A total yarding of 741 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s prime sale on Thursday.
Steers over 550kg sold to 284c/kg and averaged 248c, while steers 400- 550kg sold to 285c, averaging 260c. GC & TE Nielsen, Mt Weribone, Surat sold Santa cross steers to 284c, reaching a top of $1784 to average $1664.
Heifers over 450kg made to 268c and averaged 259c, heifers 350-450kg sold to 246c, averaging 245c. CA Flower & Co, Garrabarra, Roma sold Santa cross heifers to 268c, reaching a top of $1480 to average $1348. SJ Martyn, Greenridge, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 262c, reaching a top of $1373 to average $1373.
Cows over 500kg peaked at 254c and averaged 235c, while cows in the 400- 500kg class topped at 243c and averaged 205c. KF & KM Rule, Balcondo, Condamine sold Charolais cross cows to 254c, reaching a top of $1506 to average $1302. CN & SH Nason, Banoona, Roma sold composite cows to 253c, reaching a top of $1427 to average $1295.
Walker & Co, Tranby, Winton sold Santa cows to 251c, reaching a top of $1549 to average $1288. The Enniskillen Past Co, Mt Enniskillen, Blackall sold Santa cows to 246c, reaching a top of $1336 to average $1043. South Westgrove Cattle Co Pty Ltd, South Westgrove, Injune sold Santa cross cows to 240c, reaching a top of $1494 to average $1293.
Bulls over 600kg earned to 246c and averaged 222c.