DESPITE some heavy rainfalls throughout a widespread area, a good yarding of 538 head were on offer at Stariha Auctions Laidley cattle sale on Thursday, October 19.
Restockers were in operation, with younger cattle selling to high rates and lines of quality weaners in demand.
The Lehmann family, from Coolana, sold a line of 6 to 7-month-old droughtmaster cross steers for an impressive $1010 and 6-month-old charolais cross steers for $800. Monty Montgomery, Coominya, sold a 24-month-old droughtmaster bull for $1600.
John Chapman, Murphys Creek, sold brahman cross heifers for $1200-$1300 and cows and calves for $1620. Andrew Lever, Forest Hill, sold a line of droughtmaster cross heifers, 15 months, for $970.
Ken Maguire, Ingoldsby, sold angus cross cows and calves for $1400. Col Litfin, Thornton, sold vealer steers for $945 and heifers for $860. Geoff Dean, AGENTS Bartholomew & Co reported a yarding of 437 head of cattle at their Beaudesert Store Sale on Saturday, October 14.
The market was dearer for all descriptions, with welcomed rain creating very strong competition.
Ashley and Sasha Stevens, Charlwood sold santa steers 18 months for $1135. Raytek Grazing, Canungra sold charbray steers 12 months for $1105. Droughtmaster x steers 12 months account Tim Daniels, Benobble sold for $1020.
Courtney Wainwright, Rosevale sold santa steers 12 months for $995.
Droughtmaster weaner steers account Albert River Wines, Tamborine sold for $995. Santa x weaner steers account Kleinschmidt and Capaja, Maudsland sold for $925.
Chad Mills, Gilston sold droughtmaster weaner steers for $800. Santa x weaner steers account Steve Litzow, Mundoolun sold for $800.
Jarema Pastoral, Birnam sold Santa x steers for $715. Droughtmaster heifers 18 months account Tim Daniels sold for $1030. Kerry and Marg Wruck, Maroon sold charbray heifers 18 months for $930.
Jarema Pastoral sold droughtmaster heifers 15 months for $955. Brahman x Mulgowie, sold steers to a top of $1500 and vealer heifer calves for $790.
William Jones, Grantham, sold hereford steers for $1540 and cows for $1190. Derek Schulz, Gatton, sold milk tooth charolais cross steers for $1150 and vealer heifer calves for $840.
Trevor & Lorelle Neibling, Laidley, sold 10-month-old charolais cross weaners, with steers making $980 and heifers for $895. Craig Redgwell, Tarampa, sold a line of droughtmaster steers, 10-12 months, for $910.
Craig Firrell, Buaraba, sold angus weaners, 10-12 months, with steers making $1070 and heifers $1000.
Doug Gelhaar, Ingoldsby, sold charolais cross weaner heifers for $790 and brahman cross steers for $870.
Ron Gehrke, Summerholme, sold lines of charolais cross steers, 6-8 months, for $800 and 10-month-old droughtmaster steers for $885.
heifers 2 years account the Cronk Family Trust, Christmas Creek sold for $970. J & S Pastoral, Molangel sold charbray weaner heifers for $800.
Droughtmaster weaner heifers account Kleinschmidt & Capaja sold for $725. Albert River Wines sold droughtmaster weaner heifers for $700. Paul Mahony, Canungra sold charbray weaner heifers for $605.
Doug and Pam Hardgrave, Barney View sold angus weaner heifers for $600. Kristine Warren, Tamborine sold hereford x cows and calves for $1260. Lance Batchelor, Palen Creek sold droughtmaster cows for $1010.
The next Beaudesert Sale is the droughtmaster sale, which will be held on Saturday, October 28 at 9.30am.