Central and North Burnett Times - - RURAL UPDATE -

BUR­NETT Live­stock and Realty’s meat­works and store sale held on Mon­day, Septem­ber 29 at­tracted a yard­ing of 1729 head.

The lead of the bul­locks again sold strongly but as the qual­ity dropped so did the price to bring the av­er­age down.

Bul­locks over 600kg topped at 209.2c to av­er­age two cents dearer.

Bul­locks 500kg to 600kg topped at 212.2c, the same as last sale but with the lesser qual­ity ones the av­er­age dropped 15 cents.

Drought­mas­ter-cross eight-tooth bul­locks on ac­count of KW Cross, Biggen­den, sold 209.2c or $1663.

Mur­ray grey cross eight tooth bul­locks on ac­count of NL & LF Gille­spie, Her­vey Bay, sold for 207.2c or $1382.

Drought­mas­ter-cross eight-tooth bul­locks on ac­count of KW Cross, Biggen­den, sold 209.2c or $1663.

Heavy cows also sold strongly top­ping at 194.2c av­er­ag­ing 12 cents dearer.

Cows 400kg to 500kg suf­fered mixed re­sults top­ping at 190.2c, but again the mixed yard­ing brought the av­er­age back two cents.

Cows un­der 400kg were very poor qual­ity and av­er­aged 13 cents cheaper.

Capricorn Es­tates, Mt Joseph, sold brah­man cows from 170.2c to 194.2c or $855-$1146.

Benham and Henke, Gayn­dah, sold charo­lais cows to top at 190c or $1549.

AE Neill, Howard, sold brah­man-cross cows to top at 192.2c or $1067.

Only a few trade heifers were yarded top­ping at 204.2c, but av­er­aged nine cents cheaper.

Heavy bulls topped at 197.2c and av­er­aged three cents dearer.

NJ & KM Gib­son, Boompa, sold drought­mas­ter bulls to top at 176.2c or $1640.

Feeder steers 400kg to 500kg sold strongly through­out av­er­ag­ing 15 cents dearer.

Steers 300kg to 400kg were also a very mixed yard­ing with the lead top­ping at 205.2c and av­er­aged three cents cheaper.

DM & PR Davis, Mt Perry, sold two pens of milk and two-tooth cross­bred steers which sold for 203.2c and 205.2c or $801 to $849.

SDM Fam­ily Trust, South Kolan, sold two-tooth char­bray-cross steers for 203.2c or $839 while the four-tooths sold for 186.2c or $765.

Weaner steers sold to mixed re­sults top­ping at 206.2c and sell­ing two to six cents.

Drought­mas­ter-cross weaner steers on ac­count of V Munck­ton, Gin Gin, sold for 206.2c or $456.

NT Wal­lace, Mt Perry, sold a line of santa and drought­mas­ter-cross weaner steers that topped at 199.2c or $460 and av­er­aged 188.4c or $434.

Heifers 300kg to 400kg and suit­able to feed sold strongly and bought the av­er­age up four cents.

Heifers un­der 300kg and weaner heifers topped at sim­i­lar to last sale and av­er­aged firm to six cents dearer.

Benham and Henke, Gayn­dah, sold drought­mas­ter cross milk tooth heifers to top at 185.2c or $722.

RG & LG Itzstein, Coal­stoun Lakes, sold drought­mas­ter charo­lais-cross heifers with milk and two teeth from 179.2c to 180c or $669 to $689.

Man­da­long cross weaner heifers on ac­count Luinn Pty Ltd, Pine Creek, sold for 179.2c or $420.

Li­mousin charo­lais-cross weaner heifers on ac­count of White & Larsen, Gin Gin, sold for 175.2c or $350.

Six cows and calves sold from $450 to $550.

Cat­tle were drawn from Theodore, Eidsvold, Mun­dub­bera, Mt Perry, Gayn­dah, Pros­ton, Win­dera, Bau­ple, Mt Joseph, Thi­noomba, Owany­illa, Mary­bor­ough, Dun­dathu, Her­vey Bay, Howard, Duck­in­willa, Childers, Bund­aberg, Bur­nett Heads, South Kolan, Bull­yard, Bucca, Yandaran, Lowmead, Miriam Vale, Gin Gin, Booyal and all lo­cal ar­eas.

The next meat­works and store sale will be on Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 13.


BIGGEN­DEN SALE: Bur­nett Live­stock & Realty’s Lance Whi­taker with bul­locks on ac­count of Keith Cross, Biggen­den. The bul­locks sold for 209.2c or $1663/head.


AT THE SLAES: Qual­ity lines of cat­tle have been sold.

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