Elders Livestock agent Gary Cartwright and Vendors Deirdre and Kym Williams with a line of DK & DEM Williams steers. The steers sold to 536c/kg, reaching a top of $1,250 to average $1,096.
Elders Livestock agent Gary Cartwright and Vendors Deirdre and Kym Williams with a line of DK & DEM Williams steers. The steers sold to 536c/kg, reaching a top of $1,250 to average $1,096.

Over 5400 cattle sold at Roma Saleyards

CATTLE farmers gathered at the Roma Saleyards on Tuesday, October 13 to turn over the livestock they have put countless hours into raising.

A total of 5,402 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday.

PJH agent Steven Goodhew and Cecil Russell with a pen of CJ Russell steers. The steers sold to 568c/kg, reaching a top of $1,566 to average $1,346.
PJH agent Steven Goodhew and Cecil Russell with a pen of CJ Russell steers. The steers sold to 568c/kg, reaching a top of $1,566 to average $1,346.

Steers

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 572c/kg and averaged 531c/kg, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 530c/kg and averaged 481c/kg.

Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 486c/kg and averaged 424c/kg, and steers in the 350 400kg range reached 442c/kg and averaged 400c/kg.

Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 410c/kg and averaging 373c/kg.

Cows and calves hit $1,940/unit.

Bangor Cattle Co Pty Ltd, Bangor, Mungallala sold Charolais cross steers to

572c/kg, reaching a top of $1,215 to average $905.

The Brahman heifers sold to 560c/kg, reaching a top of $1,409 to average $983.

CJ Russell, Ingledoon, Augathella sold Santa steers to 568c/kg, reaching a top of $1,566 to average $1,369.

LL & SD Bode, Percol Plains, McKinlay sold Angus cross steers to 568c/kg, reaching a top of $1,408 to average $1,000.

Layershire Pty Ltd, Koorandai, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 550c/kg, reaching a top of $1,374 to average $1,168.

The Angus cross heifers sold to 498c/kg, reaching a top of $1,289 to average $1,047.

DK & DEM Williams, Woodlands, Wyandra sold Droughtmaster steers to 536c/kg, reaching a top of $1,250 to average $1,096.

NR Harland & G Humphreys, Barradine, Roma sold Charolais steers to 498c/kg, reaching a top of $1,394 to average $1,394.

The Charolais heifers sold to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $1,220 to average $1,220.

Seawright Investments, Comet Downs, Injune sold Santa cross steers to 496c/kg, reaching a top of $1,754 to average $1,438.

William Emery, Annandale, Wallumbilla sold Santa steers to 486c/kg, reaching a top of $1,400 to average $1,400.

Euthulla Holding Pty Ltd, Euthulla, Roma sold Droughtmaster cross steers to 486c/kg, reaching a top of $1,209 to average $1,209.

Allan Tite, Meadowbank, Roma sold Shorthorn steers to 448c/kg, reaching a top of $1,755 to average $1,638.

Billeroy Farms Pty Ltd, Sandalwood Downs, St George sold Angus cross steers to 440c/kg, reaching a top of $1,625 to average $1,577.

Nerrigundah Livestock Co, Tobermory, Quilpie sold Santa steers to 430c/kg, reaching a top of $3,021 to average $1,694.

The Santa cross cows sold to 320c/kg, reaching a top of $2,157 to average $1,758.

GB & MS Freshwater, Overflow, Mitchell sold Santa cross steers to 410c/kg, reaching a top of $1,799 to average $1,720.

Spreadborough Past Co, Finsbury Park, Roma sold Droughtmaster steers to 406c/kg, reaching a top of $2,133 to average $1,691.

BT & EA Murray, Yarrum, Roma sold Santa cross steers to 406c/kg, reaching a top of $1,759 to average $1,759.

Bindango Pty Ltd, Bindango, Roma sold Charolais cross steers to 392c/kg, reaching a top of $1,860 to average $1,860.

G & T Sherwin, Kilcowera, Thargomindah sold Hereford cross steers to 378c/kg, reaching a top of $2,174 to average $2,072.

AR Roberts, Tantatton, Wallumbilla sold Blonde D aquitaine cross steers to 378c/kg, reaching a top of $1,889 to average $1,802.

Cameron Joliffe, Nardee, Amby sold Hereford steers to 351c/kg, reaching a top of $2,183 to average $2,183.

Elders Roma auctioneer Peter Fleming with a pen of Bangor Cattle Co Pty Ltd steers. The steers sold to 572c/kg, reaching a top of $1,215 to average $905. The heifers sold to 560c/kg, reaching a top of $1,409 to average $983.
Elders Roma auctioneer Peter Fleming with a pen of Bangor Cattle Co Pty Ltd steers. The steers sold to 572c/kg, reaching a top of $1,215 to average $905. The heifers sold to 560c/kg, reaching a top of $1,409 to average $983.

Heifers

Heifers under 220kg topped at 560c/kg and averaged 458c/kg, while heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 496c/kg and averaged 425c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 472c/kg, averaging 354c/kg.

Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 384c/kg, averaging 334c/kg.

RW & MJ Rowbotham, Bomar, Roma sold Angus cross heifers to 447c/kg, reaching a top of $1,325 to average $1,325.

Lorraine Pastoral Co P/L, Lorraine Station, Cloncurry sold Droughtmaster cross heifers to 342c/kg, reaching a top of $1,305 to average $1,181.

Cows

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 352c/kg and averaged 266c/kg, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 336c/kg and averaged 294c/kg.

Cows over 500kg topped at 323c/kg, averaging 308c/kg.

Derbyshire Downs Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, Derbyshire Downs, Augathella sold Angus cross cows to 323c/kg, reaching a top of $2,072 to average $2,072.


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