After the recent rain morale was high along with the bidding, and supply and demand dictated the resilient market.

Weaner steers to 386c at Roma

A total of 3809 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday, February 6.

Weaner steers under 220kg topped at 386c/kg and averaged 351c, weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 362c and averaged 332c. Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 342c and averaged 310c, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 313c and averaged 293c. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topped at 293c and averaging 281c. Cows and calves hit $1640/unit.

Layershire Pty Ltd., Koorandai, Roma sold Angus cross steers for 366c at 203kg returning $745. The Angus cross heifers sold for 334c at 180kg returning $601. D Cribb, Gydia Park, Isisford sold Angus cross steers for 364c at 160kg returning $582. The Angus cross heifers sold for 312c at 140kg returning $437.

Trustee for the Estate of John Atherton, Kanandan STN, Longreach sold Angus cross steers for 360c at 214kg returning $772. TM&KJ Joseland, Eltham, Isisford sold Angus cross steers for 356c at 187kg returning $667. The Droughtmaster cross heifers sold for 308c at 205kg returning $633.

Harry and Susan Glasson, Greenlaw, Yaraka sold Santa steers for 350c at 249kg returning $873. The Santa heifers sold for 338c at 209kg returning $708. AW&EJ Forster, Belfield Station, Winton sold Charolais cross steers for 346c at 232kg returning $806. The Charolais cross heifers sold for 316c at 241kg returning $762.

Ian Brumpton Holdings PTY. LTD, Oaklands, Roma sold Angus cross steers for 328c at 296kg returning $973. The Angus heifers sold for 306c at 314kg returning $963. Simmac Pastoral Co, Mt. Maria, Morven sold Angus cross steers for 328c at 200kg returning $656. The Angus cross heifers sold for 340c at 182kg returning $620. Dimberly Pastoral, Dimberly, Dirranbandi sold Santa steers for 322c at 310kg returning $999. Hotchin Proprietors Pastoral Trust, Winnathee Station, Tibooburra sold Santa cross steers for 318c at 298kg returning $951.

M&NE McKay, Macwood, St George sold Santa steers for 296c at 345kg returning $1021.

Tony Purcell, Snake Gully, Wallumbilla sold Droughtmaster cross steers for 290c at 405kg returning $1175.

CF&D Walsh, Venturah, Roma sold Hereford cross steers for 278c at 461kg returning $1283.

Heifers under 220kg topped at 344c and averaged 299c, while heifers in the 220–280kg range topped at 316c and averaged 281c. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 306c, averaging 270c. Heifers in the 350-450kg range topped at 280c, averaging 247c.

ANJ Partnership, Barwhinnock, Tambo sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 310c at 150kg returning $465.

VM&K&AG Hafemeister, Oakleigh, Roma sold Brahman cross heifers for 286c at 241kg returning $691.

Yackatoon Grazing Co., Langrantha, Wandoan sold Droughtmaster cross heifers for 260c at 356kg returning $926. The Droughtmaster cows sold for 213c at 472kg returning $1006.

Cows in the 300-400kg range reached 210c and averaged 188c, while cows in the 400kg-500kg range reached 240c and averaged 207c. Cows over 500kg topped at 227c, averaging 214c.

G.A.R Livestock, Linga Longa, Injune sold Brahman cows for 227c at 571kg returning $1297.

Crichton Pastoral Co, Ivanhoe Downs, Morven sold Droughtmaster cross cows for 227c at 509kg returning $1157.

JH&SK Milson, Bellen Park, Longreach sold Charolais cross cows and calves for $1640.

PW&DC Heinemann, Cungela, Charleville sold Brahman cross cows and calves for $1410.

Bulls under 400kg topped at 392c and averaged 294c, while bulls in the 400–600kg range topped at 255c and averaged 238c. Bulls over 600kg topped at 262c, averaging 245c.

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