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Roma sale 10 May 2022: Rain reduces yarding

James Nason, 11/05/2022

Yarding 2815  Change 62

Numbers held steady at 2,815 at the Roma Store with the smaller yarding attributed to the widespread rain across the supply area. Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area, with limited numbers of local cattle yarded, and the overall quality varied. A smaller buying panel was present and operating, including all regular processors. Overall the market varied with price fluctuations reflective of quality variations, however restocker competition remained strong on quality lines of light weight steers which saw top end prices improve but overall averages ease in places, while processor competition improved for cows. Medium weight feeder steers rose by 1c to 12c, while heavy feeders fell by 6c/kg. Heifers mostly eased with medium weight heifers to feed down by 32c/kg. Cows experienced gains with heavy weight prime cows up by 9c/kg.

The continued limited numbers of light weight yearling steers under 200kg sold to a top of 788.2c to average 642c/kg. Yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 770.2c to average 672c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 716.2c to average 640c/kg. Yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to 648.2c to average 601c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed reached a top of 544.2c to average 513c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers were also in limited supply and made to 662.2c to average 560c/kg. Yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 656.2c to average 569c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 626.2c to average 583c/kg. Yearling heifers under 400kg to feed reached a top of 584.2c to average 528c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to restockers made to 518.2c to average 463/c/kg.

Grown steers reached 430.2c to average 421c/kg. The largest sample of grown heifers under 540kg made to 418.2c to average 400c/kg. Quality Angus red tag PTIC cows to restockers sold at open auction to a top of $2,725/head. Medium weight prime cows made to 374.2c to average 368c/kg. Heavy weight prime cows reached a top of 386.2c to average 376c/kg. Heavy weight bulls made to 388.2c to average 363c/kg. The small number of cows and calves yarded sold to a top of $2,900/unit.

Market Reporter: Sherrill Stivano

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Weekly Roma Store press report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 788c/kg and averaged 700c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 748c/kg and averaged 589c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 716c/kg and averaged 611c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 646c/kg and averaged 550c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 544c/kg and averaging 492c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $2,900/unit.

Euthulla Holdings Pty Ltd, Euthulla, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 770c/kg reaching a top of $2,031 to average $1,794.

WJ & MK Wilson, Wilmavale West, Morven sold Bradford cross steers to 716c/kg reaching a top of $2,052 to average $1,563. The Braford cross heifers sold to 616c/kg reaching a top of $1,315 to average $1,315.

PR & MC Maunder, Wilga Lea, Wallumbilla sold Hereford steers to 674c/kg reaching a top of $2,338 to average $2,163. The Hereford heifers sold to 600c/kg reaching a top of $1,796 to average $1,693.

Dalmally Grazing Co, Dalmally, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers to 650c/kg reaching a top of $1,568 to average $1,459. Droughtmaster heifers sold to 544c/kg reaching a top of $1,261 to average $1,261.

AJ & CJ Adams, Allo-Omber, Barcaldine sold Murray grey cross steers sold to 648c/kg reaching a top of $2,239 to average $1,968.

Salco Cattle Co, Lagoon Creek, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 634c/kg reaching a top of $2,409 to average $2,043. The Charolais cross heifers 626c/kg reaching a top of $1,952 to average $1,708.

Close Marketing No 2, Lagoon Creek, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 634c/kg reaching a top of $2,029 to average $2,002. The Angus cross heifers sold $626c/kg reaching a top of $2,303 to average $2,204.

WJ & CM Whatmore, Boatman, Morven sold Santa steers to 608c/kg reaching a top of $2,072 to average $1,835.

Wardsdale Grazing Co, Wardsdale, Charleville sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 544c/kg reaching a top of $2,453 to average $2,391.

Gurnett Grazing, Weaner Creek, Charleville sold Droughtmaster steers to 536c/kg reaching a top of $2,439 to average $2,256.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 662c/kg and averaged 546c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 656c/kg and averaged 520c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 626c/kg, averaging 483c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 584c/kg, averaging 450c/kg.

JD & NA Henry, Larnook Mungallala sold Angus cross heifers to 552c/kg reaching a top of $2,397 to average $1,880.

LRB Briscoe, Kilmarnock, Injune sold Santa cross heifers to 462c/kg reaching a top of $2,417 to average $2,216.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 358c/kg and averaged 313c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 392c/kg and averaged 352c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 450c/kg, averaging 363c/kg.

FL & MR Miller, North Kooringa, Roma sold Angus cross PTIC cows sold to 360c/kg reaching a top of $2,725 to average $2,264.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

 

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