CATTLE MARKET REPORT
A TOTAL of 5,961 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday. Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 430c/kg and averaged 392c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 398c/kg and averaged 356c/kg. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 376c/kg and averaged 332c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 330c/kg and averaged 306c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 322c/kg and averaged 301c/kg. Cows and calves hit $1,420/unit. GP Cattle Co ‘Portland Downs’ Ilfracombe, sold Charolais cross steers for 430c/kg at 161kg returning $695/head. The Angus cross heifers sold for 368c/kg at 197kg returning $727/head.
P. & D.A Pidgeon ‘Glenroy’ - Stonehenge, sold Santa cross steers for 398c/kg at 246kg returning $980/head. The Santa cross heifers sold for 360c/kg at 174kg returning $629/head.
J. & B. Russell - ‘Willara’ Augathella, sold Charolais cross steers for 378c/kg at 243kg returning $921/head. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 344c/kg at 204kg returning $704/head.
A.A.F & J.E. Mullens ‘Rutherglen’ - St. George, sold Brahman cross steers for 377c/kg at 220kg returning $829/head.
Tigrigie Cattle Co ‘Moorabinda’ - Taroom, sold EU accredited Angus cross steers for 376c/kg at 283kg returning $1,064/head.
Meryl Kaye Brumpton ‘St. Kilda’ - Roma, sold Santa cross steers for 376c/kg at 261kg returning $983/head.
Camelock Rural - ‘Torres Park’ - Augathella, sold EU accredited Santa steers for 372c/kg at 262kg returning $977/head. Anrod Pastroal Co – ‘Anrod’ – Winton, sold Droughtmaster steers for 372c/kg at 227kg returning $847/head. The Droughtmaster cows sold for 241c/kg at 700kg returning $1,691/head.
RA & CA Bain - ‘Mt. Eden’ - Roma, sold Angus steers for 350c/kg at 268kg returning $938/head.
D. Elliot Investments - ‘Mt Campbell’ - Winton, sold Brahman steers for 330c/kg at 173kg returning $572/head. The Brahman heifers sold for 326c/kg at 183kg returning $599/head.
Doce Pty Ltd - ‘Bottle Tree’ - Arcaida Valley, sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 324c/kg at 360kg returning $1,167/head.
Bethungra - ‘Bethungra Park’ - Condamine, sold Angus cross steers for 322c/kg at 463kg returning $1,492/head.
L.T. & M.L. Price - ‘Mt. Hope’ - Wallumbilla, sold Droughtmaster steers for 304c/kg at 479kg returning $1,457/head.
JS Grazing - ‘Double J’ Injune, sold EU accredited Angus cross steers for 302c/kg at 508kg returning $1,536/head. The Angus heifers sold for 322c/kg at 455kg returning $1,466/head.
P.B. & R.M. O’Brien ‘Ivanhoe’ - Roma, sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 291c/kg at 557kg returning $1,623/head.
R & JC Penrose - ‘Tyres Flat’ - Wallumbilla, sold Charolais cross steers for 287c/kg at 522kg returning $1,499/head. Heifers under 220kg topped at 368c/kg and averaged 333c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 356c/kg and averaged 315c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 330c/kg, averaging 281c/kg. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 300c/kg, averaging 273c/kg.
K.F. & K.M Rule ‘Woodside’ - Charleville, sold Charolais cross heifers for 356c/kg at 228kg returning $811/head. Douglas Cattle Co - ‘Verniew’ - Mitchell, sold Santa cross heifers for 344c/kg at 263kg returning $905/head. S Kidman & Co ‘Morney Plains’ - Windorah, sold Santa heifers for 292c/kg at 380kg returning $1,110/head. Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 247c/kg and averaged 198c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 269c/kg and averaged 221c/kg. Cows over 500kg topped at 245c/kg, averaging 235c/kg. B.C. & A.K. Adams ‘Alice’ - Taroom, sold Santa cross cows for 245c/kg at 594kg returning $1,458/head.
Bulls under 400kg topped at 424c/kg and averaged 315c/kg, while bulls in the 400-600kg range topped at 292c/kg and averaged 249c/kg. Bulls over 600kg topped at 282c/kg, averaging 257c/kg.