Feeder Steers $1,721 at Gympie
Sullivan Livestock yarded 1417 cattle at their Gympie Cattle Sale held Monday 27th June, where the market was dearer for all descriptions. Cattle were drawn from Maryborough, Aramara, Bauple, Kilkivan, Woolooga, Kenilworth, Maleny, Eumundi & all local areas.
Brangus feeder steers from Mike Hoare, Widgee sold for $3.33 or $1,618. Bazadiaz x steers from C & M Wyllie, Calico Creek sold for $3.30 or $1,721. Charbray x steers 18 months from Boully Nominees “Hidden Valley”, Tansey sold for $3.34 or $1,219. Brangus steers from D & J Hurrell, Glastonbury sold for $3.33 or $1,188. Limousin x steers from R Hood, Gympie sold for $3.35 ($1,301). Limousin x weaner steers from Doug & Teresa George, Amamoor made $3.27 or $1,126. Charbray weaners from Stuart & Linda Vollmerhausen, Theebine sold for $3.35 or $1,096. Droughtmaster steers from Fred Roberts. Sandy Creek sold for $3.16 or $1,067. Charbray x steers from Brian McCavanagh, Kilkivan made $3.40 ($991). Good quality Droughtmaster steers from Alan Deen, Wolvi sold for $3.51 ($712). Weaner steers generally sold from $3.20 to $3.56 pending quality & weight.
Feeder heifers sold to a top of $3.11 for Limousin x heifers from Alan & Julie Hasthorpe, Kandanga to return $1,240 & $1,150. Bazadiaz x heifers from Shepherd & Brunjes, Calico Creek sold for $3.07 or $1,252. Good quality Red Brahman heifers from Trevor Nielsen sold for $3.21 ($1,090) & $3.25 ($975). Charbray x heifers from George & Lyn Cotter, Widgee sold for $3.07 or $1,102. Limousin heifers from Mick Cotter, Widgee sold for $3.24 or $1,072. Good quality weaner heifers sold to a top of $3.18 generally selling in the $2.90 to $3.08 range.
Cows & Calves topped at $1,550 for Murray Grey x Cows & Calves from S & C Adams, Wolvi, while Droughtmaster Cows & Calves from M Maragna, Tiaro sold for $1,425. The next run of Cows & Calves sold for $1,040 to $1,400.
Next Sale Monday 11th July 2016
Meatworks Market Report 27/6/16
Store Market Report 27/6/16
Total Yarding Open Auction 30 x 30 Average $/Unit Open Auction $1,329.33 Top $/Unit Open Auction $1,550.00