Weaner Steers $3.83 at Gympie
A good quality yarding of 1462 cattle at Sullivan Livestock’s Gympie Cattle Sale held Monday 23rd November, saw the market firm to dearer for all descriptions. Cattle were drawn from Childers, Maryborough, Aramara, Biggenden, Booubyjan, Woolooga, Kilkivan, Kenilworth, Eumundi & all local areas.
Droughtmaster x steers from Graham Blowers, Munna Creek sold for $3.36 to return $1,477. Droughtmaster x steers from Elizabeth Pretorius, Traveston sold for $3.33 to return $1,395 & $1,355. Droughtmaster x steers from Patterson Pastoral sold for $3.28 ($1,312) & $3.27 ($1,179). Droughtmaster x steers from Noel Maher sold for $3.27 or $1,252. Good quality Charbray steers from Rowan & Ashleigh Kahler, Goomong sold for $3.39 or $1,304. Charolais steers from the Evans Family sold for $3.35 to return $1,070. Charbray steers from Gary Alford, Glastonbury sold for $3.37 to return $982. Droughtmaster steers from Darren & Donna Groves sold for $3.45 ($951) & $3.65 ($801). Droughtmaster steers from The Mooney Family, Glastonbury sold for $3.39 or $890 & $795. Charbray steers from Stuart & Linda Vollmerhausen sold for $3.51 to return $954. Charbray steers from K & M Cooney, Curra sold for $3.45 or $812. Sandalwood Cattle sold Charbray steers for $3.42 or $663. Droughtmaster steers from Agnesvale Pastoral, Childers sold for $3.83 to return $734. Generally weaner steers sold from $3.20 to $3.52.
Feeder heifers topped at $3.26 for Droughtmaster x heifers from the Gibbs Family, Widgee to return $1,326. Hereford x heifers from the Carlson Family, Miva sold for $3.20 to return $1,192 & $1,173. Brahman heifers from Wayne Percival sold for $3.17 or $1,120. Weaner Droughtmaster heifers topped at $3.29 for heifers from Jason Johnston, Kenilworth to return $934. Weaner heifers generally sold from $2.65 to $3.20 pending quality.
Cows & Calves sold to a top of $2,125 for Charbray Cows & Calves from Ian & Donna Atthow, Kilkivan. Limousin x Cows & Calves from Weston Ag, Yandina sold for $1,975. Brahman x Cows & Calves from Margie Atkinson sold for $1,250.
Next Sale Monday 7th December Last Liveweight Sale for 2015
Meatworks Sale Report 23/11/15
Store Sale Report 23/11/15
Total Yarding Open Auction: 50 x 49
Average $/Unit Open Auction: $1,456.60
Top $/Unit Open Auction: $2,125.00