Monto

Central and North Burnett Times - - LIFE RURAL -

AN­OTHER qual­ity yard­ing of just un­der 900 head was yarded at Monto Cat­tle and Coun­try’s fort­nightly Fat and Store sale. Rates for all de­scrip­tions dipped slightly on pre­vi­ous rates but de­mand re­mained strong, par­tic­u­larly on younger cat­tle. Con­sign­ments were re­ceived from Biloela, Boyne Val­ley, Eidsvold, Har­rami and Monto dis­tricts.

Bulls sold from 200c/kg to 246c/kg top­ping at $2020. Stephen Kum­mer­feld sold 600kg Drought­mas­ter bul­locks for 263c/kg or $1570. WW and SM McLach­lan sold Brah­man bul­locks 575kgs for 260c/kg or $1496. Kurt Goody sold Drought­mas­ter cross trade heifers for $1290 or 265c/kg. Monto State High School sold Char­bray cows 647kg for 222c/kg or $1437. Lurline Grav­ing penned Brah­man cross cows to re­turn $1180 or 220c/kg. PJ Ste­wart sold 201kg Euro cows to 237c/kg or $1190.

Ron Tal­bot sold Li­mousin Bran­gus cross feeder bul­locks 442kgs for 297c/kg or $1315. Goolah Graz­ing penned Santa No 6 steers 442kgs for 296c/kg or $1310. N and O Delise, Biloela penned Brah­man steers 413kgs to re­turn $1195 or 289c/kg. Good qual­ity Sim­men­tal cross weaner steers 258kgs sold to 352c/kg or $910. Whin­stone Pas­torals Limo weaner steers sold to 347c/kg or $727. John Ca­ha­lane also penned Char­bray weaner steers 195kgs to re­turn $670 or 343c/kg. Lo and AR Mor­ris sold mixed aged Bel­mont Red cross cows and calves for $1200, while Paul Ride­out “Ruby Ellen” sold Braford Drought­mas­ter cows and calves to $1400.

Ron Tal­bot’s Drought­mas­ter Bran­gus cross No.6 heifers 395kg sold to 272c/kg or $1076. He­len and Tim Hut­ton penned Drought­mas­ter No.6 heifers 350kg to make 280c/kg or $980. Neville and Jenny Keit­ley sold speyed No.6 heifers Drought­mas­ter and Char­bray cross which sold to 284c/kg top­ping at $910. Ian McLaugh­lan’s Drought­mas­ter heifers 328kg sold to 282c/kg or $925.

Paul Pow­nall, Builyan penned Brah­man cross No.6 heifers 300kg to make 207c/kg. Al­lam­bie Pas­toral sold Drought­mas­ter weaner heifers to 266c/kg or $647. Lurline Grav­ing’s Bran­gus cross weaner heifers sold to 277c/kg or $687. R and L Bly­ton’s Char­bray weaner heifers sold to 299c/kg or $720. Monto’s next sale will be held on Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 16.

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