, reaching a top of $1,175 to average $1,128.

Sharmarel Farming Trust, Old Cashmere, St George sold Angus cross steers to 392c/kg, reaching a top of $1,707 to average $1,599.

RJ Wippell & Normandy Station sold Shorthorn cross steers to 390c/kg, reaching a top of $1,782 to average $1,682.

Wilson Grazing, Taroela, Taroom sold Braford steers to 376c/kg, reaching a top of $1,823 to average $1,707.

Cargara Cattle Co, Cargara, Augathella sold Braford steers to 350c/kg, reaching a top of $2,370 to average $2,179.

Toliness Past Co, Bulburram, Tambo sold Santa steers to 343c/kg, reaching a top of $2,290 to average $1,998.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 466c/kg and averaged 415c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 431c/kg and averaged 398c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 426c/kg, averaging 359c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 390c/kg, averaging 328c/kg.

GR & ML Scott, Ruby Farm, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross heifers to 444c/kg, reaching a top of $1,097 to average $992.

B R Sinnamon, Tin Hut, Jackson sold Brangus heifers to 430c/kg, reaching a top of $963 to average $963.

JH & NJ Dingle Family Trust, Threesons, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 418c/kg, reaching a top of $1,451 to average $1,194.

JJ & BA Warby, Westleinster, Mungallala sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 388c/kg, reaching a top of $1,279 to average $1,212.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 310c/kg and averaged 243c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 298c/kg and averaged 258c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 293c/kg, averaging 273c/kg.

PJ, MM Wade, Ravenscourt, Charleville sold Angus cross cows to 282c/kg, reaching a top of $1,712 to average $1,540.

D & R Sargood, North Yarrawonga, Charleville sold Angus cross cows to 275c/kg, reaching a top of $1,510 to average $1,278.

GL & KE Ladbrook, Bulah, Yuleba sold Brangus cross cows to 269c/kg, reaching a top of $1,414 to average $1,283.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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