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Roma sale 24 Jan 2023: Numbers dip to 3300

Beef Central, 25/01/2023

Yarding 3300 Change -500

Most of the cattle were sourced from local areas alongside a handful from northern NSW and the NT.

Despite a reduction in quality, restockers were still very active in the market however medium weight restocker pens could not maintain the levels of the previous week.

Heavy feeder steers and heifers were similar to last week and heavy grown steer to the processor held firm while a smaller yarding of cows eased 5c/kg. Light weight restocker steers saw prices to 596.2c to average 540c/kg. A reduction in quality for medium weight steers saw an easing in prices for both restocker and feeder pens, with restockers paying up to 522.2c to average 467c/kg. Heavy feeder steers sold to 450.2c to average 403c and heavy grown steers to the processor sold to 364.2c to average 357c/kg.

Light weight restocker heifers eased 30c with top prices at 442.2c to average around 403c/kg. Restocker heifers 280 to 330kg sold to 420.2c averaging 388c/kg. Prices for medium weight heifers softened by 18c to average 360c and heavy heifers lifted 11c, selling to 413.2c and averaging 390c/kg. Medium and heavy cows lost 5-10c with medium weights selling to 294.2c and good heavy cows over 520kg selling to 302.2c to average 294c/kg.

Young stud cows and calves sold to $3,700/unit.

Market reporter: Sam Hart

To view full NLRS report click here

Weekly Roma Store report

A total of 3,360 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers under 200kg topped at 568c/kg and averaged 544c/kg, weaner steers in the 200-280kg range reached 596c/kg and averaged 524c/kg. Steers in the 280-330kg range

reached 534c/kg and averaged 481c/kg, and steers in the 330-400kg range reached 522c/kg and averaged 440c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-500kg range topping at 450c/kg

and averaging 407c/kg.

JML Farms, Brigalow Park, Bohena Creek sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 596c/kg, reaching a top of $1,258 to average $1,234. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 442c/kg, reaching a top of $1,017 to average $923.

M & K Hudson, Tongy, Mitchell sold Euro cross steers to 592c/kg, reaching a top of $1,660 to average $1,576. The Euro cross heifers sold to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $1,445 to average $1,124.

Tory Latham, Litani, Yuleba sold Charolais cross steers to 530c/kg, reaching a top of $1,497 to average $1,472.

M & B Dascombe, Greenhills, Taroom sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 522c/kg, reaching a top of $1,771 to average $1,704. The Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold to 390c/kg, reaching a top of $1,364 to average $1,247.

D & S Hurley, Yarrawonga, Charleville sold Simmental cross steers to 522c/kg, reaching a top of $1,620 to average $1,583.

Des & Wendy Jones, Evergreen, Injune sold Simmental cross steers to 514c/kg, reaching a top of $1,560 to average $1,458.

I.J. & C.E. Wilson, Wyreema, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 510c/kg, reaching a top of $1,907 to average $1,668. The Angus cross heifers sold to 390c/kg, reaching a top of $1,721 to average $1,252.

E.L & D.k Connolly, Tetalga, Roma sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 480c/kg, reaching a top of $1,544 to average $1,544.

JH & SM Mulcahy, Pringle Downs, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 476c/kg, reaching a top of $1,815 to average $1,584.

D.A. & C.B.M. Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala sold Charolais cross steers to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,778 to average $1,614.

Bindango Pty. Ltd., Bindango, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 460c/kg, reaching a top of $2,006 to average $1,863.

Frederick James Ahern, Murweh Stn, Charleville sold Euro cross steers to 454c/kg, reaching a top of $1,805 to average $1,687.

DR Wells, Navarra, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 452c/kg, reaching a top of $1,800 to average $1,772.

Moorang Family Trust, Moorang, Taroom sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 442c/kg, reaching a top of $1,834 to average $1,714.

Rod Nugent, Southside, Roma sold Brahman cross steers to 432c/kg, reaching a top of $1,615 to average $1,509.

Mayne Pastoral, Coolamon, Dulacca sold Santa Gertrudis steers to 431c/kg, reaching a top of $1,772 to average $1,772.

Rohan Sams, Bikini, Yuleba sold Charolais steers to 408c/kg, reaching a top of $1,767 to average $1,767.

BW & M Uebergang, Berwyndale, Miles sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $1,942 to average $1,878.

Maller Pastoral Co., Waverley, Wallumbilla sold Simmental cross steers to 396c/kg, reaching a top of $1,838 to average $1,838. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 413c/kg, reaching a

top of $1,861 to average $1,861.

Palmer Steel Trading, Weribone, Surat sold Braford cross steers to 394c/kg, reaching a top of $2,065 to average $1,914.

DW & CE Collinson, West Myall, Roma sold Angus steers to 382c/kg, reaching a top of $2,111 to average $1,971.

Argyle Pastoral, Karalee Plains, Cockatoo sold Brahman steers to 364c/kg, reaching a top of $2,174 to average $2,061.

Heifers under 200kg topped at 406c/kg and averaged 383c/kg, while heifers in the 200-280kg range topped at 442c/kg and averaged 378c/kg. Heifers in the 280-330kg range

topped at 420c/kg, averaging 357c/kg. Heifers in the 330-400kg range topped at 436c/kg, averaging 368c/kg. Heifers in the 400-500kg range topped at 413c/kg, averaging 369c/kg.

C.J. Melcer, The Long Paddock, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 396c/kg, reaching a top of $1,814 to average $1,716.

The S. & R. White Family Trust, Tarrebar, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 386c/kg, reaching a top of $1,736 to average $1,532.

P.D. & S.E. Joliffe, Walhallow, Amby sold Santa Gertrudis heifers to 343c/kg, reaching a top of $1,777 to average $1,777. The Santa Gertrudis cows sold to 295c/kg, reaching a top of

$1,918 to average $1,918.

Scott Martyn, Greenridge, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 337c/kg, reaching a top of $2,028 to average $2,028. The Simmental cross cows sold to 295c/kg, reaching a top of $2,015 to average $2,015.

Cows in the 330-400kg range reached 231c/kg and averaged 230c/kg. Cows in the 400-500kg range topped at 294c/kg, averaging 252c/kg. Cows in the 500-600kg range topped at 302c/kg, averaging 274c/kg. Cows over 600kg topped at 300c/kg, averaging 283c/kg.

Hillside Group, Wallumbilla sold Santa Gertrudis cross cows to 300c/kg, reaching a top of $2,058 to average $1,712.

RD Pastoral, Richmond Downs, Roma sold Brahman cross cows to 296c/kg, reaching a top of $1,747 to average $1,626.

S.& R. White Family Trust, Golden Green, Roma sold Angus cross cows to 280c/kg, reaching a top of $1,897 to average $1,841.

Cows and Calves sold to a top of $3,700, averaging $2,110.

L & J Allan, Digby Lane, Curlewis sold Simmental cross cows and calves to $3,700 per unit, averaging $3,700 per unit.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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