Yarding 3869 Change -2304
The supply of stock reduced by 2304 head to 3869 at the Roma store sale.
Cattle were drawn from a wide area, and overall quality was generally good.
The regular buyers were in attendance and operating across all classes.
Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock regained some of the previous weeks losses to average 9c/kg better.
The largest sample of yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged close to firm.
However heavy weight yearling steers to feed could not maintain the levels of the previous sale and averaged 22c/kg less.
Light weight yearling heifers returning to the paddock sold to a dearer trend. A relatively small sample of medium weight yearling heifers to feed sold to a cheaper market.
A fair sample of heavy grown steers and bullocks experienced very little change in price.
Cows sold to a mixed trend with restocker lines improving in price, however a fair sample of good heavy weight cows to export processors averaged 3c/kg cheaper.
Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock made to a top of 760c to average 699c/kg.
Yearling steers to feed for the domestic market averaged from 585c to 640c with the occasional sale to 692c, with some to restockers reaching 714c/kg.
Heavy weight yearling steers to feed made to 598c with a good sample averaging 517c/kg.
Light weight yearling heifers to restockers or background average 626c and made to 652c/kg.
The largest sample of yearling heifers to feed averaged 529c and made to 604c/kg.
Heavy grown steers to export processors made to 439c to average 432c, and a small selection of bullocks made to 427c/kg.
Medium weight plain condition cows to restockers made to 370c to average 353c/kg.
Good heavy weight cows to export processors made to 385c to average 371c/kg.
Heavy weight bulls made to 368c/kg.
PTIC cows with calves sold open auction made to $3,900/unit.
Market Reporter, Trevor Hess
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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 680c/kg and averaged 662c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 760c/kg and averaged 685c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 760c/kg and averaged 652c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 676c/kg and averaged 573c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 598c/kg and averaging 469c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $3,900/unit.
Moyallen Pastoral Co, Plain View, Mitchell sold Angus steers to 760c/kg reaching a top of $2,329 to average $2,262. The Angus heifers sold to 644c/kg reaching a top of $1,794 to average $1,794.
Ogg & Co, Ayrshire Downs, Winton sold Santa cross steers to 732c/kg reaching a top of $2,055 to average $2,020. The Santa cross cows sold to 373c/kg reaching a top of $2,229 reaching a top of $2,229.
Pathungra Proprietors, Mabye Station, Quilpie sold Droughtmaster Steers 702c/kg reaching a top of $1,664 to average $1,664.
BRF Southern, Breena Plains, St George sold Angus steers to 700c/kg reaching a top of $1,884 average $1,884.
Renee Richardson, Nimity, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 698c/kg reaching a top of $2,162 to average $2,162. The Angus cross heifers sold to 622c/kg reaching a top of $1,812 to average $1,812.
Brad Marks, Bullecourt, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 682/kg reaching a top of $2,394 to average $2,195.
VM, K & AG Hafemeister, Oakleigh, Injune sold Brahman cross steers to 672c/kg reaching a top of $2,183 to average $2,067.
RJ & KD Russel, Ingledoon, Augathella sold Santa cross steers to 656c/kg reaching a top of $2,303 to average $2,061.
J Green, Cargill sold Droughtmaster steers to 654c/kg reaching a top of $1,975 to average $1,715.
PJ & ME Brennan, For Far, Mitchell sold Charolais cross steers to 578c/kg reaching a top of $2,324 to average $2,203.
C A Warren, Bonus, Injune sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 566c/kg reaching a top of $2,479 to average $2,372.
IJ & SF Harland, Injune sold Limousin cross steers to 478c/kg reaching a top of $2,502 to average $2,335.
GW & GI Emery, Wyena, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 676c/kg reaching a top of $2,373 to average $2,228. The Angus cross heifers sold to 620c/kg reaching a top of $1,989 to average $1,850.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 705c/kg and averaged 591c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 656c/kg and averaged 538c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 630c/kg, averaging 479c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 600c/kg, averaging 473c/kg.
Arrabury Pastoral Company, Coorparoo sold Charolais heifers to 618c/kg reaching a top of $1,925 to average $1,614. The Brahman cows sold to 383c/kg reaching a top of $2,165 to average $1,852.
Bullamon Plains Pastoral Company, Bullamon Plains, Thallon sold Brahman Heifers to 484c/kg reaching a top of $1,762 to average $1,494.
BSN Trading, Amaroo, Roma sold Brahman cross heifers to 400c/kg reaching a top of $1,769 to average $1,769.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 340c/kg and averaged 274c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 377c/kg and averaged 345c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 385c/kg, averaging 360c/kg.
CA Warren, Bonus, Injune sold Brahman cross cows to 360c/kg reaching a top of $2,124 to average $1,974.
Toalki Pastoral Co, Toalki, Surat sold Charolais cross cows and calves to $3,900/unit.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards