BURNETT Livestock and Realty’s meatworks and store sale held on a wet Monday, April 14, saw a yarding of 982 head.
Only a handful of bullocks were yarded and all were good quality selling to a stronger market averaging 16c to 19c dearer.
Cows also lifted in price with cows over 500kg topping at 153.2c and averaging two cents dearer, cows 400kg to 500kg were five cents dearer and light cows were 19c dearer.
A very mixed line of trade heifers were yarded and averaged slightly cheaper while heavy bulls were 14c dearer.
Very few steers 400kg to 500kg were yarded therefore no prices to quote.
Steers 300kg to 400kg sold stronger topping at 177.2c and averaged 18c dearer.
Steers 200kg to 300kg also sold stronger topping at 180.2c to be 13c dearer and light steers under 200kg still struggled in places to average firm on a fortnight ago.
Heifers 300kg to 400kg topped at 160.2c to average slightly better than last sale.
Heifers 200kg to 300kg also sold stronger topping at 156.2c to be nine cents dearer.
While light heifers under 200kg also struggled in places, they still averaged 11c dearer.
Eighteen cows and calves were yarded and sold from $300 to $410.
Cattle was drawn from Chinchilla, Eidsvold, Mundubbera, Mt Perry, Gayndah, Windera, Woolooga, Gunalda, Yerra, Thinoomba, Maryborough, Howard, Childers, Bundaberg, Bucca, Rosedale, Lowmead, Miriam Vale, Gin Gin, Booyal and all local areas.
SA Ashford, Monduran, sold charbray bullocks two to eight tooth to average 184.8c or $1101.
Maitland Brothers, Boompa, sold four and six tooth brahman cross bullocks for 189.2c or $1028.
GR and DK Carr, Mundubbera, sold droughtmaster cross four tooth bullocks for 192.2c or $975.
LK and TM Mittelheuser, Wallaville, sold simmental cross milk to four tooth trade heifers for 156.2c or $674.
JW Dolding, Gayndah, sold charbray-cross cows to top at 143.2c or $748.
Rabwire Pty Ltd, Mt Perry, sold brahman cross cows to top at 143.2c or $637.
The Harney Family, Childers, sold brahman cows for 145.2c or $733.
Brahman-cross cows on account of KG and MA Jensen, Gin Gin, sold for 146.2c or $709.
MR and GL St Henry, Gaeta, sold brahman cows for 145.2c or $784.
Belmont-cross cows, on account of TW and RJ Hall, Goodwood, topped at 143.2c or $715.
Brangus cows, on account of IC and DMWalker, Mt Perry, topped at 153.2c or $798.
Gracedieu Grazing, Lowmead, sold brahman cows to top at 143.2c or $716.
Braford-cross cows, on account of BJ Hinds, Ban Ban Springs, sold for 148c or $895, while two tooth brahman-cross heifers, on account of BJ Hinds, sold for 150c or $664.
Crossbred No 3 steers, on account of BJ and SI Hollier, Childers, sold for 172.2c or $604.
GA and LM Murdoch sold brahman-cross No 3 steers to top at 168.2c or $585.
No 4 charbray steers, on account of GS and HM Young, Eidsvold, sold strongly, selling from 177.2c to 180.2c or $476 to $619.
LJ and FT Howard, North Aramara, sold droughtmaster No 4 steers for 160c or $456.
R and K Shaw, Morganville, sold milk tooth red brangus heifers for 160.2c or $507.
P Munckton, Gin Gin, sold droughtmaster-cross milk and two tooth heifers for 154.2c or $476.
Maulucy Pty Ltd, Yerra, sold milk tooth droughtmaster-cross heifers to top at 158.2c or $538.
GS and HM Young, Eidsvold, sold No 4 charbray heifers for 156.2c or $453.
JJ and BWMaddern, Gayndah, sold santa heifers 12 months for 150.2c or $448, while the weaner draft of these heifers sold for 140.2c or $322.
V Munckton, Gin Gin, sold weaner heifers for 142.2c or $293.
WE and N Beddows, Windera, sold simbrah weaner heifers for 140.2c or $319.
BJ and SI Hollier, Childers, sold santa weaner heifers for 140.2c or $287.
The next meatworks and store sale will be held April 28, while the MayWeaner sale will be on May 1.
BIGGENDEN SALE: Burnett Livestock and Realty’s Paul Hastings with steers sold on account of GS and HM Young, Eidsvold. These steers sold for 177.2c and averaged 349kg ($619 per head).