A total yarding of 908 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s Prime Sale on Thursday.
Steers over 550kg sold to 313c and averaged 299c, while steers 400- 550kg sold to 298c, averaging 270c. Stanford Grazing Pty Ltd, Ardlui, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 313c, reaching a top of $1926 to average $1926. GW Beauchamp & Sons, The Hut, Winton sold Shorthorn cross steers to 302c, reaching a top of $1897 to average $1797. Kelso One Pty Ltd, Kelso, Roma sold Angus steers to 301c, reaching a top of $1734 to average $1727.
Heifers over 450kg made to 280c and averaged 274c, heifers 350-450kg sold to 260c, averaging 250c. Cows over 500kg peaked at 260c and averaged 232c, while cows in the 400- 500kg class topped at 265c and averaged 218c.
Raneri Past Co Pty Ltd, Raymore Station, Eromanga sold Droughtmaster cows to 253c, reaching a top of $1671 to average $1671. TN & SD Pukallus, Roma sold Charolais cross cows to 245c, reaching a top of $1321 to average $1174. S Kidman & Co, Morney Plains, Windorah sold Santa cows to 245c, reaching a top of $1299 to average $1100.
Pink Hills Pastoral Co, Mayfair, Winton sold Droughtmaster cows to 245c, reaching a top of $1278 to average $1047. RH, MR & FL Miller, North Kooringa, Roma sold Angus cross cows to 244c, reaching a top of $1475 to average $1254. Stackpoole Past Co, Colac, Quilpie sold Droughtmaster cows to 236c, reaching a top of $1330 to average $1069. Bulls over 600kg earned to 251c and averaged 233c.