A total yarding of 677 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s prime sale on Thursday.
Steers over 550kg sold to 283c/kg and averaged 268c. Keddstock Pty Ltd, Moongool, Yuleba sold Charbray cross steers to 280c, reaching a top of $2018 to average $1922. KB and MD Mansfield, Bampi, Roma sold Brahman cross steers to 279c, reaching a top of $1914 to average $1813.
Heifers over 450kg made to 266c and averaged 255c, while heifers in the 350-450kg sold to 253c, averaging 228c. S and R White Family Trust, Mt Saltbush, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 266c, reaching a top of $1557 to average $1295. CA Flower & Co, Garrabarra, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 261c, reaching a top of $1736 to average $1434. The Santa cross cows sold to 231c, reaching a top of $1538 to average $1059.
Ian Duff, Duffields, Roma sold Limousin cross heifers to 253c, reaching a top of $1119 to average $1119. Mark Naprasnik, Southsix, Wallumbilla sold Hereford cross heifers to 252c, reaching a top of $1160 to average $1160.
Cows over 500kg peaked at 253c and averaged 226c, while cows in the 400- 500kg class topped at 238c and averaged 202c. JD and VM Hartley, Kinka, Injune sold Brahman cows to 253c, reaching a top of $1611 to average $1447. SJ Freeman, Carslea, Roma sold Charolais cows to 234c, reaching a top of $1873 to average $1803. Bulls over 600kg earned to 249c and averaged 231c.