Feeder Heifers $2.09 at Gympie
A smaller yarding of 827 cattle at Sullivan Livestock’s Gympie Cattle sale saw the market stronger for all descriptions on last sale’s already improved rates.The rain reduced yarding saw cattle were drawn from Tansey, Kilkivan, Teebar, Woolooga, Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Tiaro, Maleny, Kenilworth, Verrierdale and all local areas.
Droughtmaster feeder steers from Graeme Eales, Kenilworth, sold for $2.12 to return $716. Brahman x steers from Cloyne Grazing, Tansey hit $2.14 or $781. Digga Holdings, Gunalda, sold Droughtmaster steers for $2.14 or $744. Good quality Charbray weaner steers from the Curtis Family, Mooloo, sold for $2.17 or $594, with their Brahman steers selling for $1.93 to return $526. B H & S O Portas, Woolooga sold quality Droughtmaster weaners for $2.15 to return $496. Ian Sylvester, Cooran, sold a quality pen of Droughtmaster steers for $2.13 to return $4.31.
Heavier feeder steers generally sold from $2.05 to $2.16, with better quality weaner steers selling from $1.85 to $2.15.
Once again heavy feeder heifers met strong competition, selling to a top of $2.09 for Brahman heifers from Bongmuller Partnership, Woolooga.Limousin x heifers from B & H Gill, Imbil sold for $2.10 or $685. Kenilworth Droughtmaster heifers sold for $2.06 or $599. A feature of the day was a draft of Droughtmaster heifers from the Mary Valley, account of JCL Pastoral, selling to a top of $2.17 for 3 pens to return $743, $685 & $670. Digga Holdings, Gunalda, sold Droughtmaster heifers for $2.12 or $679. J Ziscke, `Penyrhoel` sold Brahman weaner heifers for $1.81 or $391. Teebar Brahman weaner heifers sold for $1.89 or $458. Droughtmaster x heifers from R & A Kahler, “Goomong Downs” sold for $1.85 to return at $421.
Generally better quality weaner heifers sold from $1.70 to $1.85 with lesser conditioned heifers selling from $1.45 to $1.65.
Cows & Calves were in short supply & sold to $470.
First sale for 2015 Thursday 8th January 2015, 9 am. (Store Sale only)
PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE OF DAY & TIME (this sale only)
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