A total yarding of 1126 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s prime sale on Thursday.
Steers over 550kg sold to 277c/kg and averaged 261c, while steers 400- 550kg sold to 267c, averaging 252c. Yorkaringa Farming Trust, Yorkaringa, Wallumbilla sold 100 day grain fed Hereford steers to 277c, reaching a top of $1912 to average $1702. Edenhope, Roma sold Angus cross steers to 271c, reaching a top of $1735 to average $1735.
Bruce John Dawes, Barr Park, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 269c, reaching a top of $1500 to average $1430. The Angus cross heifers sold to 252c, reaching a top of $1100 to average $1100. Argylla Mountains Pastoral, Glencoe, Mount Isa sold Brangus cross steers to 258c, reaching a top of $1610 to average $1262. The Droughtmaster cross cows sold to 223c, reaching a top of $1134 to average $849.
Heifers over 450kg made to 247c and averaged 227c, heifers in the 350-450kg sold to 252c, averaging 225c. Cows over 500kg peaked at 242c and averaged 221c, while cows in the 400- 500kg class topped at 220c and averaged 198c.
Yarrawonga Cattle Co, Yarrawonga, Wallumbilla sold Santa cows to 236c, reaching a top of $1736 to average $1557. The Enniskillen Pastoral Co, Mt Enniskillen, Blackall sold Santa cows to 231c, reaching a top of $1456 to average $1230.
Brah-Lim Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Boondoon, Charleville sold Brahman cross cows to 230c, reaching a top of $1461 to average $1079. The Charbray bulls sold to 240c, reaching a top of $2184 to average $1814. Jean Statham, Possession Creek, Mitchell sold Santa cross cows to 230c, reaching a top of $1423 to average $1,257. Bulls over 600kg earned to 253c and averaged 226c.