EXTREME temperatures and the continued dry spell has seen cattle numbers rise to 1010 head for Monto’s Fortnightly Prime and Store cattle sale on Wednesday, February 1. Buyer support was strong despite the conditions. Heavy bulls sold from 251c to 270c/kg. Good heavy bullocks were in limited supply however Cameron Goodys’ 620kg charbray bullocks returned $1860 or $3/kg. Kevin and Doris Goody sold 523kg droughtmaster cross heifers for 291c/kg or $1525, while Son Kurt Goody’s charbray heifers returned $1605. WJ and JL Cook sold brahman cross trade heifers for 304c/kg or $1218. S and P Leahy sold santa cows 553kgs for 253c/kg or $1400. Roy Marbach’s brahman cows 510kgs returned $1265 or 284c/kg. J,F & C Younger penned grey brahman cows 504kgs which made 247c/kg or $1247. Dale Brown and Family sold droughtmaster charolais cross No 6 steers 410kgs for 341c/kg or $1400. S and P Leahy sold santa No 5 steers for $1756 or 323c/kg. Kev Wyatte’s Braford cross No 6 steers sold for 335c/kg or $1287. Galloway Pastoral penned Braford steers 350kgs to realise $1170 or 335c/kg. Qld Pastoral’s brangus cross steers 276kgs sold for 368c/kg or $1015. P and N Jamieson sold droughtmaster charbray cross No 6 steers for 365c/kg or $1084. Ashenhurst Partnership sold brahman cross steers 255kgs for 383c/kg or $978. BJ and CE Kennedy sold 290kg brangus cross steers for 360c/kg or $1045. Wright Bros sold droughtmaster weaner steers for $760 or 390c/kg. Paul and Mia Francis sold quality droughtmaster heifers 355kgs for $1177 or 331c/kg. Alan and Lorraine Muller sold droughtmaster cross heifers 367kgs for $1212 or 330c/kg. Dale Brown and family sold droughtmaster charolais cross No 6 heifers 312kgs for 339c/kg or $1058. BC, J and PL Pownall, Boyne Valley penned brahman cross heifers 324kgs to return $1029 or 317c/kg. WT Ariens sold brahman cross heifers 264kgs or $850. Shayne and Helen Mossman, Ubobo consigned brahman heifers 258kgs and sold to 334c/kg or $860. Wright Brothers sold droughtmaster weaner heifers for 355c/kg or $778. Tony Eden’s brahman cross weaner heifers sold for 349c/kg or $673. P and A Kirkwood sold Braford heifers 212kgs for 349c/kg or $742.TG and JA Sperling, Thangool sold angus Murray Grey cows and calves for $1350.Monto’s next sale will be held on Wednesday February 15 at 9am.
QUALITY lines of cattle were on offer on Wednesday, February 1 at the Eidsvold yards producing solid results. Steers under 200kg topped at 409c/kg and averaged 375c/kg. Steers 200-300kg. made 403c/kg and averaged 386c/kg. Steers 300-400kg. sold for 357c/kg and averaged 342c/kg. Heifers under 200kg topped at 339c/kg and averaged 328c/kg. Heifers 200-300kg made 331c/kg and averaged 324c/kg. Heifers 300-400kg sold to 333c/kg and averaged 321c/kg. R& V Horn offered charbray x 196kg Steers, selling for 409c to return $804. P Leifels sold 175kg brangus x Steers for 343c to return $600 R& V Horn also offered 227kg charbray x Steers reaching 403c to return $915. P Hartwig presented a line of 202kg droughtmaster x Steers for 389c returning $789. R& D Mitchell sold 247kg droughtmaster Steers for 377c to return $933. A,A & J Horn sold 340kg hereford x Steers selling for 357c to return $1214. R& M Dunn sold brahman x Steers for 323c for 462kg to return $1494. M, C Murray & P Hartwig sold 183kg droughtmaster x Heifers for 339c to return $623. B Albrecht sold 184kg charbray x Heifers selling for 332c and returning $610. M& T Harm presented a line of Crossbred Heifers weighing 207kg selling for 331c to return $686. M& K Stanford offered 220kg brahman x Heifers for 330c returning $726. L Grono sold 260kg charbray x Heifers for 326c returning $848. Continuing to sell A,A & J Horn sold 340kg hereford x Heifers for 333c returning $1135. R& S Pointon sold santa x Heifers weighing 396kg for 316c to return $1254. brahman x Cows & Calves sold for $1450 per unit. The next TopX North Burnett Eidsvold cattle sale is on February 15 with a 12.30pm start.
