Cattle market remains firm at Biggenden sale
THE first meatworks and store sale for 2017 was held on Monday at Biggenden.
With a smaller yarding of meatworks cattle the market remained firm. In the store section, a quality line of heifers sold to firm prices with the remainder selling with mixed results due to mixed quality.
The yarding of 598 head were drawn from Chinchilla, Gayndah, Mundubbera, Miriam Vale, Mt Perry, Booubyjan, Widgee, Bundaberg, Gin Gin, Lowmead, Calgoa and all local areas.
P&S Ilett, Childers, sold milk and two tooth Droughtmaster cross steers for 338c/$1339. Wade Forman, Bundaberg, sold milk and two tooth Brahman steers for 338c/$1373. Rod Gibson, Biggenden, sold milk and two tooth Brangus steers for 337c/$1390. Goatham & Heron, Biggenden, sold milk tooth Droughtmaster steers for 342c/$928. G Ison, Gin Gin, sold milk and two tooth Droughtmaster steers for 328c/$1209.
Arn Horwood F/T, Gin Gin, sold Charbray weaner steers from 350c-364c/$997-$1026. Des Berrie, Biggenden, sold Droughtmaster cross weaner steers for 356c/$812. AWBeddows, Booubyjan, sold Simbrah weaner steers for 370c/$855. P&M Gott, Bundaberg, sold Angus weaner steers for 358c/$844. CWHocking, Mundubbera, sold Brahman cross weaner steers for 358c/$770. Blackberrie Grazing, Biggenden, sold Brangus weaner steers for 342c/$838.
R&R Buttner, Gayndah, sold milk and two tooth Brangus heifers for 318c/$1131. Trevor Gordon Holdings, Gayndah, sold a line of milk and two tooth Droughtmaster, Charbray and Angus cross speyed heifers from 318c-334c/$1111-$1193. Glenellen Cattle Co, Chinchilla, sold a line of Santa and Brahman heifers with the Santas selling from 314c-335c/$947-$1117 and the Brahman heifers from 314c-320c/$1056-$1212. Goatham & Heron, Biggenden, sold milk tooth Droughtmaster heifers for 314c/$950. K&R Volzke, Bundaberg, sold milk tooth Brahman cross heifers for 316c/$1122. Peter Hall, Hervey Bay, sold Brangus milk tooth heifers for 320c/$1248. Arn Horwood F/T, Gin Gin, sold Charbray weaner heifers for 320c/$872. Phionda Park Farmlands, Gin Gin, sold Charbray weaner heifers for 330c/$753. J&S Heath, Calgoa sold Droughtmaster weaner heifers for 344c/$759. John Booth, Monduran, sold Charbray weaner heifers for 346c/$820. Wayne Kirkman, Gin Gin, sold Braford weaner heifers for 330c/$808. LachlanWalker, Mt Perry, sold Angus weaner heifers for 348c/$626. B&D Jensen, Bundaberg, sold Brangus cross weaner heifers for 321c/$671. T&L Greaves, Childers, sold Limousin cross bullocks for 290c/$1588. B Zwynenberg, Bullyard, sold Angus cross bullocks for 287c/$1723.
B&G Kirk, Gayndah, sold Grey Brahman cows for 263c/kg or $1481. B Zwynenberg, Bullyard, sold Angus cross cows from 248c/$1383. JW Dolding, Gayndah, sold Brahman cross cows for 247c/$1234. Elgin Ross, Booubyjan, sold Brahman cross cows for 250c/$1322.
The next meatworks and store sale will be on Monday, January 23.
NEW YEAR: The first meatworks and store sale for 2017 was held on Monday with a yarding of 598 head.