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.