Heavy steers make 259c at Roma prime sale

Roma prime steers make 259c

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Roma prime sale yarded 597 head of cattle on May 10.

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A total yarding of 597 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s Prime Sale on Thursday, May 10.

Steers over 550kg sold to 259c/kg and averaged 251c/kg, while steers in the 400-550kg sold to 255c/kg, averaging 235c/kg.

RJ & EM Handley, Eddington, Mungallala sold Brahman cross steers at 259c/kg at 660kg returning $1,710/head.

Heifers over 450kg made to 221c/kg and averaged 216c/kg, heifers in the 350-450kg sold to 193c/kg, averaging 172c/kg.

Cows over 500kg peaked at 206c/kg and averaged 194c/kg, while cows in the 400-500kg class topped at 207c/kg and averaged 179c/kg. Cows 300-400kg sold to 160c/kg and averaged 136c/kg.

S & N Dart, Keen Gea, Torrens Creek sold Droughtmaster cross cows at 206c/kg at 568kg returning $1,172/head. Dart Pastoral Co, Keen Gea, Torrens Creek sold Droughtmaster cross cows at 206c/kg at 535kg returning $1,103/head. EW & CEM Entriken, Sesbania, Winton sold Droughtmaster cross cows at 205c/kg at 534kg returning $1,096/head.

Bulls over 600kg earned to 241c/kg and averaged 220c/kg.

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