A total yarding of 1,290 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s prime sale on March 15.
Steers over 550kg sold to 280c/kg and averaged 270c, while steers in the 400-550kg sold to 277c, averaging 263c.
Spreadborough Past Co, Finsbury Park, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers for 277c at 582kg returning $1,618/head. Tallawalla Investment Pty Ltd, Nimsay, Roma sold Brahman cross steers for 277c at 544kg returning $1,508/head. Nugent Pastoral Co, Tambo Station, Tambo sold Santa steers for 275c at 636kg returning $1,749/head. The Santa heifers sold for 220c at 408kg returning $897/head. They sold Santa bulls sold for 240c at 790kg returning $1,896/head. Finsbury Park Pastoral Co, Finsbury Park, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers for 275c at 683kg returning $1,878/head.
Heifers over 450kg made to 272c and averaged 253c, heifers in the 350-450kg sold to 259c, averaging 240c.
Yarrawonga Cattle Co, Yarrawonga, Wallumbilla sold Santa heifers for 272c at 654kg returning $1,781/head. Jean Statham, Possession Creek, Mitchell sold Santa cross heifers for 260c at 463kg returning $1,205/head. CA & KC McFarlane, Belarbul, St George sold Charolais cross heifers for 256c at 498kg returning $1,277/head. The Charolais cross cows sold for 228c at 572kg returning $1,305/head.
Cows over 500kg peaked at 228c and averaged 218c, while cows in the 400-500kg class topped at 235c and averaged 203c. Cows 300-400kg sold to 200c and averaged 182c.
Roseclare Grazing, Roseclare Station, Tambo sold Brahman cross cows for 228c at 623kg returning $1,422/head.
Palmtree Grazing Co, Palmtree, Taroom sold Santa cross cows for 226c at 676kg returning $1,529/head.
Dangarfield Cattle Co, Alice, Taroom sold Santa cows for 225c at 670kg returning $1,508/head.
Scott Martyn, Greenridge, Roma sold Charbray cross cows for 225c at 635kg returning $1,430/head.
John Ellis, Myland, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cows for 223c at 585kg returning $1,305/head. The Charbray cross bulls sold for 240c at 850kg returning $2,040/head.
CA & RL Beissel, Baiden, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cows for 216c at 495kg returning $1,070/head.
Bulls over 600kg earned to 257c and averaged 241c.
MH & KT Killen, Drysdale Ponds, Mitchell sold Angus bulls for 249c at 793kg returning $1,976/head.