Roma Store sale report

24 Feb 2020

Roma Store Sale Report 

Roma Market Report  23/02/2021

Cattle numbers rose to 6,006 head at the Roma Saleyards, up by 1,635. Cattle were drawn from a wide supply area and with several larger single vendor runs yarded, and the overall quality of the yarding was mixed. Steers accounted for half of the yarding. A larger buying panel of regular processors, feedlots, and local restockers was present and operating, however the interstate buyer numbers were reduced with most not operating in person. Prices mostly eased across the yarding, but demand remained firm for quality cattle with price fluctuations reflective of quality variations. Light weight yearling steers under 200kg fell by 21c, while medium weight yearling steers under 330kg fell by 19c to 37c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg fell by 80c, while the largest sample of medium weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers fell by 4c/kg. Cows remained reasonably firm with medium weight cows down by 1c to 6c, while heavy weight 3 score cows fell by 1c/kg.

Light weight yearling steers under 200kg were again in limited numbers and sold to a top of 616.2c to average 600c/kg. A good sample of light weight yearling steers under 280kg to restockers made to 702.2c to average 523c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 330kg to restockers sold to 522.2c to average 476c/kg. Medium weight yearling steers under 400kg to restockers made to 486.2c to average 459c/kg. Heavy weight yearling steers over 400kg to feed reached a top of 444.2c to average 421c/kg. Light weight yearling heifers under 200kg to restockers reached a top of 558.2c to average 470c/kg. A large sample of light weight yearling heifers under 280kg to restockers made to 542.2c to average 503c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 330kg to feed sold to 486.2c to average 471c/kg. Medium weight yearling heifers under 400kg to feed made to a top of 458.2c to average 435c/kg.

The best of the heavy weight grown steers sold to 365.2c to average 365c/kg. The best of the grown heifers reached a top of 384.2c to average 353c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows sold to a top of 303.2c to average 293c, while the medium weight 4 score cows reached a top of 307.2c to average 307c/kg. Heavy weight 3 score cows made to 304.2c to average 294c, while the heavy weight 4 score cows sold to 309.2c to average 307c/kg. The best of the heavy weight bulls made to 330.2c to average 326c/kg. Cows and calves reached a top of $2640/unit.

Prime Quotes 

Description Category Wt.

Range/kg

Price in cents/kg
Lowest Highest Average
Heifers Medium Up to

400kg

394 394 394
Heavy Over

400kg

313 384 353
Cows Medium Up to

400kg

210 285 283
Heavy 400kg to

500kg

281 307 293
Extra

Heavy

Over

500kg

280 309 306
Steers & Bullocks Medium Up to

500kg

350 361 355
Heavy Over

500kg

360 365 361

 

Store & Feeder Quotes 

 

Description

 

Wt. Range/Kg

Price in cents/kg
Lowest Highest Average
Steers Under 200kg 538 616 599
200kg to 280kg 446 702 523
280kg to 330kg 442 522 476
330kg to 400kg 406 486 459
Feeder Steers Over 400kg 366 444 421
Heifers Under 200kg 388 558 469
200kg to 280kg 424 542 502
280kg to 330kg 422 486 436
330kg to 400kg 400 462 435
Feeder Heifers Over 400kg      
Feeder/Boat Bulls 350 418 386
Kill Bulls 303 348 326

 Read the latest Roma Store Cattle Report courtesy of GDL Roma Roma Store Sale – Market Report 23.02.2021