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Roma sale 28 Nov 2023: Market lifts 50c/kg plus more in places

Beef Central, 29/11/2023

Yarding 3254 Change +679

With the inclimate weather Roma Agents yarded 3,254 head.

Cattle were drawn from NSW, far Western Queensland and the local supply district.

The regular processors in attendance and strong on the better finished bullocks and cows and bulls. Feedlotters and backgrounders also opting to purchase the better runs of steers and heifers.

The market showed improvement of 50c/kg and considerably more in places.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg returning to the paddock made to 434c to average 391c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg averaged 399c topping at 458c/kg. Yearling steers under 330kg topped at 412c and averaged 393c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg made to 430c with an average of 421c/kg. Yearling steers 400 to 480kg sold from 312c to 380c/kg to average 341c/kg. Yearling steers over 480kg made to 328c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg returning to the paddock topped at 336c and averaged 310c. Yearling heifers under 280kg sold from 226c to 342c/kg. Yearling heifers under 330kg made to 334c/kg to average 310c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg topped at 320c with the majority selling from 260c to 275c/kg. Yearling heifers 400 to 480kg made to 290c/kg..

Manufacturing bullocks topped at 227c/kg. Grown steers 400 to 500kg sold to 302c with the 500 to 600kg topping at 310c/kg and the 600kg plus topped 299c/kg. The 2 score cows up to 520kg made from 150c to 210c and the 3 score cows topping at 236c to average 220c/kg. Best of heavy the weight bulls made to 252c/kg. Market Reporter David Friend.

Market reporter: David Friend

Click here for full NLRS report on MLA website

Roma Store Press Report

A total of 2,575 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers under 200kg topped at 302c/kg and averaged 279c/kg, weaner steers in the 200-280kg range reached 356c/kg and averaged 308c/kg. Steers in the 280-330kg range reached 338c/kg and averaged 301c/kg, and steers in the 330-400kg range reached 278c/kg and averaged 250c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-500kg range topped at 258c/kg and averaged 226c/kg.

Barns Pastoral, Gidgealpa Station, Innaminchka sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 356c/kg, reaching a top of $969 to average $871.  The Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold to 288c/kg, reaching a top of $800 to average $639.

H Sommerfield & Son, Canegrass Station sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 340c/kg, reaching a top of $980 to average $828.

M & K Hudson, Tongy, Mitchell sold Crossbred steers to 336c/kg, reaching a top of $927 to average $878.  The Crossbred Heifers sold to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $799 to average $703.

EJ & CF Rolfe, Marie Downs, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 328c/kg, reaching a top of $965 to average $899.

Andrew Welsh, Alcurah Creek, Roma sold cross steers sold to 292c/kg, reaching a top of $898 to average $828.  The Santa Gertrudis cross heifers sold to 256c/kg, reaching a top of $660 to average $624.

B & M Murray, Toalki, Surat sold Charolais cross steers to 267c/kg, reaching a top of $1,632 to average $1,457.  The Charolais cross heifers sold to $255c/kg, reaching a top of $1,351 to average $1,351.

Ferguson Cattle Co, Annie-vale, Roma, sold Santa Gertrudis cross steers to 258c/kg, reaching a top of $1,819 to average $1,766.

NR Harland & G Humphreys, Barradine, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 258c/kg, reaching a top of $1,045 to average $1,045.  The Charolais cross heifers sold to 246c/kg to top $834 to average $803.

Heifers under 200kg topped at 282c/kg and averaged 245c/kg, while heifers in the 200-280kg range topped at 290c/kg and averaged 244c/kg. Heifers in the 280-330kg range topped at 270c/kg, averaging 232c/kg. Heifers in the 330-400kg range topped at 246c/kg, averaging 207c/kg. Heifers in the 400-500kg range topped at 230c/kg, averaging 212c/kg.

Ularunda Grazing, Morven sold Angus cross heifers to 288c/kg, reaching a top of $605 to average $486.

LJ & LG Crosby, Glen Olive, Miles sold Charolais cross heifers to $282c/kg, reaching a top of $640 to average $567.

BM & ND Bauer, Arlington, Augathella sold Simmental cross heifers to 270c/kg, reaching a top of $787 to average $653.

Cows in the 330-400kg range reached 193c/kg and averaged 160c/kg. Cows in the 400-500kg range topped at 236c/kg, averaging 182c/kg. Cows in the 500-600kg range topped at 220c/kg, averaging 191c/kg. Cows over 600kg topped at 220c/kg, averaging 197c/kg.

Barns Pastoral, Gidgealpa Station sold Brahman cross cows to 220c/kg, reaching a top of $1,195 to average $1,195.

Bass Cattle Co., Muldoon, Mungallala sold Santa Gertrudis bulls to 235c/kg, reaching a top of $2,149 to average $1,887.

 

Source: NLRS, Maranoa Regional Council

 

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