Angus cross steers reach 289c/$1973 at Roma prime sale

Angus cross steers reach 289c/$1973 at Roma prime sale

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There were 461 cattle yarded at Roma's prime sale on Thursday.

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A total yarding of 461 head of cattle were penned at Roma's prime sale on Thursday. Steers over 550kg sold to 289c/kg and averaged 262c, while steers 400- 550kg sold to 222c, averaging 200c. DW and JL Sullivan, Studley, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 289c, reaching a top of $1973 to average $1902.

Heifers over 450kg made to 210c and averaged 196c, heifers in the 350-450kg sold to 211c, averaging 167c. Cows over 500kg peaked at 195c and averaged 180c, while cows in the 400- 500kg class topped at 185c and averaged 160c. Cows 300-400kg sold to 170c and averaged 108c.

Bassett Cattle Company, Glenellen, Morven sold Santa cross cows to 191c, reaching a top of $1099 to average $995. Reynella Grazing Co, Reynella, Charleville sold Droughtmaster cross cows to 190c, reaching a top of $1093 to average $960.

Bulls over 600kg earned to 220c and averaged 204c. Bassett Cattle Co, Jennavale, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross bulls to 220c, reaching a top of $1882 to average $1849.

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