BURNETT Livestock and Realty’s meatworks and store sale held on Monday, February 6 had a larger yarding of 1909 head. The meatworks section had bullocks and cows sell to a firm to dearer market. Store cattle sold to firm rates. Bullocks sold for a top 310c. Cows over 500kg topped at 258c. Cows 400kg to 500kg sold topping at 252c. Trade heifers over 400kg topped at 322c. Mooru Grazing, Takilberan sold a line of droughtmaster brangus cross bullocks from 306c-309c/$2026-$2031. BS&C Whitaker, Eidsvold sold brahman and charbray bullocks for 308c-315c/$1622-$1705. Andrew McCracken, Bundaberg sold brahman bullocks for 306c/$1788. G Fichera, Bundaberg sold charbray cows for 256c/$2011. BS&C Whitaker, Eidsvold sold brahman cows for 251c/$1544. A&A Trigger Grazing Trust, Biggenden sold brahman cows for 253c/$1334. Feeder steers 400kg to 500kg yarded sold to a top of 350c. Steers 300kg to 400kg also sold to 352c. D&A Black, Bundaberg sold two tooth santa steers for 346c/$1736. N&L Gillespie, Hervey Bay sold milk tooth droughtmaster steers for 339c/$1266. AG&MF Isler, Theodore sold milk tooth santa cross steers for 350c/$1414. Circle K Trust, Monto sold milk tooth charbray steers for 367c/$1096. Steers 200kg to 300kg sold to 381c. Robert Wondrock, Bargara sold charolais weaner steers for 381c/$1026. Paul Hofstetter, Goodnight Scrub sold charbray weaner steers for 364c/$952. Heifers 300kg to 400kg sold topping at 335c. GD&MD Cumner, Gayndah sold milk tooth droughtmaster cross heifers for 330c/$1023. G&D Everett, Childers sold angus cross milk tooth heifers for 332c/$996. K&J Thompson, Childers sold milk tooth droughtmaster heifers for 332c/$979. Heifers 200kg to 300kg topped at 348c. Gary Taylor, Gayndah sold brangus weaner heifers for 347c/$868. BRC Livestock, Bundaberg sold brangus weaner heifers for 347c/$920. V&J Suter, Booyal sold droughtmaster weaner heifers for 345c/$724. WM&LR Powell, Coalstoun Lakes sold santa cross cow and calves for $1800/unit. Cattle were drawn from Theodore, Gympie, Tansey, Goomeri, Murgon, Monto, Tiaro, Bauple, Eidsvold, Mundubbera, Mt Perry, Gayndah, Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Childers, Bundaberg, South Kolan, Bucca, Rosedale, Lowmead, Miriam Vale, Gin Gin, Booyal and all local areas. The All Breeds Steer Sale will be on Thursday, February 16 and the next meatworks and store sale will be on Monday, February 20.
The prolonged hot & dry weather conditions being experienced through parts of the Burnett were a contributor to numbers growing to 1000 at Murgon’s sale on Tuesday. The market was similar to the previous sale with most selling to strong values. Cattle were consigned from Mundubbera, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Coringa, Kilkivan, Kingaroy, Nanango & locally. Export Bullocks sold to $1890.00 at $3.12 c/kg. Heavy Export Heifers sold to $2.84 c/kg and $1560.00. Cows over 500 kg topped at $2.63 c/kg for a $2.51 average. Medium weight Cows 400 – 500 kg averaged $2.35 c/kg selling to $2.42 c/kg. Cows under 400 kg topped at $2.19 c/kg. 400 kg Simmental cross steers a/c S& E Gscheidle Wooroonden sold to $3.58 c/kg for $1431.00. B& J Hansen Proston sold Angus cross steers 425 kg for $1484.00 and $3.49 c/kg. 414 kg Charolais cross steers from K& M Armstrong Manyung sold to $3.48 c/kg to return $1443.00. A line of 30 425 kg Droughtmaster cross steers ex Merlwood enterprises Murgon sold for an average of $1406.00 at $3.30 c/kg. A& K Chalk Manyung sold 385 kg Santa steers for $1366.00 at $3.54 c/kg and Charbray steers weighing 355 kg for $1239.00 at $3.49 c/kg. 305 kg Braford cross steers from Mt Perry sold for $1083.00 at $3.55 c/kg. Charolais cross weaner steers form A& R Barsby Tansey sold for $1100.00 and $3.72 c/kg. 303 kg Santa weaner steers from G& T Campbell Coringa sold for $1092.00 and $3.60 c/kg. They also sold 242 kg steers for $3.54 c/kg and $860.00. J& M Zillman Gayndah sold 2 pens of Santa weaner steers for $3.54 c/kg returning $934.00 & $836.00. 235 kg Braford cross weaner steers from P& A Dingle sold to $818.00 at $3.47 c/kg. Angus cross weaner steers from PM Family Trust Brigooda sold to $3.45 c/kg for $761.00. Droughtmaster Heifers from Dermark Pty Ltd Gayndah sold for $1420.00 at $2.74 c/kg. N& L Pearce Tansey sold 400 kg Charbray Heifers for $1238.00 at $3.07 c/kg. 435 kg Angus cross Heifers from Proston sold to $1336.00 at $3.07 c/kg. 386 kg Droughtmaster Heifers from D Vine Hivesville sold to $3.30 c/kg for $1276.00. Simmental cross Heifers from Wooroonden sold for $1219.00 and $3.28 c/kg. Two pens of Santa cross heifers from Sharp Pastoral Gayndah sold for $2.94 c/kg for $166.00 and 362 kg. Angus cross weaner heifers a/c Banksia Hay Murgon sold for $855.00 and $3.49 c/kg. 247 kg Droughtmaster heifers from Roth Rural Enterprises Gayndah sold for $833.00 and $3.37 c/kg. Most better fresher weaner heifers sold from $3.20 to $3.40 c/kg. Brahman cross Cows & Calves sold to $1140.00.
SOLD: Dale Brown and Family sold quality droughtmaster charolais cross no 6 steers 410kg for 341c/kg or $1400 to Smithfield Cattle Co at Monto’s Prime and Store sale.