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Roma store sale 9 June 2020: Weaner steers top at 474c/kg

Beef Central, 10/06/2020

TopX Roma agent Sarah Packer with a pen of Culbara steers. The steers sold to 474.2c/kg, reaching a top of $1,396 to average $1,258. The heifers sold to 432c/kg, reaching a top of $1,300 to average $1,125.

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CATTLE were mostly drawn from the local supply area but the yarding continued to include a fair number from Western and North Western Queensland in a yarding where steers and heifers were present in similar numbers.

The overall quality of the yarding was varied with increased numbers of older steers yarded, however lines of quality local young cattle continued to be well represented, especially heifers.

A good buying panel was present and operating, including all regular processors, and had a continued southern and local restocker presence.

Restockers and feedlots were operating to strong demand with prices reflective of quality.

Medium and heavy weight feeder steers improved from 2c to 10c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg improved from 11c to 54c/kg.

However prices for both heifers and cows were significantly stronger. Heavy weight cows improved in price by 12c/kg.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers made to 454.2c to average 454c/kg. A large sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers reached a top of 462.2c to average 434c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 474.2c to average 424c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 434.2c to average 405c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed made to a top of 402.2c to average 391c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 446.2c to average 406c/kg. A large sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers also made to 444.2c to average 410c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 428.2c to average 395c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made to 388.2c to average 358c/kg.

The best of the medium weight grown steers sold to 378.2c to average 363c/kg. Heavy weight grown heifers to slaughter reached a top of 320.2c to average 320c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows sold to a top of 288c to average 281c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to a top of 286.2c to average 282c/kg. Heavy weight 4 score cows reached a top of 296.2c to average 289c/kg.

The best of the heavy weight bulls made to 328.2c to average 310c/kg.

A good number of cows and calves were yarded and reached a top of $2400/unit

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Roma store press report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 456c/kg and averaged 422c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 474c/kg and averaged 428c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 474c/kg and averaged 393c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 434c/kg and averaged 379c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 402c/kg and averaging 373c/kg. Cows and calves hit $2,400/unit.

John Russell, Culbara, Roma sold Charolais cross steers (pictured above) to 474c/kg, reaching a top of $1,396 to average $1,258. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 432c/kg, reaching a top of $1,300 to average $1,125.

Gwenbrook Farms Pastoral Co, Gwenbrook, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 462c/kg, reaching a top of $1,429 to average $1,215. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 444c/kg, reaching a top of $1,280 to average $1,083.

AK Grazing Pty Ltd, Austral Park, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 454c/kg, reaching a top of $1,048 to average $1,048. The Angus cross heifers sold to 426c/kg, reaching a top of $929 to average $929.

Farmleigh Grazing, Tunis, Injune sold Angus cross steers 450c/kg, reaching a top of $1,350 to average $1,234.

Sheales P/C, Mahrigong, Winton sold Santa cross steers to 442c/kg, reaching a top of $1,884 to average $1,382.

N & A Grazing, Idaho, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,134 to average $1,134.

JS Grazing, Double J, Injune sold Angus steers to 434c/kg, reaching a top of $1,655 to average $1,607.

Malcolm Burey, Back Creek, Amby sold Charolais cross steers to 434c/kg, reaching a top of $1,128 to average $1,128.

C & S Tindall Family Trust, Corona, Longreach sold Santa cross steers to 431c/kg, reaching a top of $1,405 to average $1,306. The Santa heifers sold to 432c/kg, reaching a top of $1,318 to average $1,214.

D & M McInnerney, Morwhena, Mitchell sold Angus steers to 426c/kg, reaching a top of $1,044 to average $1,044.

LL & SD Bode, Vergemont Station, Longreach sold Cross breed steers to 414c/kg, reaching a top of $1,351 to average $1,199.

N & P Underwood, Avonleigh, Taroom sold Santa cross steers to 406c/kg, reaching a top of $1,306 to average $1,161.

Tony Purcell, Snake Gully, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross steers to 404c/kg, reaching a top of $1,447 to average $1,377.

D & C Batt, Hillview, Muttaburra sold Santa steers to 402c/kg, reaching a top of $1,798 to average $1,557.

BV Rolfe, Nindinna, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 402c/kg, reaching a top of $1,502 to average $1,401. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 390c/kg, reaching a top of $1,309 to average $1,262.

BD, LP, JK, BD Hornick, Junedale, Injune sold Santa steers to 402c/kg, reaching a top of $1,384 to average $1,372.

Noogilla Cattle Co, Woodlands, Mitchell sold Simbrah cross steers to 396c/kg, reaching a top of $1,807 to average $1,749.

RH & RJ West, Roleen, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 396c/kg, reaching a top of $1,712 to average $1,630.

Gardiner & Son, Collaroy, Charleville sold Simbrah steers to 395c/kg, reaching a top of $1,611 to average $1,542.

Argylla Mountains Pastoral, Glencoe, Mt Isa sold Brangus steers to 388c/kg, reaching a top of $1,421 to average $1,169.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 446c/kg and averaged 404c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 444c/kg and averaged 398c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 428c/kg, averaging 364c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 388c/kg, averaging 332c/kg.

Close Marketing No 2, Lagoon Creek, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 444c/kg, reaching a top of $1,243 to average $1,158.

Perrett Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Tunis, Injune sold Angus cross heifers to 432c/kg, reaching a top of $1,110 to average $1,032.

Lyndale Grazing 2 Pty Ltd, Lyndale, Roma sold Simmental cross heifers to 430c/kg, reaching a top of $1,286 to average $1,086.

S & J Elliott, Karoola Station, Winton sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 418c/kg, reaching a top of $1,182 to average $925.

Johnson Past, Thurles Park, Stonehenge sold Simbrah heifers to 388c/kg, reaching a top of $1,181 to average $1,067.

Ashman Grazing, Escombe Downs, Winton sold Braford heifers to 376c/kg, reaching a top of $1,305 to average $1,123.

MR Graham & KJ Moloney, Kandarra, Wallumbilla sold Angus heifers to 364c/kg, reaching a top of $1,391 to average $1,381.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 263c/kg and averaged 241c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 295c/kg and averaged 260c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 300c/kg, averaging 278c/kg

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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