Yarding 3598 Change -1354
Yarding at Roma Store sale was down 1,350 head on last week with 3,498 head penned. The quality was above average and the market was 15c/kg stronger on last week. Additional restockers were in attendance and all usual buyers were present and operating.
Calf sales were strong and topped at 370c, yearling steers made to 366c to average 307c with trade steers selling at 356c to average 299c/kg. Heavy trade steers sold at 280c to average 262c, yearling heifers reached a top of 302c to average 273c and trade heifers made to a top of 258c to average 252c/kg.
Young bulls sold to 292c to average 262c and heavier bulls topped at 257c to average 245c/kg. Cows topped at 218c to average 180c and cows with calves at foot topped at $1,260/unit.
Weekly Roma Store press report
A total of 3598 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.
Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 370c/kg and averaged 349c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 358c/kg and averaged 337c/kg. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 356c/kg and averaged 317c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 328c/kg and averaged 289c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 320c/kg and averaging 276c/kg.
Russell Ian Mocker – ‘Surprise’, St George – sold Santa steers for 370c/kg at 147kg returning $545/head.
S D & M J Russell – ‘Wodonga’, Mungallala – sold Charolais-cross steers for 370c/kg at 144kg returning $534/head. The Charolais-cross heifers sold for 292c/kg at 144kg returning $421/head.
E J & C F Rolfe – ‘Nindinna’, Roma – sold Charbray-cross steers for 356c/kg at 240kg returning $854/head. The Charbray-cross heifers sold for 294c/kg at 238kg returning $702/head.
M H & E M Baker – ‘Rosedale’, Wandoan – sold Santa-cross steers for 356c/kg at 232kg returning $826/head. The Santa-cross heifers sold for 286c/kg at 274kg returning $784/head.
Rosehearty Grazing – ‘Merago’, Longreach – sold Charolais-cross…