Monto Cattle and Country
MONTO Cattle and Country yarded 866 head for their wet fortnightly fat and store sale. Widespread rain across the district of 10-15mm stopped some lines from being presented but vendors who managed to deliver cattle were well rewarded. Paul and Monica Lobegeier sold angus and santa cross bullocks to $2060 or 315c/kg. Warren and Sylvia McLachlan sold brahman bullocks 595kg for 314c/kg returning $1870. Ross and Linda Graving, Lowmead, penned brahman bullocks to make $1860 or 310c/kg. Bill and Beryl Avis sold 535kg droughtmaster cows to average $1533 or 251c/kg. Judd and Sonya Clarke’s droughtie cows sold to 250c/kg or $1345. GTM and DI Mclaughlan’s droughtmaster cows 526kg sold to 235c/kg or $1236. Store cows sold from 180c to 220c/kg. MD, RJ and WJ Brown sold quality charolais and droughtmaster cross feeder steers 448kgs for 345c/kg or $1550. Brian and Melissa Hill, Hillborough Station, sold 426kg charbray steers for 341c/kg or $1455. GTM and DI McLaughlan’s droughtmaster No 5 steers 430kg made 339c/kg or $1457. LA Graving sold a run of brangus droughtmaster and brahman-cross steers to average 338c/kg or $1085. Ashenhurst Partnership, Boyne Valley, sold a run of No 5 droughtmaster brahman-cross steers which topped at 360c/kg or $1186 to average 346c/kg or $1065. Pat Williams sold 356kg santa heifers for 335c/kg or $1192. Bill Avis sold droughtmaster No 5 heifers 386kg for 344c/kg or $1330. KD and AP Wyatte’s 340kg brahman-cross No 5 heifers for 325c/kg or $1110. KP and KJ Hockey sold speyed santa-cross No 5 heifers 327kg for $1022 or 312c/kg. Wright Bros sold droughtmaster weaner heifers 216kg for 330c/kg or $715. Robert Tucker sold 255kg Romagnola weaner heifers for 315c/kg or $803. Roy May sold murray frey weaner heifers 185kg for 316c/kg or $585. Monto’s next Fat and Store sale is on Wednesday, July 20.
Weaner Steers to $3.64 c/kg
PRATT Agencies yarded 1400 quality weaners at their Annual June Weaner Sale. The market for both steers and heifers was exceptional with the yarding averaging $3.32c/kg. Buyers from NSW, Taroom, Wandoan and North and South Burnett were all keen to restock. The Stumm Family, Goomeri, sold charbray steers for $1087 at $3.45c/kg. Charolais steers from M& L Bishop, Kingaroy, sold for $356c/kg to return $1066. T and B Schulz, Moffatdale, sold charolais steers for $935 and $3.50c/kg. J Crawford, Murgon, sold droughtmaster steers for $998 (3.31) and $708 (3.47). Brangus steers from R Sakrzewski, Murgon, sold for $977 at $3.35c/kg. 207kg gelvieh-cross steers from B Thun, Windera, sold for $941 at $3.33c/kg. N Pearce, Tansey, sold charbray steers for $3.50c/kg and $869. two pens of charolais steers from G and J Zahl, Gayndah, sold for $916 (3.51) and $804 (3.64). Peenam Pastoral, Manumbar, sold santa steers for $3.63c/kg returning $885. Wild Horse Pastoral also sold steers for $3.63c/kg for $807. J and M Zillman, Gayndah, sold a draft of 60 santa steers for an average of $847 and $3.61c/kg. Charbray steers a/c A and R Barsby, Tansey, sold for $868 at $3.61c/kg. Droughtmaster steers from B and A Gannon, Gayndah ,sold for $3.60c/kg for $811. Two pens of charbray steers from A Marshall, Nanango, sold for $841 (3.60) and $692 (3.65). 204 kg Charolais steers a/c Bandamill sold for $732 at $3.58c/kg. Santa-cross steers from T Court, Goomer,i sold to $922 at $3.50c/kg. Charbray steers from M Smith, Gayndah, sold for $742 at $3.51c/kg. Waringa Breeding Co, Hivesville, sold a line of 95 droughtmaster steers for an average of $682 and $3.56c/kg. 70 Charbray and Brangus steers from R Randle sold to a top of $812, averaging $660 (3.45). Buddy Hunter and Family, Stuart River, sold charbray steers for $723 and $3.55c/kg. Yarrandoo Holding,s Yarraman, sold angus-cross steers for $731 at $3.50c/kg. 207 kg brahman-cross steers from R Drayton, Gayndah, sold for $745 at $3.59c/kg. R& A Bambling, Wondai, sold 197kg santa steers for $3.61c/kg returning $711 M and S Kenny, Gayndah, sold a line of 45 Braford steers to average $732 at $3.52c/kg. G and A Sippel, Murgon, sold angus-cross heifers for $893 at $3.10c/kg. 231kg charolais heifers from Kingaroy sold for $870 and 3.08c/kg. 250kg charbray heifers, ex-Tansey, sold for $3.14 returning $785. G Zahl Gayndah sold 252kg charolais heifers for $714 at $3.07c/kg. M Kenny sold braford heifers for $620 (3.14) and $516 (3.14). 45 Braford heifers from R and D Kenny, Gayndah, sold to a top of $696 averaging $546 at $3.06c/kg. Charbray heifers from B and K King, Mundubbera, sold for $546 and $3.11c/kg. Light angus-cross heifers from A Marshall sold for $3.25c/kg to return $546.
Auctioning the beasts at the Monto Cattle Sale.
Tagging the beasts at the Monto sale.