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Roma store sale 4 Feb: Feedlot demand strong in smaller yarding

Beef Central, February 5, 2020

MAA agent Duncan McLeod with a line of SA & B Smith & Sons Land & Cattle Co steers. The steers sold to 388c/kg, reaching a top of $1,073 to average $935. The heifers sold to 336c/kg, reaching a top of $940 to average $838.

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Smaller yardings continue after recent rain events across the supply area including patchy storms yesterday.

Cattle were again mostly drawn from the local supply area.

A smaller panel of buyers was present and operating to strong demand.

Steers dominated the yarding with heifers and cows present in equal numbers. The quality of the yarding varied with light weight cattle present in numbers, however prices improved significantly due to the reduced supply and recent rainfall.

Feedlot competition was particularly strong.

Light weight yearling steers under 280kg improved by 38c to 48c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg improved by 48c to 51c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers lifted in price by 20c/kg.

Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg lifted by 43c to 55c/kg. Medium weight and heavy weight 3 score cows both improved in price by 34c/kg.

A small number of quality light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers reached a top of 400.2c to average 371c/kg.

A large sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to feed or background sold to 398.2c to average 384c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to feed under 330kg made to 382.2c to average 373c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg sold to 367.2c to average 364c/kg.

Light weight weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers sold to 342c to average 331c/kg. The best of the medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to processors sold to a top of 346c to average 333c/kg. The best of the limited numbers of heavy weight yearling heifers over 400kg to processors reached a top of 347c to average 331c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows sold to 291c to average 273c, while the heavy weight 3 score cows sold to 295c to average 282c/kg.

Heavy weight bulls reached a top of 315c to average 300c/kg.

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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 398c/kg and averaged 364c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 400c/kg and averaged 370c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 398c/kg and averaged 366c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 367c/kg and averaged 349c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 350c/kg and averaging 311c/kg.
Cows and calves hit $0/unit.

LH & JD Schier, Glenlea, Roma sold Murray grey steers to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $956 to average $956.

Albury Pastoral Co sold Charolais cross steers to 398c/kg, reaching a top of $1,207 to average $910. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 320c/kg, reaching a top of $871 to average $726.

Raceview Past Co, Warraworen, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 398c/kg, reaching a top of $1,136 to average $1,047. The Santa cross cows sold to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $1,669 to average $1,562.

SA & B Smith & Sons Land & Cattle Co, Mt Panorama, Rolleston sold Angus steers to 388c/kg, reaching a top of $1,073 to average $935. The Angus cross angus heifers sold to 336c/kg, reaching a top of $940 to average $838.

Reynella Grazing Co, Reynella, Charleville sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 386c/kg, reaching a top of $1,252 to average $1,123.

PD & D Leahy, Felicia Park, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 382c/kg, reaching a top of $1,220 to average $1,133.

G Wilson, Killoran, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 381c/kg, reaching a top of $1,282 to average $1,122.

BV Rolfe, Nindinna, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 380c/kg, reaching a top of $999 to average $999. The Charolais cross cows sold to 281c/kg, reaching a top of $1,485 to average $1,223.

L & HM McKay, Cynthia Downs, St George sold Santa steers to 378c/kg, reaching a top of $1,275 to average $1,163.

John & Lyn Hudson, Tongy, Dunkeld sold Cross breed steers to 374c/kg, reaching a top of $1,197 to average $1,121. The Cross breed heifers sold to 347c/kg, reaching a top of $1,432 to average $1,432.

Sandlewood Valley Partnership, Sandlewood Valley, Injune sold Brangus steers to 370c/kg, reaching a top of $925 to average $925. The Brangus heifers sold to 330c/kg, reaching a top of $772 to average $772.

DT & KA York Family Trust, Wattle Park, Wallumbilla sold Simbrah cross steers to 360c/kg, reaching a top of $1,287 to average $1,287.

BM & ND Bauer, Arlington, Tambo sold Simmental cross steers to 360c/kg, reaching a top of $1,162 to average $757. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 340c/kg, reaching a top of $1,230 to average $876. The Charolais cross cows sold to 285c/kg, reaching a top of $1,623 to average $1,460.

Pimlico Pty Ltd, Kanandah Wedells Road, Glenmorgan sold Charolais cross steers to 358c/kg, reaching a top of $1,317 to average $1,201. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 330c/kg reaching a top of $1,240 to average $1,164.

Airlie Farming, Airlie, Dulacca sold Santa steers to 354c/kg, reaching a top of $1,996 to average $1,562.

Central Grazing, Ardentrive, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 351c/kg, reaching a top of $2,322 to average $2,322.
Tamarang Pastoral Co, Tamarang, Wallumbilla sold Charolias steers to 345c/kg, reaching a top of $1,273 to average $1,040.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 336c/kg and averaged 291c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 342c/kg and averaged 316c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 346c/kg, averaging 301c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 347c/kg, averaging 321c/kg.

Ox Beef Trust, Myall, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 342c/kg, reaching a top of $1,317 to average $1,111. The Brangus cross cows sold to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $1,549 to average $1,324.

Des & Wendy Jones, Evergreen, Injune sold Charbray heifers to 342c/kg, reaching a top of $795 to average $768.

TI & JL York, Hyde Park, Wallumbilla sold Simmental cross heifers to 340c/kg, reaching a top of $1,050 to average $984.

Campmac Pty Ltd, Saramac Downs, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross heifers to 336c/kg, reaching a top of $1,023 to average $846.

John Gosper, Glenross, Dulacca sold Cross breed heifers to 334c/kg, reaching a top of $1,571 to average $1,248.

WN & MM Jones, Norolle Downs, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 333c/kg, reaching a top of $1,470 to average $1,381.

D R Wells, Navarra, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 317c/kg, reaching a top of $1,420 to average $1,420. The Charolais cross cows sold to 292c/kg, reaching a top of $1,694 to average $1,694.

I & E Graham, Bullen-Bullen, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster heifers to 302c/kg, reaching a top of $759 to average $759.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 291c/kg and averaged 226c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 287c/kg and averaged 248c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 295c/kg, averaging 274c/kg.

RH & RJ West, Roleen, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross cows to 292c/kg, reaching a top of $1,686 to average $1,415.

Estate of Russell Fleming, Penrose, Roma sold Santa cows to 226c/kg, reaching a top of $893 to average $893.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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