BURNETT Livestock and Realty’s meatworks and store sale held on Monday at Biggenden saw a large yarding of 1930 head of very mixed quality.
Bullocks over 600kg topped at 216.2c. brangus-cross milk-tooth bullocks on account of SR Marsh and RL Clark, Mundubbera sold for 216.2c or $1091. J Sowden, Gunalda, sold senepol-cross two-tooth bullocks for 207.2c or $1111.
CT and KT Hetherington, Dallarnil, sold brahman-cross bullocks for 206.2c or $1111.
Heavy cows also sold strongly, topping 197.2c.
While cows 400–500kg suffered mixed results topping at 197.2c, again the mixed yarding brought the average back.
The Sauer family, Maryborough, sold droughtmaster-cross cows for 197.2c or $928.
Jensco Grazing, Mt Perry, sold grain-assisted santa cows for 189.2c or $1095.
MJS Bardon, Biggenden, sold droughtmaster cows for 196.2c or $931.
I and LWebb, Moolboolaman, sold charolais-cross cows for 197.2c or $1232.
Only a few trade heifers were yarded topping at 207.2c. Heavy two-tooth charolais heifers on account of Boyd’s Contracting, Coringa, sold for 207.2c or $1042. Heavy bulls topped at 201c.
Feeder steers 400–500kg sold strongly throughout to top at 209.2c.
Steers 300–400kg were also a mixed yarding with the lead topping at 210.2c.
GB and GE Dingle, Bundaberg, sold droughtmaster and brahman-cross milk-tooth steers to top at 210.2c or $806.
IA & KJ Rae, Wallaville, sold a line of droughtmaster milk to two-tooth steers to top at 202.2c or $777.
Burnett Youth Learning Centre, Bundaberg, sold droughtmaster milk-tooth steers to top at 207.2c or $832.
WOlive, Gin Gin sold charbray-cross milk-tooth steers to 209.2c or $906.
Weaner steers were very mixed in quality and are showing the effects of the lack of rain, selling to mixed results and topping at 186.2c.
S Surtees, Mundubbera, sold brangus-cross weaner steers for 185c or $551.
D Svensson, Bundaberg, sold angus-cross weaner steers for 178.2c or $572.
Maulucy Pty Ltd, Yerra, sold droughtmaster-cross steers for 186.2c or $393.
Heifers 300–400kg and suitable to feed sold strongly to top at 192.2c.
AR and M McDonald, Rosedale, sold a quality line of droughtmaster and charolais-cross heifers to top at 192.2c or $655.
DJ and K McKinnon, Windera, sold droughtmaster milk-tooth
Monto’s Fortnightly Fat and Store sale saw 740 yarded. heifers for 178.2c or $617.
Heifers under 300kg and weaner heifers topped at 187.2c for the good quality vealers but the weaners showing the effects of the dry were hard to sell.
TH Nothdurft, Moolboolaman, sold limousin-cross weaner heifers for 185c or $537.
WandJE Whitaker, Hervey Bay, sold Murray grey-cross weaner heifers for 179c or $428.
J Davis, Biggenden, sold brahman-cross weaner heifers for 185c or $499.
Cattle were drawn from Theodore, Eidsvold, Nanango, Scotchy Pocket, Mundubbera, Mt Perry, Gayndah, Proston, Windera, Bauple, Mt Joseph, Thinoomba, Owanyilla, Maryborough, Dundathu, Hervey Bay, Howard, Duckinwilla, Childers,
Markets remained very strong for prime cattle with feeder steers and heifers also very solid at Monto Cattle and Country’s fat and store sale last week.