Gympie Market 22nd August 2016
A yarding of 1503 cattle at Sullivan Livestock’s Gympie Cattle sale held Monday 22nd August, saw the market for Meatworks Cattle slightly easier, heavy feeders, weaner steers & backgrounding heifers were all firm, while fat vealer heifers were slightly easier. Cattle were drawn from Mt Perry, Gayndah, Tansey, Kilkivan, Woolooga, Maryborough, Tiaro, Bauple, Maleny, Kenilworth, Eumundi & all local areas.
Droughtmaster steers from Imperosa Pty Ltd, Yandina sold to a top of $3.67 to return $1,662. Charbray x steers from Gayndah sold for $3.67 ($1,416), while their Brahman brothers made $3.52 ($1,421). Heavy four tooth Droughtmaster steers from the Brown Family, Tiaro sold for $3.55 to return $1,781 & $1,767. Droughtmaster x steers from Malcolm Mahon, Langshaw sold for $3.59 or $1,534. Droughtmaster steers from Jan Mulholland, Widgee Crossing made $3.63 or $1,452. Senepol x steers from Oakwood Pastoral, Kandanga sold for $3.53 ($1,224 & $1,202) & $3.55 ($1,187). Droughtmaster steers from Steven Harms, Imbil sold for $3.61 ($1,310). Warren & Kathy Dakin, Theebine sent a good line of young Droughtmaster steers selling to a top of $3.74 to return $1,189 & $1,128 & $3.60 ($983). Good quality Droughtmaster weaner steers from Dave & Elizabeth Allomes ‘Miva Homestead’ sold for $3.79 ($980 & $966) & $3.85 ($802). Blonde x steers from Richard Trotter, Palmview sold for $3.69 ($839). Generally better quality weaners sold from $3.45 to $3.85.
Feeder heifers topped at $3.41 for Brahman x heifers from the Handley family returning $1,364. Dan & Anne Maloney sold Charbray x heifers for $3.40 ($1,220) & $3.37 ($1,121). Murray Grey x heifers from the Ferris Family, Kin Kin sold for $3.39 or $1,136. Feeder heifers generally sold from $3.15 to $3.40 pending quality. Vealer heifers sold to a top of $3.60 to restockers while fat vealer heifers generally sold from $3.00 to $3.42.
Next Sale Monday 5th September 2016
Meatworks Market Report 22/8/16
Total Yarding Open Auction 8 x 8 Average $/Unit Open Auction $1,046.88 Top $/Unit Open Auction $1,400.00