A total yarding of 861 head of cattle were penned at Roma's prime sale on Thursday.
Steers over 550kg sold to 289c/kg and averaged 253c, while steers 400- 550kg sold to 272c, averaging 256c. GC and TE Nielsen, Mt Weribone, Surat sold Santa cross steers to 289c, reaching a top of $1637 to average $1577.
Heifers over 450kg made to 273c and averaged 229c, heifers in the 350-450kg sold to 261c, averaging 209c. AS, DW and NWC Wason, Hillthorne, Roma sold Hereford cross heifers to 261c, reaching a top of $1163 to average $1163. WA and KE Freeman, Meeleebee Downs, Wallumbilla sold Brahman cross heifers to 259c, reaching a top of $1321 to average $983. The Brahman cross cows sold to 210c, reaching a top of $1305 to average $949. Susan Cutler, Breena Plains, St George sold Angus heifers to 245c, reaching a top of $1075 to average $1075.
Cows over 500kg peaked at 211c and averaged 191c, while cows in the 400- 500kg class topped at 205c and averaged 176c. Cows 300-400kg sold to 160c and averaged 140c.
Jean Statham, Possession Creek, Mitchell sold Santa cross cows to 211c, reaching a top of $1321 to average $1159. DA and KL York, Bainbilla, Surat sold Hereford cross cows to 208c, reaching a top of $1193 to average $1003. John Russell, Culbara, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross cows to 205c, reaching a top of $1202 to average $1003. Golden Pastoral Holdings, Strathmore, Yuleba sold Santa cross cows to 203c, reaching a top of $1241 to average $973.
Bindango Pty Ltd, Bindango, Roma sold Brahman cross heifers to 200c, reaching a top of $1061 to average $1061. Noogilla Cattle Co, Woodlands, Mitchell sold Charolais cross cows to 200c, reaching a top of $1028 to average $966. Golden Grazing Pty Ltd, Potters Flat, Yuleba sold Santa cross cows to 192c, reaching a top of $1071 to average $901.
Bulls over 600kg earned to 248c and averaged 209c.