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Roma store sale 19 May 2020: Prices firm to dearer

Beef Central, May 20, 2020

Watkins & Co agent Charles Gleeson with a pen of Spiven Pty Ltd heifers which sold to 389c/kg, reaching a top of $1293 to average $1012.

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Cattle were drawn from a wide supply including Western & North Western Queensland in a yarding where steers and heifers were present in equal numbers.

The overall quality of the yarding was good with lines of quality local young cattle well represented.

The buying panel included Southern buyers along with an increased processor presence, and all were operating to strong demand.

Prices were improved from the previous week, particularly for heifers and cows, while steers held firm or improved over most categories.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg to restockers made to 472.2c to average 435c/kg.

A large sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers reached a top of 468.2c to average 438c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 445.2c to average 401c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to feed made to 434.2c to average 380c/kg.

Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 450.2c to average 424c/kg. A large sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 440.2c to average 387c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to feed or background sold to 394.2c to average 369c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made to 386.2c to average 356c/kg.

The best of the medium weight grown steers sold to 329.2c to average 323c/kg. Grown heifers to processors also reached a top of 329.2c to average 307c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows sold to a top of 302.2c to average 292c/kg, while heavy weight 3 score cows made to a top of 306.2c to average 292c/kg.

The best of the heavy weight bulls made to 325.2c to average 325c/kg.

The limited number of cows and calves yarded reached a top of $1,640/unit.

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Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 472c/kg and averaged 429c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 468c/kg and averaged 415c/kg.

Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 446c/kg and averaged 386c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 434c/kg and averaged 360c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 387c/kg and averaging 328c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $1,640/unit.

MA & CR Packer, Hartwood, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 472c/kg, reaching a top of $1,247 to average $922. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 450c/kg, reaching a top of $794 to average $720.

J & B Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers to 468c/kg, reaching a top of $1,555 to average $1,272. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 412c/kg, reaching a top of $1,178 to avergae $1,041. The Charolais cows sold to 303c/kg, reaching a top of $1,918 to average $1,592.

Dalmally Grazing Co, Dalmally, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 462c/kg, reaching a top of $1,237 to average $1,181. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 398c/kg, reaching a top of $955 to average $955.

Moyallen Pastoral Co, Moyallen, Morven sold Angus cross steers to 456c/kg, reaching a top of $1,672 to average $989.

Devbar Pty Ltd, Wagabilla, St George sold Angus steers to 450c/kg, reaching a top of $1,493 to average $1,045.

Dalwai Holdings, Gracemere, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 450c/kg, reaching a top of $1,385 to average $1,229.

Wyndalma Grazing Partnership, Wyndella, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers to 446c/kg, reaching a top of $1,711 to average $1,143. The Droughtmaster heifers sold to 396c/kg, reaching a top of $882 to average $882. The Droughtmaster cows sold to 294c/kg, reaching a top of $1,794 to average $1,657.

Derbyshire Downs Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, Derbyshire Downs, Augathella sold Brahman cross steers to 446c/kg, reaching a top of $1,531 to average $1,412. The Santa cross heifers sold to 406c/kg, reaching a top of $1,131 to average $1,077.

LJ & SA Schelberg, Dumfries, Muckadilla sold Angus cross steers to 446c/kg, reaching a top of $1,162 to average $1,093.

Comongin Partners, Comongin, Quilpie sold Santa steers to 442c/kg, reaching a top of $1,585 to average $1,427. The Santa cows sold to 302c/kg, reaching a top of $1,707 to average $1,477.

Renee Richardson, Nimity, Roma sold Angus steers to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $1,255 to average $1,255. TheAngus heifers sold to 392c/kg, reaching a top of $1,041 to average $1,041.

Whitton Cattle Co, Myrtleville, Injune sold Charolais cross steers to 438c/kg, reaching a top of $1,511 to average $1,511.

CJ & CM Coomber, Jireh Park, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 438c/kg, reaching a top of $1,507 to average $1,507.

PR & MC Maunder, Burnside, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,206 to average $1,180.

Trevor Kelly, Ashmount, Muckadilla sold Romagnola cross steers to 434c/kg, reaching a top of $1,140 to average $1,111.

Ambo Grazing Co, Ambo Station, Longreach sold Santa steers to 414c/kg, reaching a top of $2,072 to average $1,405.

Tully Past Co, Como, Quilpie sold Charolais cross steers to 414c/kg, reaching a top of $1,966 to average $1,243.

T East & J Lang, Muyong Stn, Longreach sold Santa cross steers to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $1,796 to average $1,529.

WTW Rice, Prairie Vale, Torrens Creek sold Santa cross steers to 400c/kg, reaching a top of $1,410 to average $1,192. The Santa cross heifers sold to 386c/kg, reaching a top of $1,364 to average $1,063.

Argylla Mountains Pastoral, Glencoe, Mount Isa sold Brangus steers to 383c/kg, reaching a top of $1,998 to average $1,136. The Brangus cows sold to 298c/kg, reaching a top of $1,378 to average $1,136. The cow and calves sold to $1,550.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 450c/kg and averaged 383c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 436c/kg and averaged 368c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 402c/kg, averaging 356c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 394c/kg, averaging 321c/kg.

MS & LC Kersh Family Trust, Bora Stn, Richmond sold Santa cross heifers to 436c/kg, reaching a top of $1,117 to average $947.

RW & GE Jackson, Maintop, Injune sold Angus cross heifers to 396c/kg, reaching a top of $1,323 to average $1,124.

Billeroy Farms Pty Ltd, Sandalwood Downs, St George sold Angus cross heifers to 394c/kg, reaching a top of $1,428 to average $1,428.

Foyleview Pastoral Co, Foyleview, Mitchell sold Simbrah cross heifers to 390c/kg, reaching a top of $1,356 to average $1,316.

DR Gordon, Peronne, Injune sold Simmental cross heifers to 390c/kg, reaching a top of $1,234 to average $1,192.

Curr Cattle Co, Belfast Stn, Winton sold Charolais heifers to 375c/kg, reaching a top of $1,131 to average $1,020.

MA & RC Clarkson, Tamalina, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 372c/kg, reaching a top of $893 to average $799.

FC McKerrow, Weona, Winton sold Droughtmaster heifers to 368c/kg, reaching a top of $1,060 to average $993.

WJ, WJ, NO & B Hartley, Bowen Downs, Aramac sold Brahman cross heifers to 330c/kg, reaching a top of $1,443 to average $815.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 283c/kg and averaged 243c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 302c/kg and averaged 275c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 306c/kg, averaging 287c/kg.

Bronte Cattle Co, Bronte, Charleville sold Santa cows to 306c/kg, reaching a top of $1,949 to average $1,949.

GN & KJ Goodman, Monamby Park, Cooladdi sold Cross breed cows to 299c/kg, reaching a top of $1,648 to average $1,278.

Source: NLRS, Roma Saleyards

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