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Roma store 3 Nov 2020: Steers dominate 6491 head yarding

James Nason, 04/11/2020

GDL Roma auctioneer Jack Hannah with a line of Iwona Partnership heifers. The heifers sold to 524c/kg, reaching a top of $1,381 to average $1,306. The steers sold to 520c/kg, reaching a top of $1,423 to average $1,417.

Yarding  6,491 Change 2,737 head.

Cattle were mostly drawn from the usual supply area and the overall quality of the yarding was good, with prices reflective of quality variations.

Steers accounted for half of the yarding.

A good buying panel, with a continued southern presence and all processors were operating to firm competition.

Light weight yearling steers to restockers improved by 1c to 6c/kg.

Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to feed fell by 6c to 21c, however medium weight yearling steers to feed under 400kg improved by 8c/kg.

Heavy weight yearling steers to feed fell by 5c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg eased in price by 16c/kg.

However strong restocker competition saw light weight yearling heifers under 280kg improve by 7c, and medium weight heifers under 330kg gained 13c/kg.

Processor competition saw heavy weight finished grown steers improve by 2c/kg.

Grown heifers improved in price by 11c to 26c/kg. Heavy weight 4 score cows held firm and remained unchanged, while the remainder of cows yarded saw a slight fall in prices with medium weight cows easing by 1c to 3c/kg.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers sold to 614.2c to average 576c/kg. The largest sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 578.2c to average 517c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to feed sold to 494.2c to average 449c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 462.2c to average 441c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed reached a top of 436.2c to average 417c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 576.2c to average 531c/kg. The largest sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 546.2c to average 490c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 468.2c to average 437c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers made to 442.2c to average 412c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers over 400kg to feed reached a top of 402.2c to average 397c/kg.

The best of the grown steers sold to 400.2c to average 379c/kg. The best of the grown heifers reached a top of 382.2c to average 376c/kg. Restocker competition for cows saw a single vendor line of medium weight PTIC Angus cows reach a top of 380.2c to average 380c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows to processors sold to a top of 314.2c to average 307c/kg. Medium weight 4 score cows reached a top of 318.2c to average 317c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 315.2c to average 310c/kg. Heavy weight 4 score cows sold to 326.2c to average 321c/kg. The best of the heavy weight bulls made to 357.2c to average 340c/kg. Cows and calves reached a top of $1990/unit.

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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 614c/kg and averaged 550c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 578c/kg and averaged 498c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 494c/kg and averaged 435c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 462c/kg and averaged 414c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 438c/kg and averaging 384c/kg. Cows and calves hit $1,990/unit.

BG, DG & JC Gray Partnership, Old Cashmere, St George sold Santa steers to 614c/kg, reaching a top of $1,260 to average $1,177. The Santa heifers sold to 532c/kg, reaching a top of $1,568 to average $1,258.

Andromeda Cattle Company, Eddington, Mungallala sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 600c/kg, reaching a top of $1,646 to average $1,341.

BW & SJ Pegler 2, Alni, Winton sold Brahman cross steers to 594c/kg, reaching a top of $1,675 to average $1,105.

DC Diamond Past, Mirri Mirri, Hannaford sold Charolais cross steers to 590c/kg, reaching a top of $1,481 to average $1,331. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 546c/kg, reaching a top of $1,397 to average $1,195.

Noona Past Co, Noona, Surat sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 590c/kg, reaching a top of $826 to average $826. The Droughtmaster cross heifers sold to 548c/kg, reaching a top of $788 to average $788.

Hayes Grazing Partnership, Larapinta, Jackson sold Angus cross steers to 578c/kg, reaching a top of $1,427 to average $1,297. The Angus cross heifers sold to 494c/kg, reaching a top of $1,657 to average $1,298.

MF Gadsby, Noorooloo, Morven sold Angus steers to 560c/kg, reaching a top of $1,454 to average $1,252.

BP Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers to 546c/kg, reaching a top of $2,025 to average $1,335. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 514c/kg, reaching a top of $1,402 to average $1,206.

