Roma young bullocks hit 307c

Roma young bullocks hit 307c

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Roma prime sale yarded 924 head of cattle today with steers selling to 307c/kg.

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A total yarding of 924 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s Prime Sale on Thursday.

Steers over 550kg sold to 307c/kg and averaged 299c/kg, while steers in the 400-550kg sold to 295c/kg and averaged 288c/kg.

Bruce Smith, Coleraine, Mitchell, sold Santa-cross steers to 307c/kg for 608kg to return $1868/head. 

P & C Britton, Brighton Downs, Winton, sold Brahman-cross steers to 304c for 630kg to return $1916.

Hartley Grazing, Coopermurra, Mitchell, sold Brahman steers to 301c for 632kg to return $1904.

John York, Taunton, Roma, sold Simmental steers to 300c for 633kg to return $1901.

Bengarcia Grazing Co, Bengarcia, Bollon, sold Charolais-cross steers to 300c for 623kg to return $1871.

Heifers over 450kg made to 288c/kg and averaged 276c/kg, while heifers in the 350-450kg sold to 281c and averaged 273c/kg.

Keddstock, Moongool, Yuleba, sold Charolais heifers to 285c for 604kg to return $1722. The Charolais cows sold to 252c for 711kg to return $1795.

J & J Bell, Kinnoul, Taroom, sold Santa-cross heifers to 281c for 536kg to return $1509. The Santa-cross cows sold to 246c for 634kg to return $1561.

Cows over 500kg peaked at 270c/kg and averaged 240c/kg, while cows in the 400-500kg class topped at 245c/kg and averaged 229c/kg. Cows 300-400kg sold to 221c/kg and averaged 200c/kg.

Gingie Pastoral Co, Oak Park Station, Charleville, sold Brahman-cross cows to 249c for 624kg to return $1555.

RC Business, Durella, Morven, sold Charolais-cross cows to 248c for 540kg to return $1341. 

Argylla Mountains Pastoral, Glencoe, Mount Isa, sold Brangus cows to 248c for 520kg to return $1290.

James Cox, Coniston, Wyandra, sold Brangus cows to 246c for 531kg to return $1308.

Guthie Pastoral Group, Baroona, Injune, sold a Santa-cross cow to 242c for 780kg to return $1887.

Bulls over 600kg earned to 259c/kg and averaged 238c/kg.

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