Heavy steers make 299c at Roma prime sale

Roma prime steers make 299c

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Roma prime sale yarded 737 head of cattle on March 1 with steers selling to 299c and 297c/kg.

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A total yarding of 737 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s Prime Sale on Thursday.

Steers over 550kg sold to 299c and averaged 290c, while steers in the 400-550kg sold to 297c, averaging 288c.

John E York, Taunton, Roma sold Simmental cross steers for 299c at 617kg returning $1848. Barry York, Warratah, Roma sold Santa cross steers for 297c at 540kg returning $1607. G. Wilson, Killoran, Injune sold Droughtmaster steers for 293c at 592kg returning $1736. Tungamah Farming Pty Ltd, Bindyego, Roma sold Charbray cross steers for 287c at 576kg returning $1656.

Heifers over 450kg made to 272c and averaged 253c, heifers in the 350-450kg sold to 263c, averaging 251c.

Weldon Grazing, Glenlinden, Injune sold Santa cross heifers for 263c at 425kg returning $1118. The Santa cross cows sold for 231c at 528kg returning $1220. Bruce Smith, Coleraine, Mitchell sold Santa heifers for 254c at 543kg returning $1381. The Santa cross cows sold for 228c at 566kg returning $1293.

Cows over 500kg peaked at 244c and averaged 230c, while cows in the 400-500kg class topped at 233c and averaged 222c. Cows 300-400kg sold to 223c and averaged 192c.

Jean Statham, Possession Creek, Mitchell sold Santa cross cows for 244c at 549kg returning $1341. Killarney Park Grazing Pty Ltd, Killarney, Tambo sold Santa cross cows for 239c at 655kg returning $1566. Dalwai Holdings, Gracemere, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cows for 237c at 567kg returning $1346. PJ&CR Britton, Brighton Downs, Winton sold Santa cross cows for 236c at 554kg returning $1308.

DA&CBM Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala sold Charolais cows for 230c at 655kg returning $1509.

R&L. McQueen, Balmoral, Winton sold Braford cows for 230c at 584kg returning $1344.

MJ&CJ McQueen, Balmoral, Winton sold Braford cows for 230c at 467kg returning $1075.

Mt Macquarie Past Co, Dingwell, Morven sold Simmental cross cows for 227c at 551kg returning $1251.

DW&TL Phillips, Luccombe, Mitchell sold Brahman cows for 227c at 484kg returning $1100.

AF&MF Douglas, Springfield, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cows for 225c at 564kg returning $1271.

Bulls over 600kg earned to 267c and averaged 242c.

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