A total of 12,118 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday. Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 390c and averaged 340c, weaner steers 220-280kg reached 350c and averaged 314c. Steers 280- 350kg reached 328c and averaged 297c, and steers 350-400kg reached 295c and averaged 279c. Feeder steers 400-550kg topping at 288c and averaging 277c. Cows and calves hit $1575/unit.
Rotherfield Grazing Co, Rotherfield, Longreach sold Santa cross steers for 390c at 165kg returning $646/hd. The Angus heifers sold for 322c at 179kg returning $577/hd. Summerdell Grazing Pty Ltd, Summerdell, Jericho sold Charolais cross steers for 350c at 229kg returning $802/hd.
AW & EJ Forster, Belfield Station, Winton sold Charbray steers for 348c at 246kg returning $856/hd. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 314c at 210kg returning $661/hd. Skew Qld Pty Ltd, Ravenscourt, Charleville sold Charbray steers for 346c at 239kg returning $830/hd. The Charolais heifers sold for 314c at 242kg returning $761/hd.
Deracroft Pty Ltd, Woodstock Stn, Richmond sold Charbray steers for 338c at 187kg returning $634/hd. BG & JM O'Dell, Toarbee, Jericho sold Charolais cross steers for 336c at 244kg returning $821/hd. Currawilla Past. Co., Currawilla Station, Windorah sold Simmental cross steers for 336c at 221kg returning $743/hd. S.D. & M.J. Russell, Wodonga, Mungalalla sold Charolais steers for 332c at 233kg returning $775/hd.
A.C. & K. Day, Jaccondoll, Barcaldine sold Charolais cross steers for 324c at 307kg returning $997/hd. J. & S. Nichol, Ridgewell, Roma sold Angus cross steers for 304c at 304kg returning $927/hd. JS Grazing, Double J, Injune sold Angus steers for 295c at 381kg returning $1125/hd.
RH, MR & FL Miller, North Kooringa, Roma sold Angus cross steers for 294c at 310kg returning $913/hd. The Angus heifers sold for 280c at 390kg returning $1092/hd. BKM Pastoral, Stratton, Roma sold Angus steers for 288c at 415kg returning $1196/hd. The Angus heifers sold for 288c at 341kg returning $983/hd. Betty Witherspoon, Maroola Stn, Richmond sold Santa steers for 286c at 421kg returning $1205/hd.
T.E. O'Brien, Tyrone, Roma sold Shorthorn cross steers for 284c at 477kg returning $1356/hd. Pobar, D. & J., Rocklea Charlton Bank, Roma sold Charolais cross steers for 283c at 440kg returning $1246/hd. Nugent Pastoral Co, Tambo Station, Tambo sold Santa steers for 282c at 492kg returning $1389/hd. Roslin Grazing Co. 'Roslin, Mungallala sold Santa steers for 280c at 467kg returning $1309/hd.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 324c and average 280c, while heifers 220 – 280kg topped at 324c and averaged 264c. Heifers 280- 350kg topped at 294c, averaging 257c. Heifers 350-450kg topped at 294c, averaging 247c.
Bangor Cattle Co. Pty. Ltd., Bangor, Mungallala sold Angus heifers for 292c at 236kg returning $691/hd. Dalwai Holdings, Gracemere, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 290c at 239kg returning $693/hd. P.D. & E.C. Henry, Moorak, Morven sold Santa cross heifers for 280c at 289kg returning $810/hd. P. & D. Carrington, Anrod, Winton sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 270c at 198kg returning $534/hd.
Cows 300-400kg reached 193c and averaged 188c, while cows 400kg-500kg reached 210c and averaged 194c. Cows over 500kg topped at 213c, averaging 208c. Bulls under 400kg topped at 346c and averaged 271c, while bulls 400 – 600kg topped at 247c and averaged 230c. Bulls over 600kg topped at 242c, averaging 229c.