Roma weaner steers to 362c

Weaner steers reach 362c at Roma Store Sale

Siblings Hugh, Addie and Flynn White caught up with Heidi Dodd (third from left) for a day out at the Roma Saleyards on Tuesday.

Siblings Hugh, Addie and Flynn White caught up with Heidi Dodd (third from left) for a day out at the Roma Saleyards on Tuesday.

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Steers topped at 362c and cows and calves reached $1475/unit at this week's Roma Store Sale.

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A total of 4515 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale.

Weaners under 220kg topped at 362c/kg and averaged 320c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 362c/kg and averaged 321c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 348c/kg and averaged 311c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 330c/kg and averaged 286c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 302c/kg and averaging 280c/kg.

Ces Russell, Ingledoon, Augathella, sold Santa steers to 362c/kg for 266kg to return $965/head.

R & J Copeland, Knockbine, Taroom, sold Angus-cross steers to 348c for 313kg to return $1091. The Angus-cross heifers sold to 346c for 243kg to return $842.

D Heinz, Tatiara, Drillham, sold Charolais-cross steers to 346c for 257kg to return $890.

Palmtree Grazing Co, Palmtree, Taroom, sold Santa-cross steers to 344c for 290kg to return $999. The Santa-cross heifers sold to 332c for 285kg to return $947.

L Littlewood & C Bignell, Tanilba, Yuleba, sold Charolais-cross steers to 342c for 260kg to return $889.

J & J Creevey, Lucknow, Augathella, sold Charolais steers to 340c for 257kg to return $876. The Charolais-cross heifers sold to 312c for 267kg to return $834.

A & C Adams, Allo-omber, Barcaldine, sold Brahman-cross steers to 334c for 336kg to return $1125.

Ben & Kylie Hindle, Larnook, Mungallala, sold Charolais steers to 332c for 320kg to return $1063.

S & R White Family Trust, Mt Saltbush, Roma, sold Angus-cross steers to 330c for 323kg to return $1067.

C & M Eddie, Roma, sold Hereford-cross steers to 325c for 340kg to return $1105.

Echo Hills Cattle Partnership, Echo Hills, Wallumbilla, sold Simmental-cross steers to 294c for 487kg to return $1434.

Tim O’Brien, Tyrone, Roma, sold Shorthorn-cross steers to 293c for 526kg to return $1544. 

Lockerbie Farms, Bindi, Wallumbilla, sold Santa-cross steers to 292c for 445kg to return $1300. 

Moonya Pastoral Co, Moonya, Roma, sold Santa-cross steers to 291c for 441kg to return $1284.

Margaret Fisher, Maroomba, Muttaburra, sold Brahman steers to 283c for 345kg to return $977. 

Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 304c/kg and averaged 269c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 332c/kg and averaged 274c/kg. Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 346c/kg and averaged 298c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 346c/kg and averaged 319c/kg.

M & K Groat Family Trust, Castle Hill, Injune, sold Droughtmaster heifers to 340c for 204kg to return $694.

K & S Ferguson, Lindilla, Roma, sold Cross bred heifers to 320c for 225kg to return $720.

Goorarooman, Thallon, sold Santa-cross heifers to 310c for 291kg to return $902. 

Joy Naish, Coralbyn, Wandoan, sold Angus-cross heifers to 307c for 273kg to return $841.

Cows over 500kg sold to 256c/kg and averaged 222c/kg, while cows 400-500kg topped at reached 236c/kg and averaged 201c/kg. Cows in the 300-400kg sold to 223c/kg and averaged 165c/kg.

Droughtmaster cows and calves sold to $1475 and across the board cows and calves averaged $1088/unit.

Bulls up to 400kg reached 296c/kg and averaged 262c/kg.

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