A TOTAL yarding of 904 head was yarded at Monto Cattle and Country’s sale on Wednesday, July 19.
Best of the bulls sold to 270c/kg or $2743. Bullocks topped at 274c/kg with pen of 12 Brangus bullocks account PN Wilkes, weighing 618kg to return $1690.
Heavy heifers account Paul and Mia Francis, Cania sold to 265c/kg weighing 486kg to return $1277. Alan and Rhonda Price’s Brangus heifers sold to 264c/kg to return $1300. Simbrah feeder steers consigned by Kyle and Laurie-Ann Ogle sold to 295c/kg and weighed 415kg to return $1225.
Brangus feeder steers account PN Wilkes sold to 299c/kg and weighed in at 490kg to return $1466. In the lighter steers Roy Marbach sold Charbray cross steers to 364c/kg to return $860.
Feeder heifers on account P & E Hansen, Lands End, sold for 285c/kg and weighed 380kg to return $1081.
DB and JE Tye’s Droughtmaster heifers sold for 279c/kg and weighed 400kg to return $1130.
Mark and Lisa Simpson’s Limousin cross heifers topped at 320c/kg to return $992. 255kg Brangus heifers account Zischke Enterprises sold for 318c/kg to return $815. Morris Bros consigned Belmont Red cross cows and calves that sold to $1420. Monto’s next Fat and Store sale will be held on Wednesday, August 2. BIGGENDEN BURNETT Livestock & Realty’s meatworks and store sale on Monday, July 24,had a yarding of 1460 head selling to a mostly firm market. Heavy bulls topped at 276c/kg; bullocks sold to 280c/kg; cows over 500kg topped at 230c/kg; cows 400kg to 500kg topped at 239c/kg; trade heifers over 400kg topped at 273c/kg. Feeder steers 400kg to 500kg sold to a top of 306c/kg while steers 300kg to 400kg sold to 322c/kg. Steers 200kg to 300kg sold to 368c/kg. Heifers 300kg to 400kg sold to a top of 300c/kg. Heifers 200kg to 300kg topped at 324c/kg. C&V Stevens, South Bingera sold two-tooth Droughtmaster steers for 300c/kg returning $1608. JT&Y Hetherington, Dallarnil sold Brahman cross two tooth steers 306c/kg for $1377. GD&MD Cumner, Gayndah sold Santa cross milk two steers for 295c/kg for $1053. Craig Derepas, Bundaberg sold Charolais milk tooth steers for 292c/kg for $1036. Lonart P/L, Bundaberg sold Brahman cross milk tooth steers for 295c/kg for $1638. A&A Trigger Grazing Trust, Biggenden sold Charbray weaner heifers for 350c/kg for $984. G&H Young, Eidsvold sold Charbray weaner steers for 360c/kg for $928. Joanne Mathers, Gayndah sold Crossbred weaner steers for 348c/kg for $807. L&S Kirk, Gayndah sold Droughtmaster weaner steers for 350c/kg for $833. Charnwood Grazing, Lowmead sold Santa Gertrudis weaner steers for 368c/kg for $817. J McCotter, Mount Perry, sold Charolais cross weaner steers for 360c/kg for $777. F&C Beddows, Biggenden sold Santa Gertrudis weaner steers for 350c/kg for $630. Vellco P/L, South Isis sold Charolais milk tooth heifers for 289c/kg for $1122. The Seymour Family, Gooroolba sold milk and two-tooth heifers for 288c/kg for $994. Sharp Pastoral, Mundubbera, sold milk and two-tooth heifers for 295c/kg for $1032.
G&H Young, Eidsvold sold Charbray weaner heifers for 320c/kg for $848. A&A Trigger Grazing Trust, Biggenden, sold Charbray weaner heifers for 322c/kg for $758. Hopewell Grazing, Biggenden, sold Charbray weaner heifers for 320c/kg for $747. J McCotter, Mount Perry sold Charolais cross weaner heifers for 322c/kg for $728. L&S Kirk, Gayndah sold Droughtmaster weaner heifers for 318c/kg for $745. P&L McNaughton, Coalstoun Lakes sold Droughtmaster weaner heifers for 326c/kg for $636. Santa Hereford cross bullocks from Wandoan sold for 280c/kg for $1977. Bundaberg Christian College sold milktooth Limousin steers for 294c/kg for $1471. Rod Fleischfresser, Boompa sold Charbray bullocks for 272c/kg for $1605.
Campsie Downs, Mundubbera sold Charbray cows for 230c/kg for $2060 and twotooth heifers for 270c/kg for $1958. Quebec Holdings, Mundubbera sold Santa Gertrudis cross cows for 224c/kg for $1191. A&S Spyrou, Bungadoo sold Braford cows for 227c/kg for $1465. The Seymour Family, Gooroolba sold Brahman cross cows for 239c/kg for $1184. Lily Park Partnership, Dallarnil sold Droughtmaster cows for 227c/kg for $1465.
Cattle were drawn from Wandoan, Moura, Eidsvold, Gin Gin, Miva, Lowmead, Childers, Bundaberg, Miriam Vale, Yandaran, Chinchilla, Mundubbera, Monto, Gayndah, Mt Perry, Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Booubyjan, Windera, Rosedale and all local areas. The next Biggenden meatworks and store sale is Monday, August 7.
THE 800 sold in Murgon on Tuesday mostly sold to firm rates with some descriptions easing back slightly. Heavy cows were firm on the previous with some lighter cows easing.
Better quality weaner steers and heifers sold strongly. Plainer quality heifers were slightly cheaper than a fortnight ago.
Cattle were consigned from Gayndah, Mt Perry, Coringa, Durong, Kingaroy, Nanango and local areas. No heavier bullocks were yarded. Heavy cows over 500kg sold to 238c/kg averaging 222c/kg. Cows 400-500kg averaged 218c/kg topping at 230c/kg. Lighter cows under 400 sold to 213c/kg for a $1.85 average. Heavy bulls sold to 265c/kg and $2377.
Charbray steers from Nanango sold to $1243 at 289c/kg. 366kg two and four-tooth Droughtmaster cross steers from Murgon sold for $1026 at 280c/kg.
D& D Gscheidle Manyung sold 337kg Santa cross steers for 320c/kg for $1080. G& T Campbell Paradise Dam sold 260kg Santa weaner steers for $855 and 329c/kg.
R Schmidt Stallworth sold Santa cross weaner steers for $884 and 341c/kg. B& A Gannon Gayndah sold two pens of Droughtmaster weaner steers for $938, 341c/kg and $780, 350c/kg.
Two pens of Santa weaner steers a/c J Rickards Proston sold for $870 at 358c/kg and $617 and 363c/kg. Tony Wessling Murgon sold Santa weaner steers for 351c/kg returning $801.
Santa weaner steers from T McLennan Mt Perry sold for $790 at 349c/kg. 350kg Droughtmaster cross heifers from Murgon sold for $979 at 279c/kg.
336kg Charolais cross heifers from Mondure sold for 238c/kg returning $943. A draft of 30 Santa weaner heifers a/c G& T Campbell sold for an average of $805 for a 300c/kg average. 220kg Droughtmaster heifers from M Young Stuart River sold for $660 at 300c/kg. A line of 46 Santa weaner heifers from J Rickards Proston sold for 310c/kg averaging $607 and 195kg.
BIG SALE: Greg Young, Eidsvold, with a pen of his Charbray weaner steers.