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Roma store sale 9 March 2021: Larger yarding meets firm demand

Beef Central, 10/03/2021

Nutrien Roma agents Sam Weston and Rod Turner with a line of AR, C & NJ Hamilton steers. The steers sold to 548c/kg, reaching a top of $1,591 to average $1,513.

Yarding 5801 Change 2112

Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area including large numbers from North and Western Queensland.

The overall quality of the yarding was mixed with an increase in content from the previous week. Steers accounted for over half of the yarding.

A larger buying panel including all regular processors, along with increased local and interstate restockers was present and operating.

Demand remained firm with prices driven by quality, resulting improvements in several categories.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg improved by 78c, while medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers improved by 27c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers to feed remained unchanged from the previous week.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg also improved by 78c, while light weight yearling heifers under 280kg improved by 14c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed rose by 39c/kg.

Cows improved from last week with medium weight cows up by 1c to 23c, and heavy weight cows up by 5c to 11c/kg. Light weight yearling steers under 200kg sold to atop of 676.2c, to average 630c/kg.

A good sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 624.2c to average 541c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 548.2c to average 500c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to 472.2c to average 453c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed reached a top of 432.2c to average 414c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 604.2c to average 548c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 542.2c to average 488c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to restockers sold to 500.2c to average 465c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to restockers made to a top of 430.2c to average 427c/kg. The best of the heavy weight grown steers sold to 376.2c to average 376c/kg.

The best of the grown heifers reached a top of 350.2c to average 330c, while PTIC grown heifers made to a top of 378.2c to average 362c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows sold to a top of 295.2c to average 291c/kg. Medium weight 4 score cows reached a top of 308.2c to average 304c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 300.2c to average 293c/kg. Heavy weight 4 score cows sold to 310.2c to average 305c/kg. Heavy weight PTIC cows made to a top of 314.2c to average 313c/kg.

The best of the heavy weight bulls made to 322.2c to average 321c/kg.

Cows and calves reached a top of $2,225/unit.

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Weekly Roma Saleyards report

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 676c/kg and averaged 559c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 624c/kg and averaged 517c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 594c/kg and averaged 454c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 470c/kg and averaged 434c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 432c/kg and averaging 394c/kg. Cows and calves hit $2,225/unit.

J & T Holdings (QLD) P/L, Wyneema Station, Kynuna sold Charbray cross steers to 676c/kg, reaching a top of $1,442 to average $1,190.

Gray Livestock Partnership, Old Cashmere, St George sold Charolais cross steers to 660c/kg, reaching a top of $1,485 to average $1,306.

Plainby Pastoral, Plainby, Richmond sold Santa steers to 594c/kg, reaching a top of $1,823 to average $1,383.

JL, RM, MD & FE Bidgood, Katoomba, Injune sold Charbray steers to 594c/kg, reaching a top of $1,461 to average $1,443.

Bangor Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Bangor, Mungallala sold Angus cross steers to 588c/kg, reaching a top of $1,043 to average $1,043. The Droughtmaster cross heifers sold to 544c/kg, reaching a top of $920 to average $920.

Henney Co, Linaglen, Windorah sold Santa cross steers to 554c/kg, reaching a top of $1,640 to average $1,429. The Santa heifers sold to 500c/kg, reaching a top of $1,410 to average $1,248.

RA Ware & AJ Horvath, Fairview, Mungallala sold Angus cross steers to 550c/kg, reaching a top of $2,159 to average $1,512.

AR, C & NJ Hamilton sold Brangus steers to 548c/kg, reaching a top of $1,591 to average $1,513.

DW & CE Collinson, West Myall, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 546c/kg, reaching a top of $1,502 to average $1,502.

The Angus cross heifers sold to 482c/kg, reaching a top of $1,239 to average $1,228.

BR Sinnamon, Tin Hut, Jackson sold Brangus steers to 536c/kg, reaching a top of $1,528 to average $1,528.

Hayfield Pastoral Co, Hayfield, Jundah sold Angus cross steers to 506c/kg, reaching a top of $2,065 to average $1,433. The Santa cross cows sold to 310c/kg, reaching a top of $2,013 to average $1,808.

DA & CBM Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala sold Shorthorn cross steers to 500c/kg, reaching a top of $1,615 to average $1,550.

Reynella Grazing Co, Reynella, Charleville sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 470c/kg, reaching a top of $1,883 to average $1,691.

G Langley & R Harland, Euroa, Injune sold Angus cross steers to 456c/kg, reaching a top of $1,735 to average $1,526. The Angus cross heifers sold to 480c/kg, reaching a top of $1,429 to average $1,429.

JE & LJ Nunn, Sunnyside, Longreach sold Santa steers to 442c/kg, reaching a top of $1,710 to average $1,541. The Charbray cows sold to 308c/kg, reaching a top of $1,629 to average $1,447.

James Muller, Arrolla, Cloncurry sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 426c/kg, reaching a top of $1,788 to average $1,654.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 604c/kg and averaged 500c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 542c/kg and averaged 433c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 480c/kg, averaging 395c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 430c/kg, averaging 367c/kg.

PJ & CR Britton, Brighton Downs, Winton sold Santa heifers to 578c/kg, reaching a top of $1,389 to average $1,188.

Monz Pastoral, Ascot, Winton sold Charbray heifers to 500c/kg, reaching a top of $1,366 to average $1,061. The Charbray cows sold to 312c/kg, reaching a top of $1,570 to average $1,329.

WN & MM Jones, Norolle Downs, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 478c/kg, reaching a top of $1,758 to average $1,474.

S & R White Family Trust, Mt Saltbush, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 430c/kg, reaching a top of $1,655 to average $1,613.

Cormack SG & RW & TA sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 363c/kg, reaching a top of $1,747 to average $1,574.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 282c/kg and averaged 253c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 320c/kg and averaged 284c/kg.

Cows over 500kg topped at 319c/kg, averaging 297c/kg.

Keddstock Pty Ltd, Moongool, Yuleba sold Charolais cross cows to 306c/kg, reaching a top of $2,206 to average $2,058.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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