A total of 5402 head of cattle were consigned at Roma's store sale on Tuesday. Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 572c/kg and averaged 531c, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 530c and averaged 481c.
Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 486c and averaged 424c, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 442c and averaged 400c. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 410c and averaging 373c. Cows and calves hit $1940/unit.
Bangor Cattle Co P/L, Bangor, Mungallala, sold Charolais-cross steers to 572c, reaching a top of $1215 to average $905. The Brahman heifers sold to 560c, reaching a top of $1409 to average $983. CJ Russell, Ingledoon, Augathella, sold Santa steers to 568c, reaching a top of $1566 to average $1369.
LL and SD Bode, Percol Plains, McKinlay, sold Angus-cross steers to 568c, reaching a top of $1408 to average $1000. Layershire P/L, Koorandai, Roma, sold Charolais-cross steers to 550c, reaching a top of $1374 to average $1168. The Angus-cross heifers sold to 498c, reaching a top of $1289 to average $1047.
DK and DEM Williams, Woodlands, Wyandra, sold Droughtmaster steers to 536c, reaching a top of $1250 to average $1096. NR Harland and G Humphreys, Barradine, Roma, sold Charolais steers to 498c, reaching a top of $1394 to average $1394. The Charolais heifers sold to 440c, reaching a top of $1220 to average $1220.
Seawright Investments, Comet Downs, Injune, sold Santa-cross steers to 496c, reaching a top of $1754 to average $1438. William Emery, Annandale, Wallumbilla, sold Santa steers to 486c, reaching a top of $1400 to average $1400. Euthulla Holding P/L, Euthulla, Roma, sold Droughtmaster-cross steers to 486c, reaching a top of $1209 to average $1209.
Allan Tite, Meadowbank, Roma, sold Shorthorn steers to 448c, reaching a top of $1755 to average $1638. Billeroy Farms P/L, Sandalwood Downs, St George, sold Angus-cross steers to 440c, reaching a top of $1625 to average $1577. Nerrigundah Livestock Co, Tobermory, Quilpie, sold Santa steers to 430c, reaching a top of $3021 to average $1694. The Santa-cross cows sold to 320c, reaching a top of $2157 to average $1758.
GB and MS Freshwater, Overflow, Mitchell, sold Santa-cross steers to 410c, reaching a top of $1799 to average $1720.
Spreadborough Past Co, Finsbury Park, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers to 406c/kg, reaching a top of $2133 to average $1691. BT and EA Murray, Yarrum, Roma, sold Santa-cross steers to 406c, reaching a top of $1759 to average $1759. Bindango P/L, Bindango, Roma sold Charolais-cross steers to 392c, reaching a top of $1860 to average $1860. G and T Sherwin, Kilcowera, Thargomindah, sold Hereford-cross steers to 378c, reaching a top of $2174 to average $2072.
AR Roberts, Tantatton, Wallumbilla, sold Blonde d'Aquitaine-cross steers to 378c, reaching a top of $1889 to average $1802. Cameron Joliffe, Nardee, Amby, sold Hereford steers to 351c, reaching a top of $2183 to average $2183. Heifers under 220kg topped at 560c and averaged 458c, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 496c and averaged 425c.
Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 472c, averaging 354c. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 384c, averaging 334c. RW and MJ Rowbotham, Bomar, Roma, sold Angus-cross heifers to 447c, reaching a top of $1325 to average $1325. Lorraine Pastoral Co P/L, Lorraine Station, Cloncurry, sold Droughtmaster-cross heifers to 342c, reaching a top of $1305 to average $1181.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 352c and averaged 266c, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 336c and averaged 294c. Cows over 500kg topped at 323c, averaging 308c. Derbyshire Downs Pastoral Co P/L, Derbyshire Downs, Augathella sold Angus-cross cows to 323c, reaching a top of $2072 to average $2072.