A total of 7193 head of cattle were consigned at Roma's store sale on Tuesday.
Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 284c and averaged 238c, weaner steers 220-280kg reached 310c and averaged 260c. Steers 280- 350kg reached 310c and averaged 260c, and steers 350-400kg reached 286c and averaged 255c. Feeder steers 400-550kg topping at 304c and averaging 270c. Cows and calves hit $650/unit.
RH, MR and FL Miller, North Kooringa, Roma sold Angus steers to 310c, reaching a top of $936 to average $731. Bruce Smith, Coleraine, Mitchell sold Angus cross steers to 304c, reaching a top of $1594 to average $1437. The Santa cross heifers sold to 292c, reaching a top of 1379 to average $1163.
Bindango Pty Ltd, Bindango, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 296c, reaching a top of $1421 to average $1374. MA, PJ, CP and JF Attard, Shingle Hut, Moura sold Angus steers to 292c, reaching a top of $953 to average $818. Boxvale Cattle Co, Boxvale, Taroom sold Angus cross steers to 284c, reaching a top of $882 to average $824.
BB and AM Cameron, Waikola, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross steers to 282c, reaching a top of $1613 to average $1296. PJ and ME Brennan, For Far, Mitchell sold Charbray cross steers to 276c, reaching a top of $951 to average $758. GS and CJ White, Marionvale, Surat sold Charolais cross steers to 270c, reaching a top of $852 to average $781. MH and MM Johnson, Waverly Downs, Roma sold Angus steers to 264c, reaching a top of $820 to average $783.
D and T Birch, Callala, Augathella sold Angus cross steers to 260c, reaching a top of $763 to average $751. Greenswamp Farming Co, Greenswamp, Roma sold Limousin cross steers to 218c, reaching a top of $532 to average $532.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 228c and averaged 178c, while heifers 220-280kg topped at 244c, average 201c. Heifers 280-350kg topped at 246c, averaging 216c. Heifers 350-450kg topped at 270c, averaging 232c.
RH and RJ West, Roleen, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross heifers to 253c, reaching $930 to average $770. KE and DE Donner, Boxvale, Taroom sold Santa cross heifers to 244c, topping at $736 to average $615. G and G Burey, Springhill, Amby sold Charolais cross heifers to 240c, reaching $741 to average $561. KEG and RM Burey, Yarara, St George sold Santa cross heifers to 218c, topping at $683 to average $683.
Cows 300-400kg reached 200c and averaged 133c, while cows 400kg-500kg reached 228c, average 185c. Cows over 500kg topped at 247c, averaging 221c.
John and Lyn Hudson, Dundee, Morven sold cross breed cows to 241c, topping at $1432 to average $1272. RG and B Mobbs, Wallambank, Bollon sold Charolais cross cows to 235c, reaching $1427 to average $1155.