Steers reach 277.2c/kg at Biggenden
Monto Cattle and Country
MONTO’s Cattle and Country selling complex was full with 1015 head yarded at their fortnightly Fat and Store sale.
A quality run of store cattle were penned with lines of weaner and feedlot cattle available.
Heavy bulls sold to 195c/kg or $1675.
Alan and Rhonda Price "Quambi" Bancroft sold Brangus eight tooth bullocks to 228c/kg returning $1438.
Peter and Neridah Jamieson "Trilunar" sold Charbray bullocks to 218c/kg and 226c/kg averaging $1350. Bob Dillon "Dillon Downs" Monto sold cracker Brahman bullocks 560kgs for 226c/kg or $1265. Peter and Jennifer Gardiner 's 456kg trade steers sold to 235c/kg or $1072.
BD and AJ Louttit sold Charbray cows 630kgs for 193c/kg or $1217. Birch Pastoral's 475kg Droughtie cows sold to 189c/kg or $900. RA Wilson sold Brahman cows to 194c/kg or $1145. Light store cows sold from 110 to 150c/kg.
Rideout Grazing yarded two tooth trade Droughtmaster heifers to realise $860 or 209c/kg. Moretti and Son sold Braford and Brahman trade heifers for 207c and 197c/kg to average 395kgs. Conway Barnard penned Brangus and Brahman cross No 4 heifers to return $866 or 205c/kg.
KD and AP Wyatte sold three pens of Braford cross No 4 steers, 395kgs to 412kgs for 241c/kg to average$970. Peter and Desiree Hindmarsh "Milton Station" sold Droughtmaster and Brahman steers 463kgs to 488kgs to 237c/kg or $1158. DR and JJ Bebbington sold Droughtmaster cross No 4 steers 410kgs to 234c/kg or $960. Conway Barnard's Brangus No 4 steers 440kgs sold to 239c/kg or $1057. Neville and Jenny Keitley sold five pens of No 4 steers including Charbray, Droughtmaster and Brahman cross to top at 216c/kg or $950. Earl Benecke penned Droughtmaster Red Brahman No 4 steers 375kgs to return $872 or 233c/kg.
Roy and Bev Marbach sold Charbray and Brangus steers 210kg to 227kgs for 250c/kg and Brahman steers for 226c/kg. Peter and Anne-Maree Kirkwood "Nestorvale" sold a pen of Braford steers 286kgs for 245c/kg or $695. G and IC Augenstein's Simbrah steers sold to 230c/kg or $600. RA and DA Edgar penned Simbrah and Brahman steers which returned a top of $738 or 235c/kg. Generally weaners sold from 210c to 240c/kg.
EN and HP Benecke sold Charbray No 4 heifers 371kgs for 219c/kg or $815 and Brangus cross No 4 heifers to 209c/kg or $705. Conway Barnard's Brangus cross No 4 heifers 354kgs sold for $748 or 211c/kg. DS Keitley sold Charbray and Droughtmaster cross No 4 heifers which sold from 190c to 205c/kg topping at $742. KJ and SL James sold Brangus No 4 heifers to 191c/kg or $670. Rideout Grazing's No 4 Droughtmaster cross heifers sold for 190c and $2/kg topping at $785. RA and DA Edgar's Simbrah weaner heifers sold for 211c/kg or $613. Margaret Main sold quiet Red Brangus weaner heifers to 211c/kg or $455.
Monto's next Sale will be on May 13 at 9am.
VOLUME buyers from Central Queensland through to Northern NSW bought spirited competition to Burnett Livestock and Realty’s April All Breeds Weaner sale last Thursday.
Despite the rain, buyers were very keen to secure quality lines of well presented weaners.
The yarding of 1840 head were drawn from Hughenden, Hawkwood, Murgon, Tansey, Buxton, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Miriam Vale, Monto, Bundaberg, Gin Gin, Maryborough, Mt Perry, Eidsvold, Binjour and all local areas.
Lehmann Cattle Co, Tansey won the Simmental class with a pen that caught the judges eye from the outset. The heifers sold for 233c or $617 and also went on to win the Champion Pen of the day. Winning the Brangus infused class was a pen of steers presented by Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges ‘Narayen’, selling for 252c or $679. The winner of the Brahman infused class was A& A Trigger Grazing Trust, Biggenden with steers being sold for 263c or $699. Charbray steers presented by NJ & MR Allen, Mundubbera won the Charbray infused class and sold for 276c or $658. SW& LE Tincknell, Avondale won the Droughtmaster infused class with a pen of steers selling for 267c or $850. JA & J Kirk, Gayndah won the Santa infused class and the Santa infused heifers sold for 234c or $622.
Angus cross steers from Murgon sold to a top of 266c or $748. Darren Jones, Mt Perry sold Brangus steers for 249c or $734. DD & DM Duncan, Gayndah sold Brangus steers for 253c or $647. BE & AM Gossner, Monduran sold Angus cross steers for 253c or $652. Most Angus steers sold from 230c to 250c.
Lehmann Cattle Co, Tansey sold Simmental infused steers for 267c or $748. The Rhind Family, Yerra sold Simmental infused steers for 259c $749. The Beddows Family, Windera sold Simbrah steers for a top of 262c or $898. Simmental steers from Murgon sold to a top of 270c or $634. White and Larsen, Gin Gin sold Limousin infused steers for 268c or $666. Arn Horwood Family Trust, Gin Gin sold Limousin steers for 262c or $760. TW & RJ Hall, Buxton sold Belmont infused steers to a top of 245c or $506. L& J Oppermann, Binjour sold Murray Grey steers for 246c or $531. Myola Grazing, Miriam Vale sold Charbray steers for 266c or $729. A & A Trigger Grazing Trust, Biggenden sold Charbray steers for 277c or $815. Jarick & Steven, Brooweena sold Charbray steers for 265c or $794. Marcella Pastoral, Booubyjan sold EU Charbray steers for 269c or $803. Chris Nugent, Biggenden sold Charbray steers for 275c or $705. Most Charbray steers sold from 240c to 263c.
P& L McNaughton, Coalstoun Lakes sold Droughtmaster steers for 261c or $541. Alan May, Mt Perry sold Droughtmaster steers for 255c or $652.
BS & C Whitaker, Rolling Hills Eidsvold sold Charbray heifers for 237c or $664. Ron Kirk and Family, Gayndah sold Charbray heifers for 227c or $669. JL & KA Randall, Biggenden sold Charbray heifers for 227c or $649. Chris Nugent, Biggenden sold Charbray heifers for 235c or $599.
RJ & KJ Preston, Eidsvold sold Simbrah heifers for 225c or $689. Pensini Grazing, Hughenden sold a line of 228 grey Brahman heifers to a top of 219c or $485. Myola Grazing, Miriam Vale sold Brangus heifers for 237c or $601. Gigoomgan Pastoral, Brooweena sold Angus cross heifers for 235c or $695. White and Larsen, Gin Gin sold Limousin cross heifers for 232c or $654. Most heifers sold from 210c to 235c.
FULL COMPLEX: A total of 1015 head were yarded at the fornightly sale.