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Roma store sale 14 May: Buyers selective in 7110 head yarding

Beef Central, May 15, 2019

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Elders agent Keith Crouch with the Flag Springs, Auburn Santa cross steers. The steers sold to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $765 to average $633.

Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area. A good panel of buyers was present, but operating selectively. Steers and heifers were present in numbers and the overall quality of the cattle was good.

Prices were firm for quality cattle, but secondary lines saw significant decreases from the previous week, especially across the lighter weight categories.

The largest sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg decreased by 15c to 18c/kg. The majority of medium weight yearling steers under 330kg eased by 22c to 24/kg. The largest sample of medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed eased by 2c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 280kg, decreased by 18c to 43c/kg. A good number of medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg increased by 2c to 5c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows eased by 1c, while the medium weight 3 score cows increased by 2c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows sold 3c/kg dearer.

Calves sold to 282.2c to average 226c/kg.

The largest sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers sold to 314.2c to average 290c/kg. A small number of quality medium weight yearling steers under 330kg made to 310.2c to average 298c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 296.2c to average 289c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers sold to 250.2c to average 229c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to feed made to 270.2c to average 239c/kg, while medium weight heifers under 400kg to feed sold to 258.2c to average 247c/kg. The best of the limited numbers of grown heifers sold to 240c to average 218c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows made to 198.2c to average 169c, while medium weight 3 score cows sold to 221.2c to average 208c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 227.2c to average 212c/kg. Heavy weight 4 score cows sold to 229.2c to average 227c/kg.

The best of the small number of cows and calves sold to $620/unit.

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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 288c/kg and averaged 258c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 314c/kg and averaged 266c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 310c/kg and averaged 263c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 296c/kg and averaged 282c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 294c/kg and averaging 268c/kg. Cows and calves hit $560/unit.

Gwenbrook Farms Pastoral Co, Gwenbrook, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 314c/kg, reaching a top of $896 to average $704. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 249c/kg, reaching a top of $579 to average $542.

WJ & EA Martyn, Canowindra, Roma sold Simmental cross steers to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $998 to average $927. The Simmental cross heifers sold to 238c/kg, reaching a top of $678 to average $647.

Malcolm Burey, Back Creek, Amby sold Charbray cross steers to 305c/kg, reaching a top of $834 to average $692.

Echo Hills Cattle Partnership, Echo Hills, Wallumbilla sold Santa cross steers to 296c/kg, reaching a top of $1,107 to average $1,038.

GW & GI Emery, Wyena, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross steers to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $1,441 to average $724.

Moombah Pastoral Co, Binbian Downs, Miles sold Angus cross steers to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $801 to average $714. The Angus cross heifers sold to 250c/kg, reaching a top of $643 to average $591.

PE & RE Cupitt, Wonga Plains, Bowenville sold Santa cross steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $1,061 to average $875. The Santa cross heifers sold to 246c/kg, reaching a top of $861 to average $674.

Des & Wendy Jones, Evergreen, Injune sold Charbray cross steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $1,013 to average $891.

Seifert Belmont Reds, Flag Springs, Auburn sold Santa cross steers to 290c/kg, reaching a top of $765 to average $633. The Santa cross heifers sold to 240c/kg, reaching a top of $548 to average $468.

Palmtree Grazing Co, Palmtree, Taroom sold Santa cross steers to 289c/kg, reaching a top of $1,076 to average $957. The Santa cross heifers sold to 254c/kg, reaching a top of $921 to average $761. The Santa cross cows sold to 229c/kg, reaching a top of $1,482 to average $1,312.

BL & ME Westman, Pointypool, Wandoan sold Santa steers to 288c/kg, reaching a top of $874 to average $807.

WJ, WJ, NO & B Hartley, Bowen Downs, Aramac sold to Brangus cross steers to 284c/kg, reaching a top of $1,212 to average $1,029.

RH & RJ West, Roleen, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross steers to 282c/kg, reaching a top of $1,590 to average $1,500. Wallabella, Wallumbilla sold Angus steers to 268c/kg, reaching a top of $798 to average $778. The Angus heifers sold to 250c/kg, reaching a top of $779 to average $703.

Dalmally Grazing Co, Dalmally, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers to 268c/kg, reaching a top of $603 to average $548.

RA & MS Clark, Combanning, Charleville sold Droughtmaster steers to 254c/kg, reaching a top of $770 to average $653.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 249c/kg and averaged 209c/kg, while heifers in the 220 – 280kg range topped at 250c/kg and averaged 206c/kg. Heifers in the 280- 350kg range topped at 270c/kg, averaging 220c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 277c/kg, averaging 213c/kg.

GJ & CJ Roberts, Oakleigh, Injune sold Charolais cross heifers to 270c/kg, reaching a top of $932 to average $863.

Bethungra Trust, Bethungra Park, Condamine sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 258c/kg, reaching a top of $982 to average $928.

AR Roberts, Tantatton, Wallumbilla sold Blonde D Aquitaine heifers to 248c/kg, reaching a top of $846 to average $761.

Luckona Holdings Pty Ltd, Luckona Downs, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross heifers to 236c/kg, reaching a top of $805 to average $589.

Bangor Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Bangor, Mungallala sold Brangus heifers to 230c/kg, reaching a top of $782 to average $568.

Maranoa Downs Grazing Co, Ravenscourt, Mitchell sold Cross breed heifers to 226c/kg, reaching a top of $506 to average $471.

Renee Richardson, Nimity, Roma sold Santa cross heifers to 224c/kg, reaching a top of $569 to average $569.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 190c/kg and averaged 115c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 225c/kg and averaged 160c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 229c/kg, averaging 201c/kg.

Sources: NLRS, Roma Combined Agents

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