Welcome rain doesn’t stop Monto cattle sale
NORTH Burnett agents Monto Cattle and Country yarded 630 head under wet conditions last week, Wednesday, October 31.
Falls of 10–40mm across the Monto district were very welcome.
A quality run of 160 steers and bullocks was presented to processors and sold to solid rates.
Warren and John Chapman, Thangool consigned 80 grain assisted charbray, brangus, droughtmaster and brahman bullocks to average 184c/kg or $1171.
The Chapman draft topped at $1285 or 188c/kg.
SM Schimke sold charolais bullocks 656kg to 183c/kg or $1205.
Bill and Kath Dow, Selene yarded charolais cross steers for $1190 or 177c/kg.
Peter Mossman, Ubobo sold brahman bullocks 650kg to 174c/kg or $1130.
Heavy bulls sold 166–185c/ kg
Paul and Mia Francis, Cania Homestead sold droughtmaster brahman cross cows to 147c/kg or $753.
A single heavy cow 670kg Account of Joe Avis sold to $1050 or 156c/kg.
Alan and Rhonda Price’s prime brangus cows sold to $775 or 147c/kg.
Cows 400–500kg, which weren’t quite conditioned, sold 120–138c/kg.
Prime Brangus heifers 410kg Account of John Dent sold to 166c/kg or $680.
Bev Marbach sold char-bray No1 heifers to 163c/kg or $675.
LO and AR Morris consigned belmont limo cross weaner steers, which sold to 198c/kg or $528.
G Murray sold charbray weaner steers to 207c/kg, returning $454.
Shane and Helen Mossman, Ubobo sold brahman steers 225–285kg from 175c/ kg to 189c/kg.
Bev Marbach, Jebrocalee Yarrol sold a run of 80 charbray and brangus No 1 heifers to average $745 or 181c/ kg, topping at 187c/kg or $807.
Glen and Mandy Ballin, Tudor Springs Binjour sold 52 charbray and brahman cross No 1 heifers to top at 171c/kg or $685, to average 165c/kg or $505.
Ron and Sheena Ogle, Stornaway Monto sold charbray weaner heifers to 177c/kg or $395.
CJ, MD and RW Murray family, Eidsvold sold charbray weaner heifers to 170c/kg returning $375.
Shane and Helen Moss- man, Ubobo sold brangus and brahman No 2 heifers for 168c/kg or $375.
Monto’s next fortnightly sale will be on Wednesday, November 28
BEST BUYS: Sandy Pointon, of Mt Eagle, Abercorn, and Adam Fletcher, of Monto Cattle and Country, inspect a pen of brahman bulls of Boogal Cattle Co at Monto’s Fat and Store Sale this week.