ROMA CATTLE REPORT
Roma Prime report date 14 Feb 2019
Cattle numbers fell by 365 head to 592 at the Roma Prime Sale. Cattle were mostly drawn from the local supply area, and the larger panel of buyers in attendance for past two weeks was again present and all were operating. Cows dominated the yarding and the overall quality was good. Heavy weight grown steers improved by 5c, while grown heifers under 540kg rose by 7c/kg.
Prices rose for cows across most weight brackets. Medium weight 2 score cows increased by 3c, and the medium weight 3 score cows increased by 5c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows improved by 6c/kg.
Heavy weight grown steers sold to 286.2c, to average 282c, while the heavy weight grown heifers sold to 251.2c, to average 246c/kg. Medium weight 2 score cows made to 199.2c, to average 184c, while the medium weight 3 score cows sold to 224.2c, to average 215c/kg. A good number of heavy weight 3 score cows sold to a top of 231.2c, to average 221c/kg.
The largest sample of heavy weight bulls made to 235.2c, to average 218c/kg.
Roma Prime report with Jack Hannah GDL ROMA
Roma Store sale 12-2-19
Total yarding 5335 head GDL yarded 668
William & Tessa Clemesha Bollon sold Charolais x steers to Backgrounders 296.2c 327.0kg av $968.45
Stanyer Partnership Charleville sold Droughtmaster x steers to Backgrounders 306.2c 205.0kg av $627.71 Droughtmaster x heifers to Backgrounders 250.0c 217.4kg av $543.42
D & T Birch Muckadilla sold Brangus x heifers to Backgrounders 218.2c 241.7kg av $527.32 Brangus x steers to Backgrounders 274.2c 236.7kg av $ 648.94
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Roma Store report date 12 Feb 2019
Cattle numbers increased by 918 to 5,335 head at the Roma Store Sale. Cattle were drawn from the usual supply area and a good panel of buyers was present however not all were operating. The yarding was dominated by yearling steers and heifers and the quality of all categories of cattle varied. Overall, most classes of steers saw improvements, with the exception of the heavy yearling steers.
Prices fluctuated both up and down for all other cattle. Light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers increased by 12c to 44c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers to domestic feed sold 10c to 28c/kg dearer. Heavy weight yearling
steers to feed eased 12c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg increased 4c to 23c/kg.
Medium weight yearling heifers to domestic feed eased 26c/kg. Heavy weight yearling heifers to feed sold 18c/kg dearer. Limited numbers of grown steers and heifers were present. Medium weight 2 score cows eased 19c, while the 3 score cows decreased by 24c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows sold 30c/kg cheaper. Light weight bulls increased 33c to 38c/kg.
Yearling steers under 200kg to restockers sold to 316.2c to average 302c, while the yearling steers under 280kg to restockers sold to a top of 306.2c to average 296c/kg. A good sample of medium weight yearling steers to domestic feed made to 300.2c to average 287c/kg.
Heavy weight steers to feed made to 288c to average 275c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers sold to 250.2c to average 245c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to restockers or background sold to 250c to
average 231c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers to feed made to 266.2c to average 243c, while heavy weight yearling heifers to feed also sold to 266.2c to average 261c/kg.
The largest sample of heavy weight grown steers sold to 236.2c to average 234c/kg. Grown heifers under 540kg made to 220.2c to average 216c/kg.
Medium weight 2 score cows to process sold to 174.2c to average 164c, while the medium weight 3 score cows to process made to 198c to average 187c/kg.
Heavy weight 3 score cows sold to 205c to average 194c/kg.
Light weight bulls to restockers sold to 276.2c to average 266c/kg
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