Livestock

Steers sell to 313c/kg at Roma

Roma had its prime sale last Thursday.
Roma had its prime sale last Thursday. Sophie Lester

A TOTAL yarding of 269 head of cattle was penned at Roma's Prime Sale on Thursday, March 23.

Steers over 550kg sold to 313c/kg and averaged 304c/kg, while steers 400-550kg also sold to 313c/kg and averaged 292c/kg.

Heifers over 450kg made to 284c/kg and averaged 278c/kg, heifers 350-450kg also sold to 284c/kg, averaging 255c/kg.

Cows over 500kg peaked at 269c/kg and averaged 251c/kg, while cows in the 400-500kg class topped at 266c/kg and averaged 246c/kg.

Cows 300-400kg sold to 275c/kg and averaged 208c/kg.

Bulls over 600kg earned to 283c/kg and averaged 256c/kg.

Highlights

J.E & D.K Malone, Braeside, Kynuna, sold droughtmaster-cross heifers to 280c/kg for 554c/kg to return $1552.

C.J & J.M Coggan, Tigerscrub, Roma, sold brahman-cross cows to 264c/kg for 570kg to return $1505.

K.H & M.J Hiscock, Holly Downs, Augathella, sold angus-cross cows to 258c/kg for 474kg to return $1223.

Topics:  cattle sale roma


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