CA & RL Beissel, Pinetree, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers to 530c/kg, reaching a top of $1,201 to average $1,201. The Droughtmaster heifers sold to 486c/kg, reaching a top of $1,022 to average $1,022.

Iwona Partnership, Iwona, Mitchell sold Simbrah cross steers to 520c/kg, reaching a top of $1,423 to average $1,417. The Simbrah cross heifers sold to 524c/kg, reaching a top of $1,381 to average $1,306.

Orallo Enterprises, Lorraine, Orallo sold Devon cross steers to 504c/kg, reaching a top of $1,339 to average $1,288. The Devon cross heifers sold to 408c/kg, reaching a top of $1,908 to average $1,591.

RBE & EN Cloherty, Reben Downs, Injune sold Santa cross steers to 494c/kg, reaching a top of $1,460 to average $1,460.

JE & JL Creevey, Lucknow, Augathella sold Charolais steers to 488c/kg, reaching a top of $1,404 to average $1,240. The Charolais heifers sold to 500c/kg, reaching a top of $1,290 to average $1,190.

DS & WL McLennan, South Riverleigh, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 480c/kg, reaching a top of $1,534 to average $1,173. The Santa cross heifers sold to 454c/kg, reaching a top of $1,467 to average $1,087. The Santa cross cows sold to 313c/kg, reaching a top of $1,707 to average $1,635.

Barbara Plains Grazing, Barbara Plains, Wyandra sold Simbrah steers to 478c/kg, reaching a top of $1,663 to average $1,599. The Hereford cross mickey bulls sold to 532c/kg, reaching a top of $1,503 to average $1,367.

Athelstane Pastoral Co, Athelstane Station, Winton sold Droughtmaster steers to 478c/kg, reaching a top of $1,731 to average $1,357.

ACF Trust, Trafford Park, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross steers to 472c/kg, reaching a top of $1,419 to average $1,419.

Boxvale Cattle Co P/L, Boxvale, Taroom sold Santa steers to 462c/kg, reaching a top of $1,614 to average $1,519.

RM & TL Ferguson, Bitmor, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 450c/kg, reaching a top of $1,444 to average $1,427.

The Bottle Tree Cattle Trust, Karalee Plains, Wandoan sold Brangus cross steers to 448c/kg, reaching a top of $1,467 to average $1,424.

Warren Cattle Co, Roylands, Surat sold Angus cross steers to 434c/kg, reaching a top of $1,916 to average $1,869.

GL & JA Bryant, Amarillo, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 430c/kg, reaching a top of $1,862 to average $1,862.

CJ Melcer, Sorries, Roma sold Charbray steers to 429c/kg, reaching a top of $1,895 to average $1,778. The Charbray cross heifers sold to 450c/kg, reaching a top of $1,627 to average $1,546.

Keddstock Pty Ltd, Moongool, Yuleba sold Charolais steers to 424c/kg, reaching a top of $2,005 to average $2,005.

York 6 Pty Ltd, Oakleigh, Wallumbilla sold Brangus steers to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $1,871 to average $1,767.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 576c/kg and averaged 491c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 546c/kg and averaged 469c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 468c/kg, averaging 404c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 442c/kg, averaging 376c/kg.

BC Stinson, Bonarby, Mungallala sod Santa cross heifers to 502c/kg, reaching a top of $1,701 to average $1,261.

TJ & JM Caskey, Budgeri, Mitchell sold Charolais cross heifers to 498c/kg, reaching a top of $1,901 to average $1,289.

Tewinga Pastoral Holdings, Slashers Creek, Boulia sold Angus heifers to 406c/kg, reaching a top of $1,593 to average $1,381.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 310c/kg and averaged 264c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 380c/kg and averaged 313c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 326c/kg, averaging 311c/kg.

R & L Moore Pastoral, Grassmere, Mitchell sold Angus cows to 380c/kg, reaching a top of $1,890 to average $1,656.

Baldy Bay Pty Ltd, Narran Lakes, Walgett sold Brahman cross cows to 324c/kg, reaching a top of $1,780 to average $1,475.

GM & JA Bodkin P/L, Bendiboi, Surat sold Santa cross cows to 321c/kg, reaching a top of $1,652 to average $1,523.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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