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Roma store sale 5 May 2020: Prices mostly up with improved quality

Beef Central, May 6, 2020

TopX Roma agent Sarah Packer with a pen of McAuley heifers at last week’s Roma store sale (April 28) which sold to 320c/kg, reaching a top of $945 to average $794. The steers sold to 368c/kg, reaching a top of $1,380 to average $1,203.

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Cattle numbers fell this week, down by 1,369 head to see a total yarding of 5,778 at the Roma Store Sale.

Cattle were mostly drawn from the local supply area, however a good number of Northern and Western Queensland cattle were again present in a yarding dominated by steers.

Agents advise that the overall quality of the yarding was improved from recent weeks with quality local lines present.

A large panel of buyers that again included Southern buyers was present and however not all processors were operating.

Prices mostly improved from the previous week with demand strong for quality lines.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers made to 460.2c to average 414c/kg.

A large sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers reached a top of 470.2c to average 406c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 422.2c to average 395c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 420c to average 362c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 418.2c to average 391c/kg. A large sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 432.2c to average 359c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 392.2c to average 363c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made to 378.3c to average 355c/kg.

Medium weight cows sold to a top of 269.2c to average 244c, while heavy weight cows made to a top of 267.2c to average 254c/kg. The best of the heavy weight bulls made to 305.2c to average 300c/kg.

The smaller yarding of cows and calves reached to top of $1,750/unit.

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Roma store press report

A total of 5,778 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 470c/kg and averaged 382c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 440c/kg and averaged 398c/kg.

Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 422c/kg and averaged 383c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 420c/kg and averaged 360c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 398c/kg and averaging 321c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $1,750/unit.

WG & LJ Price, Redcrest, Moura sold Santa cross steers to 470c/kg, reaching a top of $1,183 to average $1,042.

Allen Family Inv, Hutton View, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 460c/kg, reaching a top of $916 to average $861.

Derbyshire Downs Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, Derbyshire Downs, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers to 451c/kg, reaching a top of $1,316 to average $1,197. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 416c/kg, reaching a top of $1,143 to average $994.

JF & BP Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,381 to average $1,258. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 386c/kg, reaching a top of $1,203 to average $1,106.

Golden Pastoral Holdings, Nullin, Dulacca sold Charolais cross steers to 422c/kg, reaching a top of $1,217 to average $1,200.

GJ & MJ Owens, Arranmore, Longreach sold Santa steers to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $1,475 to average $1,240.

AW & E Forster, Belfield Station, Winton sold Simmental cross steers to 420c/kg, reaching a top of $1,437 to average $1,293. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 386c/kg, reaching a top of $1,247 to average $1,107.

Weston Grazing, Maryron Stn, Richmond sold Charolais cross steers to 416c/kg, reaching a top of $1,463 to average $1,189.

MJ, MCM & GJ Price, Marengo, Aramac sold Charolais cross steers to 414c/kg, reaching a top of $1,428 to average $1,257.

PD & JL Fisher, Quilberry, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $1,640 to average $1,333.

LB Littlewood & CM Bignell, Tanilba, Yuleba sold Charolais cross steers to 404c/kg, reaching a top of $1,327 to average $1,011. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 404c/kg, reaching a top of $1,039 to average $933.

Joy & Renee Naish, Coralbyn, Wandoan sold Angus steers to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $1,140 to average $1,140. The Angus heifers sold to 382c/kg, reaching a top of $1,017 to average $1,017.

DW & CE Collinson, Gubberamunda, Roma sold Angus steers to 388c/kg, reaching a top of $1,567 to average $1,251.

WH Cameron Family Trust, Kheri Station, McKinlay sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 370c/kg, reaching a top of $1,384 to average $1,250. The Droughtmaster cross heifers sold to 354c/kg, reaching a top of $1,056 to average $999. The Droughtmaster cross cows sold to 269c/kg, reaching a top of $1,423 to average $1,403.

PD & SE Joliffe, Walhallow, Amby sold Santa steers to 368c/kg, reaching a top of $1,604 to average $1,528.

JSC Cormack Family Trust, Corfield Park, Roma sold Simbrah steers to 356c/kg, reaching a top of $2,061 to average $1,654.

Yorkaringa Farming Trust, Yorkaringa, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross steers to 356c/kg, reaching a top of $1,519 to average $1,519.

Roslin Grazing Co, Roslin, Mungallala sold Hereford cross steers to 350c/kg, reaching a top of $1,686 to average $1,542.

Barry York, Waratah, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 312c/kg, reaching a top of $1,942 to average $1,830.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 432c/kg and averaged 352c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 404c/kg and averaged 344c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 392/kg, averaging 345c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 378c/kg, averaging 325c/kg.

CV Bischoff, Fairlawn, Injune sold Santa cross heifers to 416c/kg, reaching a top of $829 to average $791.

JS Grazing, Double J, Injune sold Angus heifers to 392c/kg, reaching a top of $1,411 to average $1,206.

Maller Pastoral Co, Waverley, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross heifers to 390c/kg, reaching a top of $1,087 to average $1,015.

DG & GH East, Westlands, Mungallala sold Charolais heifers to 388c/kg, reaching a top of $1,598 to average $1,317.

PR & MC Maunder, Wilga Lea, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross heifers to 388c/kg, reaching a top of $885 to average $804.

GE & LF Thornton, Westlyn, Morven sold Charolais cross heifers to 378c/kg, reaching a top of $1,359 to average $1,285.

R Pollock, Carlton, Roma sold Droughtmaster heifers to 368c/kg, reaching a top of $1,319 to average $1,319.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 255c/kg and averaged 212c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 266c/kg and averaged 240c/kg.

Cows over 500kg topped at 270c/kg, averaging 250c/kg.

DG & GH East, Wyora, Winton sold Charbray cows to 267c/kg, reaching a top of $1,638 to average $1,504.

I & M Campbell, Rosebud Station, Mt Isa sold Brangus cows to 255c/kg, reaching a top of $1,070 to average $904.

Argylla Mountains Pastoral, Glencoe, Mount Isa sold Brangus cows to 255c/kg, reaching a top of $1,048 to average $789.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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