A total of 6000 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday 1st March.
The sale included 650 head for the annual Braford Cattle Show and Sale
A total of 6000 head of cattle were consigned at Roma’s Store Sale on Tuesday 1st March. The sale included 650 head for the annual Braford Callte show and sale. Grand champion pen of steers was awarded to the Kehl family, Wallumbilla for their pen of light weight Braford feeder steers. Wilson Grazing won the heavy weight Braford feeder steer section. In the heifer competition, grand champion went to Broadford Pastoral Co. The Stewart family won 1st place in the feeder heifer class and Broadford Pastoral Co won best pen of replacement heifers.
Broadford Pastoral Co, Broadford Hughenden, sold Braford steers to 378/kg for 231kg to return $874/head.
H, D & J Stewart, Wycombe, St George, sold Braford steers to 364c for 238kg to return $869/head.
A & J Hay, Moonya, Wandoan, sold Braford steers to 340c for 358kg to return $1218/ head.
M, T & J Kehl, Hillview, Wallumbilla, sold Braford steers to 334c for 442kg to return $1563/ head.
Wilson Grazing, Taroela, Taroom, sold Braford-cross steers to 332c for 470kg to return $1563 / head.
C & R Hay, Moonya, Wandoan, sold Braford steers to 332c for 394kg to return $1309/ head.
Ashman Grazing, Escombe Downs, Winton, sold Braford steers to 330c for 404kg to return $1336 / head.
Weaners under 220kg topped at 424c/kg and averaged 383c/kg, while weaner steers in the 220-280kg range reached 406c/kg and averaged 371c/kg . Steers in the 280-350kg range reached 389kg and averaged 343c/kg, and steers in the 350-400kg range reached 342c/kg and averaged 326c/kg. Feeder steers in the 400-550kg range topping at 335c/kg and averaging 324c/kg.
Heifers in the 350-450kg range reached 320c/kg and averaged 290c/kg. Heifers in the 280-350kg range topped at 328c/kg and averaged 299c/kg. Heifers in the 220-280kg range topped at 362c/kg and averaged 317c/kg, while heifers under 220kg topped at 362c/kg and averaged 330c/kg.