Yarding 4362 Change +1664
Numbers rose to 4362 head at the Roma Store Sale. Cattle were mostly drawn from the local supply area and the overall quality was mixed with an increase in plainer condition young cattle numbers. A smaller buying panel of restockers and lot feeders was present and operating, while most regular processors were present and operating including a southern processor. The market improved for steers and heifers as buyers competed on frame over condition. Cows eased slightly.
The limited number of light weight steers under 200kg made to 750.2c/kg while light weight yearling steers under 280kg made to 730.2c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg reached 700.2c/kg while medium weight yearling steers under 400kg made to 696.2 c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers reached a top of 602.2c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg made to 620.2c/kg while light weight yearling heifers under 280kg also made to 620.2c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg sold to 634.2 c/kg while medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg reached a top of 576.2 c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers made to 520.2 c/kg.
Medium weight prime cows made to 380.2 c/kg while heavy weight prime cows made to 395.2 c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 382.2 c/kg. Cows and calves sold to a top of $3,500/unit.
Market Reporter, Sherrill Stivano
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Weekly Roma Store report
A total of 4,362 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.
Weaner steers under 200kg topped at 750c/kg and averaged 750c/kg, weaner steers in the 200-280kg range reached 730c/kg and averaged 675c/kg. Steers in the 280-330kg range reached 700c/kg and averaged 614c/kg, and steers in the 330-400kg range reached 696c/kg and averaged 576c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-500kg range topping at 602c/kg and averaging 503c/kg.
Western Noble House Pty Ltd, Glenorie, Morven sold Angus cross steers to 716c/kg, reaching a top of $2,026 to average $1,823.
Albury Pastoral Co, Albury, Mungallala sold Charolais cross steers to 700c/kg, reaching a top of $2,123 to average $2,043. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 546c/kg, reaching a top of $1,578 to average $1,463.
PW & YR Johnson, Oakwood, Injune sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 638c/kg, reaching a top of $2,196 to average $1,965. The Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold to 606c/kg, reaching a top of $1,734 to average $1,680.
Mark Godfrey, North Jackson sold Drougthmaster cross steers to 626c/kg, reaching a top of $2,385 to average $2,095.
Ray Scott Pastoral, Ingaby Stn, St George sold Angus cross steers to 622c/kg, reaching a top of $2,298 to average $1,999.
C & R Taber sold Ecanius, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 620c/kg, reaching a top of $2,015 to average $1,897.
Leumeah Grazing, Leumeah, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 608c/kg, reaching a top of $$2,201 to average $2,201. The Angus cross heifers sold to 532c/kg, reaching a top of $1,670 to average $1,583.
EL & DK Connolly, Tetalga, Roma sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 582c/kg, reaching a top of $2,311 to average $2,276,
Gwenbrook Farms, Gwenbrook, Roma sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 578c/kg, reaching a top of $2,419 to average $2,197.
Russell Ian Mocker, Surprise, St George sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 574c/kg, reaching a top of $2,295 to average $2,218.
JS Grazing, Double J, Injune sold Angus steers to 554c/kg, reaching a top of $2,601 to average $2,531.
Wellwater Pastoral Co, Wellwater, Tambo sold Angus cross steers to 534c/kg, reaching a top of $2,212 to average $2,144. The Santa Gertrudis cross cows sold to 363c/kg, reaching a top of $2,541 to average $1,798.
AF & MF Douglas, Springfield, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 500c/kg, reaching a top of $2,227 to average $2,227.
SF & HE Wilkin, Everbroke, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 435c/kg, reaching a top of $2,851 to average $2,786.
Arbroath Grazing Co, Massey Lane, Roma sold Simmental cross steers to 434c/kg, reaching a top of $3,178 to average $3,178.
Belfast Investments Pty Ltd, Llorac Stn, Muttaburra sold Brahman steers to 424c/kg, reaching a top $2,574 to average $2,282.
Heifers under 200kg topped at 620c/kg and averaged 495c/kg, while heifers in the 200-280kg range topped at 620c/kg and averaged 511c/kg. Heifers in the 280-330kg range topped at 634c/kg, averaging 498c/kg. Heifers in the 330-400kg range topped at 576c/kg, averaging 476c/kg. Heifers in the 400-500kg range topped at 520c/kg, averaging 429c/kg.
GFD Lee, Leswalt, Roma sold Angus heifers to 634c/kg, reaching a top of $2,157 to average $1,810.
Torres Park Grazing Co, Torres Park, Augathella sold Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold to 604c/kg, reaching a top of $2,097 to average $1,749.
CJ, DM, RJ & MA Harland, Glenolive, Injune sold Santa Gertrudis cross heifers to 592c/kg, reaching a top of $1,807 to average $1,649.
MR Graham & KJ Moloney, Kandarra, Wallumbilla sold heifers to 570c/kg, reaching a top of $1,592 to average $1,439.
Dart Pastoral Co, Thirlstone, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 516c/kg, reaching a top of $1,991 to average $1,900.
Ian Duff, Duffields, Injune sold Limousin cross heifers to 506c/kg, reaching a top of $2,173 to average $2,004.
WA & KE Freeman, Meeleebee Downs, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross heifers to 502c/kg, reaching a top of $1,928 to average $1,847. The Hereford cross cows sold to 372c/kg, reaching a top of $2,644 to average $1,912.
Bottle Tree Pastoral Pty Ltd, Glanmire, Tambo sold Santa Gertrudis cross heifers 470c/kg, reaching a top of $1,463 to average $1,285.
Cows in the 330-400kg range reached 340c/kg and averaged 296c/kg. Cows in the 400-500kg range topped at 389c/kg, averaging 338c/kg. Cows in the 500-600kg range topped at 389c/kg, averaging 354c/kg. Cows over 600kg topped at 395c/kg, averaging 367c/kg.
McKellar Bros, Newstead, Morven sold Charolais cross cows to 362c/kg reaching a top of $2,165 to average $1,729.
Moyallen Past Co, Plain View, Mitchell sold Brahman cross cows to 360c/kg, reaching a top of $2,025 to average $1,760.
Bass Cattle Co, Muldoon, Mungallala sold Santa Gertrudis bulls to 384c/kg, reaching a top of $2,735 to average $2,303.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards