Weaner Steers $2.12/kg at Gympie Cattle Sale
A record yarding of 2570 cattle came forward to Sullivan Livestocks Gympie Cattle sale held Monday 8th September where the market remained firm to dearer for all descriptions. Cattle were drawn from Eidsvold, Mt Perry, Booubyjan, Aramara, Woolooga, Kilkivan, Goomeri, Conondale, Kenilworth and all local areas.
Good quality heavy feeder steers topped at $2.03 for Charolais X steers from the Corkin family to return $812. Brangus X steers from the Rawlins family sold for $2.03 or $944. Droughtmaster X steers from Andrew Lyons, Tiaro sold for $1.99 or $848. Brahman steers from Ian & Debbie Frampton, Widgee sold for $2.00 to return $873 & $ 840. Charolais X steers 2 & 4 tooth from Middle Creek sold for $1.93 or $869. Droughtmaster steers 16 months from the Roberts family, SandyCreek sold for $2.00 or $743. Charbray steers 18 months from Kandanga sold for $1.98 or $702. Brangus steers from Len Speed, Goomboorian sold for $1.91 or $705. Brahman X steers from Noel Maher, Kandanga sold for $1.86 or $601 & $588. European X steers 16 months from Kelvin Schroeder sold for $2.00/kg or $728. There was a very good line up of weaner steers which topped at $2.12 for Droughtmaster steers from David & Elizabeth Allomes, Miva Homestead to return $558 & $551. Droughtmaster steers from Rod & Cherie O`Rourke, Beaver Rock sold for $1.96 or $490. Droughtmaster steers from Jason Johnston, Kenilworth sold for $1.82 to return $526 & $448. Droughtmaster steers from BLR Operations, `Evergreen` Gundiah sold for $1.83 or $441. Better quality weaner steers generally sold from $1.65 to $1.95.
Droughtmaster X heifers from Graham Blowers, Munna Creek sold for $1.75 ($605 & $588), $1.73 ($568) & $1.66 ($542). Droughtmaster heifers 12 months from the Roberts family, SandyCreek sold for $1.70 ($478). Droughtmaster heifers 10 months from Dave & Elizabeth Allomes sold for $1.81 or $480. Better conditioned vealer heifers generally sold from $1.55 to $1.81. Plainer conditioned weaner heifers sold from $1.10 to $1.40.
Limited Cows & Calves were yarded and sold to a top of $540.
Next Sale Monday 22th September 2014.
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Total Cows & Calves: 24 x 24
Av$/unit Cows & Calves: $351
To$/unit Cows & Calves: $540