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Roma store sale 9 Feb 2021: Light steer record as market firms

Beef Central, 10/02/2021

Vendor Chris Mars and GDL Moura agent James Bensley with a pen of CR & FJ Mars heifers. The heifers sold to 608c/kg, reaching a top of $1,530 to average $1,308.

Yarding 6054 Change – 1954

Cattle were drawn from a wider supply area but included some larger local single vendor lines.

The overall quality of the yarding was good however there was an increase in content from the previous week.

A large buying panel was present and included regular processors, feedlots, and local and interstate restockers.

Overall prices remained firm with price variances reflective of quality and content.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg rose by 38c, however light weight yearling steers under 330kg fell by 34c to 43cc/kg. Feeder steers continued to sell to strong demand with medium weight yearling steers to feed up by 2c, and heavy weight feeder steers up by 13c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg fell by 4c, but medium weight yearling heifers under 280kg rose by 7c to 9c/kg. Medium weight cows fell in price by 7c to 9c, while heavy weight cows lost 4c/kg.

Restocker competition was strong on the limited numbers of light weight yearling steers under 200kg which saw a new record for the Roma Saleyards set at 710.2c to average 633c/kg.

A good sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 622.2c to average 561c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 558.2c to average 495c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 502.2c to average 462c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed reached a top of 468.2c to average 457c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 620.2c to average 573c/kg. A large sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 602.2c to average 521c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 530.2c to average 483c/kg. A small sample of medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made to a top of 478.2c to average 459c/kg. The best of the light weight grown steers sold to 438.2c to average 437c/kg. The best of the grown heifers reached a top of 378.2c to average 370c/kg.

PTIC grown heifers to restockers sold to 484.2c to average 484c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows sold to a top of 309.2c to average 297c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 317.2c to average 310c/kg. The best of the heavy weight bulls made to 335.2c to average 328c/kg.

Cows and calves reached a top of $2240/unit.

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Weekly Roma Store report

Vendor Chris Mars and GDL Moura agent James Bensley with a pen of CR & FJ Mars heifers. The heifers sold to 608c/kg, reaching a top of $1,530 to average $1,308.

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 710c/kg and averaged 582c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 610c/kg and averaged 528c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 557c/kg and averaged 468c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 507c/kg and averaged 447c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 468c/kg and averaging 420c/kg. Cows and calves hit $2,240/unit.

CR & FJ Mars, Sardine Crk, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 710c/kg, reaching a top of $1,642 to average $1,465. The Angus cross heifers sold to 608c/kg, reaching a top of $1,530 to average $1,308.

D & K Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala sold Charolais cross steers to 592c/kg, reaching a top of $1,931 to average $1,642.

Todd Cattle Co, Munnaweena, Mitchell sold Brangus cross steers to 588c/kg, reaching a top of $1,688 to average $1,503.

IC Jackson, Elavirem, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 582c/kg, reaching a top of $1,802 to average $1,457. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 554c/kg, reaching a top of $1,480 to average $1,334.

GJ & RA Murphy, Koreelah, Charleville sold Charolais cross steers to 582c/kg, reaching a top of $1,249 to average $1,249. The Charolais heifers sold to 562c/kg, reaching a top of $1,591 to average $1,200.

RP & TM Sevil, Kenilworth, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 580c/kg, reaching a top of $1,365 to average $1,314. The Santa cross heifers sold to 500c/kg, reaching a top of $1,154 to average $1,050.

Skew QLD Pty ltd, Ravenscourt, Charleville sold Charbray steers to 560c/kg, reaching a top of $1,800 to average $1,556.

M & NE McKay, Macwood, St George sold Santa cross steers to 558c/kg, reaching a top of $1,489 to average $1,410.

Badalia Pastoral Co, Badalia, Boulia sold Charolais cross steers to 557c/kg, reaching a top of $1,680 to average $1,476.

Audrey Bell, Alcurah Creek, Roma sold Charbray cross steers to 548c/kg, reaching a top of $1,650 to average $1,533. The Charbray cross heifers sold to 500c/kg, reaching a top of $1,592 to average $1,502.

Leinster Pastoral Co, Siwa, Roma sold Brangus cross steers to 526c/kg, reaching a top of $1,860 to average $1,502.

AW & GWW Littleton, Gabel Park, Jackson sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 522c/kg, reaching a top of $1,319 to average $1,319.

DA & KL York, Bainbilla, Surat sold Angus cross steers to 512c/kg, reaching a top of $1,650 to average $1,603.

WD & JE Purcell, Bridgeman Downs, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 502c/kg, reaching a top of $1,767 to average $1,767.

Dart Pastoral Co, Thirlstone, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 494c/kg, reaching a top of $1,793 to average $1,713.

CA & RL Beissel, Pinetree, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers to 480c/kg, reaching a top of $1,445 to average $1,445.

The Bottle Tree Cattle Trust, Karalee Plains, Wandoan sold Brangus steers to 474c/kg, reaching a top of $1,726 to average $1,632.

Belfast Investments Nq Pty Ltd, Belfast Station, Winton sold Brahman steers to 474c/kg, reaching a top of $1,674 to average $1,411.

RH & RJ West, Roleen, Wallumbilla sold Angus steers to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,988 to average $1,858.

JE & DK Malone, Braeside Station, Kynuna sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,909 to average $1,558.

DT & KA York Family Trust, Wattle Park, Wallumbilla sold Simmental cross steers to 460c/kg, reaching a top of $2,029 to average $1,986.

Banff Downs Pty Ltd, Banff Downs, Morven sold Shorthorn cross steers to 458c/kg, reaching a top of $2,037 to average $1,797.

Luckona Holdings Pty Ltd, Luckona Downs, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross steers to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $2,046 to average $1,758.

Roseharty Grazing Co, Koonong Downs, Muckadilla sold Santa cross steers to 426c/kg, reaching a top of $2,679 to average $2,078.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 620c/kg and averaged 526c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 602c/kg and averaged 504c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 518c/kg, averaging 448c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 484c/kg, averaging 378c/kg.

Tomcat Rural, Balgownie, Roma sold Charolais heifers to 508c/kg, reaching a top of $1,277 to average $1,277.

TJ & JA Sorensen, Beaumont, Roma sold Charbray cross heifers to 500c/kg, reaching a top of $1,722 to average $1,691.

Cornford Grazing Co, Molonga, Charleville sold Brangus cross heifers to 490c/kg, reaching a top of $1,407 to average $1,262.

DH & A Humphrey, Merida, Jericho sold Simbrah cross heifers to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,391 to average $1,391.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 284c/kg and averaged 253c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 484c/kg and averaged 297c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 317c/kg, averaging 302c/kg.

Vendor Ed Wade and Elders Livestock agent Garry Cartwright with a pen of Skew QLD PTY LTD steers. The steers sold to 560c/kg, reaching a top of $1,800 to average $1,556.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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