Santa steers reach 311c/$1148 at Roma store sale

Santa steers reach 311c/$1148 at Roma store sale

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There were 5600 cattle offered at Roma store sale on Tuesday.

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A total of 5600 head of cattle were consigned at Roma's store sale on Tuesday.

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 300c/kg and averaged 246c, weaner steers 220-280kg reached 311c and averaged 273c. Steers 280- 350kg reached 311c and averaged 275c, and steers 350-400kg reached 306c and averaged 277c. Feeder steers 400-550kg topping at 306c and averaging 275c.

WA and KE Freeman, Meeleebee, Wallumbilla sold Santa steers to 311c, reaching a top of $1148 to average $819. DJ and KA McDonald, Wyrapa, Charleville sold Murray Grey cross steers to 306c, reaching a top of $1272 to average $1177. G and J Bryant, Amarillo, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 302c, reaching a top of $991 to average $991.

Echo Hills Farming Co, Echo Hills, Wallumbilla sold Angus steers to 297c, reaching a top of $879 to average $826. LA and KF Kraatz, Jackson sold Charolais cross steers to 294c, reaching a top of $1152 to average $1152.

RS Loughnan, Bells Paddock, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 286c, reaching a top of $877 to average $826. The Charolais heifers sold to 261c, reaching a top of $811 to average $766. S and J Laidler, Kappa-Ki, Longreach sold Angus steers to 282c, reaching a top of $859 to average $784. The Angus heifers sold to 250c, reaching a top of $711 to average $625.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 252c and averaged 195c, while heifers 220-280kg topped at 268c and averaged 229c. Heifers 280-350kg topped at 261c, averaging 226c. Heifers 350-450kg topped at 250c, averaging 225c.

Mooga Hills Grazing Company, Ok, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 268c, reaching a top $744 to average $633. CT and JV Varidel, Carisbrooke, Yuleba sold Angus heifers to 264c, reaching a top of $731 to average $591. JP and KA Pearson, Roselea, Roma sold Santa cross heifers to 260c, reaching a top of $698 to average $698.

VJ and GL Packer and Sons Pty Ltd, Kurrajong, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 258c, reaching a top of $1,050 to average $666. Dalmally Grazing Co, Dalmally, Roma sold Charolais cross heifers to 248c, reaching a top of $865 to average $819.

Cows 300-400kg reached 229c and averaged 123c, while cows 400kg-500kg reached 247c and averaged 184c. Cows over 500kg topped at 250c, averaging 228c. RP and EA Murphy, Prairie Flats, Charleville sold Santa cross cows to 247c, reaching a top of $1194 to average $1194. GN and JR Blacket, Tamanick, Mitchell sold Droughtmaster cross cows to 240c, reaching a top of $1234 to average $983.

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