Prize cat­tle draw plenty of in­ter­est

Central and North Burnett Times - - RURAL UPDATE - Ge­orge Smith ge­orge.smith@cnbtimes.com.au

MONTO Cat­tle and Coun­try’s An­nual Store Cat­tle Show and Sale at­tracted 1040 head.

This year’s judge was Jamie Craw­ford of Kin­garoy. Cat­tle were drawn from Biloela, Boyne Val­ley, Har­rami and Monto dis­tricts.

Peter and De­sieree Hind­marsh of Mil­ton Sta­tion Ubobo won cham­pion pen of steers over­all and steers best suit­able to grow to Jap Ox with a pen of 20 drought­mas­ter-cross wean­ers, pur­chased by Peter and Kris­tine Din­gle, Red­line Bran­gus stud, Aber­corn for $460 or 166c/kg to aver­age 276kg.

Reuben and Lynn Bly­ton’s charo­lais weaner steers 300kg were judged steers most suited to trade and sold to 154c/kg or $460.

Ron and Sheena Ogle of Stornoway, Monto won cham­pion pen of heifers over­all and heifers most suited for re­place­ment breeders. The qual­ity char­bray-cross weaner heifers sold to Hourn and Bishop Moura for 135c/kg or $352 to aver­age 260kg.

Bill and Beryl Avis won heifers most suited to trade with their charo­lais droughtie-cross weaner heifers 246kgs to re­alise $357 or 145c/kg that went to Ross Gersekowski.

Other re­sults in­clude Mike Smith's 435kg mur­ray grey-cross steers sell­ing to 158c/kg or $685.

Ken Ball sold milk and two tooth Brah­man No 1 steers 410kg to 158c/kg or $650. Wayne and Julie Roger sold char­bray santa-cross steers 291kg to 175c/kg or $510. McInnes Farm­ing sold an­gus, santa and char­bray-cross steers to $480, $520 and $510 re­spec­tively.

Noel Goody’s 210kg an­gus steers sold to 174c/kg or $370. Neville Moss­man’s brah­man No 3 steers sold to 169c/kg or $460.

Mark Mur­ray sold char­bray-cross No 2 heifers 327kg to $475 and limo-cross heifers 342kg to $490. Gary and Lynn Muller’s Santa Brah­man-cross No 2 heifers 300kg sold to 140c/kg or $416. BR and SJ Pailthorpe yarded char­bray weaner heifers which sold to 140c/kg or $340.

MA John­ston sold drought­mas­ter weaner heifers to 141c/kg or $360.

CK and CA Leighton sold brah­man weaner heifers 200kgs to 141c/kg.

The Monto Fat and Store Sale will be onWed­nes­day, June 26 at 9am.

PHOTO: GE­ORGE SMITH

TOP PEN: Lee Mes­ner, cen­tre, with win­ners Peter and De­sieree Hind­marsh of Mil­ton Sta­tion, Ubobo.

Reuben and Lynn Bly­ton's charo­lais weaner steers were judged as best pen of steers suited to trade.

John Lee, on be­half of Ron and Sheena Ogle col­lects best pen of heifers suited for re­place­ment breeders.

Beryl Avis took home the prize for heifers best suited to trade.

De­sieree and Peter Hind­marsh flanked by Brad McI­nally from Monto Cat­tle and Coun­try and judge Jamie Craw­ford.

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