Gympie Market 13th February 2017
A good quality yarding of 2038 cattle at Sullivan Livestock’s sale held Monday 13th February, saw the market ease with continuing hot and dry conditions. Cattle were drawn from Rosedale, Bundaberg, Biggenden, Aramara, Goomeri, Kilkivan, Woolooga, Kenilworth, Maleny and all local areas.
Droughtmaster x steers from R & S Gibbs, Widgee sold for $3.33 ($1555). Charbray steers from Chris Goscomb, Imbil sold for $3.37 ($1520 & $1465), their droughtmaster steers made $3.32 ($1455 & $1413), while their Brangus steers sold for $3.26 ($1460 & $1418). Quality No. 6 Charbray steers from R & D Brooks, Cinnabar sold for $3.39 ($1406 & $1356), while their Droughtmaster brothers made $3.29 ($1412). Linc and Tracey Davies, Mundubbera sent down a quality line of Charolais x and Angus x steers No. 6’s selling to a top of $3.44 ($1521). Charbray steers from David Gartshore, Langshaw sold for $3.59 ($1210). Droughtmaster steers from Biggenden sold for $3.51 ($1000 & $1014) and $3.61 ($930 & $905). Droughtmaster x weaner steers from the Glasby family sold for $3.67 ($1066). Droughtmaster steers from Jackson Mcdonald made $3.48 to return $1022 and $1016, while their lighters brothers sold for $3.51 ($944 & $928). Charbray steers from H4 Pastoral Company, Cooroy made $3.81 ($831). Droughtmaster steers from Graham McFarlane, Bauple sold for $3.87 ($844) while their Charbray brothers made $3.71 ($745). Droughtmaster steers from Gary Tramacchi, Langshaw sold for $3.67 to return $836. Brangus steers from the Laherty Family made $3.57 ($950). Generally better quality weiner steers sold from $3.40 to $3.71.
Feeder heifers topped at $3.13 for Red Angus x heifers from Jackson Mcdonald, Theebine to return $1241. Generally, feeder heifers sold from $2.90 to $3.08 pending quality and teeth. Store yearling heifers topped at $3.35 for Charbray heifers from the Baker family, Kia Ora to return $886.
The next run of heifers sold from $2.85 to $3.12. Good conditioned vealer heifers generally sold from $2.95 to $3.15, store types pending quality sold from $2.90 to $3.29
Droughtmaster Cows and Calves from John and Joan Falconer, Widgee sold for $1640. Brahman x Cows and Calves from the Hawkins Family, Woolooga made $1500. Droughtmaster Cows and Calves from John Findlay sold for $1375. Next Sale Monday 27th February 2017
Meatworks Sale 13th February 2017
Store Sale 13th February 2017
Total Yarding: 2038
Total Cows and Calves: 50 x 50