A total of 4581 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.
Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 410c and averaged 377c, weaner steers 220-280kg reached 380c and averaged 355c. Steers 280- 350kg reached 368c and averaged 327c, and steers 350-400kg reached 314c and averaged 296c. Feeder steers 400-550kg topped at 305c and averaging 289c. Cows and calves hit $1720/unit.
Rosehearty Grazing, Merago, Longreach sold Santa steers for 410c at 210kg returning $861/hd. Inkerman Grazing, Hathaway, Charleville sold Charbray steers for 402c at 160kg returning $643/hd. The Charbray heifers sold for 340c at 167kg returning $578/hd. R.L. & L.A. McQueen, Strathfillan, Winton sold Braford cross steers for 400c at 174kg returning $698/hd.
M.J. & C.J. McQueen, Weston, Winton sold Braford cross steers for 400c at 152kg returning $610/hd. TJ Dowling Family Trust, Coleraine Stn, Richmond sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 380c at 245kg returning $932/hd. SJ Ward & SK Fink, Karana, Injune sold Charbray steers for 348c at 266kg returning $928/hd. The Charbray heifers sold for 286c at 315kg returning $901/hd.
AJ & EJ Albeck, Glenfrog, Wallumbilla sold Hereford steers for 340c at 291kg returning $989/hd. J.F. & B.P. Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers for 328c at 307kg returning $1,009/hd. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 310c at 291kg returning $904/hd. Kulki Pastoral, Thargomindah sold Brahman cross steers for 314c at 374kg returning $1176/hd. The Brahman cross heifers sold for 270c at 273kg returning $738/hd.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 356c and averaged 328c, while heifers 220 – 280kg topped at 344c and averaged 286c. Heifers 280- 350kg topped at 310c, averaging 267c. Heifers 350-450kg topped at 298c, averaging 273c.
The Enniskillen Pastoral Co., Mt. Enniskillen, Blackall sold Santa heifers for 348c at 203kg returning $708/hd. The Santa cows and calves sold for $1720/unit. DC Pastoral & Earthmoving P/L, Northview, Morven sold Santa cross heifers for 348c at 164kg returning $571/hd. Perrett Cattle Co. Pty. Ltd., Tunis, Injune sold Angus heifers for 300c at 328kg returning $985/hd. ML & AE Comiskey, Port Wine, Alpha sold Santa heifers for 290c at 345kg returning $1001/hd.
Cows 300-400kg reached 249c and averaged 220c, while cows 400kg-500kg reached 245c and averaged 222c. Cows over 500kg topped at 250c, averaging 238c. Roston Grazing, Leichardt, Aramac sold Droughtmaster cross cows for 240c at 555kg returning $1333/hd.
Bulls under 400kg topped at 402c and averaged 322c, while bulls 400 – 600kg topped at 268c and averaged 249c. Bulls over 600kg topped at 267c, averaging 257c. S Kidman & Co, Durham Downs, Eromanga sold Santa Mickey bulls for 354c at 188kg returning $666/hd.