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Roma sale 16 Aug 2022: Southern processors maintain presence

James Nason, 17/08/2022

Yarding 2904 Change 241

Cattle continue to be predominantly drawn from the local supply area, in a mixed quality yarding with limited numbers of large single vendor lines. A good buying panel of mostly restockers was present and operating, including all regular processors however one processor was again absent. Southern processors continue to maintain a presence. Competition was strong on quality lines with prices improving across most categories. Light weight steers improved by 14c to 86c, medium weight steers to restockers were up by 44 to 52c and heavy feeders rose by 13c/kg. Light weight heifers improved by 7c to 88c while medium weight heifers to restockers improved by 36c to 55c/kg. The solid processor panel competed strongly to see good gains on cows with heavy weight cows up by 31c to 34c/kg.

Light weight steers under 200kg made to 702.2c to average 674c/kg while light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 692.2c to average 633c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers reached 666.2c to average 604c/kg while medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to 604.2c to average 563c/kg.

Heavy weight yearling steers to feed reached a top of 488.2c to average 457c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg made to 540c to average 528 c/kg while light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 618.2c to average 564c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 586.2c to average 536c/kg while medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers reached a top of 526.2c to average 509c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to processors made to 421.2c to average 418c/kg.

The largest sample of grown steers sold to 416.2c to average 402c/kg while the largest sample of the grown heifers made to 420.2c to average 396c/kg. Medium weight prime cows reached a top of 380.2c to average 374 c/kg while heavy weight prime cows made to 394.2c to average 381c/kg. A selection of heavy weight bulls made to 340.2c to average 331c/kg. Cows and calves sold to a top of $2,625/unit.

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Weaner steers under 200kg topped at 702c/kg and averaged 652c/kg, weaner steers in the 200-280kg range reached 692c/kg and averaged 578c/kg. Steers in the 280-330kg range reached 672c/kg and averaged 604c/kg, and steers in the 330-400kg range reached 604c/kg and averaged 510c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-500kg range topping at 482c/kg and averaging 445c/kg.

Dart Pastoral Company, Springbok, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 702c/kg reaching a top of $1,407 to average $1,366.

WB & MG Graham, Catherinvale, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 678c/kg reaching a top of $1,485 to average $1,485. The Angus cross heifers sold to 596c/kg reaching a top of $1,263 to average $1,263.

Highland Cattle Co, Colroy, Injune sold Simmental cross steers to 672c/kg reaching a top of $2,174 to average $2,009. The Simmental cross heifers sold Simmental cross heifers to 560c/kg reaching a top of $1,710 to average $1,569.

Peter Williams sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 672c/kg reaching a top of $2,059 to average $1,714.

Maranoa Downs Grazing Co, Ravenscourt, Mitchell sold Euro cross steers to 668c/kg reaching a top of $1,978 to average $1,844. The Euro cross heifers reached 618c/kg reaching a top of $1,593 to average $1,543.

RW & KE Thorne, Holmleigh, Mitchell sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 656c/kg reaching a top of $2,031 to average $1,818. The Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold 602c/kg reaching a top of $1,622 to average $1,374.

AT & PL Byrne, Ninnys, Roma sold Angus steers to 650c/kg reaching a top of $2,247 to average $1,848.

Biddenham Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, Biddenham, Augathella sold Simbrah cross steers to 650c/kg reaching a top of $1,267 to average $1,267.

RW & GE Jackson, Maintop, Injune sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 642c/kg reaching a top of $2,100 to average $1,991.

Yvonne Johnson, Innesvale, Gunnewin sold Hereford steers to 618c/kg reaching a top of $1,940 to average $1,757. The Hereford heifers sold to 574c/kg reaching a top of $1,582 to average $1,492.

Boongargil Pastoral Co, Ellangowan, Augathella sold Shorthorn cross steers to 586c/kg reaching a top of $2,292 to average $1,830.

DWA & CM Meurant sold Angus cross steers to 564c/kg reaching a top of $1,749 to average $1,611.

JW Blackburn, Mt. Bindango, Roma sold Charolais steers to 550c/kg reaching a top of $1,756 to average $1,602. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 570c/kg reaching a top of $1,773 to average $1,531.

MP & CA Stafford, Cooinda, Yuleba sold Charolais cross steers to 540c/kg reaching a top of $2,030 to average $2,025.

Heifers under 200kg topped at 608c/kg and averaged 507c/kg, while heifers in the 200-280kg range topped at 618c/kg and averaged 518c/kg. Heifers in the 280-330kg range topped at 586c/kg, averaging 481c/kg. Heifers in the 330-400kg range topped at 526c/kg, averaging 472c/kg. Heifers in the 400-500kg range topped at 458c/kg, averaging 410c/kg.

WA & KE Freeman, Meeleebee Downs, Wallumbilla sold Santa Gertrudis cross heifers to 586c/kg reaching a top of $1,851 to average $1,517.

LR Cormack, The Manoa, Wallumbilla sold Angus heifers to 550c/kg reaching a top of $1,723 to average $1,629.

WJ & EA Martyn, Canowindra, Roma sold Simmental cross heifers to 448c/kg reaching a top of $2,375 to average $2,375.

Reynella Grazing Co, Reynella, Charleville sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 421c/kg reaching a top of $2,321 to average $2,138. The Droughtmaster cross cows sold to 389c/kg reaching a top of $2,538 to average $2,318.

Bindango Pty Ltd, Bindango, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 420c/kg reaching a top of $2,612 to average $2,156. The Brahman cows reached 364c/kg reaching a top of $1,966 to average $1,927.

Glenrowan Grazing Co, Glenrowan, Morven sold Braford heifers to 415c/kg reaching a top of $2,159 to average $1,927. The Braford cows sold to 385c/kg reaching a top of $2,571 to average $2,330.

Cows in the 330-400kg range reached 346c/kg and averaged 256c/kg. Cows in the 400-500kg range topped at 390c/kg, averaging 319c/kg. Cows in the 500-600kg range topped at 394c/kg, averaging 364c/kg. Cows over 600kg topped at 420c/kg, averaging 385c/kg.

KC Chandler, Glentulloch, Injune sold Santa Gertrudis cross cows to 420c/kg reaching a top of $2,646 to average $2,092.

Rockton Grazing, Surat sold Charolais cross cows to 385c/kg reaching a top of $2,293 to average $1,965.

Maranoa Downs Grazing Co, Ravenscourt, Mitchell sold Simmental cross cows to 385c/kg reaching a top of $2,239 to average $2,004.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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