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Roma store sale 30 July 2019: Firm market for 8147 head

Beef Central, July 31, 2019

Greg Smith of Iona, Wallumbilla and Ray White Rural agent AJ Riley with a pen of Romagnola cross steers. The steers sold to 316c/kg, reaching a top of $1,293 to average $1,153.

Yarding 8147 Change 354

Cattle numbers remained steady with another larger yarding of 8147 head at the Roma Store Sale off the back of the stronger market in recent weeks.

Cattle were mostly drawn from the local supply area and Western Queensland.

A good panel of buyers was present and operating with the continued presence of interstate buyers.

Steers and heifers were yarded in equal portions while cows were also present in higher numbers similar to the previous week.

The overall quality of the yarding varied.

Feedlot and restocker competition was strong for quality lines.

Light weight yearling steers under 280 kg to restockers improved by 4c to 14c/kg. Light weight yearling steers under 330kg rose by 4c to 14c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed improved by 11c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers fell by 10c/kg.

Medium weight yearling heifers under 400 kg to feed fell by 18c/kg though heavy weight yearling heifers over 400kg to feed rose by 11c/kg. Medium weight 2 and 3 score cows both fell by 5c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows fell by 4c whilst heavy weight 4 score cows fell by 7c/kg.

A good sample of light weight yearling steers under 280 kg to background sold to 316.2c, to average 303c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed sold to 322.2c, to average 306 c/kg.

The best of the heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed sold to 316.2c, to average 309kg. A large sample of lightweight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 262.2c, to average 235 c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed sold to 282.2c, to average 269 c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers over 400kg to feed made to 278.2c, to average 262 c/kg.

The largest sample of the grown steers sold to 285.2c to average 285 c/kg.

Grown heifers made to 289.2c, to average 242 c/kg.

Medium weight 2 score cows sold to 213.2c, to average 193 c/kg, whilst medium weight 3 score cows reached 237.2c, to average 225 c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 239.2c, to average 230 c/kg, and the heavy weight 4 score cows sold to 244.2c, to average 239 c/kg. The best of the heavy weight bulls made to a top of 296.2c to average 287 c/kg.

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Weekly Roma Saleyard report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 308c/kg and averaged 276c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 316c/kg and averaged 287c/kg.

Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 322c/kg and averaged 293c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 320c/kg and averaged 303c/kg.

Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 316c/kg and averaging 294c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $900/unit.

J & S Nichol, Ridgewell, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 320c/kg, reaching a top of $1,321 to average $1,191.

Sylvester Cattle Co, Wurama West, Condamine sold Wagyu cross steers to 318c/kg, reaching a top of $974 to average $894. The Wagyu cross heifers sold to 236c/kg, reaching a top of $791 to average $674.

G & L Smith, Iona, Wallumbilla sold Romagnola cross steers to 316c/kg, reaching a top of $1,293 to average $1,153.

EJ & CF Rolfe, Marie Downs, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 314c/kg, reaching a top of $1,276 to average $1,110.

Rob Cornish Electrical Pty Ltd, Strathdale, Mitchell sold Charolais steers to 314c/kg, reaching a top of $1,206 to average $1,206.

EM Baker, Rosedale, Wandoan sold Charolais steers to 312c/kg, reaching a top of $1,690 to average $926. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 256c/kg, reaching a top of $871 to average $649.

C & S Tindall, Darr River Downs, Longreach sold Shorthorn steers to 311c/kg, reaching a top of $1,401 to average $1,295.

Noogilla Cattle Co, Woodlands, Mitchell sold Charolais cross steers to 309c/kg, reaching a top of $1,299 to average $1,266.

RF & DK Hams, Cooly, St George sold Charolais cross steers to 308c/kg, reaching a top of $616 to average $614.

JH & SK Milson, Woodbine, Blackall sold Cross breed steers to 306c/kg, reaching a top of $1,686 to average $1,222.

TJ & JA Sorensen, Beaumont, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 305c/kg, reaching a top of $909 to average $808. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 277c/kg, reaching a top of $1,153 to average $713.

KB & MD Mansfield, Bampi, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 304c/kg, reaching a top of $1,165 to average $1,165.

M & NE McKay, Macwood, St George sold Santa cross steers to 304c/kg, reaching a top of $892 to average $847.

EMW & JM Thomson, Dunkerry, Condamine sold Santa cross steers to 304c/kg, reaching a top of $877 to average $771.

CJ Russell sold Santa cross steers to 304c/kg, reaching a top of $834 to average $726.

PL & CL Walters, Wynulla, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross steers to 303c/kg, reaching a top of $1,119 to average $1,119.

RA & CA Bain, Mt Eden, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 302c/kg, reaching a top of $1,063 to average $808.

JI & LC Noller, Oakwells, Injune sold Charolais steers to 292c/kg, reaching a top of $918 to average $869. The Charolais heifers sold to 280c/kg, reaching a top of $1,102 to average $876.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 242c/kg and averaged 220c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 280c/kg and averaged 229c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 272c/kg, averaging 243c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 282c/kg, averaging 258c/kg.

Frank Martinek, Bimbi, Wallumbilla sold Santa heifers to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $1,611 to average $1,480.

Keith Proud, Glen Isle, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 289c/kg, reaching a top of $1,417 to average $911.

Moombah Pastoral Co, Binbian Downs, Miles sold Angus cross heifers to 282c/kg, reaching a top of $1,041 to average $1,041.

Tamarang Pastoral Co, Tamarang, Wallumbilla sold Charolais heifers to 272c/kg, reaching a top of $1,072 to average $1,072.

D & R Sargood, North Yarrawonga, Charleville sold Angus cross heifers to 260c/kg, reaching a top of $1,075 to average $1,054.

IJ & DA Forbes, Bungi Creek, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 252c/kg, reaching a top of $1,422 to average $1,247.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 230c/kg and averaged 165c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 237c/kg and averaged 194c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 244c/kg, averaging 224c/kg.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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