A total of 5642 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s store sale on Tuesday.
Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 282c and averaged 251c, weaner steers 220-280kg reached 290c and averaged 271c. Steers 280- 350kg reached 288c and averaged 263c, and steers 350-400kg reached 282c and averaged 274c. Feeder steers 400-550kg topping at 288c and averaging 263c. Cows and calves hit $1150/unit.
Wando Grazing Company, Wando, Winton sold Charolais cross steers to 290c, reaching a top of $950 to average $810. EJ & CF Rolfe, Marie Downs, Roma sold Charbray cross steers to 288c, reaching a top of $889 to average $808. The Charolais cross heifers sold to 244c, reaching a top of $790 to average $732. Henrick Cattle Co, Dakota, Roma sold Angus steers to 286c, reaching a top of $760 to average $707.
BM & ND Bauer, Arlington, Augathella sold Angus cross steers to 284c, reaching a top of $897 to average $752. WH Cameron Family Trust, Kheri Station, McKinlay sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 282c, reaching a top of $1633 to average $920. Galloway Cattle Co sold Brangus cross steers to 280c, reaching a top of $1507 to average $1158. GJ & MJ Owens, Arranmore, Longreach sold Santa steers to 280c, reaching a top of $734 to average $640.
MJ Munday, Mirrabooka, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 276c, reaching a top of $1190 to average $1058. Central West Livestock, Ashra Downs, Muttaburra sold Brangus cross steers to 274c, reaching a top of $850 to average $748. JEN & JM Bell, Kinnoul, Taroom sold Santa steers to 274c, reaching a top of $706 to average $706.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 242c and averaged 210c, while heifers 220 – 280kg topped at 248c and averaged 227c. Heifers 280- 350kg topped at 263c, averaging 231c. Heifers 350-450kg topped at 265c, averaging 242c.
Bailey Properties, Paradise Downs, Blackall sold Charolais cross heifers to 265c, reaching a top of $965 to average $864. RW & MJ Rowbotham, White Park, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 263c, reaching a top of $769 to average $712. Jon R Irwin, Bikini, Yuleba sold Charolais cross heifers to 262c, reaching a top of $1134 to average $1134. Wondolin P/CO, Wondolin, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross heifers to 256c, reaching a top of $1105 to average $1004.
Bruce Stinson, Bonarby, Mungallala sold Santa heifers to 252c, reaching a top of $936 to average $691. D & K Twist, Juandah Downs, Mungallala sold Charolais cross heifers to 246c, reaching a top of $1307 to average $1268. G & L Smith, Iona, Wallumbilla sold Charolais cross heifers to 242c, reaching a top of $644 to average $632. Reynella Grazing Co, Reynella, Charleville sold Simmental cross heifers to 240c, reaching a top of $909 to average $769. TD McInnerney, Binnowee, Surat sold Charbray cross heifers to 240c, reaching a top of $888 to average $588. John E York, Taunton, Roma sold Santa cross heifers to 230c, reaching a top of $712 to average $631.
Cows 300-400kg reached 200c and averaged 159c, while cows 400kg-500kg reached 242c and averaged 196c. Cows over 500kg topped at 246c, averaging 228c.
Rosemount Grazing P/L, Rosemount Station, Barcaldine sold Charolais cross cows to 246c, reaching a top of $1741 to average $960. Rosehearty Grazing, Highbury, Aramac sold Santa cows to 221c, reaching a top of $1052 to average $819. The Santa cows and calves sold to $1125/unit.
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