Biggen­den year­ling steers crack 246.2c/kg

Central and North Burnett Times - - RURAL UPDATE -

BUR­NETT Livestock and Realty’s meat works and store sale on Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 29 saw a yard­ing of 1057 head.

With scat­tered rain­fall on the week­end, pro­ces­sors went against last­week’s trend of an eas­ing mar­ket.

Bul­locks over 600kg topped at 185.2c/kg and av­er­aged four cents dearer, while 500–600kg steers topped at 184.2c and av­er­aged 10c dearer than the pre­vi­ous sale.

The Schi­browski Fam­ily, Childers sold four and six tooth Brah­man bul­locks for 184.2c or $1022–$1262.

D. and L. Sganz­erla, Win­der­mere sold Drought­mas­ter cross two and four tooth bul­locks to top at 185.2c or $1232.

Luinn P/L, Pine Creek sold four and six tooth grain as­sisted bul­locks for 182.2c or $1380.

While the bul­locks were dearer, the cows had mixed re­sults.

Cows over 500kg topped at sim­i­lar rates to last sale but av­er­aged one cent cheaper; cows 400–500kg av­er­aged three cents cheaper, while light cows un­der 400kg aver- aged seven cents cheaper.

Quayle Cat­tle Co, Kolonga sold cows to top at 149.2c or $753.

EE and JM Mol­len­hagen, Mt Perry sold Brah­man cows for 150.2c or $826.

G. and S. Turner and fam­ily, Charn­wood, Lowmead sold Santa and Bran­gus cows from 141.2c to 145.2c or $777–$790.

Trade heifers were of good qual­ity but av­er­aged four cents cheaper and heavy bulls av­er­aged two cents cheaper.

Su­jee­wong, Chin­chilla sold Santa two to six tooth trade heifers to av­er­age 159.7c or $739.

Mean­time, 400–500kg steers were still in short sup­ply, top­ping at 187.2c and av­er­aged 1c dearer than last sale.

Sim­brah and Drought­mas­ter cross milk and two tooth steers on ac­count of Kaper­nick Farm­ing, Wallav­ille sold from 182.2c to 187.2c or $827– $907.

HK Dwyer, Did­cot sold Char­bray milk and two tooth steers for 181.2c or $829.

Steers 300–400kg were of mixed qual­ity, top­ping at 189.2c and av­er­aged less than last sale.

Santa cross milk and two tooth No 1 steers on ac­count of Quayle Cat­tle Co, Kolonga sold from 178.2c to 180.2c or $664–$677.

Weaner steers and light con­di­tioned year­ling steers un­der 300kg sold ex­tremely strong, top­ping at 246.2c and av­er­aged 11–13c dearer.

Santa Char­bray cross weaner steers on ac­count of Gary Din­gle, Ban­croft sold from 196.2c to 246.2c or $519– $559.

MC and SA Chap­pell, Mt Perry sold light con­di­tioned Drought­mas­ter Senepol cross weaner steers from 230c to 231.2c or $384–$474.

ARN Hor­wood Fam­ily Trust, Tir­roan sold Li­mousin cross weaner steers for 229.2c or $487.

Heifers 300–400kg were also very mixed qual­ity, top­ping at 194.2c but av­er­ag­ing 10c cheaper than last sale.

Santa cross milk and two tooth heifers on ac­count of Quayle Cat­tle Co, Kolonga sold from 178.2c to 184.2c or $475–$596.

LG and MCDel­ley, Dallarnil sold Char­bray cross milk tooth heifers for 176.2c or $608.

Weaner heifers and year­ling heifers un­der 300kg also sold strongly, av­er­ag­ing 3–5c dearer.

Gary Din­gle, Ban­croft sold Santa Char­bray cross weaner heifers from 180c to 199.2c or $360–$432.

HK Dwyer, Did­cot sold Char­bray cross weaner heifers from 183.2c to 195c or $426– $583.

Cat­tle at the meat works and store sale were drawn from Cal­liope, Monto, Ban­croft, Chin­chilla, Eidsvold, Bin­jour, Mun­dub­bera, Mt Perry, Gayn­dah, Win­dera, Mur­gon, Goomeri, Bau­ple and Tiaro.

They also came from An­tigua, Mun­gar, Yerra, Mary­bor­ough, Bux­ton, Childers, Cordalba, Bund­aberg, Yan­daran, Rosedale, Lowmead, Miriam Vale, Gin Gin and Booyal, as well as all lo­cal ar­eas.

Photo: Con­trib­uted

QUAL­ITY OF­FER­ING: Dean Kaper­nick of Kaper­nick Farm­ing, Wallav­ille with a pen of his Sim­brah and Drought­mas­ter cross milk and two tooth steers, which sold for 187.2c/kg or $907 a head.

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