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We provide the full range of Livestock services with weekly Store and Prime sales held at the largest selling centre, Roma Saleyards along with a local Raine & Horne Rural Real Estate office.
Roma Prime Sale Thursday, 27 April 2017
A total yarding of 1,202 head of cattle were penned at Roma’s Prime Sale on Thursday.
Steers over 550kg sold to 306c/kg and averaged 294c/kg, while steers in the 400-550kg sold to 289c/kg, averaging 278c/kg.
I.J & S.M McRoberts – ‘Wongamere’, Morven – sold Cross-breed steers at 378c/kg for 177kg returning $671/head. The Cross-breed cows went for 220c/kg at 470kg returning $1034/head.
D.W & J.L Sullivan – ‘Studley’, Roma – sold Santa-cross steers for 304c/kg at 678kg returning $2063/head. The Angus-cross steers sold to 303c/kg for 690kg returning at $2094/head.
S Kidman & Co – ‘Glengyle Station’, Birdsville – sold Santa steers for 300c/kg at 550kg returning $1651/head. The Charolais-cross bulls went for 250c/kg at 837kg returning $2095/head, whereas the Santa-cross bulls sold at 251c/kg for 605kg returning a total of $1519/head. The Santa Mickey bulls sold for 292c/kg at 469kg returning to $1371/head. And the Santa cows sold at 245c/kg for 684kg returning a total of $1677/head.
John E York – ‘Taunton’, Roma – sold Santa-cross steers for 288c/kg at 658kg returning to $1898/head.
Heifers over 450kg made to 280c/kg and averaged 252c/kg, and heifers in the 350-450kg range also sold at a top of 280c/kg, averaging 277c/kg. Cows over 500kg peaked at 272c/kg and averaged 241c/kg, while cows in the 400-500kg class topped at 259c/kg and averaged 232c/kg. Cows 300-400kg sold to 234c/kg and averaged 208c/kg.
Lawton & Lawton – ‘Brackenburgh’ Winton – sold Santa cows for 248c/kg at 680kg returning $1687/head. The Charbray cows went for 243c/kg at 614kg returning $1494/head. And the Brahman cows went at 250c/kg for 593kg returning $1484/head. The Santa bulls made 248c/kg for 1560kg returning $1935/head.
Maronan Pastoral – ‘Maronan Station’, Cloncurry – sold Brahman cows for 246c/kg at 596kg returning a total of $1467/head. The Santa bulls sold for 251c/kg at 910kg returning $2285/head.
Hayes Grazing Partnership – ‘Larapinta’, Jackson – sold EU accredited Charolais-cross cows at 244c/kg for 672kg returning $1643/head. The Santa-cross cows went for 245c/kg at 623kg returning $1529/head.
A.T & R.M Versace – ‘Mt Organ’, Wandoan – sold Santa-cross cows for 243c/kg at 638kg returning $1553/head.
M.J & Z.M Bonisch – ‘Linga-Longa’, Injune – sold Brahman cows for 240c/kg at 503kg returning to $1209/head. The Charbray bull went for 233c/kg at 840kg returning $1959/head.
S.F & H.E Wilkin – ‘Everbroke’, Roma – sold Brahman-cross cows for 235c/kg at 530kg returning $1247/head.
S.D & M.J Russell – ‘Wodonga’, Mungallala – sold Cross-breed cows for 231c/kg at 508kg returning to $1174/head.
Bulls over 600kg earned to 255c/kg and averaged 235c/kg.