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Roma sale 22 March 2022: Western Qld, NT cattle boost yarding

Guest Author, 23/03/2022

Pictured at last week’s Roma Store sale were vendors Emma and Jack Groat, Groat Family Trust, Lorraine, Roma who sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 824c/kg reaching a top of $2,158 to average $1,836.

Yarding 6173 Change 2741

Numbers rose to 6,173, up by 2,741 at the Roma Store Sale.

Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area, with an increase in western cattle and the sale included numbers from Alice Springs.

The quality varied from the previous week, in a yarding dominated by steers that included numbers of heavy weight steers and bullocks, along with good numbers of prime cows. A smaller buying panel was present and operating, including all regular processors.

Overall the market eased, with prices reflective of quality variations, however quality cattle remained firm as indicated by top prices.

Light weight steers down by 26c to 107c,while medium weight steers to feed fell by 21c to 57c/kg. However medium weight steers under 330kg to restockers rose by 10c/kg. Heavy weight steers to feed eased by 10c/kg. Light weight heifers under 280kg fell by 61c, while medium weight heifers to feed rose by 1c to 13c/kg. Heavy weight cows fell by 15c to 17c/kg.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg sold to a top of 742.2c to average 715c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 784.2c to average 690c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 750.2c to average 662c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to 700.2c to average 626c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed reached a top of 566.2c to average 539c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers made to 680.2c to average 451c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 676.2c to average 614c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 630.2c to average 587c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers reached a top of 606.2c to average 532c/kg, Heavy weight yearling heifers to restockers made to 520c to average 496c/kg. The best of the heavy weight grown steers made to 430.2c to average 429c/kg. Medium weight grown heifers made to 482.2c to average 384c/kg. Medium weight PTIC cows sold to 410.2c to average 381c/kg. Heavy weight prime cows reached a top of 384.2c to average 374c/kg.

Heavy weight bulls made to 340.2c to average 329c/kg.

Cows and calves sold to a top of $3,060/unit.

Market Reporter: Sherrill Stivano 

Full NLRS report  click here

Weekly Roma Store press report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 784c/kg and averaged 671c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 748c/kg and averaged 669c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 750c/kg and averaged 624c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 650c/kg and averaged 551c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 566c/kg and averaging 478c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $3,060/unit

Newton Grazing P/L, Mona Vale, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 762c/kg reaching a top of $2,022 to average $1,813. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 628c/kg reaching a top of $1,751 to average $1,555.

HJT F/T, De-Ankerr, Yuleba sold Charolais cross steers to 750c/kg reaching a top of $2,293 to average $2,238.

Mulianna Past, Kiandra Station, Quilpie sold Charolais steers to 736c/kg reaching a top of $2,332 to average $2,043.

Parkgate Cattle, Parkgate, Barcaldine sold Murray grey steers to 722c/kg reaching a top of $2,033 to average $1,378. The Murray grey heifers sold to 640c/kg reaching a top of $1,715 to average $1,367.

EL & DK Connolly, Tetalga, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 703c/kg reaching a top of $1,886 to average $1,825.

Buringa P/L, Buringa, Wandoan sold Santa cross steers to 700c/kg reaching a top of $2,420 to average $2,059.

AJ Lanfranchi, Warilda Station, Langlo sold Angus cross steers to 610c/kg reaching a top of $2,948 to average $2,057. The Angus cross heifers sold to 596c/kg reaching a top of $1,963 to average $1,846.

JA & PA EY, Lirambenda, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 692c/kg reaching a top of $1,938 to average $1,938. The Angus cross heifers sold to 674c/kg reaching a top of $1,791 to average $1,791.

Malcom Burey, Back Creek, Amby sold Charolais cross steers to 690c/kg reaching a top of $2,055 to average $1,854.

G & K Tully, Gleniris, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 690c/kg reaching a top of $1,956 to average $1,717. The Angus cross heifers sold to 664c/kg reaching a top of $1,604 to average $1,557.

BP & KL Ahern, Jaydine, Mitchell sold Charolais cross steers to 678c/kg reaching a top of $1,841 to average $1,771.

MBJ McKnight & LK Springall, Yallamurra station, Cooladdi sold Braham steers to 648c/kg reaching a top of $1,529 to average $1,500.

WL & AM Ladbrook, El Dorado, Roma sold Murray grey steers to 630c/kg reaching a top of $1,964 to average $1,964.

NG Marsh, Weemilah, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 614c/kg reaching a top of $2,300 to average $2,300.

Australia Aulong Auniu Wang Operations, Oakpark, Charleville sold Braham steers to 588c/kg reaching a top of $1,968 to average $1,780. The Romagnola cross heifers sold to 548c/kg reaching a top of $1,710 to average $1,419. The Droughtmaster cows sold to 406c/kg reaching a top of $2,144 to average $1,858.

Yackatoon Grazing Co, Wandoan sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 588c/kg reaching a top of $2,464 to average $2,384.

Fleetwood Grazing Co, Corinda, Aramac sold Braham cross steers to 580c/kg reaching a top of $2,112 to average $1,891. The Braham cross heifers sold to 494c/kg reaching a top of $1,836 to average $1,518.

Lorraine Pastoral Co P/L, Lorraine Station, Cloncurry sold Brangus cross steers to 574c/kg reaching a top of $2,246 to average $2,022.

Pendine Pastoral Co, Pendine Station, Barcaldine sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 516c/kg reaching a top of $2,377 to average $2,230. The Santa Cross heifers sold to 528c/kg reaching a top of $2,104 to average $2,034. The Santa cross cows sold to 360c/kg reaching a top of $2,010 to average $1,769.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 680c/kg and averaged 619c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 676c/kg and averaged 565c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 630c/kg, averaging 535c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 600c/kg, averaging 499c/kg.

NR Harland & G Humphreys, Barradine, Roma sold Charolais heifers to 676c/kg reaching a top of $1,714 to average $1,714.

Strathfield Pastoral P/L, Strathfield, McKinlay sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 640c/kg reaching a top of $2,097 to average $1,556.

IJ & SF Harland, Injune sold Limousin cross heifers to 566c/kg reaching a top of $1,939 to average $1,939.

Revilo Pastoral Co, Revilo, Mitchell sold Angus cross heifers to 514c/kg reaching a top of $2,406 to average $2,152.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 374c/kg and averaged 289c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 410c/kg and averaged 341c/kg. Cows over 400kg topped at 406c/kg, averaging 359c/kg.

Bylot Plains Partnership, Yartoo, Bollon sold Santa cows to 384c/kg reaching a top of $2,998 to average $2,663.

RD & EA Lister, Trevallen, Roma sold Angus cows to 366c/kg reaching a top of $2,600 to average $2,600.

Stinson Pastoral Co, Roma sold Santa cross cows to 360c/kg reaching a top of $2,427 to average $2,033.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

 

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