Droughtmaster steers reach 301c/$1704 at Roma prime sale

Droughtmaster steers reach 301c/$1704 at Roma prime sale

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There was a yarding of 404 head at Roma's prime sale on Thursday.

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A total yarding of 404 head of cattle were penned at Roma's prime sale on Thursday. Steers over 550kg sold to 301c and averaged 274c, while steers 400- 550kg sold to 289c, averaging 266c. Summer Hill Grazing Co, Summer Hill, Ilfracombe sold Droughtmaster steers to 301c, reaching a top of $1704 to average $1508.

Heifers over 450kg made to 269c and averaged 257c, heifers 350-450kg sold to 277c, averaging 264c. DT and KA York Family Trust, Wattle Park, Wallumbilla sold Simbrah heifers to 257c, reaching a top of $1466 to average $1466. The Simbrah cows sold to 214c, reaching a top of $1705 to average $1265.

Cows over 500kg peaked at 218c and averaged 203c, while cows in the 400- 500kg class topped at 207c and averaged 183c. Cows 300-400kg sold to 192c and averaged 192c. Womblebank Cattle Co, Womblebank, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross cows to 215c, reaching a top of $1381 to average $1152. WG and EE Jackson, Maintop North, Injune sold Angus cows to 207c, reaching a top of $1251 to average $1181. Bulls over 600kg earned to 268c and averaged 229c.

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