Yarding 3791 Change – 2154
On a wet and overcast day, cattle numbers fell to 3,791 at the Roma Store Sale, down from the previous week by 2,154 head, in part due to the rainfall across the supply area in recent days.
Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area, including good numbers from the Mt Isa region. Steers dominated the yarding, and the overall quality continued to be mixed.
There was a smaller but competitive buying panel present, including all regular processors, and buyers were operating to strong demand on the reduced yarding.
Prices remained strong for the yarding quality, with top end prices reduced, reflective of the quality yarded.
Light weight yearling steers eased 7c to 35c, while medium weight yearling steers improved by 5c to 33c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg improved by 25c/kg. Grown steers sold to firm competition with medium weights improving from 3c to 42c/kg.
A large run of PTIC grown heifers and cows sold to very strong restocker competition. Heavy weight cows improved by 3c to 6c/kg.
The best of the light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers made to 510.2c to average 437c/kg. The largest sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 474.2c to average 429c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to feed sold to 436.2c to average 417c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to restockers sold to 439.2c to average 433c/kg. The limited number of heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed made to a top of 398.2c to average 390c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 446.2c to average 410c/kg. The largest sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 442.2c to average 409c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to feed or background sold to 416.2c to average 394c, while medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made to 418.2c to average 385c/kg.
The best of the medium weight grown steers to feed sold to 386.2c to average 367c/kg.
PTIC grown heifers under 540kg reached a top of 448.2c to average 422c/kg. Medium weight PTIC cows to restockers made to 354.2c to average 322c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 288.2c to average 282c, while heavy weight 4 score cows made to 296.2c to average 293c/kg.
The best of the heavy weight bulls made to 324.2c to average 306c/kg.
Cows and calves reached a top of $2100/unit.
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 510c/kg and averaged 418c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 474c/kg and averaged 419c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 440c/kg and averaged 395c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 424c/kg and averaged 379c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 398c/kg and averaging 357c/kg. Cows and calves hit $2,100/unit.
DL Jones & KL Sharpe, Wardilla, Charleville sold Santa steers to 510c/kg, reaching a top of $1,176 to average $1,086. The Santa heifers sold to 442c/kg, reaching a top of $958 to average $958.
Bangor Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Tomoo, Mitchell sold Charolais steers to 510c/kg, reaching a top of $1,073 to average $936. The Brahman cross cows sold to 288c/kg, reaching a top of $1,639 to average $1,363.
JEN & JM Bell, Kinnoul, Taroom sold Santa steers to 474c/kg, reaching a top of $1,213 to average $1,213.
BV Rolfe, Nindinna, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 456c/kg, reaching a top of $1,499 to average $1,360. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,426 to average $1,283.
PJ & ME Brennan, For Far, Mitchell sold Charolais steers to 444c/kg, reaching a top of $1,398 to average $1,182. The Charbray heifers sold to 416c/kg, reaching a top of $1,160 to average $1,003.
JA Henricks, Garfield, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 439c/kg, reaching a top of $1,530 to average $1,355.
RE & JA Partington, Gunadale, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,440 to average $1,111.
WFC & D Saul, Coolibah, Mitchell sold Angus cross steers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,352 to average $1,345. The Angus cross heifers sold to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $1,500 to average $1,148.
KJC & CA Beitz, Middle Ridge, Amby sold Simmental cross steers to 408c/kg, reaching a top of $1,530 to average $1,507.
Jordan River Grazing, Armagh, Jericho sold Santa steers to 398c/kg, reaching a top of $1,896 to average $1,523.
Kambinglia Pastoral, Kandimulla, Mitchell sold Angus cross steers to 386c/kg, reaching a top of $1,923 to average $1,747.
Marcus Lewis, Bendena, Bollon sold Charolais cross steers to 349c/kg, reaching a top of $2,284 to average $2,111.
ERB & SK Crosby, Wallam, Mitchell sold Brahman steers to 349c/kg, reaching a top of $1,885 to average $1,747.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 450c/kg and averaged 395c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 442c/kg and averaged 380c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 418c/kg, averaging 350c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 448c/kg, averaging 364c/kg.
GJ and JM Yates, Naturi, Yuleba sold Charolais cross heifers to 448c/kg, reaching a top of $1,973 to average $1,754. The Brahman cross cows sold to 354c/kg, reaching a top of $1,828 to average $1,583.
Parklane Grazing, Parklane, Drillham sold Angus cross angus heifers to 442c/kg, reaching a top of $1,013 to average $936.
Ray Scott Pastoral Pty Ltd 2, Echo Hills, Surat sold Braford cross heifers to 399c/kg, reaching a top of $1,396 to average $1,135.
C & R Beissel, Pinetree, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster heifers to 392c/kg, reaching a top of $1,132 to average $1,132.
I & M Campbell, Rosebud Station, Mt Isa sold Brangus heifers to 390c/kg, reaching a top of $1,069 to average $704.
The Brangus cows sold to 265c/kg, reaching a top of $1,001 to average $779 and the Brangus mickey bulls sold to 398c/kg, reaching a top of $1,110 to average $887.
Currawilla Past Co, Currawilla Station, Windorah sold Simmental cross heifers to 368c/kg, reaching a top of $1,445 to average $1,311.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 278c/kg and averaged 254c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 354c/kg and averaged 278c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 354c/kg, averaging 292c/kg.
Wardsdale Grazing Co, Wardsdale, Charleville sold Droughtmaster cows to 293c/kg, reaching a top of $1,507 to average $1,381.
Turnbull Brothers Trading, Lloyd Hills, Augathella sold Braford cows and calves to $2,100 per unit.
GF Jansen, Maruga, Charleville sold Santa cows and calves to $1,460 per unit.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards