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Worsening seasonal conditions across southern Queensland pushed numbers up to 7,100 head at Roma this week, which included 2,000 head from central and northern NSW.
Overall quality was good and despite the extra numbers, buyer support was firm and prices remained similar to those of last week.
There was a large variance in quality of heifer pens this week and restocker heifers 280 to 330kg lost ground.
Prices of prime cattle returned to those of a fortnight ago, due to the absence of a northern processor.
Light weight restocker steers were firm to slightly dearer this week selling to 556.2c with most around 494c/kg. Medium weight steers eased slightly with those returning to the paddock selling to 472.2c to average 428c/kg. Heavy yearling steers to feed held firm making to 418.2c to average 389c/kg.
Light weight restocker heifers sold to 460.2c to average 397c/kg. Restockers paid up to 398.2c for heifers returning to the paddock to average 372c/kg. F
ewer pens of grown steers made to 372.2c this week with most averaging 351c/kg.
A run of PTIC grown heifers sold to 362.2c to average 346c/kg. Medium cows held firm selling to 302.2c averaging 289c while heavy cows lost 12c selling to 313.2c to average 298c/kg.
Cows and calves sold to $2170/unit.
Market reporter: Sam Hart
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A total of 7,033 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.
Weaner steers under 200kg topped at 546c/kg and averaged 477c/kg, weaner steers in the 200-280kg range reached 556c/kg and averaged 474c/kg.
Steers in the 280-330kg range reached 508c/kg and averaged 455c/kg, and steers in the 330-400kg range reached 470c/kg and averaged 415c/kg.
Feeder steers in the 400-500kg range topping at 418c/kg and averaging 386c/kg. Rosehearty Grazing Co, Koonong Downs sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 536c/kg, reaching a top of $1,428 to average $1,428.
The Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold to 418c/kg, reaching a top of $1,029 to average $1,029. The Santa Gertrudis cows sold to 302c/kg, reaching a top of $1,893 to average $1,715. The Charolais cross cow and calves sold to $2,150 per unit, averaging $2,150 per unit.
Bondstock Pty Ltd, Maloneys, Roma sold Crossbred cross steers to 530c/kg, reaching a top of $1,244 to average $1,181.
Burradoo Cattle Company, Burradoo, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 526c/kg, reaching a top of $1,389 to average $1,389. The Angus cross heifers sold to 422c/kg, reaching a top of $1,136 to average $1,075.
KC Guy, Cairngorm, Bungunya sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 508c/kg, reaching a top of $1,890 to average $1,567.
Campmac Pty Ltd, Saramac Downs, Pickanjinnie sold Angus cross steers to 502c/kg, reaching a top of $1,665 to average $1,482. R
K & CJ Austin, Kendall Park, Hannaford sold Simmental cross steers to 498c/kg, reaching a top of $1,610 to average $1,610. The Simmental heifers sold to 432c/kg, reaching a top of $1,196 to average $1,177.
Bidgood, M.D & F.E, Katoomba, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 478c/kg, reaching a top of $1,644 to average $1,578.
Ken & Vanessa Jackson, Rangetop, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 470c/kg, reaching a top of $1,592 to average $1,453.
Bundella Trust, Whyambeh, Roma sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 458c/kg, reaching a top of $1,930 to average $1,619.
JJ & LJ Sullivan, Lingard, Mitchell sold Simmental cross steers to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,738 to average $1,534.
Phillip Proctor, Warrana, Coonamble, NSW sold Droughtmaster steers to 454c/kg, reaching a top of $1,455 to average $1,280.
A.F. & M.F. Douglas, Springfield, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 460c/kg, reaching a top of $1,766 to average $1,563. The Droughtmaster cows sold to 305c/kg, reaching a top of $1,979 to average $1,821.
Marranoonbah Pty Ltd, Marranoonbah, Condobolin sold Brahman cross steers to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $1,564 to average $1,432.
Denholm Farming, Denholm, Dirranbandi sold Angus cross steers to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $1,891 to average $1,595. The Angus cross heifers sold to 398c/kg, reaching a top of $1,489 to average $1,366.
CJ Melcer, Sorries, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 409c/kg, reaching a top of $1,800 to average $1,689. Ferguson Cattle Co, Annie-vale, Roma sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 396c/kg, reaching a top of $1,959 to average $1,950.
Heifers under 200kg topped at 496c/kg and averaged 410c/kg, while heifers in the 200- 280kg range topped at 460c/kg and averaged 366c/kg. Heifers in the 280-330kg range topped at 402c/kg, averaging 353c/kg. Heifers in the 330-400kg range topped at 398c/kg, averaging 366c/kg. Heifers in the 400-500kg range topped at 386c/kg, averaging 353c/kg.
Des & Wendy Jones, Evergreen, Injune sold Charolais cross heifers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,225 to average $1,180.
Brian Aldridge, WAAIA, Jackson sold Angus cross heifers to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $1,093 to average $1,093.
Estate JR Scriven, Burwah, St George sold Angus cross heifers to 396c/kg, reaching a top of $1,585 to average $1,437.
T.J. & J.A. Sorensen, Westerdale, Injune sold Charolais cross heifers to 392c/kg, reaching a top of $1,741 to average $1,498.
Golden Pastoral Holdings, Strathmore, Dulacca sold Charolais cross heifers to 380c/kg, reaching a top of $1,615 to average $1,252.
Cows in the 330-400kg range reached 278c/kg and averaged 211c/kg. Cows in the 400- 500kg range topped at 302c/kg, averaging 267c/kg. Cows in the 500-600kg range topped at 315c/kg, averaging 290c/kg. Cows over 600kg topped at 313c/kg, averaging 297c/kg.
Taylor Grazing, Kevington, Injune sold Santa Gertrudis cows to 313c/kg, reaching a top of $2,166 to average $1,958.
DA & KL York, Southleigh, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross cows to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $1,948 to average $1,824.
Defiance Cattle Co, Mountain Cottage, Roma sold Angus cross cows to 304c/kg, reaching a top of $1,894 to average $1,784.
R.A. & K.A. Crozier, Daranbar, Charleville sold Brahman cross cows to 297c/kg, reaching a top of $1,654 to average $1,389.
Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards
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