Heifers crack 203.2c at Biggenden Weaner Sale
BURNETT Livestock and Realty’sWeaner Sale on Thursday, May 2, saw a yarding of 2536 head follow trends of the current market with the lead of the weaners selling mostly strong however obviously not comparing to last year.
Once the quality of the weaners eased or lots became smaller or mixed the market got much tougher.
1365 steers topped at 186.2c to average from 142c–169.6c while 1018 heifers topped at 203.2c to average from 148.1c–151.5c.
Cattle were drawn from Julia Creek, Hughenden, Monto, Eidsvold, Mundubbera, Mt Perry, Gayndah, Proston, Windera, Johnstown, Goomeri, Kinbombi, Widgee, Yerra, Childers, Bundaberg, Miriam Vale, Gin Gin and all local areas.
The Champion Pen of the sale and winner of the Droughtmaster Infused class went to a classy pen of Droughtmaster steers on account ofWG & GI Janke, Widgee.
These steers went on to sell for 182.2c or $531 while the Janke’s line averaged 172.4c or $470.
Chowey Creek Grazing, Mungboree, Mundubbera sold a line of EU Accredited Charbray and red and black Brangus cross steers taking out winner of the Open Breed class on the way for a pen of red Angus cross steers.
These steers sold for 185.2c or $537 while the Charbray steers sold from 173.2c-180.2c.
The balance of the Brangus cross steers sold from 181.2c–183.2c with the Mungboree line averaging 179.5c or $501.
Sharp Pastoral, Mundubbera sold EU Accredited Santa Gertrudis Brahman cross steers and heifers.
The steers averaged 175.7c or $508 and the heifers sold for 169.2c or $459.
Bundaberg Sugar Ltd, Bundaberg sold Charolais cross steers to sell from 157.2c–175.2c to average 169.1c or $463.
The Bourke Family, Mundubbera sold Charbray cross steers to top at 165.2c or $481.
JBWengel, Gayndah sold Charolais cross steers to top at 171.2c or $472.
JA& J Kirk, Gayndah sold Charbray cross steers to top at 168.2c or $551.
The Kirks also sold Santa Gertrudis steers from 176.2c–181.2c or $414-$506.
DD & DM Duncan, Coalstoun Lakes sold Charbray cross steers from 171.2c–177.2c or $487-$498.
GK Gericke, Mundubbera sold Charbray steers from 176.2c–185.2c or $498 -$527.
Charbray steers from Hughenden sold for 173.2c or $489.
The winner of the Santa Gertrudis Infused class was Neil Baker Family Trust, Gayndah. These steers went on to sell for 186.2c or $561. The Boyd and Linda Family Trust, Gayndah sold Santa Gertrudis steers for 179.2c or $487.
Santa steers on account of GT & BM Fort, Eidsvold sold for 179.2c or $479.
The Beddows Family, Windera sold Simbrah steers to sell from 174.2c–176.2c or $401-$514.
The winner of the Angus Infused class was BE & AM Gossner, Gin Gin for a pen of Angus cross steers that sold for 167.2c or $438.
Myola Grazing, Miriam Vale sold Brangus steers for 167.2c or $464.
D Jones, Mt Perry sold Brangus steers to top at 167.2c or $443.
The Brahman Infused class was won by MJ & KC Corfield, Coalstoun Lakes for Brahman steers that went on to sell for 141.2c or $404.
The winner of the Charolais Infused classwas Bundaberg Sugar Ltd for Charolais cross heifers that sold for 160.2c or $427 while the line of Bundaberg Sugar heifers averaged 152.7c or $413.
TS & CJ Bourke, Mundubbera sold Charolais Angus cross heifers to top at 163.2c or $452.
Gigoomgan Pastoral, Brooweena sold Charolais and Simbrah heifers to top at 163.2c or $365.
G&J Reiser, Proston sold Droughtmaster heifers for 175.2c or $385.
Wajatryn Pastoral Co, Gayndah sold Droughtmaster heifers to average 158.2c or $355.
MJ & KC Corfield, Coalstoun Lakes sold Brahman heifers to sell from 191.2c–203.2c or $507-$510.
Angus cross heifers on account of BE & AMGossner, Monduran sold for 155.2c or $401.
Charbray cross heifers on account of DD & DM Duncan, Coalstoun Lakes sold for 164c or $459.
CHAMPION PEN: Burnett Livestock & Realty's Lance Whitaker, Bendigo Bank's Glenn Henricksen with winners Gladys and Bill Janke of Widgee.