A total yarding of 607 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s prime sale on Thursday, May 18.
Quality was good with all buyers present and operating.
Steers over 550kg sold to 292c/kg and averaged 277c.
Meanwhile steers in the 400-550kg sold to 265c, averaging 265c.
Grown heifers over 450kg made to a top of 280c, to average 266c/kg. Grown heifers in the 350-450kg range made to a top of 242.2c to average 221c/kg
Stuarts Creek Pastoral Co, Stuarts Creek, Roma, sold Hereford heifers for 280c at 568kg returning to $1592/head.
TL&JV Kehl, Armidale, Wallumbilla, sold Braford heifers for 255c at 524kg returning $1336/head.
The majority of the yarding was cows to slaughter over 500kg making to a top of 237.2c, to average 225c/kg. Meanwhile cows in the 400-500kg class topped at 234c and averaged 222c.
Cows 300-400kg sold to 250c and averaged 223c.
Mundurin Grazing Co, Mundurin, Winton, sold Brahman cows for 237c at 586kg returning $1391/head.
Reynella Grazing Co, Reynella, Charleville, sold Droughtmaster-cross cows for 235c at 551kg returning $1296.
KL Moloney, Wetlands, Augathella, sold Angus-cross cows for 223c at 563kg returning $1257.
WJ & PM Anderson, Juandah Downs, Mungallala, sold Charolais-cross cows for 217c at 672kg returning $1459. D&K Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala, sold Charolais-cross cows for 217c at 596kg returning to $1295.
Bulls over 600kg earned to 261c and averaged 234c.