Cows are a cur­rent must-buy

Central and North Burnett Times - - THE FENCE POST -

VEN­DORS were well re­warded at Monto’s 2016 An­nual Store Cat­tle Show and Sale.

Though cat­e­gory win­ners reaped in the ben­e­fits of their high qual­ity stock, all sell­ers got their money’s worth as each of the 1035 head sold.

Ken Ball sold a run of Brah­man cross No 4 steers two and four tooth steers to av­er­age 307c/kg or $1342.

Neville and Jenny Keit­ley’s Drought­mas­ter No 4 steers 470kg sold to 327c/kg or $1537.

McInnes Farm­ing’s Santa No5 steers sold to 326c/kg or $1284. Mrs Keiler penned Santa No 5 steers 352kg and sold to $1150.

Ian Farmer sold 320kg Bran­gus weaner steers for 340c/kg or $1090.

McInnes Farm­ing’s 260kg Bran­gus weaner steers sold for 348c/kg or $900.

Roy Mar­bach sold a run of Bran­gus, Char­bray and Brah­man steers to av­er­age 221kg at 355c/kg and $788.

Peter and Anne-Ma­ree Kirk­wood “Nestor­vale” sold Braford weaner steers for 359c/kg or $762.

Grey Brah­man steers 210kg ac­count PJ and RL Bar­ron sold to 356c/kg or $745.

The Downie Fam­ily sold a run of Bran­gus and Drought­mas­ter cross weaner steers to av­er­age 350c/kg or $824 and 302c/kg or $765 for the heifer por­tion.

Daphne Mor­gan “Kooroora” sold Santa No 5 heifers 370kg for 321c/kg or $1190.

Lach­lan McInnes penned 357kg Bran­gus heifers which sold for $1175 or 329c/kg.

McInnes Farm­ing’s 355kg Bran­gus No 5 heifers sold to 326c/kg or $1158.

Qld Pas­toral Hold­ings sold An­gus cross weaner heifers for 337c/kg or $702.

LO and AR Mor­ris sold Bran­gus weaner heifers 230kgs for 339c/kg or $784.

KS and DA Goody’s Char­bray cross weaner heifers sold to 331c/kg or $643.

Tom and San­dra Clarke sold cull cows with young calves for $1340/unit.

Buyer sup­port was very strong with Western and South­ern buy­ers try­ing to ac­quire cat­tle af­ter the solid rain, with buyer com­pe­ti­tion help­ing the prices.

The buyer sup­port on the day proved the high prices were not just good for sell­ers, but kept most of the in­dus­try afloat.

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