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Roma sale 31 May 2022: Yarding increases to 4980 head

Beef Central, 01/06/2022

Yarding 4980 Change 2868

4,980 head were yarded at the Roma Store sale, up in numbers by 2,868. The yarding was comprised of mostly local cattle with some very good quality lines presented. A large buying panel with an increased restocker presence was operating including all regular processors. Overall the improvement in quality and increase in numbers of light weight steers and heifers was reflected in the top end prices, with the yarding mostly seeing improvements across young cattle. Light weight steers under 280kg improved by 19c to 51c, while medium weight steers under 330kg to feed improved by 33c/kg. Steers under 400kg to feed eased by 5c/kg. Heavy weight feeder steers remained unchanged from the previous week. Heifers varied with light weight heifers to restockers up by 13c to 82c, and medium weight heifers under 300kg down by 3c to 5c/kg. Cows eased in price with medium weight cows to processors down by 12c to 16c, and heavy weight cows down by 9c to 12c/kg.

Light weight steers under 200kg made to 846.2c to average 740c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 838.2c to average 766c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 786.2c to average 676c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to 764.2c to average 640c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed reached a top of 586.2c to average 546c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers made to 700.2c to average 689c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 656.2c to average 610c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 594.2c to average 548c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers reached a top of 595.2c to average 558c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to restockers made to 542.2c to average 532c/kg.

Grown steers to feed reached 450.2c to average 450c/kg. Grown heifers under 540kg made to 420.2c to average 379c/kg. Red tag EU PTIC cows to restockers sold at open auction to a top of $2,625/head. Medium weight prime cows made to 372.2c to average 371c/kg. Heavy weight prime cows reached a top of 381.2c to average 376c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 362.2c to average 343c/kg. The small number of cows and calves sold to a top of $2,580/unit.

Market Reporter: Sherrill Stivano

Weekly Roma Store report

A total of 4,980 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 846c/kg and averaged 748c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 830c/kg and averaged 742c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 786c/kg and averaged 663c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 680c/kg and averaged 586c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 586c/kg and averaging 529c/kg. Cows and calves hit $2,580/unit.

Nixon Pastoral Co, Kenmore, Charleville, sold Charolais cross steers to 838c/kg, reaching a top of $2,371 to average $2,022. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 644/kg, reaching a top of $1,599 to average $1,449.

Coolibah Livestock Co, Coolibah, Moura, sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 830c/kg, reaching a top of $1,596 to average $1,471.

Andromeda Cattle Company, Eddington, Mungallala, sold Charolais cross steers to 816c/kg, reaching a top of $2,050 to average $2,037.

MRB Contracting, Mossview Lodge, Roma, sold Angus cross steers to 812c/kg, reaching a top of $1,700 to average $1,700. The Angus cross heifers sold to 656c/kg, reaching a top of $1,345 to average $1,345.

FG & R Dunn, Coogoon, Roma, sold Angus cross steers to 802c/kg, reaching a top of $2,249 to average $2,163.

Bangor Cattle Co, Bangor, Mungallala, sold Brangus cross steers to 798c/kg, reaching a top of $2,169 to average $1,976. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 630c/kg, reaching a top of $1,443 to average $1,443.

Bates Pastoral Pty Ltd, Bengalla, Wallumbilla, sold Angus cross steers to 798c/kg, reaching a top of $2,105 to average $2,054.

Les Littlewood, Tanilba, Yuleba, sold Charolais cross steers to 794c/kg, reaching a top of $2,128 to average $1,972.

AR & YM Emery, Mt. Beverly, Wallumbilla, sold Angus cross steers to 790c/kg, reaching a top of $2,193 to average $2,080.

Newton Grazing, Monavale, Injune, sold Charolais cross steers to 790c/kg, reaching a top of $2,164 to average $1,904. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 638c/kg, reaching a top of $1,825 to average $1,651.

Derbyshire Downs Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, Derbyshire Downs, Augathella, sold Angus cross steers to 780c/kg, reaching a top of $2,385 to average $2,184. The Santa cross heifers sold to 640c/kg, reaching a top of $1,818 to average $1,729.

R & B Lawton T/A Merinovale Past Co, Merinovale, Jackson, sold Cross breed steers to 774c/kg, reaching a top of $2,301 to average $2,157.

Moonya Agriculture Pty Ltd, Moonya Lane, Roma, sold Santa cross steers to 594c/kg, reaching a top of $2,417 to average $2,322.

FA Investments Pty Ltd, Somerset, Roma, sold Ultra black steers to 756c/kg, reaching a top of $1,805 to average $1,688. The Ultra black heifers sold to 530c/kg, reaching a top of $1,253 to average $1,217.

FA Investments Pty Ltd, Amaroo, Roma, sold Ultra black steers to 750c/kg, reaching a top of $1,931 to average $1,862. The Brahman cross heifers sold to 550c/kg, reaching a top of $1,836 to average $1,261.

Winter Cattle Co, Kaimanna, Injune, sold Hereford steers to 744c/kg, reaching a top of $2,235 to average $1,929.

S1E Livestock, The Chequers, Dulacca, sold Charolais cross steers to 744c/kg, reaching a top of $2,047 to average $2,014.

S & R White Family Trust, Golden Green, Roma, sold Charolais cross steers to 700c/kg, reaching a top of $2,571 to average $2,333. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 544c/kg, reaching a top of $2,006 to average $1,874.

LRB Briscoe, Kilmarnock, Injune, sold Angus cross steers to 630c/kg, reaching a top of $2,469 to average $2,368. The Angus cross heifers sold to 595c/kg, reaching a top of $2,032 to average $2,013.

Wallockatoo Pastoral Co, Wallockatoo, Wandoan, sold Santa cross steers to 608c/kg, reaching a top of $2,673 to average $2,311.

KC Guy, Cairngorm, Bungunya, sold Angus cross steers to 590c/kg, reaching a top of $2,563 to average $2,364.

Spreadburough Past Co, Finsbury Park, Roma, sold Droughtmaster steers to 542c/kg, reaching a top of $2,638 to average $2,445.

PB & Dj Heffernan, Warragai, Roma, sold Belmont red cross steers to 536c/kg, reaching a top of $2,444 to average $2,444.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 700c/kg and averaged 624c/kg, while heifers in the 220- 280kg range topped at 656c/kg and averaged 550c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 598c/kg, averaging 522c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 574c/kg, averaging 488c/kg.

Luckona Holdings Pty Ltd, Luckona Downs, Wallumbilla, sold Angus cross heifers to 700c/kg, reaching a top of $1,590 to average $1,431.

Euthulla Holdings Pty Ltd, Euthulla, Roma, sold Angus cross heifers to 630c/kg, reaching a top of $1,693 to average $1,526.

Finsbury Park Pastoral Co, Finsbury Park, Roma, sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 564c/kg, reaching a top of $2,162 to average $2,045.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 420c/kg and averaged 345c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 371c/kg and averaged 331c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 400c/kg, averaging 365c/kg.

PJ & MM Vetter, Cooladdi Langlo Crossing Road, Cooladdi, sold Droughtmaster PTIC cows to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $2,180 to average $2,099.

Yarrawonga Catlle, Stockade, Tambo, sold Santa cows to 381c/kg, reaching a top of $2,762 to average $2,464.

Dalmally Grazing Co, Dalmally, Roma, sold Droughtmaster cows to 340c/kg, reaching a top of $2,625 to average $2,427.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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