Roma store sale 4 August 2015: Cows and calves hit $1575

Beef Central, 05/08/2015

Weaners under 220kg topped at 336c/kg and averaged 299c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 334c and averaged 287c in a big yarding of 10,596 head at Roma store sale yesterday.

Rod Turner, Landmark key account manager, Western Qld, with Kidman & Co’s large consignment of 271 cows that topped at 244c/kg at Tuesday’s Roma store sale.

Rod Turner, Landmark key account manager, Western Qld, with Kidman & Co’s large consignment of 271 cows that topped at 244c/kg at Tuesday’s Roma store sale.

Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 334c/kg and averaged 277c/kg, while steers 350-400kg reached 316c/kg and averaged 281c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 308c/kg and averaging 280c/kg.

Among the sale highlights, N & S Courtice, Ladas Downs, Glenmorgan, sold Angus steers to 334c/kg for 285kg to return $953/head, while B & L Woodard, Tualka South, Taroom, sold Angus steers to 328c for 225kg to return $740.

Sutton Beef, Sunnybank, Surat, sold Santa-cross steers averaging 278kg for 324c to return $903, while Simmac Pastoral Co, Mt Maria, Morven, sold 321kg Angus-cross steers to 318c to return $1023.

K & B Halliday, Glencoe, Bollon, sold 263kg Charolais steers to 318c to return $838, while R & M Cochrane, Sugarloaf Creek, Roma, sold 257kg Hereford steers to 318c to return $820.

Abbotsford Pastoral Co, Abbotsford, Hughenden, sold 250kg Droughtmaster steers to 318c to return $795, while D & L Capewell, Albert Park, Charleville, sold 189kg Brahman-cross steers to 318c to return $602.

K & R Burey, Yarara, St George, sold 272kg Santa-cross steers to 315c to return $856 and 363kg Santa-cross heifers to 296c to return $1077.

R & E Stanford, Oakwood, Wallumbilla, sold Charolais-cross steers to 313c for 242kg to return $760. The Charolais-cross heifers sold to 261c for 231kg to return $604.

J.T Parkinson, Gowrie, St George, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 310c for 201kg to return $626.

The Cain family, Middleton Common, Winton, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 310c for 166kg to return $515.

K & D Donner, Boxvale, Taroom, sold Santa-cross steers to 308c for 453kg to return $1398.

Bill Roberts Partnership, Ridgelands, Injune, sold Charolais steers to 306c for 418kg to return $1279.

Perrett Cattle Co, Tunis, Injune, sold Charolais-cross steers to 302c for 420kg to return $1269.

D & C Collinson, West Myall, Roma, sold Angus-cross steers to 300c for 294kg to return $882.

Riverglen Pastoral Co, Riverglen, Glenmorgan, sold Charolais steers to 298c for 520kg to return $1550.

Doce, The Bend, Roma, sold Droughtmaster steers to 292c for 450kg to return $1317. The Angus-cross heifers to 296c for 352kg to return $1044.


Heifer offering:

Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 296c/kg and averaged 246c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 296c/kg and averaged 239c/kg. Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 292c/kg and averaged 240c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 286c/kg and averaged 253c/kg.

G & K Cavanough, Shannons, Mitchell, sold Charolais-cross heifers to 292c for 324kg to return $947.

D & S Campbell, Currawarra, Mitchell, sold Santa-cross heifers to 292c for 278kg to return $813.

Thunderbolt Grazing, The Springs, Aramac, sold Braford-cross heifers to 280c for 208kg to return $583.

Maranda Pastoral Co, Maranda, Barcaldine, sold Charolais-cross heifers to 270c for 362kg to return $979.

Hendon Park Pastoral Co, Waldrona, Roma, sold Charolais-cross heifers to 268c for 256kg to return $686.


Cow offering:

Cows over 500kg sold to 245c/kg and averaged 235c/kg, while cows 400-500kg topped at reached 244c/kg and averaged 219c/kg. Cows in the 300-400kg sold to 222c/kg and averaged 196c/kg.

S Kidman & Co sold Santa cows to 244c for 471kg to return $1151.

Cows and calves sold to $1575/unit and averaged $1044.

Bulls up to 400kg reached 290c/kg and average 250c/kg.





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