Santa heifers hit 330c at Roma store

Santa heifers hit 330c at Roma store sale

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Nat Currie, Elders Blackall with the Enniskillen Pastoral Co Santa heifers. The heifers sold to an impressive 330c/kg, reaching a top of $513 to average $443.

Nat Currie, Elders Blackall with the Enniskillen Pastoral Co Santa heifers. The heifers sold to an impressive 330c/kg, reaching a top of $513 to average $443.

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There were 10,300 cattle yarded at Tuesday's Roma store sale, where steers topped at 335c and heifers reached 330c.

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A total of 10,300 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s store sale on Tuesday. Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 314c and averaged 267c, weaner steers 220-280kg reached 335c and averaged 285c. Steers  280- 350kg reached 335c and averaged 294c, and steers 350-400kg reached 318c and averaged 298c. Feeder steers 400-550kg topping at 314c and averaging 286c. Cows and calves hit $1240/unit.

Redman Pastoral Co, Wattamolla, Mitchell sold Angus cross steers to 335c, reaching a top of $1133 to average $982. The Shorthorn heifers sold to 276c, reaching a top of $821 to average $821. C & D Gauld, Bethlee, Drillham sold Santa steers to 318c, reaching a top of $1238 to average $1238. Seawright Investments, Comet Downs, Injune sold Santa cross steers to 318c, reaching a top of $1129 to average $1031.

RG & RG Becker, Old Bogandilla, Dulacca sold Angus steers to 318c, reaching a top of $1033 to average $997. Dalco Pastoral, Sugarloaf, Wallumbilla sold Santa steers to 316c, reaching a top of $1319 to average $944. The Enniskillen Past Co, Mt Enniskillen, Blackall sold Santa steers to 316c, reaching a top of $1274 to average $1053. Ryrie Grazing, Mount Pleasant, Tambo sold Charolais steers to 316c, reaching a top of $797 to average $797. The Charolais heifers sold to 275c, reaching a top of $899 to average $674.

Sam Timms, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 315c, reaching a top of $1747 to average $1747. Elrose Family Trust, Elrose Station, Boulia sold Charbray cross steers to 315c, reaching a top of $1225 to average $1037. W & D Saul, Coolibah, Mitchell sold Angus cross steers to 315c, reaching a top of $982 to average $982. Gwenbrook Farms sold Charolais steers to 314c, reaching a top of $760 to average $712. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 274c, reaching a top of $895 to average $616. Pink Hills Pastoral Co, Mayfair, Winton sold Droughtmaster steers to 310c, reaching a top of $1146 to average $1018.

PJH Livestock agent Steve Goodhew with two pens of Seawright Investments Santa steers. The steers sold to 318c/kg, reaching a top of $1129 to average $1031.

PJH Livestock agent Steve Goodhew with two pens of Seawright Investments Santa steers. The steers sold to 318c/kg, reaching a top of $1129 to average $1031.

Quilberry Pastoral Co, Quilberry, Charleville sold Santa cross steers to 310c, reaching a top of $1078 to average $804. The Santa cross heifers sold to 280c, reaching a top of $880 to average $749. Ben Avery, Allandale, Blackall sold Charolais steers to 310c, reaching a top of $1048 to average $798. The Charolais heifers sold to 285c, reaching a top of $871 to average $653.

Rotherfield Grazing Co, Rotherfield, Longreach sold Santa cross steers to 310c, reaching a top of $926 to average $788. The Santa heifers sold to 266c, reaching a top of $788 to average $626. Belfast Investments, Belfast, Winton sold Brahman cross steers to 296c, reaching a top of $1,244 to average $1084. Julie Morrow, Belmore Station, Longreach sold Brahman cross steers to 296c, reaching a top of $1047 to average $882.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 330c and averaged 238c, while heifers 220 – 280kg topped at 286c and averaged 252c. Heifers 280- 350kg topped at 302c, averaging 261c. Heifers 350-450kg topped at 304c, averaging 263c.

The Enniskillen Past Co, Boongoondoo, Jericho sold Santa heifers to 330c, reaching a top of $513 to average $443. Usher Past Co, Norwood, Wandoan sold Angus cross heifers to 286c, reaching a top of $801 to average $691. TJ & JA Sorensen, Westerdale, Roma sold Charolais heifers to 282c, reaching a top of $724 to average $724. Burunga P/L, Burunga, Wandoan sold Santa cross heifers to 270c, reaching a top of $754 to average $641.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 250c and averaged 187c, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 251c and averaged 212c. Cows over 500kg topped at 251c, averaging 237c.

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