A total of 6200 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday. Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 432c and averaged 387c, weaner steers 220-280kg reached 396c and averaged 355c. Steers 280- 350kg reached 396c and averaged 331c, and steers 350-400kg reached 338c and averaged 296c. Feeder steers 400-550kg topped at 320c, averaging 277c. Cows and calves hit $1760/unit.
Esalex Pty Ltd, Langdale, Longreach sold Santa cross steers for 432c at 145kg returning $626/hd. The Santa cross heifers sold for 360c at 147kg returning $531/hd. LJ & G Fietz, Hiddenvale, Barcaldine sold Brahman steers for 412c at 191kg returning $791/hd. Willdale Beef, Willdale, Ward sold Angus cross steers for 408c at 218kg returning $890/hd. The Angus cross heifers sold for 370c at 167kg returning $618/hd.
P.D. & J.L. Fisher, Quilberry, Charleville sold Santa cross steers for 396c at 292kg returning $1160/hd. The Santa cross heifers sold for 354c at 217kg returning $769/hd. BJ, MM & GP Waldron, Lochiel, Roma sold Santa cross steers for 391c at 220kg returning $860/hd. Maranoa Downs Grazing Co., Kokoda, Mitchell sold Cross breed steers for 390c at 266kg returning $1041/hd. J.L., R.M., M.D. & F.E. Bidgood, Katoomba, Injune sold Charolais cross steers for 386c at 260kg returning $1004/hd.
VM & K & AG Hafemeister, Oakleigh, Injune sold Angus cross steers for 372c at 247kg returning $919/hd. The Angus cross heifers sold for 338c at 239kg returning $809/hd. Moble Pastoral Co., Moble, Quilpie sold Santa steers for 370c at 281kg returning $1043/hd. Brett Conroy, Penrose, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 368c at 285kg returning $1050/hd. Seawright Investments, Comet Downs, Injune sold Santa cross steers for 364c at 263kg returning $959/hd.
Dart Pastoral Co., Thirlstone, Roma sold Charolais cross steers for 338c at 334kg returning $1130/hd. A.R. & Y.M. Emery, Mt. Beverly, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers for 344c at 300kg returning $1032/hd. The Angus cross heifers sold for 334c at 262kg returning $875/hd. Kevin Byron & Maree Dianne Mansfield, Bampi, Roma sold Charbray cross steers for 294c at 418kg returning $1230/hd. P. & D. Leahy, Felicia Park, Wallumbilla sold Angus cross steers for 290c at 540kg returning $1567/hd.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 370c and average 331c, while heifers 220 – 280kg topped at 350c and averaged 317c. Heifers 280- 350kg topped at 332c, averaging 279c. Heifers 350-450kg topped at 300c, averaging 251c.
B R Sinnamon, Kinawni, Jackson sold Angus cross heifers for 336c at 277kg returning $934/hd. JM & BT Murray, Cremorne, Roma sold Angus heifers for 334c at 239kg returning $800/hd.
Cows 300-400kg reached 256c and averaged 210c, while cows 400kg-500kg rage reached 252c and averaged 215c. Cows over 500kg topped at 232c, averaging 222c. LL & NA Britton, Mt Landsborough Station, Winton sold Droughtmaster cross cows for 256c at 347kg returning $889/hd.
Bulls under 400kg topped at 396c and averaged 309c, while bulls 400 – 600kg topped at 282c and averaged 241c. Bulls over 600kg topped at 259c, averaging 242c.