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Roma store sale 21 July 2020: Demand strong for quality EU lines

Beef Central, July 22, 2020

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

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CATTLE were mostly drawn from the local supply area, and the overall quality of the yarding was mixed.

A good buying panel was present and operating, however there were fewer Southern buyers in attendance this week.

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

Demand was strong on a run of quality local EU yearling weaner steers and heifers along with restocker competition for store cows.

Steers and heifers mostly improved in price, with medium weight steers up by 16c to 20c, while medium weight heifers were up by 9c to 36c/kg.

Medium weight cows to restockers improved by 10c while the remainder of the cows eased up to 10c/kg.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers made to 470.2c to average 450c/kg. Light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 460.2c to average 434c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 468.2c to average 437c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed sold to 462.2c to average 416c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed made to a top of 405.2c to average 386c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 448.2c to average 423c/kg. A large sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 465.2c to average 424c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 434.2c to average 407c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made to 390.2c to average 382c/kg. The largest sample of medium weight grown steers sold to 344.2c to average 333c/kg. The largest sample of grown heifers reached a top of 324.2c to average 306c/kg.

Medium weight 3 score cows sold to a top of 279.2c to average 267c, while heavy weight 3 score cows made to 277.2c to average 270c/kg. Heavy weight 4 score cows were again in limited numbers and reached a top of 288.2c to average 283c/kg. The largest sample of heavy weight bulls made to 323.2c to average 308c/kg.

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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 470c/kg and averaged 432c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 454c/kg and averaged 427c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 468c/kg and averaged 417c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 430c/kg and averaged 388c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 405c/kg and averaging 361c/kg. Cows and calves hit $2,120/unit.

Boxvale Cattle Co P/L, Boxvale, Taroom sold Santa cross steers to 470c/kg, reaching a top of $1,226 to average $1,018. The Santa cross heifers sold to 418c/kg, reaching a top of $1,026 to average $820.

Iwona Partnership, Iwona, Mitchell sold Simbrah cross steers to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,574 to average $1,421. The Simbrah heifers sold to 424c/kg, reaching a top of $1,294 to average $1,171.

Camelock Rural, Carella, Augathella sold Santa cross steers to 464c/kg, reaching a top of $1,656 to average $1,020.

Bailey Properties, Paradise Downs, Blackall sold Charbray cross steers to 450c/kg, reaching a top of $1,485 to average $1,252. The Charbray cross heifers sold to 418c/kg, reaching a top of $1,022 to average $979.

Derbyshire Downs Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, Derbyshire Downs, Augathella sold Santa cross steers to 448c/kg, reaching a top of $1,467 to average $1,376. The Santa cross heifers sold to 422c/kg, reaching a top of $1,186 to average $1,109.

KJ & EL Ware, Womalbrook, Mitchell sold Simmental steers to 448c/kg, reaching a top of $1,283 to average $1,159.

OR & SM Hams, Cooly, St George sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 448c/kg, reaching a top of $1,145 to average $1,043.

MLA & JL Morton, Ridgelands, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 446c/kg, reaching a top of $1,527 to average $1,084.

TC & MD Busiko, Alice Ridge, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 444c/kg, reaching a top of $1,378 to average $1,302. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 418c/kg, reaching a top of $1,230 to average $1,148.

RW & KE Thorne, Holmleigh, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $1,577 to average $1,407.

PJ & ME Brennan, For Far, Mitchell sold Charolais steers to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $1,528 to average $1,332. The Charolais heifers sold to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $1,245 to average $1,118.

Douglas Cattle Co, Verniew, Mitchell sold Hereford cross steers to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $1,315 to average $1,165.

WF & KM Brown Family Trust, Booralie, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $1,234 to average $1,150. The Angus cross heifers sold to 434c/kg, reaching a top of $1,227 to average $1,095.

LRC Grazing, Abbington, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $1,105 to average $1,042.

Steve Bonsey, Boolbanna Station, Quilpie sold Santa cross steers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,532 to average $1,101. The Santa cross heifers sold to 432c/kg, reaching a top of $1,369 to average $981.

Neslo Enterprises, Windy Ridge, Hivesville sold Angus cross steers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,479 to average $1,184.

DA & CBM Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala sold Santa cross steers to 430c/kg, reaching a top of $1,512 to average $1,174.

HR & DJ Harrison, Dunrobin, Dulacca sold Angus cross steers to 426c/kg, reaching a top of $1,118 to average $1,118.

GW & GI Emery, Wyena, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross steers to 424c/kg, reaching a top of $1,676 to average $1,122. The Hereford heifers sold to 418c/kg, reaching a top of $1,165 to average $1,058.

DW & CE Collinon, Gubberamunda, Roma sold Angus steers to 422c/kg, reaching a top of $1,207 to average $1,207.

Mills Cattle Co, Winbin, Winton sold Cross breed steers to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $1,382 to average $1,275. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 406c/kg, reaching a top of $1,204 to average $1,186.

SC & KG Bowen, Merrie Downs, Quilpie sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 408c/kg, reaching a top of $1,540 to average $1,373.

TN & SG Pegler, Alni, Winton sold Charolais cross steers to 402c/kg, reaching a top of $2,209 to average $1,611.

S Kidman and Co Ltd, Rockybank, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 344c/kg, reaching a top of $2,134 to average $2,134.

Barry York, Waratah, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 342c/kg, reaching a top of $1,912 to average $1,912.

John E York, Taunton, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 330c/kg, reaching a top of $1,843 to average $1,798.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 465c/kg and averaged 409c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 465c/kg and averaged 400c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 434c/kg, averaging 353c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 390c/kg, averaging 350c/kg.

FL & MR Miller, North Kooringa, Roma sold Angus heifers to 465c/kg, reaching a top of $1,083 to average $897.

Wallockatoo Pastoral Co, Wallockatoo, Wandoan sold Santa cross heifers to 438c/kg, reaching a top of $1,242 to average $961.

WB & MG Graham, Catherinvale, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 421c/kg, reaching a top of $1,029 to average $1,029.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 286c/kg and averaged 240c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 291c/kg and averaged 249c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 288c/kg, averaging 264c/kg.

Dart Pastoral Co, Keen Gea, Torrens Creek sold Brahman cross cows to 291c/kg, reaching a top of $1,659 to average $1,400.

Lillianfells Investments, Lillianfells, Longreach sold Santa cows to 286c/kg, reaching a top of $1,223 to average $971.

RD & NJ Statham, Possession Creek, Mitchell sold Santa cows to 281c/kg, reaching a top of $1,834 to average $1,834.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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