NUMBERS dropped to 350 head for Monto Cattle & Country’s fortnightly Fat & Store Sale on Wednesday, August 29 but the markets firmed 20-30c/kg with the whole sale 20c/kg dearer on average.
Heavy bulls sold to $2540 or 259c/kg. 580kg trade steers A/c Burnett Valley Pork sold to 270c/kg or $1570.
607kg Droughtmaster cross bullocks sold to $1620 or 267c/kg. Salisbury Farming penned Santa grain-assisted cows to realise $1400 or 238c/kg. Bill & Beryl Avis sold Droughtmaster cows to 229c/kg or $1425.
KJ Jensen penned Droughtmaster cross cows 539kg to make 216c/kg. John Hotz Brahman cross cows sold to 229c/kg or $1323. Ian McLaughlan penned Droughtmaster No.7 steers 350kg which sold to 260c/kg or $910. EG Dennis penned Brangus steers 268kg to return $670. Alan & Rhonda Price sold light Brangus steers 182kg to make 245c/kg or $447.
Dawami Partnership sold Santa cross 395kg No.7 heifers to realise 248c/kg or $980 and Brahman No.7 heifers 373kg for 246c/kg. BC, J & PL Pownall penned Brahman cross 334kg heifers which made 240c/kg or $803. Alan & Rhonda Price’s light Brangus heifers sold to 243c/kg. Generally weaner heifers sold from 205-243c/kg.
Monto’s All Breeds Bull Sale is on this Saturday, September 8 starting at 10am and will be followed by the Spring Fat & Store Sale on Wednesday, September 15.
TOP STOCK: 580kg trade steers Account Burnett Valley Pork sold to JBS Australia for 270c/kg or $1570 at Monto's fortnightly fat and store sale.