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Roma store sale 26 Nov 2019: Patchy rain in supply area

Beef Central, November 27, 2019

Yarding 5312 Change 1368

Cattle were drawn from the usual supply area which has experienced patchy rainfall in the past week.

The sale commenced with two head donated to the Lachlan Hughes Foundation grossing just over $6000.

A larger panel of buyers was present and operating over a yarding of mixed quality which was reflected in the prices.

Steers and heifers again dominated the yarding.

Prices varied greatly across the yarding with steers and lightweight heifers mostly improving while cows eased significantly.

The largest sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers rose by 13c/kg.

Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers rose by 10c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed rose by 7c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 280kg fell by 3c/kg.

Medium weight heifers under 330kg to restockers fell by 3c/kg. Medium weight heifers under 400kg to feed rose by 19c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows fell by 31c while the heavy weight 3 score cows fell by 30c/kg.

Heavy weight bulls remained unchanged but lighter bulls eased.

A large sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers sold to 300.2c to average 286c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to feed sold to 304.2c to average 285c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 318.2c to average 296c/kg.

Light weight heifers under 280kg were present in numbers and sold to 266.2c to average 246c/kg. Medium weight heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 268.2c to average 251c/kg. Medium weight heifers under 400kg to feed made to 260c to average 251c/kg.

The best of the medium weight grown steers made to 255c to average 255c/kg.

Grown heifers sold to a top of 234.2c to average 234c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows sold to 215c to average 200c while the heavy weight 4 score cows sold to 212.2c to average 205c/kg.

The largest sample of heavy weight bulls sold to 282.2c to average 267c/kg.

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Roma Saleyard report:

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 300c/kg and averaged 249c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 298c/kg and averaged 266c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 304c/kg and averaged 272c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 318c/kg and averaged 280c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 320c/kg and averaging 263c/kg.

Cows and calves to $870/unit.

AR & FL Williams, North Tank, Charleville sold Charolais steers to 320c/kg, reaching a top of $1,319 to average $1,211. The Charolais heifers sold to 270c/kg, reaching a top of $1,110 to average $968.

J & N Dingle, Belford, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 304c/kg, reaching a top of $1,072 to average $994.

Rob Cornish Electrical Pty Ltd, Strathdale, Mitchell sold Charolais steers to 300c/kg, reaching a top of $1,145 to average $1,088.

JF & BP Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers to 300c/kg, reaching a top of $1,004 to average $899. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 260c/kg, reaching a top of $726 to average $666.

Hanson Past, Coorumbene, Taroom sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 300c/kg, reaching a top of $804 to average $734.

SW & TS Armstrong, Doondi, St George sold Charolais cross steers to 299c/kg, reaching a top of $1,035 to average $868.

BV Rolfe, Nindinna, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 296c/kg, reaching a top of $1,111 to average $955. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 248c/kg, reaching a top of $882 to average $779.

DS & CL Brumpton, Richland Hill, Mitchell sold Santa cross heifers to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $767 to average $767.

P & HA Sanderson, Mundalya, Yuleba sold Santa steers to 291c/kg, reaching a top of $845 to average $789. The Santa heifers sold to 260c/kg, reaching a top of $819 to average $687.

CA Flower & Co, Garrabarra, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $1,392 to average $1,392.

RW Shuttlewood, Surat sold Santa cross steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $1,276 to average $1,117.

IH & SE Johnston, Downsview, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $964 to average $944.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 256c/kg and averaged 227c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 266c/kg and averaged 236c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 268c/kg, averaging 224c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 270c/kg, averaging 235c/kg.

Layershire Pty Ltd, Koorandi, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 268c/kg, reaching a top of $766 to average $609.

C & D Gauld, Bethlee, Drillham sold Santa heifers to 264c/kg, reaching a top of $877 to average $757.

Hanson Past, Ripponlea, Condamine sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 256c/kg, reaching a top of $663 to average $545.

Killarney Park Grazing Pty Ltd, Killarney Park, Tambo sold Santa heifers to 250c/kg, reaching a top of $663 to average $641.

Guthrie Pastoral Group, Baroona, Injune sold Santa heifers to 240c/kg, reaching a top of $566 to average $566.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 210c/kg and averaged 150c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 215c/kg and averaged 175c/kg.

Cows over 500kg topped at 212c/kg, averaging 192c/kg

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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