A total of 7375 head of cattle were consigned at Roma's store sale on Tuesday. Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 301c/kg and averaged 258c, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 301c and averaged 268c. Steers in the 280- 350kg range reached 324c and averaged 279c, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 322c and averaged 284c. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 299c and averaging 271c.
Kindee Pastoral Co, Muya, Mitchell sold Charolais steers to 324c, reaching a top of $1222 to average $918. The Charolais heifers sold to 266c, reaching a top of $1235 to average $737. SR and ML Phelps, Wilga View, Jackson sold Angus cross steers to 301c, reaching a top of $711 to average $656. RG and IJP White, Bullering, Surat sold Santa cross steers to 296c, reaching a top of $1377 to average $1256.
McWhirter Past Co, Pinehills, St George sold Angus steers to 290c, reaching a top of $1094 to average $1009. Doonba Grazing Company, Doonba, Glenmorgan sold Angus cross steers to 290c, reaching a top of $927 to average $792. The Angus cross heifers sold to 258c, reaching a top of $839 to average $671. Dawson River Pastoral Company, Chinamans Bendemere, Yuleba sold Angus cross steers to 288c, reaching a top of $ 1441 to average $486.
CH Sellars, Carinya, Injune sold Shorthorn steers to 288c, reaching a top of $1117 to average $1078. J and B Russell, Willara, Augathella sold Charolais cross steers to 285c, reaching a top of $1,005 to average $816 EST JW Golden, Dragon Crest, Yuleba sold Hereford steers to 284c, reaching a top of $1095 to average $935. Brah-Lim Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Boondoon, Charleville sold Charolais cross steers to 284c, reaching a top of $1063 to average $945.
RD and NJ Statham, Possession Creek, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 280c, reaching a top of $819 to average $620. The Santa cross heifers sold to 235c, reaching a top of $596 to average $489. Gall and Co Pty Ltd, Glebe, Taroom sold EU accredited Charolais cross steers to 276c, reaching a top of $870 to average $628. The EU accredited Hereford cross heifers sold to 248c, reaching a top of $711 to average $496.
Heifers under 220kg topped at 242c and averaged 201c, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 262c and averaged 228c. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 268c, averaging 236c. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 268c, averaging 228c. M and MT Bright, Karoola Park, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 266c, reaching a top of $1264 to average $718.
RJ and CL Anscombe, Mount Morris, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 228c, reaching a top of $1171 to average $1079. CFC Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Weranga, Dalby sold Santa cross heifers to 214c, reaching a top of $718 to average $608.
Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 195c and averaged 157c, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 229c and averaged 182c. Cows over 500kg topped at 223c, averaging 204c. VJ and GL Packer and Sons Pty Ltd, Kurrajong, Roma sold Brahman cross cows to 221c, reaching a top of $1226 to average $1030.
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