Heavy steers to 275c at Roma prime sale

Roma prime steers make 275c

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Roma's prime sale yarded a total of 739 head of cattle on March 22.

Roma's prime sale yarded a total of 739 head of cattle on March 22.

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Roma's prime sale yarded a total of 739 head of cattle on March 22.

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A total yarding of 739 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s Prime Sale on Thursday, March 22.

Steers over 550kg sold to 275c/kg and averaged 260c, while steers in the 400-550kg sold to 273c, averaging 268c.

AK&AG Anderson, Limewood, Roma sold Charbray steers for 275c at 565kg returning $1555. Box Cattle Co, Durham Downs, Roma sold Santa steers for 274c at 645kg returning $1769. The Santa cross cows sold for 220c at 578kg returning $1274. Tungamah Farming Pty Ltd, Bindyego, Amby sold Euro cross steers for 273c at 540kg returning $1475. WT&JA Harris, Quebec, Roma sold Charolais cross steers for 272c at 665kg returning $1811.

Heifers over 450kg made to 263c and averaged 243c, heifers in the 350-450kg sold to 252c, averaging 238c.

Golden Grazing Pty Ltd, Potters Flat, Yuleba sold Hereford cross heifers for 263c at 541kg returning $1424. The Braford cross cows sold for 219c at 650kg returning $1424. Cows over 500kg peaked at 245c and averaged 216c, while cows in the 400-500kg class topped at 215c and averaged 202c. Cows 300-400kg sold to 193c and averaged 173c.

T&L Sypher, Araby, Roma sold Charolais cross cows for 222c at 615kg returning $1366. Plevna Downs Pastoral Co, Plevna Downs, Eromanga sold Droughtmaster cows for 219c at 635kg returning $1391. Nathan Wichlacz, Woodbine, Muckadilla sold Droughtmaster cross cows for 218c at 611kg returning $1333. Palmer Steel Trading, Weribone, Surat sold Santa cross cows for 217c at 608kg returning $1321.

​Bulls over 600kg earned to 258c and averaged 220c.

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