Heavy Feeder Steers $2.03/kg at Gympie Cattle Sale Monday 25th August 2014
A rain reduced yarding of 753 cattle at Sullivan Livestock Gympie Cattle sale saw the market dearer for all descriptions. Cattle were drawn from Mundubbera, Bundaberg, Maryborough, HerveyBay, Woolooga, Kilkivan and all local areas.
There was a good line-up of heavy feeder steers selling to a top of $2.03/kg for Charbray X steers from Howard & Brenda Kirby `Gemini Downs` Goomboorian, to return $826, while their other pens sold for $1.97 ($858) $1.95 ($762) $1.93 ($753) $1.90 ($755). Charolais X steers from NW & CJ Zahner, Bundaberg sold for $1.93 & $1.90 or $871 & $704. Charolais X steers 16 months from Mundubbera sold for $1.93 or $647 & $600. The Bragg family sold Droughtmaster steers 18 months for $1.83 or $747. Brangus steers from JA & L Connell, Maryborough sold $1.87 ($745). Bazadiaz steers from Archer Operations, HerveyBay sold for $1.70 ($410). Charolais X steers 14 months from Tom & Ben Cameron, Calico Creek sold for $1.79 & $1.78 to return $585 & $479. Charolais X steers 10 months from Conondale sold for $1.87 & $1.82 or $517 & $488 & $1.93 or $459. Limousin X steers 8 months from Ian Reynolds, Cinnabar sold for $1.84 or $435. Generally better weaner steers sold from $1.60 to $1.93.
Feeder heifers were limited in supply selling to a top of $1.80 for Charolais X heifers from Mundubbera returning $658. Charolais X heifers from NW & CJ Zahner sold for $1.74 ($805) & $1.75 or ($646). Droughtmaster X heifers from Stewart & Joan English, Glastonbury sold for $1.77 or $652. Quality feeder heifers generally sold from $1.65 to $1.80. Bazadiaz X heifers from Archer Operations, HerveyBay sold for $1.57 ($357). Good quality Droughtmaster weaner heifers from Jason Johnston ‘Craiglea’ Kenilworth sold for $1.75 to return $442. Better conditioned vealer heifers generally sold from $1.40 to $1.76.
Next Sale Monday 8th September 2014.
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Total Cows & Calves: 17 x 17
Av$/unit Cows & Calves: $505
To$/unit Cows & Calves: $600