WEANERS under 220kg topped at 217c/kg and averaged 203c/kg, while heavier weaners in the 220-280kg range reached 222c/kg and averaged 198c/kg at Roma store sale yesterday.
A total of 4866 head of cattle were penned.
Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 215c/kg and averaged 199c/kg, and steers 350-400kg reached 213c/kg and averaged 196c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 214c/kg and averaging 201c/kg.
Cows over 500kg sold to 197c/kg and averaged 177c/kg, while cows 400-500kg topped at reached 181c/kg and averaged 155c/kg. Cows in the 300-400kg sold to 152c/kg and averaged 126c/kg.
Bulls up to 400kg reached 196c/kg and average 151c/kg.
Included amongs the vendors was Stagmount Grazing Co, Stagmount, Aramac, which sold 227kg Santa-cross steers to 222c/kg, to return $505/head.
N & S Courtice, Ladas Downs, Glenmorgan, sold Angus-cross steers to 214c for 239kg to return $513, while Golden Pastoral Holdings, Nullin, Yuleba, sold Charolais steers to 213c for 356kg to return $760.
Margarita Kehl, Hillview, Wallumbilla, sold Charolais-cross steers to 212c for 205kg to return $436. The Charolais heifers sold to 178c for 226kg to return $403.
W & R Taylor, Saramac Downs, Wallumbilla, sold Simmental-cross steers to 212c for 449kg to return $953.
Bruce Walker, The Farm, Roma, sold Brahman steers to 211c for 356kg to return $753. The Charbray heifers sold to 188c for 252kg to return $475.
Warraco, Warra, Boulia, sold Droughtmaster steers to 210c for 305kg to return $642.
Scott and Vanessa Tennyson, The Pines, Miles, sold Brangus steers to 210c for 247kg to return $519. The Brangus heifers sold to 177c for 256kg to return $454.
J & J Russell, Culbara, Roma, sold Hereford-cross steers to 209c for 467kg to return $977.
Nissi Farms, Bobadilla, Roma, sold Hereford steers to 209c for 460kg to return $962.
P & M Wade, Ravenscourt, Charleville, sold Cross Bred steers to 205c for 396kg to return $811.
D & C Hogan, Belingra, St George, sold Droughtmaster steers to 207c for 384kg to return $795.
Wiralla Partnership, Wiralla, Thargomindah, sold Brangus steers to 200c for 364kg to return $729. The Brangus heifers sold to 183c for 247kg to return $453.
T & H Naprasnik, Bungaroo, Yuleba, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 200c for 340kg to return $680. The Hereford-cross heifers sold to 165c for 295kg to return $488.
Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 196c/kg and averaged 177c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 196c/kg and averaged 163c/kg. Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 188c/kg and averaged 166c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 190c/kg and averaged 162c/kg.
Sutton Beef, Bundabar, Glenmorgan, sold Santa heifers to 196c for 386kg to return $758.
Formosa Farming Co, Formosa Downs, Surat, sold Charolais-cross heifers to 192c for 459kg to return $883.
Peel Northampton Downs, Northampton Downs, Blackall, sold Santa heifers to 190c for 214kg to return $407.
JJ farming Trust, Hillcrest, Roma, sold Angus-cross heifers to 168c for 207kg to return $349.