Yarding 4845 Change 1945
Cattle were drawn from the usual supply area and the yarding included several quality local single vendor lines.
Steers dominated the yarding which also saw increased numbers of cows and calves.
A large buying panel was present and operating, including all regular processors, and with a strong lot feeder representation.
The market strengthened further with steers, heifers and cows mostly improving, and a new top price record for Roma was set again.
Light weight steers improved by 16c to 110c, while medium weight steers to feed improved by 32c, and heavy weight steers to feed improved by 26c/kg.
Medium weight heifer to feed improved by 23c to 49c, while heavy weight heifers to feed improved by 27c/kg.
Prime cows continue to sell to strong processor demand.
A small number of calves set a new record top price for Roma when they sold to 878.2c to average 853c/kg.
Light weight yearling steers under 200kg reached 830.2c to average 709c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg to restockers also reached 830.2c to average 725c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 722.2c to average 694c/kg. Quality lines of local EU steers saw medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed sell to a top of 676.2c to average 634c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed were the largest sample for the day and reached a top of 602.2c to average 566c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 705.2c to average 630c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 754.2c to average 626c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 610.2c to average 592c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to feed reached a top of 620.2c to average 573c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed sold to 576.2c to average 492c/kg.
The best of the heavy weight grown steers made to 452.2c to average 449c/kg.
The largest sample of grown heifers made to 432.2 to average 411c/kg.
Heavy weight 3 score cows reached a top of 399.2c to average 392c, while heavy weight 4 score prime cows made to a top of 416.2c to average 412c/kg.
The largest sample of heavy weight bulls reached a top of 390.2c to average 374c/kg.
A large single vendor consignment of PTIC cows, along with cows and calves attracted strong restocker demand with PTIC red tag cows selling at open auction to a top of $2775/head, while the cows and calves reached a top of $3325/unit.
Market reporter: Sherrill Stivano
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 830c/kg and averaged 684c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 798c/kg and averaged 668c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 722c/kg and averaged 603c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 676c/kg and averaged 622c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 602c/kg and averaging 548c/kg. Cows and calves hit $3,525 /unit.
BRF Southern, Breena Plains, St George sold Santa steers to 830c/kg, reaching a top of $1,565 to average $1,563.
Toalki Pastoral Co, Toalki, Surat sold Charolais cross steers to 820c/kg, reaching a top of $2,708 to average $2,235. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 652c/kg, reaching a top of $2,477 to average $2,019.
Henricks Cattle Co, Dakota, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 798c/kg, reaching a top of $1,973 to average $1,954. The Angus cross heifers sold to 754c/kg, reaching a top of $1,765 to average $1,765.
M & MT Bright, Karoola Park, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 746c/kg, reaching a top of $2,072 to average $1,981. The Angus cross heifers sold to 616c/kg, reaching a top of $1,922 to average $1,734.
CA Flower & Co, Callitris Nth, Condamine sold Angus cross steers to 722c/kg, reaching a top of $2,544 to average $2,378.
Parklane Grazing, Parklane, Drillham sold Angus cross steers to 698c/kg, reaching a top of $2,001 to average $1,972.
Gardiner & Son, Collaroy, Charleville sold Simbrah steers to 642c/kg, reaching a top of $3,184 to average $2,356. The Brahman cows sold to 417c/kg, reaching a top of $2,252 to average $2,101.
I & M Campbell, Rosebud Station, Mt Isa sold Brangus steers to 642c/kg, reaching a top of $1,721 to average $1,576. The Brangus heifers sold to 516c/kg, reaching a top of $1,175 to average $995. The Brangus cows sold to 392c/kg, reaching a top of $1,584 to average $1,280. The Brangus mickey bulls sold to 760c/kg, reaching a top of $1,564 to average $1,362.
Noogilla Cattle Co, Woodlands, Mitchell sold Simmental cross steers to 558c/kg, reaching a top of $2,476 to average $2,364.
Wellwater Pastoral Co, Wellwater, Tambo sold Angus steers to 545c/kg, reaching a top of $2,808 to average $2,614.
York 6 Pty Ltd, Oakleigh, Wallumbilla sold Brangus cross steers to 536c/kg, reaching a top of $2,769 to average $2,470.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 705c/kg and averaged 582c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 754c/kg and averaged 558c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 634c/kg, averaging 498c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 620c/kg, averaging 509c/kg.
BM & ND Bauer, Arlington, Augathella sold Simbrah cross heifers to 644c/kg, reaching a top of $1,686 to average $1,501.
Lenroy Pastoral Co, Lenroy, Mt Bindango sold Angus cross heifers to 634c/kg, reaching a top of $2,232 to average $2,058.
M & Z Bonisch, Linga-Longa, Injune sold Braham heifers to 480c/kg, reaching a top of $2,345 to average $2,136.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 400c/kg and averaged 367c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 424c/kg and averaged 387c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 417c/kg, averaging 399c/kg.
ACC Properties, North Combarngo sold Angus cross cows to 414c/kg, reaching a top of $2,342 to average $2,028.
KH & MJ Hiscock, Holly Downs, Augathella sold Brangus cows to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $2,230 to average $2,230.
The Estate of TJ Boyle, North Quibet, Roma sold Charolais cross cows to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $2,775 to average $2,112. The Charbray cows and calves sold to $3,525/unit to average $3,128/unit.
James A Cox, Kerry, Mitchell sold Brangus cross cows to 395c/kg, reaching a top of $1,821 to average $1,752.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards