Prices rebounded after substantial falls from Cyclone Debbie moved through the North Burnett.
Buyer confidence was high at Monto’s fortnightly Fat and Store Sale where 788 head were yarded. Cattle were drawn from Biloela, Dawes, Harrami, Eidsvold, Cracow and Monto districts.
Heavy bulls sold from 240 to 280c/kg topping at $2590. MD Louttit sold 528kg bazadais-cross steers to 326c/kg or $1722. Paul VanClooster sold 538kg charbray steers for 284c/kg or $1530.
Kacey Sanderson sold hereford heifers 443kg for $1166 or 263c/kg. Hurdle Gully Grazing’s droughtmaster trade heifers at 410kg sold for 301c/kg or $1235.
GD and VA Murray sold 495kg brahman cows for 250c/kg or $1240. LA Graving’s brangus cows at 517kg returned $1269 or 245c/kg.
Ron Talbot sold droughtmaster-cross steers 486kg for 334c/kg or $1625. Tom Clarke’s 388kg droughtie steers made $1243 or 320c/kg. Birch Pastoral sold a run of droughtmaster No.6 steers to average $1100 or 342c/kg. Ian McLaughlan sold droughtmaster No.6 steers 305kg for 359c/kg or $1095.
I& J Creed sold quality angus weaner steers 244kg for 386c/kg or $942.
R and L Blyton’s Charbray cross weaner steers sold for $962 or 376c/kg. RF and EE May sold murray grey weaner steers for 412c/kg or $748. SA & PK Leahy sold a quality run of santa No.5 and 6 heifers with the lead heifers at 378kg selling to 305c/kg or $1153. The middle weight run of heifers 303kg sold to 321c/kg or $976 and light heifers 253kg sold to 337c/kg or $854.
Coominglah Grazing sold 328kg brahman-cross heifers for 310c/kg or $1017.
Nev and Helen Iversen sold droughtmaster heifers 325kg for 305c/kg or $990.
I and J Creed angus weaner heifers sold to 330c/kg or $737. Qld Pastoral sold red brahman weaner heifers 239kg for 319c/kg or $762.
R and L Blyton’s Charbraycross weaner heifers sold to $804 or 325c/kg. Monto’s next sale is the 2017 Charbray Infused Show Sale on Wednesday, April 26. Other breeds are also welcome.