Feed­lot fill­ing up fast

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BUR­NETT Live­stock and Re­alty’s meat­works and store sale held on Mon­day saw a yard­ing of 1712 head.

Due to the hot and dry weather con­di­tions the feed­lot pens are fill­ing up fast and the pro­ces­sors are wind­ing down their book­ings in an­tic­i­pa­tion for the Christ­mas/New Year break.

In the meat­works sec­tion bul­locks and cows sold to a firm to dearer mar­ket while store cat­tle sold to cheaper rates.

Bul­locks sold for a top of 310c/kg; cows over 500kg topped at 242c/kg; cows 400-500kg sold top­ping at 230c/kg.

Trade heifers over 400kg topped at 275c/kg.

Mait­land Bros, Boompa, sold four and six tooth li­mousin cross bul­locks for 284c/kg, $1629.

I&L Lawer, Biggen­den, sold four tooth drought­mas­ter bul­locks for 290c/kg, $1480.

WR Staib, Coal­stoun Lakes, sold six tooth santa heifers for 252c/kg, $1306.

J&T An­der­son, Bund­aberg, sold brah­man cross cows for 242c/kg, $1344.

D&K Har­ri­son, Bund­aberg, sold char­bray cows for 241c/kg, $1531.

Feeder steers 400-500kg topped at 342c/kg.

Steers 300-400kg sold to 354c/kg.

Steers 200-300kg sold to 382c/kg.

G&KE Blow­ers, Munna Creek, sold milk and two tooth charo­lais cross steers for 340c/kg, $1579.

L&V Palmer, Gayn­dah, sold milk tooth drought­mas­ter steers for 331c/kg, $1731.

A&M Isler, Theodore, sold a magic line of santa char­bray No 6 steers for 342-349c/kg or $1261-1399.

RC Greg­gery, Gayn­dah, sold santa weaner steers for 384c/kg, $741.

Thomby Cat­tle Co, Theodore, sold a tremen­dous line of brah­man cross steers from 328-382c/kg, $664-943.

Heifers 300-400kg sold top­ping at 345c/kg.

Heifers 200-300kg topped at 346c/kg.

B&JA War­rell, Mt Perry, sold milk tooth cross­bred heifers for 328c/kg, $1001.

A&M Isler, Theodore, sold a spec­tac­u­lar line of santa gertrudis cross No 6 heifers from 335-344c/kg, $1039-1228.

B&D Jensen, Bucca, sold bran­gus cross weaner heifers for 346c/kg, $680.

Cat­tle were drawn from Theodore, 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.

Next meat­works and store sale will be Novem­ber 21.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

SOLD: Bur­nett Live­stock and Re­alty’s Lance Whi­taker with a pen of char­bray heifers on ac­count of AG & MF Isler, Theodore. The heifers sold for 344.2c/kg or $1228/head.

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